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T. J. Maxx parent hit with $2.7-million fine for dumping hazardous wastes

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley, along with 34 other California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
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Governor signs "Pink Ribbon Plate" bill

Governor Jerry Brown has signed assembly Bill 49 that authorizes the creation of a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness specialty...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Sep 22, 2014 at 6:01 am | 14 comments | 1944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recycled water is coming to ease the pain

For those of us in Pleasanton exasperated by the current mandatory cutbacks in water use, there was a bit of good news at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by PAS, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 12395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I-580 crash at Foothill Road causes 2 deaths late Tuesday

A fatal crash off eastbound I-580 in Pleasanton Tuesday night claimed two lives and started a small brush fire. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 21, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to take second look at calendar tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board could possibly take action tomorrow evening to rescind June's adoption of the new 2015-16 school...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Be Positive, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 3446 Views

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BROWN OUT NEXT THURSDAY 09/25/2014

PG&E has sent out letters to approximately 2,000 residents in the South Muirwood Drive (Foothill High School Area) that the...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 20, 2014
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Power outage; car hit power pole?

So, most of the west side of Pleasanton had the power out from about 9:35 last evening to almost 11pm, and some perhaps longer....

Original post made by Grace on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 523 Views

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DOMESTIC VIOLANCE

Recent NFL player arrests for domestic violence has brought this crime of domestic violence to the surface where it has never...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 14 comments | 479 Views

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Exiting the Sports Park

It happened again! I am driving east down Parkside and a car is stopped at the exit of the Sports Park, I am not 10' from...

Original post made by Evelyn on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1058 Views

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Donate prom dresses to the Princess Project

Ladies: Do you have any fancy dresses hanging around your closet? Give them a new chance at life - but, more importantly,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 2072 Views

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Pleasanton ranks #4 on national list of best U.S. cities

Pleasanton ranks No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live In conducted by 24/7 Wall Street, a nationally...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 23 comments | 11382 Views

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Henny Penny-Is Cholo in the Town Square forum Jeb Bing, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly?

After reading Mr. Bing's mean-spirited editorial about citizen participation two weeks ago where the editor of the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Henny Penny? on Sep. 18, 2014
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Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters hosts school board candidates forum

The candidates for the Pleasanton school board are set to participate in a candidates forum Oct. 6 co-sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
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New cyclist safety law in effect

The "Three Feet for Safety" law, which requires motorists to give at least three feet of space between their vehicle and...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 18, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 14 comments | 1522 Views

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Chinese dance: Classic to contemporary

The graceful dancers seem lighter than air as their limbs flow elegantly in this direction and that. They leap and swirl,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:11 am | 7 comments | 503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Former student of Shumate, on Sep 17, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 29 comments | 4861 Views

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Dublin Chrysler-Jeep dealer moving to Pleasanton

Dublin's Stoneridge Chrysler-Jeep dealership plans to move to Pleasanton's new auto mall in Staples Ranch at the corner of...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by curious george, on Sep 17, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 6 comments | 3976 Views

SPORTS

Gavin Newsom, now a sports commentator

I try my best to ignore San Francisco politics and the likes of Willie Brown and Don Perata. But I'm forced to comment on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 17, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 28 comments | 612 Views

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Underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton!

A new underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton! The possible garage, consisting of 2 levels, would...

Original post made by Happy on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Sadey , on Sep 17, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 26 comments | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2342 Views
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