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BART facing criticism for paying bonuses to employees

BART is facing criticism for providing contractually required bonuses to employees, but the transit agency is arguing the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anti-public union, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:44 pm | 4 comments | 1705 Views

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LOST YORKIE PUPPY

Please help us find our beloved puppy, Olive. 8 month old Yorkshire Terrier--- no collar. Black hair, brown face with touches...

Original post made by Owner on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 330 Views

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Fire causes evacuation of 21 tenants at Livermore apartment house

Twenty-one people were displaced after a triplex apartment building caught fire earlier Sunday morning in Livermore. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

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As traffic increases, we all want it 'calmed'

With several thousand new residents moving into new apartment complexes being built to comply with court- and state-mandated...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Mar 28, 2016 at 10:18 am | 35 comments | 4150 Views

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MY DMV EXPERIENCE

I received a letter from the California DMV demanding that I submit my body to a California DMV field office and yield, to...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 372 Views

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Tulancingo Sister City Association banned from touting exchange program in Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association is struggling to recruit high school students for its annual summer exchange...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1946 Views

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Pair charged after dog attacks child twice

A Pleasanton man and a Dublin woman have been charged with felony child neglect and endangerment after the man's dog attacked...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 27, 2016 at 10:23 am | 40 comments | 268857 Views

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BART paying all union members $1,000 each as the system limps along

No I'm not making this up. All union members are getting a $1,000 bonus. All station agents, train operators, maintenance...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by BART rider, on Mar 26, 2016 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 298 Views

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Is there a fire on the ridge west of Foothill High school?

Heavy white smoke on the ridge west of Foothill high school. Id there a fire? ...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by b, on Mar 25, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 334 Views

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IKEA submits plans for Dublin store at I-580, Hacienda Drive

Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Mar 25, 2016 at 9:34 am | 30 comments | 4675 Views

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'Subversion, obfuscation and deception?' Try the Lund Ranch II referendum supporters

To Matt Sullivan: Was bemused by the last paragraph of your Letter to the Editor, "Damage control by mayor," published...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 33 comments | 662 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Farmer's Market

Supervisor Nate Miley, Pleasanton's representative at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, will return to the Farmer's...

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 24, 2016
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School board to hear results of public poll on districtwide bond measure, tax rate

With the hope the community will be behind a schools facility bond measure, Pleasanton's school board on Tuesday will hear...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 40 comments | 2860 Views

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Fuel-cell-powered cars go on display today at AC Transit headquarters

Three fuel cell electric passenger vehicles will be on display from 1-5 p.m. today at the AC Transit headquarters in Oakland...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by webbrowan, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 1 comment | 2039 Views

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Pleasanton homeowners search for answers to sinking ground; city to step in

In recent years, cracks have continually appeared in the walls and foundations of at least two dozen homes in the same Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 27 comments | 7935 Views

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Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 7799 Views

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PG&E warns customers of bill scammers around Bay Area

Pacific Gas and Electric is alerting customers around the Bay Area to be aware of a recent telephone scam with callers demanding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Simple Citizen, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1982 Views

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Zone 7 postpones vote on local support for California WaterFix

Moved by pleas from constituents in a crowded meeting room, the Zone 7 Water Agency board decided to postpone a vote on a...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by ???, on Mar 21, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 1868 Views

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Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jen , on Mar 20, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 30 comments | 4840 Views

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Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1203 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 618 views