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Lenten concert comes to Pleasanton Saturday

Bay Area Classical Harmonies (BACH) will perform sacred music in the Lynnewood United Methodist Church in Pleasanton starting...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by sandee, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1512 Views

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Lottery winner of $425.3 millions plans to travel, start charity group

A man who won a $425.3 million Powerball jackpot from a single-play ticket decided to claim his prize in Sacramento today,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 2886 Views

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Teen decoys working with Pleasanton police find local stores won't sell them tobacco

Sometimes no news is good news and this is one of those stories. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/30/teen-decoys-working-with-pleasanton-police...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by tim, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brown urges Yee to resign State Senator post

Gov. Jerry Brown has called on state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces federal corruption and gun trafficking charges, and two other...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mari, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1444 Views

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Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 27 comments | 3151 Views

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Brighter street lights coming to Pleasanton

The street in front of your home will soon be a lot brighter after the sun goes down. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10930...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 13 comments | 2523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board honors Donlon's Ruth Highstreet

Walk into the Donlon Elementary School office, and chances are that you will be greeted by the friendly smile of Ruth Highstreet,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Donlan Parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 3099 Views

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Thorne honored for city, civic efforts on behalf of veterans

Members of the Pleasanton Military Families Support Group have honored Mayor Jerry Thorne for his city and civic efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USCG MOM/PMF MEMBER, on Mar 31, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 2160 Views

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Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by and?, on Mar 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 11 comments | 1311 Views

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Armed robberies in Dublin, Livermore Wednesday night

Police in Livermore and Dublin are searching for suspects after armed robberies Wednesday night at the Bank of America branch...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 30, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 1682 Views

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Apartment complex - across from Hart Middle School

I am starting this thread because the original story written by Jeb does not allow anyone to comment unless they give name,...

Original post made by Sad Day on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 480 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Let's not forget about Mary Hayashi - Shoplifter

She obviously thinks the public has no memory. Convicted for shoplifting $2,450 worth of clothes from San Francisco's Neiman...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2014 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Foothill High School Senior Scholarships—Know a Deserving Student?

Pleasanton North Rotary will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to three lucky Foothill High students. Interested? Know a...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 371 Views

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Fireworks back at county fair on Independence Day

The Alameda County Fair will kick off June 18 with later hours and a nightly fireworks show after the fair's free concerts,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Liberalism is a plague, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:55 am | 17 comments | 2908 Views

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GG Bridge board to vote today on phased-in toll increases

The staff of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is recommending a gradual toll increase to as much...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 11 comments | 1055 Views

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Retired immigration judge to run for Congress

A retired immigration judge from Danville has thrown his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the congressional...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Tu Phan Woe, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 37 comments | 472 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Clean Water Act expansion not right answer, builders say

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to expand the reach of the Clean Water Act will increase the cost of new homes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thefts, vandalism top latest Pleasanton police arrest list

Thefts, vandalism and alcohol and drug abuse highlighted Pleasanton police activities over a two-week period that ended last...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 956 Views

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State Sen. Leland Yee in court on fraud, drug running charges

State Sen. Leland Yee was arraigned in U.S. District Court Wednesday on charges of weapons trafficking and scheming to defraud...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by YeeYee, on Mar 27, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 1599 Views

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80,000 expected at Goodguys car show this weekend

As many as 80,000 fans are expected this weekend for the All American Get-Together by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by downtown Julie, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 4340 Views
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