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New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 7, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 1826 Views

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Girasole Restaurant in Pleasanton closes

Girasole, a popular Italian restaurant in Pleasanton's in the Santa Rita Square shopping center at 3180 Santa Rita Rd. next...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Indian, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 3292 Views

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PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 1674 Views

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Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by local, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1849 Views

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Emmy Kasten new VP of Marketing at Visit Tri-Valley organization

Emmy Kasten has joined Visit Tri-Valley in the newly created position of Vice President of Marketing. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Al Cortes, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 333 Views

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JUANITA HAUGEN AWARD – 2014 Nomination Deadline is April 14, 2014

WINNERS will be honored at the Annual Community of Character Awards Luncheon at Ruby Hill Golf Club on May 14, 2014. (The...

Original post made by Ken mano on Apr. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 575 Views

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Chamber recognizes 6 for community leadership

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has recognized individuals, groups and businesses that demonstrated excellence and community...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ed Dantzig, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3461 Views

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Lenten concert comes to Pleasanton Saturday

Bay Area Classical Harmonies (BACH) will perform sacred music in the Lynnewood United Methodist Church in Pleasanton starting...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by sandee, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1523 Views

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Lottery winner of $425.3 millions plans to travel, start charity group

A man who won a $425.3 million Powerball jackpot from a single-play ticket decided to claim his prize in Sacramento today,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 2899 Views

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Teen decoys working with Pleasanton police find local stores won't sell them tobacco

Sometimes no news is good news and this is one of those stories. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/30/teen-decoys-working-with-pleasanton-police...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by tim, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brown urges Yee to resign State Senator post

Gov. Jerry Brown has called on state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces federal corruption and gun trafficking charges, and two other...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mari, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1462 Views

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Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 27 comments | 3170 Views

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Brighter street lights coming to Pleasanton

The street in front of your home will soon be a lot brighter after the sun goes down. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10930...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 13 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board honors Donlon's Ruth Highstreet

Walk into the Donlon Elementary School office, and chances are that you will be greeted by the friendly smile of Ruth Highstreet,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Donlan Parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 3112 Views

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Thorne honored for city, civic efforts on behalf of veterans

Members of the Pleasanton Military Families Support Group have honored Mayor Jerry Thorne for his city and civic efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USCG MOM/PMF MEMBER, on Mar 31, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 2178 Views

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Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by and?, on Mar 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 11 comments | 1339 Views

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Armed robberies in Dublin, Livermore Wednesday night

Police in Livermore and Dublin are searching for suspects after armed robberies Wednesday night at the Bank of America branch...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 30, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 1697 Views

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Apartment complex - across from Hart Middle School

I am starting this thread because the original story written by Jeb does not allow anyone to comment unless they give name,...

Original post made by Sad Day on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 481 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Let's not forget about Mary Hayashi - Shoplifter

She obviously thinks the public has no memory. Convicted for shoplifting $2,450 worth of clothes from San Francisco's Neiman...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2014 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Foothill High School Senior Scholarships—Know a Deserving Student?

Pleasanton North Rotary will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to three lucky Foothill High students. Interested? Know a...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 375 Views
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