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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas Day burglary suspects arrested

Pleasanton police arrested four men yesterday who are suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of of metal, electrical...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cornell, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:29 am | 14 comments | 4568 Views

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Police seize couple with stolen mail from Pleasanton, Livermore

Livermore police arrested two people from San Francisco on Christmas Eve with a car full of stolen packages from a number...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Nolan, on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 3877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Shezad, on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:42 pm | 9 comments | 1766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway declares quarterly dividend as Albertsons take-over nears completion

Pleasanton-headquartered Safeway, Inc.s board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Coleman, on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:06 pm | 8 comments | 4249 Views

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Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by interesting, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 1926 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 4947 Views

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Math for Adults - First Tuesday of the Month at Dublin Library

Do you need to brush up on your math skills? Then come to this free class, "Math for Adults," which is held on the first...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police surveillance leads to arrest in Pleasanton Meadows mail thefts

A 46-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday as part of a Pleasanton police investigation into several thefts of mail from the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Greg, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:14 am | 7 comments | 2039 Views

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Michelle Obama urges Pleasanton Council to listen to Obama's speech tonight

Although the Pleasanton City Council has a regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, President Obama's wife want its...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 23, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 2956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton temporarily suspends drought billing penalties

In a 4-0 vote last night, the Pleasanton City Council suspended the billing penalty component of the city's emergency drought...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2015 at 10:43 am | 15 comments | 4324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fine The Businesses Who Employ Illegals

I just read the story about El Balazo being hit by the Immigration Dept. Maybe if they get fined enough they will hire...

Original post made by Immigrate Legally on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 23, 2015 at 9:05 am | 12 comments | 2128 Views

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Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search

Are you unfamiliar with LinkedIn and want to improve your chances on getting a new job? Come to this free program presented...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 155 Views

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Excerpts from Livermore Valley Opera's Production of Lucia di Lammermoor

Come see principal singers perform excerpts from Livermore Valley Opera's forthcoming production of Gaetano Donizetti's opera...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 99 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

History Detective: My Search for teh Chinese Yankee

Ruthanne Lum McCunn, author of the award-winning "Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel," will talk about her new...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 107 Views

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Building booming again in Pleasanton--Questions

Reading Jeb Bing's commentary in the January 16 issues, I have a few questions. 1.Is Brian Dolan's, the Pleasanton Community...

Original post made by highdiver on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Silva, on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:04 am | 6 comments | 1453 Views

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Pleasanton Council gives thumbs up to new $2.45 million firefighters contract

With the clock approaching 10 p.m. and only two men -- both firemen -- left in the room, the Pleasanton City Council last...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2159 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by dazed and confused, on Jan 21, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 4004 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

unregistered comments on Castlewood union protests

Just thought I'd start a thread that doesn't require registration. Unions, and sympathizers, like to try to intimidate,...

Original post made by yet another resident on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 33 comments | 2479 Views

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My Pleasanton Bike Plan

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zThXchD1coHQ.kQnyYQ2SUiSY This plan would truly make pleasanton into a world class...

Original post made by Pleasanton Biker on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Jan 21, 2015 at 10:55 am | 8 comments | 475 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,444 views