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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 2768 Views

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Report details importance of national parks to Bay Area

A study released Monday by the Department of the Interior and the National Parks Service details the economic benefits the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Irv, on Mar 4, 2014 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

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District attorneys reach $2.25 million settlement with Safeway

Just as Safeway annuonced its merger with Albertsons, several Bay Area district attorneys said they had reached a $2.25 million...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted with DA, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1139 Views

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Pleasanton man denies charges he attacked friend, stole car

A Pleasanton man who allegedly used a rusted metal cylinder he found on the ground to smack his friend before stealing his...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Shareholder rights attorneys questioning Safeway-Albertson's deal

Shareholder rights attorneys are investigating the proposed acquisition of Safeway, Inc. by the private equity company Cerberus...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 10, 2014 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 2138 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor Brown signs drought legislation

As California grapples with the driest period in its history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday signed legislation to assist...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics

Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics The Tri-Valley Rockets started out as a basketball...

Original post made by Ken mano on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 322 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Don't forfeit past tax refunds

Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn't owe any income...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Penny Atkinson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

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Bay Area prices on rise, led by fuel, food, housing

It's not just housing prices that are going up in the Bay Area, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 19, 2014 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring starts today, but where's the rain?

Today is the first day of spring, and the rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by luis, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

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UCSF clinic's computers stolen with 9,000 patients' data

The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ron, on Mar 21, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 971 Views

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REAL ESTATE: Luxury home sales jump nearly 40%,

East Bay luxury home sales jumped nearly 40% in February as the high-end housing market continued its strong performance,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Richard Goh, on Mar 23, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 889 Views

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East Bay luxury home sales jump 17% in January

The East Bay's luxury housing market began the new year with a bang as sales in January were up sharply from a year ago and...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Richard Goh, on Mar 23, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 680 Views

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Pleasanton group presenting ADHD program tomorrow

Is ADHD as common as some say it is? If so, what's the best way to help a child succeed? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/23/pleasanton-group-p...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Spudly, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Annual Night of Drums and Dance

Come out to Amador High School tonight to watch Hart MS, Pleasanton MS, Foothill and Amador Colorguard and Foothill and Amador...

Original post made by Fan of the Arts on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 207 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Blue

I see that there is a new film coming soon, called "Blue." From the description in this link below, this film is a counter...

Original post made by Not Green on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 26, 2014 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 311 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 26237 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 | 715 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 3037 Views
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