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Honoring Cancer Survivors Event
Honoring Cancer Survivors Event Saturday, April 26th from 5pm to 7pm at the Pleasanton Marriott Hotel Join us for refreshments... Last comment on Apr 11, 2014 at 9:42 am | 0 comments

State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports
State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15... Last comment 3 hours ago | 4 comments

Does New Pleasanton Utility Billing Web Portal Work?
I wanted to register for this web interface after discovering its availability on my water bill. You can find the registration... Last comment 1 hour ago | 6 comments

Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch
The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer... Last comment on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments

 
 
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"All-Star Participants"
14 swimmers from PLS were selected to swim at the upcoming Zone All-Star Meet March 1-2 in Burlingame. Back Row: Emily Claridge, Nawoo Kim, Nick Wonosaputra, Caroline Eckel, Calvin David, Kyle Kenny, Amber Fornoles. Front Row: Paige Bennett, Jordan Lee, Jaewoo Kim, Olivia Kim, Bryson Huey, Alex LeCoque, Dominick Wonosaputra. Not Pictured: Daniella Hawkins Submitted by Pleasanton Seahawks Zone 2 All-Stars on Feb 13, 2014

 
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Send in your photos for Weekly's annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest
With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly is launching its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest. Wednesday, 6:46 AM

Heads up: Vintage Hills kindergarten holds egg drop event
Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide egg drop assignment April 9 in Pleasanton. Wednesday, 10:31 AM

Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought
The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because of current drought conditions. Wednesday, 7:56 AM | 2 comments

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than
$500,000 over a six-year period from one of Oakland's largest and most prominent churches. Wednesday, 8:06 AM

Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy
Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15 school year. Wednesday, 6:46 AM | 1 comments

Pleasanton real estate firm to celebrate grand opening today
Better Homes and Gardens Tri-Valley Realty's Pleasanton Office will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting event starting at 5 p.m. this afternoon. Wednesday, 6:48 AM | 2 comments

Smarter balanced assessment tests underway in Pleasanton schools
The Pleasanton school district, along with other districts throughout the state, is participating in a field test of the new California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) program that will replace the Standardized Testing and Reporting System, also known as the STAR program. Wednesday, 6:48 AM

IRS renews phone scam warning after receiving 20,000 complaints
The IRS today renewed its warning last fall about a pervasive phone scam that continues to target people across the U.S. Wednesday, 6:49 AM

Pleasanton Jack-in-the-Box worker stabbed, Dublin woman seized
An employee at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a woman customer. Wednesday, 6:49 AM | 4 comments

ValleyCare auxiliary exceeds 1.6-million hours in volunteer service
Since their origination in 1958, even before Valley Memorial Hospital opened, the ValleyCare Auxiliary has given 1,6 million hours of volunteer time and has been responsible for raising more than $6 million to expand facilities, programs and services. Wednesday, 6:49 AM

State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports
State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15 Governor's budget by $470.9 million, or 7.9%. Wednesday, 6:49 AM | 4 comments

Separate, 'discrete' trials planned for State Sen. Leland Yee, others, judge says
The trial judge presiding over the criminal case of suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and 28 other defendants said at the first full-scale hearing on the case in federal court in San Francisco Friday that he expects it to be broken into several smaller trials. Wednesday, 6:49 AM

Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch
The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, to build a regional auto "Superstore" on a 20-acre site at I-580 and El Charro Road on Pleasanton's far northeast side. Wednesday, 6:50 AM | 16 comments

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post
Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to the California Community Colleges board of governors by Gov. Jerry Brown. Wednesday, 6:50 AM | 5 comments

Plane loses power, lands in field instead of Livermore Airport

 

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