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Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring
In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov.... Last comment 10 hours ago | 3 comments

School board calls special closed meeting: Jon Vranesh lawsuit on agenda
The Pleasanton school board has scheduled a special closed board meeting Wednesday night where they it discuss with legal... Last comment 6 hours ago | 8 comments

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district
Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District... Last comment 6 hours ago | 60 comments

Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health center
Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health... Last comment on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 5 comments

 
 
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"Gold at Hershey State Meet"
Athenian Athletics team participated in the Hershey Norcal State Meet held in San Jose on June 14th. The 4x100 meters relay team of Austin Telles, Anurag Koyyada, Eathan Hanley, and Rohit Menon from Harvest Park middle school won the gold medal with a time of 49.29 seconds. The team has an opportunity to participate in the Hershey North American Finals to held in Hershey, PA on August 2nd. The team is coached by Rik Richardson. Submitted by Santosh Menon on Jun 18, 2014

 
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Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring
In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov. 7 as the head of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, capping a 31-year career in fire services including the last four in the top position here. Wednesday, 7:41 AM | 3 comments

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district
Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District but has not yet specified the amount of monetary damages sought. Wednesday, 5:59 AM | 60 comments

School board calls special closed-door meeting tonight on Vranesh lawsuit
The Pleasanton school board has scheduled a special closed-door board meeting starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight where it will discuss with legal counsel and possibly take action on the lawsuit filed by former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh against the Pleasanton school district. Wednesday, 6:02 AM | 8 comments

Zone 7 approves rate increase for wholesale water
Zone 7's Board of Directors approved Oct. 15 the rate increase for wholesale treated water, with a 3% increase for 2015 and again in 2016 to keep pace with inflation. Wednesday, 6:09 AM

Dublin post office named for James Kohnen
The Dublin Post Office was named Tuesday for the late James Kohnen, well-known public figure in Dublin and 30-year Army veteran who died May 29, 2012. Wednesday, 6:07 AM

U.S. housing starts top 1 million for 3rd time this year
For the third time this year, nationwide housing starts surpassed the million-mark, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Wednesday, 6:08 AM

Man stabbed in Pleasanton Plaza parking lot
An unidentified man believed to be in his 20s was stabbed in the Pleasanton Plaza parking lot on First Street Monday night with police continuing to search for his assailant. Wednesday, 6:03 AM | 1 comments

40th annual Foothill Band Review starts at 8 a.m. Saturday in downtown Pleasanton
The 40th annual Foothill Band Review, one of the largest of its kind on the West Coast, will get underway at 8 a.m. Saturday on Main Street in Pleasanton with middle and high school bans from around the Bay Area participating. Wednesday, 6:04 AM

ValleyCare hosting breast cancer symposium tomorrow at Palm Event Center
ValleyCare Health System, along with Valley Medical Oncology Consultants, will present a free Breast Cancer Symposium from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Palm Event Center on Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton. Wednesday, 6:04 AM | 2 comments

Livermore Lab researchers link proteins to drug side effects
New medications created by pharmaceutical companies have helped millions of Americans alleviate pain and suffering from their medical conditions, but the process often misses many side effects that kill at least 100,000 patients a year. Wednesday, 6:05 AM | 1 comments

Property tax bills in the mail, due starting Nov. 1
More than 428,000 property tax bills for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 amounting to $3.06 billion have been mailed by Alameda County Treasurer and Tax Collector Donald R. White to all property owners of record in the Alameda County Assessor's Office. Wednesday, 6:05 AM

Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health center
Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health care in the Tri-Valley. Wednesday, 6:06 AM | 5 comments

Memorial service tomorrow for retired Alameda County Fire Chief Bill McCammon
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds for Bill McCammon, retired Alameda County Fire Chief who died in his sleep Oct. 13. He was 61. Wednesday, 6:06 AM | 1 comments

Services Saturday for David Mertes, former head of state community college system
A Celebration of the Life of David Mertes will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Robert Livermore Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore. Wednesday, 6:07 AM

 

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