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BART Meltdown this morning

The BART system completely died this morning, Friday, Nov 22, 2013 due to a computer malfunction. Some people tweeted that...

Original post made by BART Rider on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grace, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 409 Views

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Thanksgivukkah a rare event

It hasn't happened since 1918 and it's not scheduled to occur again until 2070. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/26/thanksgivukkah-a-rare-event...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by deborah, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 4240 Views

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'Wag Brigade' to help stressed-out SFO travelers

Stressed out travelers at San Francisco International Airport will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 5880 Views

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Amador ensemble to perform on national stage

The Amador Valley High School Wind Ensemble will perform in a farewell concert next week before heading off to Chicago, where...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is now Ok to slaughter bald eagles...

It is now OK to slaughter bald eagles, among millions of other birds and bats, but let's not harm the snail darter habitat!...

Original post made by b on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 475 Views

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Christmas trees sprouting up around town

Workers at the various tree lots being assembled around town spent the early part of the week drilling holes in tree trunks,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Max Martin, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Youth Golf Teacher charged with 65 counts of molestation

I saw on the news that the Youth Golf teacher in Livermore was charged with 65 counts of molestation and that he admitted...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday season bumps auto burglaries, frauds

Auto break-ins and frauds are up, with nine reported vehicle burglaries and seven cases of fraud reported in recent days. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by None of the Above, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in Thursday's fatal I-580 crash arrested

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after allegedly causing a fiery four-car crash...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 13, 2013 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1527 Views

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Whitney's legacy: A gold record

When John Whitney packs up his office next month as he retires as principal of Pleasanton Middle School, he'll be sure to...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Elissa Fox, on Dec 19, 2013 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1080 Views

SPORTS

HP 8th Grade Boys Basketball defeat PMS

Congratulations Harvest Park on a great win at the home of PMS 40-39. It was a very exciting game and fun to watch. ...

Original post made by John on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cy Call, on Dec 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Too poor for scammer

Just thought I'd share a funny story and give everyone a heads up about a scam attempt. I was at Dublin Safety last night...

Original post made by Safety Guy on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Safety Guy, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 439 Views

AROUND TOWN

No clue on what caused power outage?

Any word from anyone, anywhere on what actually caused the power outage on the west side Saturday night/Sunday am?...

Original post made by No information? on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 380 Views

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Chubb golf tourney scores $6,000 for REACH

Tanner Insurance Services representative Ron Hernbroth and Chubb Group representative Kurt Stemmler present a $6,000 check...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Zoe, on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 418 Views

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Library offering free classes in Microsoft Excel 7

With Microsoft Excel now one of the hottest skills needed for job advancement, the Pleasanton Library is offering Excel classes...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 29, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

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Wyrick Chamber Players at Firehouse Jan. 12

Wyrick Chamber Players, a well-known Bay Area classical music family, will perform together in a concert at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jane Onojafe, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal, Michigan State today in Rose Bowl

With the Rose Bowl today, Stanford coach David Shaw has been fielding some of the same questions all week and Monday's final...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by From The Sheds, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 5437 Views

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Baskin-Robins robber same as in other holdups?

Pleasanton police say a Friday afternoon robbery attempt at Baskin-Robbins at 4001 Santa Rita Road was likely the work of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bountyhunter, on Jan 7, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Needed: Exchange Students to travel to Mexico as the PTSCA 2014 delegation

Information is being presented at Foothill High School during lunch time 12:11 pm on Friday January 31st in room B23. The...

Original post made by margaret meyer on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by margaret meyer, on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

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Cellular at its best in Pleasanton

It's not often that I'd support federal or state actions that usurp the rules of Pleasanton, but the Telecommunications Act...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by 20-year resident, on Jan 11, 2014 at 2:34 am | 1 comment | 410 Views
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