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Special election set for May 7 to fill vacant Pleasanton Council seat

Voters will be asked to choose a candidate for the Pleasanton City Council May 7 in a special election that will be by mail-in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Freedom has a cost, on Jan 1, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 1408 Views

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BART will run until 3 a.m.tomorrow morning

New Year's Eve revelers who don't want to drive to San Francisco events tonight can travel back to Pleasanton and nearby...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Dec 31, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1238 Views

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Upscale, high-density apartment project planned for Bernal-Stanley corner

A 16-acre site at the southeast corner of Bernal Avenue and Stanley Boulevard where Home Depot once proposed to build a second...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 20 comments | 1747 Views

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S.F.'s Exploratorium offers free admission today before it moves to new location

After decades of educating students, tourists and Bay Area residents about the wacky ways of biology, physics, chemistry...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1712 Views

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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing suspect arrested in Manteca

The Livermore man wanted in a Nov. 14 stabbing at Las Ventanas apartments in the 3800 block of Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1668 Views

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Bird watchers fan out for annual Audubon Society count

Bird enthusiasts fanned out across the Bay Area yesterday to take part in the Golden Gate Audubon Society's Christmas Bird...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 1657 Views

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Chevron Moving to Texas

Chevron announced that it's moving 800 jobs from San Ramon to Texas. No doubt the first of more moves to come. If the average...

Original post made by jason on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Good Move Chevron, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 4411 Views

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Road to the Rose Bowl: Stanford starts festivities at Disneyland for today's game

Stanford's charter plane touched down in sunny Los Angeles at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. But the Cardinal did not truly arrive...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2146 Views

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CHP reports drop in Bay Area DUI arrests over Christmas holiday period, but increases statewide

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Different Times, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two women beaten in Dec. 24 mall attack

A Christmas Eve dispute over manners apparently led to the beating of a mother and daughter by two other women at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2012 at 8:23 am | 18 comments | 1679 Views

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Good Samaritan pays for kids' haircuts in memory of Newtown massacre

Twenty youngsters received free haircuts Christmas Eve thanks to a good Samaritan who said he wanted to do something nice...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by S S, on Dec 27, 2012 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1935 Views

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What is the latest on the Zuffa situation

I was just wondering if anyone knew what was going on lately with the house that burnt down/Zuffa home by St Augustines? I...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by ptownh8er, on Dec 27, 2012 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1634 Views

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Contra Costa County to close 4 fire stations after voters reject parcel tax measure

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 1919 Views

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Active shooter training PPD

Can someone from the police department, city government tell us what plans they have and when was the last time the local...

Original post made by steve on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 1263 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider Prop. 8 today

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look today at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 7238 Views

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A holiday off at last for ValleyCare's Dr. Camacho

Dr. Ralph Camacho, who retires this week as ValleyCare's veteran gastroenterologist, has probably seen more of us from top...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Meg, on Dec 26, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1950 Views

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Stanford's Stephens declared ineligible to play in Rose Bowl

Stanford's Terrence Stephens was declared ineligible to participate in the Rose Bowl Game due to a secondary violation of...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Suzie, on Dec 26, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Over the top yearbook photo OK'd for Amador Valley High publication

An Amador Valley High School senior will be allowed to have his "distinctive" photo in the school's yearbook after all. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kara, on Dec 25, 2012 at 11:48 pm | 47 comments | 5800 Views

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NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2337 Views
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