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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
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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 | 2903 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 | 2427 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 | 4055 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 | 4241 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 | 5412 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 | 6030 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 | 3282 Views

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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
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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 | 5022 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected mail thieves lead police on car chase

Pleasanton police officers were led on a car chase early Thursday morning after officers responded to a report of a suspicious...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 20, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 3635 Views

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New Bay Bridge from San Leandro?

The Bay Area Toll Authority's oversight committee voted today to spend up to $400,000 to conduct another study about the...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 20, 2015 at 8:33 am | 10 comments | 3203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by watchdogs, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:20 pm | 93 comments | 12238 Views

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Suspected mail thieves outrun police

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by kbenson on Feb. 19, 2015
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Foothill PTO set to vote tonight on PTA affiliation

Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is set to vote tonight whether to become an official Parent-Teacher...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by No to PTA, on Feb 19, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 2878 Views

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WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON BODY TATTOOS AND BODY PIERCINGS?

Personally, I do not like encountering a human body with tattoos and or body piercings. God gave all of us his best creation,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 914 Views

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Pleasanton school district ranks among Bay Area's best

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has been ranked the third-best school district in the Bay Area, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:36 am | 31 comments | 9764 Views

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Police department announces 2014 employee awards

The Pleasanton Police Department this week announced its 2014 "Officer of the Year" and "Professional Staff Member of the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2176 Views

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Rock quarry

Does anyone know what happened at the quarry yesterday? Saw fire trucks, alameda county sherriff, coroner and a tow truck....

Original post made by uknown on Feb. 18, 2015
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Break ins Country Faire

Anyone have any info on if they caught the guy. Break in today on Via Del Ceilo. Lots of police presence today. ...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by TForest, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 770 Views
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