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Cover Story - December 27, 2013

Saying goodbye to the old year

From January to December, 2013 packed a punch

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

We began the year 2013 by adjusting to the plastic bag ban in our stores. Soon we were facing a special election in the city to fill a council vacancy. Development projects were approved, BART workers went on strike, the Senior Center and the library celebrated big anniversaries, and the Aquatics Center was renovated. Sad news included the death of a bicyclist on Foothill Road and a pedestrian on Santa Rita Road. It was all duly recorded in the last 52 issues of the Pleasanton Weekly; here are some of the highlights.

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