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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Baker introduces legislation to prevent future BART strikes

State Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) introduced legislation today that would prevent future strikes by unionized...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 886 Views

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Hey City Council! Pleasanton not interested in Google Fiber?

In California, San Jose is in the running for Google's plans to expand Google Fiber - it's 1GB high-speed internet. I'm wondering...

Original post made by WildWesteros on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:30 am | 9 comments | 574 Views

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Pleasanton HOA management leader elected to state board

John Cligny of the Association Management Co. in Pleasanton has been re-elected to the board of directors for the California...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 25, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

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Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tania D Hanks, on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 2192 Views

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Pleasanton police department welcomes 2 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department is welcoming two new police officers to serve the Pleasanton community. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:12 am | 16 comments | 3788 Views

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Livermore man convicted of murdering former friend

A Livermore man has been convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of his former friend in December 2012. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

SPORTS

Amador beats Foothill 52-45 in crosstown basketball final

The last league basketball game took place at Foothill High School Friday with the gym packed and the energy was high. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hillary, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:35 am | 12 comments | 1865 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bay area, on Feb 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 20 comments | 3581 Views

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How to avoid an online vacation rental scam

Imagine renting a home on a beautiful beachfront from a trusted website, arriving to start your vacation and finding out...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1339 Views

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AC Transit using double-decker bus in pilot program today

AC Transit will begin a three-week pilot program today in which it will use a 42-foot-long, double-decker bus on selected...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Needs a Private School (like Thales) on a Public Scale

Good article below about a private school model that is not nearly as expensive as most private schools. The article below...

Original post made by Alt on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 330 Views

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Raiders, San Diego Chargers considering shared stadium in L.A. areain Southern California with the San Diego Chargers

The Oakland Raiders on Thursday announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1411 Views

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Firefighters to get 3% raises in each of next 4 years

Unionized firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department are being offered 3% pay increases each year over the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lugnut, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 2727 Views

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Lone Republican bows out of State Senate race

The only Republican candidate to qualify for the State Senate special election ballot announced Monday that she was dropping...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Devon, on Feb 22, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 2665 Views

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Mayor reports 2014 a very good year for Pleasanton; 2015 will be even better

In his annual "State of the City" report, Mayor Jerry Thorne said 2014 was a very good year for Pleasanton, a year of planning,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 3552 Views

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Val Vista Homes : Water Treatment Plant

Hi Guys, We have bought a home in Pleasanton - Val Vista Community. Will be moving in 2 weeks. Wanted to know whether...

Original post made by spdspd on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by K, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 633 Views

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Four decades of cutting with care

Pleasanton barbershop owner Cosmo Panetta is celebrating more than 40 years in the business of making men, women, and children...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gloria fredette, on Feb 21, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 8 comments | 4404 Views

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Accident yesterday pm on Dublin Canyon Road?

Hi -- Driving home on 580 East yesterday, traffic was backed up, so I took the Dublin Canyon route instead. When I got just...

Original post made by Grace on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by karen, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 2363 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

West Coast Port Strike Settled!

Contrary to the fulminations of a previous poster, the intervention of the Obama Administration earlier this week has led...

Original post made by Joe Hill on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 272 Views

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Pleasanton planning chief named assistant city manager

Brian Dolan, Pleasanton's Community Development Director in charge of the planning department for the past seven years, has...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Geraldo, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 3244 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,358 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,290 views

Old Memories and iMemories
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 682 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 601 views