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Staples Ranch development agreement goes to City Council Aug. 24

Development of the 124-acre Staples Ranch property at Pleasanton's northeast corner could get under way early next year following...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Fairlands Park Neighbor, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 1365 Views

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ValleyCare earns 'Gold Seal' award for joint replacement program

ValleyCare Health System has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its joint replacement programs for hips...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Aurmedtouindia, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 1364 Views

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American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1364 Views

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AC Transit's CFO pleads not guilty to church theft charges

AC Transit's chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1364 Views

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Vintage Hills center adding new tenants

An ice cream shop, jewelry store and day spa are the newest tenants in the recently-renovated Vintage Hills Shopping Center...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neencevulnemy, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 5 comments | 1364 Views

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Advocates pursuing rolling-stop bicycle OK despite S.F.'s mayors veto

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee followed through Tuesday on his pledge to veto an ordinance that would have allowed bicyclists...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 25, 2016 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 1364 Views

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Hayashi recognized for having a 'green' local Assembly District office

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward), whose district includes part of Pleasanton, was recently recognized by a regional...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 1363 Views

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Federal agency awards $12 million to state for rental aid to disabled low-income tenants

Federal housing and health officials have awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tea is best, on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1363 Views

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Pleasanton, Livermore to launch search for new fire chief

Firms that specialize in hiring top fire department managers, including fire chiefs, are being considered for a national...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chapped, on Nov 16, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 8 comments | 1363 Views

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Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1363 Views

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"THE BENHAM BLANKET RELIEF DRIVE"

Hello Good People of the Tri-Valley and beyond... In light of the recent Hurricane Sandy devastation, my good and kind...

Original post made by Nancy McKain on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nancy McKain, on Nov 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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Need a dentist

I am new to the area. Can anyone recommend a family dentist?...

Original post made by Teeth on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Our dentist, on Apr 30, 2010 at 10:59 am | 13 comments | 1363 Views

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China daily newspapers

Hey, what's with the Chinese newspapers being dumped in our driveways around town, Is there a takeover coming that I wasn't...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Nov 15, 2012 at 8:30 am | 5 comments | 1362 Views

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Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 25 comments | 1362 Views

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One-Third of Occupiers Were Spoiled Rich Kids from Elite Universities

According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy...

Original post made by Bather on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatsup, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1361 Views

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Realtors want down payment requirements lowered

The National Association of Realtors is urging regulators to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Qualified Residential...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 1361 Views

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Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1361 Views

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VP Biden sneaks into Oakland to help Jerry McNerney

A 9AM Democrat fundraiser today in the Oakland area featured Vice-President Joe Biden at an undisclosed location. Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Issues please, on Oct 4, 2010 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 1361 Views

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Letter: Strange how luxury car blinkers don't work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5940 posted Friday, July 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by No, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:15 am | 5 comments | 1361 Views

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Open Heart Kitchen fund raiser

Open Heart Kitchen is holding an e-waste fund raiser this weekend in Livermore. I know there are others going on the same...

Original post made by Jon on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1361 Views
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