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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 | 2490 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 7620 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council votes to continue east side study

The City Council voted 4-1 last night to continue the planning process for developing a mostly vacant 1,100-acre tract of...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by There you go ahead, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 39 comments | 3327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police seek driver in hit and run crash

Pleasanton police are asking for help in finding the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a motorcyclist...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 9 comments | 1863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union president Peggy Carpenter now engineering departure of Hart principal?

I was reading the article on the disputed investigation at Walnut Grove. I could not help reading the quote from union president...

Original post made by Here we go again on Mar. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 503 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 | 1221 Views

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Mayors go to Washington to boost TV30 funding

Mayors Jerry Thorne of Pleasanton, Tim Sbranti of Dublin and John Marchand of Livermore will be in Washington, D.C. next...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by local2, on Mar 12, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 956 Views

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Pleasanton school board to consider pay hikes for employees tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will consider pay increases for employees at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/11/pleasanton-sc...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1217 Views

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Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report Monday covering California's cash balance showing that revenues...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stark brings 'unique vibrations' to Chamber

Dave Stark, one of the best known Pleasanton pundits in town and an affable civic leader, has been selected as the chairman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cindy Dake, on Mar 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 1355 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Health Fair March 15 &16: Free Community Event

The annual health fair at New Leaf Community Markets is chock full of free educational opportunities. Between 10am - 6pm,...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Mar. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 272 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 | 247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's planned East Side development may be scuttled

A new report showing that Pleasanton has fulfilled its requirements to provide high density housing for at least the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Development, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 4240 Views

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Pleasanton police seize out-of-town felons in traffic stop

A woman from Livermore and a man from Fremont face multiple felony counts after a Feb. 25 traffic stop near the intersection...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1000 Views

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REPULSIVE CONVICTED SHOPLIFTER IS BACK

Mary Hayashi, of Hayward, convicted two years ago of shoplifting $2,450 worth of cloths from Neiman Marcus in San Francisco,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Fisher, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 1985 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 | 861 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 | 1800 Views

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Walnut Creek OKs plastic bag ban although most markets in county don't

Walnut Creek will be one of the next Bay Area cities to say goodbye to plastic bags, joining Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Terry Byrnes, on Mar 7, 2014 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 1535 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 | 822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 1898 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Saving Water
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