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BART WiFi provider sues agency for breach of contract

A company contracted to provide BART passengers with wireless Internet is suing the transit agency for breach of contract,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 30, 2016 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Fitting wheelchairs for those in need inspires Pleasanton therapist

The emotional work never let up in northern Thailand -- and neither did the heat and humidity -- as the volunteers fitted...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jackob, on Mar 30, 2016 at 4:26 am | 1 comment | 2883 Views

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Spring Street complex gets council's OK

Despite opposition from the Pleasanton Downtown Association, developer James Knuppe gained approval from the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by No Change without Leadership Change, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 12 comments | 2393 Views

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Sira stepping away from 30 years of coaching at Amador Valley High

To be a coach in this era at the high school level is nothing short of a can't win situation. No matter how your season turns...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by accountability, on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:31 pm | 12 comments | 6365 Views

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Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm awake, on Mar 29, 2016 at 10:06 am | 15 comments | 1331 Views

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Opinion: Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 29, 2016 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1718 Views

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Amador Valley High parents share views on school's next principal

Six parents attended a school district-sponsored forum last night to share their thoughts on the key attributes they'd like...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by KiranKrishnan, on Mar 29, 2016 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 2255 Views

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BART facing criticism for paying bonuses to employees

BART is facing criticism for providing contractually required bonuses to employees, but the transit agency is arguing the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anti-public union, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:44 pm | 4 comments | 1886 Views

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LOST YORKIE PUPPY

Please help us find our beloved puppy, Olive. 8 month old Yorkshire Terrier--- no collar. Black hair, brown face with touches...

Original post made by Owner on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 360 Views

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Fire causes evacuation of 21 tenants at Livermore apartment house

Twenty-one people were displaced after a triplex apartment building caught fire earlier Sunday morning in Livermore. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

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As traffic increases, we all want it 'calmed'

With several thousand new residents moving into new apartment complexes being built to comply with court- and state-mandated...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Mar 28, 2016 at 10:18 am | 35 comments | 4213 Views

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MY DMV EXPERIENCE

I received a letter from the California DMV demanding that I submit my body to a California DMV field office and yield, to...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 399 Views

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Tulancingo Sister City Association banned from touting exchange program in Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association is struggling to recruit high school students for its annual summer exchange...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views

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Pair charged after dog attacks child twice

A Pleasanton man and a Dublin woman have been charged with felony child neglect and endangerment after the man's dog attacked...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 27, 2016 at 10:23 am | 40 comments | 269047 Views

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BART paying all union members $1,000 each as the system limps along

No I'm not making this up. All union members are getting a $1,000 bonus. All station agents, train operators, maintenance...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by BART rider, on Mar 26, 2016 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 321 Views

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Is there a fire on the ridge west of Foothill High school?

Heavy white smoke on the ridge west of Foothill high school. Id there a fire? ...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by b, on Mar 25, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 362 Views

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IKEA submits plans for Dublin store at I-580, Hacienda Drive

Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Mar 25, 2016 at 9:34 am | 30 comments | 4803 Views

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'Subversion, obfuscation and deception?' Try the Lund Ranch II referendum supporters

To Matt Sullivan: Was bemused by the last paragraph of your Letter to the Editor, "Damage control by mayor," published...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 33 comments | 692 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Farmer's Market

Supervisor Nate Miley, Pleasanton's representative at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, will return to the Farmer's...

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 24, 2016
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School board to hear results of public poll on districtwide bond measure, tax rate

With the hope the community will be behind a schools facility bond measure, Pleasanton's school board on Tuesday will hear...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 40 comments | 2909 Views
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