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Last BART cars reserved for firefighter mourners this morning

BART officials are designating the last car of each train for the hundreds of fire personnel expected to ride the trains...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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More shops, restaurants add to Pleasanton's business environment

While the economy is not yet coming up roses, it's looking a lot better for downtown merchants and restaurants and for the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 4, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1976 Views

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Crowds fill Pleasanton street to welcome home Marine corporal from Afghanistan

More than 75 well-wishers filled Gerard Court off Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton Saturday to welcome home Marine Lance Corporal...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 16, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 2337 Views

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State controller releases more government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang Monday updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other employee compensation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

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The fair is closed today

The Alameda County Fair is closed every Tuesday. It will re-open tomorrow at 11 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. And Wacky Wednesdays...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by respect my property, on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

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County fair breaks attendance record with nearly a half-million fair-goers

A total of 452,746 fairgoers poured through the gates of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton during its 18-day run that...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 1872 Views

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Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

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Replica of Vietnam Veterans Wall will be in Fremont

DeVry University will host the moving Vietnam Veterans Wall from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 10-13, on its campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mirabelle, on Aug 3, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2438 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1345 Views

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BART police chief condemns another wave of cyber attacks

BART Deputy Police Chief Ben Farrow Wednesday condemned a cyber attack in which hackers broke into the website of the union...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

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Proposed law could stop gouging of condo, townhouse owners

The California Association of Realtors is sponsoring AB 771, a state bill that would prevent home buyers in a common interest...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by AR, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1511 Views

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Summer interns bring a fresh perspective

Here's one more reason to Support Local Journalism: The Pleasanton Weekly has a real office when we gather to work and produce...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 20, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1942 Views

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Safeway recalls Signature Cafe grilled chicken salad

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. yesterday recalled Signature Cafe grilled chicken Caesar salad because the packages include...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 2192 Views

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BART protestors, now numbering about two dozen, demonstrate again

About two-dozen anti-BART protesters marched along San Francisco's Market Street Monday evening in the fifth consecutive...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Sep 13, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 1572 Views

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Regional employment essentially unchanged since July 2010, survey shows

The number of jobs in the Bay Area has remained flat over the past year, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report released...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jimbob, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

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City's paratransit starts downtown shuttle service today

The new fall schedule for Pleasanton's Paratransit Service and its popular downtown shuttle starts Sunday service today. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by olfthfl, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 1315 Views

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Coroner confirms body found on Pleasanton-Sunol Road is missing nursing student

The Alameda County coroner's bureau confirmed last night that the body found in Niles Canyon Saturday morning is missing...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 20, 2011 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1592 Views

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Governor OKs sale of 'infused' alcoholic drinks

Cocktail purveyors statewide will soon have flavorful new options to choose from since Gov. Jerry Brown signed a senate...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 1560 Views

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Senior housing, but no Sharks on Staples Ranch

A groundbreaking celebration is scheduled Oct. 24 for Stoneridge Creek, an 800-unit retirement community on Staples Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by LivermoreRez , on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 4029 Views

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Oak Grove appeal won't be heard until 2012

Pleasanton's city attorney and outside legal counsel acknowledged Monday night that they have agreed with a developer's legal...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Devon, on Oct 8, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1198 Views
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