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There's still time to have the Taylor Foundation wrap your gift to help children

This time of year, just about every place you look, there's a person ringing a bell, exchanging the cheery ring and greeting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paula, on Dec 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views

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Zuckerberg donates $500 million to foundation that supports Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 952 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber closing for holidays starting at noon today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will close its offices starting at noon Friday and lasting through the holidays. The offices...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Dec 19, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 903 Views

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State rules PG&E can charge ratepayers for part of $2.2 billion needed for pipeline upgrades

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 938 Views

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Good Samaritan pays for kids' haircuts in memory of Newtown massacre

Twenty youngsters received free haircuts Christmas Eve thanks to a good Samaritan who said he wanted to do something nice...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by S S, on Dec 27, 2012 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1872 Views

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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2350 Views

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Oakland seeks help from Massachusetts-based agency, ex-L.A. police chief to solve growing crime problem

Looking for fresh ideas to solve Oakland's growing crime problem, Mayor Jean Quan and Police Chief Howard Jordan announced...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hopeful, on Jan 5, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1380 Views

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Safeway's chairman Steve Burd announces his retirement

Safeway Inc., which is headquartered in Pleasanton, announced Wednesday that Steve Burd, its long-time Chairman and CEO,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1085 Views

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Guest Speaker Chaplin Paul, will be at Mothers With a Purpose tomorrow night (1/10/2013)at 7 p.m.

Mothers With a Purpose meet from 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10 at Foothill High School, 4375 Foothill Rd., Room C6, Pleasanton....

Original post made by Kimmy on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1218 Views

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ACE Train riders-have respect for neighbors of the station

Just a shout out for all you ACE train people that haul (Word removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff) down W. Angela...

Original post made by Stacee on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1703 Views

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RV, boat show open today at Alameda County Fairgrounds

The 25th annual Manufacturers RV Show is open today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds as its 11-day run continues through...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1555 Views

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Suspect arrested in connection with Livermore shooting death

Livermore police announced Wednesday that 24-year-old Jacob Kober has been arrested in Oregon in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Teddyboy, on Jan 17, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1197 Views

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Americans honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Americans are honoring the memory of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. today with a federal holiday marking his birthday,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cassandra, on Jan 24, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

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Community leaders to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday

Community leaders will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at the 13th...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Jan 27, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1203 Views

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Desperate times lead to 'The Full Monty,' showing through Feb. 3

Take a half-dozen unemployed men, add a bit of desperation and a plan to bare all to earn some quick cash, put it all to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Penelope, on Jan 29, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

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New Post-Election Data Reveals Obama's Socialist Ambitions

If there ever was any doubt about the communist anti-colonialist from Kenya, the following data should be the nail in the...

Original post made by Rita Mandwhepe on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 8765 Views

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Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by I Love Oil Companies, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2054 Views

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Chamber honors Tom Fox for global philanthropy

Pleasanton Realtor Tom Fox has been recognized by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for philanthropic and community contributions...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Forcier, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 926 Views

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Here's My Grandparents, Let Government Take Care of Them

The extent of socialism and communism is this country grows every time a Democrat Party comrade opens his mouth. Get a load...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 963 Views

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3 candidates in race to fill City Council seat, a 4th possible in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1153 Views
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