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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drones now banned in all East Bay Regional parks

Motorized, remote-controlled aircraft -- or drones - are now banned in all parks under the jurisdiction of the East Bay Regional...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
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Tree Massacre at Bernal Corporate Park

Does anyone know why the Bernal Corporate Park is chopping down so many trees? The trees being cut down all appear to be...

Original post made by Curious on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2015 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 559 Views

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'Dating Daisy' -- couple gives love one more chance

Falling in love can be so easy -- and wonderful. But what if the timing is really, really bad? Screenwriter/director Neel...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Lon Fiala, on Dec 29, 2015 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 844 Views

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Region's water wholesaler feels pinch of meager flow of state water supply

The Tri-Valley's potable water wholesaler was recently notified that it will only get 10% of the water it requested from...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 28, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1400 Views

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5 ways to be charitable on a budget

If you've ever wondered if you can be charitable with only a few extra dollars in your wallet or a little bit of free time,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hathi Winston, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 987 Views

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Planners OK 3-story retail center/apartment complex in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a developer's plan to build a three-story commercial center and apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:05 am | 29 comments | 4552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rage girls donate handmade supplies to pets in need

Pleasanton Rage U11 Orange and White team members joined together this fall to help kittens and cats in need by donating...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1245 Views

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East Bay luxury home sales jump more than 26% in November

East Bay luxury home sales jumped more than 26% last month from a year ago as the high-end market continued to roll. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by John, on Dec 28, 2015 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1417 Views

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Developer's plan for homes on Lund Ranch continued again

Bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council Tuesday night voted...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 27, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 22 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district hires county's education office spokesman as new PR office chief here

Pleasanton's school board has coordinated a game plan to start the process of looking for superintendent candidates while...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 2640 Views

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A Veteran of World War II

My husband Richard Dewey Hauser wrote a diary about serving in World War II I will just tell you some of it. He was in the...

Original post made by Lajoy Hauser on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on Dec 27, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 6 comments | 1018 Views

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Ex-ABAG director pleads guilty to embezzlment charges

A former financial services director for the Association of Bay Area Governments has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Disgruntley, on Dec 25, 2015 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1859 Views

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James Tong, ex-Pleasanton campaign contributor, Oak Grove housing backer guilty of fraud

James Tong, owner of Charter Properties and a long-time investor and contributor to political and land issue campaigns in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by David, on Dec 25, 2015 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 5121 Views

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Technical difficulties

Our apologies to those loyal readers who received multiple emails yesterday. We meant to send ==BI one== email prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Picky consumer, on Dec 24, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 15 comments | 1034 Views

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Downtown Holiday Storefront Decorating contest winners announced

Based on votes from visitors near and far, Apparel & Co., 647 Main Street, is the first Downtown Pleasanton business to win...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by member, on Dec 24, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 1943 Views

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Hundreds help place holiday wreaths on veterans graves at Pioneer Cemetery

Hundreds turned out last week to place wreaths on each of the 561 graves at Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery as part of "Wreaths...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Thankful, on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1911 Views

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Costco option in Ptown

I just started hearing about certain meetings happening about potentially having a Costco in Pleasanton by Club Sport. I...

Original post made by No to BigBox Store on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by John, on Dec 24, 2015 at 7:01 am | 32 comments | 1677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent shares thoughts on Common Core, elimination of exit exam

State superintendent Tom Torlakson shared his vision for what the California's education system will strive for in 2016 at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'All clear' given after Sunday's bomb threat at Amador Valley High School

Pleasanton police are investigating the origin of a bomb threat against Amador Valley High School that was sent by email...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by DavidClarke, on Dec 23, 2015 at 4:23 am | 3 comments | 2840 Views

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Santa is still watching

He sees the people who leave dog poop on ours and many others' Birdland lawns. Thank you for the long lasting Holiday...

Original post made by Mark on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Dookie Houser, on Dec 22, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 310 Views
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