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UC Berkeley named best public college in U.S.
The University of California at Berkeley is the number one public university in the United States. Read the full story here... Last comment on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments

New officer joins Pleasanton Police Department
The Pleasanton Police Department welcomed a Pleasanton native as its newest officer this month. Read the full story here... Last comment 14 hours ago | 2 comments

Pleasanton-based Thoratec Corp. acquired by Minnesota medical firm
St. Jude Medical Inc. is set to acquire Pleasanton-based and HeartMate maker Thoratec Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately... Last comment on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:46 am | 1 comment

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal
Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity... Last comment on Jul 27, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 20 comments

 
 
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"Troop 916 Newest Eagle Scout"
Brennan Hines, 18, a senior at Foothill High School achieved Boy Scout's highest rank of Eagle Scout on May 6, 2015. Brennan has been in Scouts since 1st Grade as a "Tiger" and has held several leadership positions including Senior Patrol Leader. He will attend Oregon State University this fall. Submitted by Jim Hines on May 9, 2015

 
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Wake tonight for Hayward police sergeant killed last Wednesday during traffic stop
A memorial will be held starting today for Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger, who was shot and killed last Wednesday during an early morning traffic stop. Wednesday, 4:48 PM

New pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasanton
The Rev. Heidi Hester, an ordained minister who was recently employed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's (ELCA) Pacifica Synod, was named this week as the new pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasanton. Wednesday, 3:32 PM

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus found in north Fremont
The Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District has received confirmation from the state of two West Nile virus positive groups of mosquitoes found July 22 in the northern part of Fremont. Wednesday, 10:51 AM

It's hot! Here's how to escaping the heat in Pleasanton
Swimming, frolicking through sprinklers, air conditioners and fans are typical methods to keep cool today as temperatures soar into the triple-digits. Wednesday, 7:58 AM | 5 comments

Firefighters extinguish grass fire at Camp Parks in Dublin
A 250-acre grass fire on the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area that temporarily closed Tassajara Road in Dublin was contained yesterday afternoon. Wednesday, 7:32 AM | 1 comments

Livermore Area park district offers public programs in August
The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District ranger staff is offering a number of programs in August that are open to Livermore and Pleasanton residents. Wednesday, 11:23 AM

Wheels meetings today, tomorrow aimed at gaining views on bus service;
The operator of the Wheels bus system and the Tri-Valley Rapid is holding three meetings this week to gain the public's views on how to improve service. Wednesday, 7:14 AM | 1 comments

Another 'Spare the Air' day today
Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again today during the second consecutive Spare the Air day. Wednesday, 8:14 AM

Defendant in Steinle killing faces new weapons charge
San Francisco prosecutors Tuesday added a new weapons charge against a Mexican national accused of killing a 32-year-old Pleasanton native at Pier 14 earlier this month in a case that has brought national interest to the city's immigration policies. Wednesday, 7:33 AM

Pooch Parade featured next week at 1st Wednesday Street Party
Next week's 1st Wednesday Street Party in downtown Pleasanton will celebrate the dog days of summer with the 18th annual Pooch Parade starting at 7 p.m. on Main Street. Wednesday, 7:17 AM

Red Cross needs blood donors to meet July goals
Faith groups throughout the Bay Area have been teaming with the American Red Cross to help maintain the community blood supply during the summer months. Wednesday, 7:17 AM | 1 comments

UC Berkeley named best public college in U.S.
The University of California at Berkeley is the number one public university in the United States. Wednesday, 7:18 AM | 8 comments

SAP relocating regional office from visible corner in Dublin to San Ramon
Software company SAP that occupies a highly visible building at Hacienda Drive and Dublin Boulevard is set to relocate its regional office from Dublin to San Ramon in 2017 after agreeing to lease 150,000 square feet of office space in Bishop Ranch's 2600 building. Wednesday, 7:18 AM | 1 comments

Pleasanton-based Thoratec Corp. acquired by Minnesota medical firm
St. Jude Medical Inc. is set to acquire Pleasanton-based and HeartMate maker Thoratec Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion, or $63.50 per share. Wednesday, 7:18 AM | 1 comments

New officer joins Pleasanton Police Department
The Pleasanton Police Department welcomed a Pleasanton native as its newest officer this month. Wednesday, 7:19 AM | 2 comments

Applications available for Dublin's Leadership Academy
Applications are now being taken for "Inside Dublin," a seven-week program designed to provide community members first-hand information about municipal operations and community activities. Wednesday, 7:19 AM

Just moved? Here's how to get info in enrolling your child in PUSD classes, special programs
If you've recently moved to Pleasanton -- or if you're a parent of a public school child -- you may be wondering how to enroll your student in school or special programs while schools are closed. Wednesday, 7:19 AM

Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners
With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which businesses, professionals and places are the best of the best in categories within beauty and style, epicure, health and fitness, home and vehicle, kids and pets, rest and recreation, and services. Wednesday, 7:20 AM | 22 comments

 

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