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Fiery 'Tosca' opens next week

A tale of love, murder, suicide, a rebellion and a fiery diva are in store for audiences when Livermore Valley Opera presents...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 3, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 1733 Views

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Voters to decide Nov. 6 if state's death penalty to continue

If it passes in November, the SAFE California Act will replace California's death penalty with life in prison with no chance...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 7 comments | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quarter century for triathlon in Pleasanton

The 25th annual Tri-for-Fun Triathlon Series kicks off this weekend with close to 1,000 triathletes expected Saturday to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2012 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 3677 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' day in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley due to continued hot weather

With temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1720 Views

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Las Positas College needs more revenue to meet student needs

Las Positas College, the Tri-Valley's award-winning community college, is a shining star among California universities and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 2707 Views

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Pleasanton police offer delivery safety tips

In the wake of the thefts of some Christmas packages that had been delivered to unattended homes, the Pleasanton police department...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Doug, on Dec 1, 2012 at 3:35 am | 3 comments | 2266 Views

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Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force meets tonight

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force will hold a public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

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Software engineer gets 7-year sentence for stabbing death in downtown Livermore

A Livermore software engineer was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in state prison for his voluntary manslaughter conviction...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 17, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 7 comments | 2367 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2014 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 2118 Views

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49ers announce Santa Clara game plans as some players face legal problems

The San Francisco 49ers' first-ever home game at the planned $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium will be a preseason contest in mid-August...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1278 Views

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As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 4614 Views

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Pleasanton man charged with embezzling from Little League

A former president of Pleasanton American Little League was arrested Thursday morning after police allege he stole more than...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by adjacent acquaintance , on Apr 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 26 comments | 13371 Views

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Wheels meetings today, tomorrow aimed at gaining views on bus service;

The operator of the Wheels bus system and the Tri-Valley Rapid is holding three meetings this week to gain the public's views...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still Caring, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 'Innovative Student Grant' awards

Fourteen Pleasanton Unified School District students have been awarded a total of $5,002 in funding from the Pleasanton Partnerships...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2890 Views

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Editorial

We were stopped in our tracks twice Monday, first by traffic on westbound Bernal Avenue that was waiting to be processed...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on May 16, 2008 at 1:17 am | 8 comments | 2833 Views

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Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2919 Views

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Will the real Jim Wolfe please show his face?

Jim Wolfe, Parks and Community Services director for Pleasanton, will retire Dec. 31 so members of the Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truth speaks, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 10 comments | 2162 Views

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'Spare the Air Day' ordered for today - 3rd day in row for ban on woodburning fireplaces

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3296...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by ToBePositvie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:40 am | 16 comments | 1944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers agree to pay cut to reportedly save district nearly $4.6M

In a statement released by the Association of Pleasanton Teachers, president Trevor Knaggs announced that teachers made a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by What about our kids?, on Feb 24, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 313 comments | 44054 Views

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Foothill, Amador Valley high schools presenting Seuss musical at Amador Theater

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools are joining forces again for their annual spring musical tonight at the Amador Theater. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ann, on Mar 23, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 6 comments | 2390 Views
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