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Get CERTified Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/10/25/news-digest posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2778 Views

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Affordable Care workshop at LPC Oct. 29

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16th) will host an Affordable Care Act information session from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Susie, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 1418 Views

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It's rock & roll at Beth Emek installation

Rabbi Laurence Milder was installed as spiritual leader at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton last weekend in a Shabbat...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by srco, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man shot in I-680 road rage incident

Investigators are trying to locate a driver who shot a Pleasanton man in Fremont early this morning after a highway road-rage...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 3788 Views

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Former Alameda County judge, juvenile court referee pleads guilty to stealing charge

A former Alameda County Superior Court judge who faced 32 felony counts for allegedly stealing at least $1.6 million from...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by SR, on Oct 24, 2013 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1400 Views

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Improvements coming to city's Pioneer Cemetery

Long-awaited improvements to Pleasanton's city-owned Pioneer Cemetery, including veterans memorial, are now more likely after...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 1548 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta

I'm not sure if this is relevant. So I thought I'd throw it open to discussion. I was reading some background information...

Original post made by Thompson Thorpe on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Karl Bonner, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:18 am | 26 comments | 977 Views

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Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 22 comments | 6256 Views

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Operator of BART train that killed 2 in training

The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Did you expect BARTD Integrity?, on Oct 23, 2013 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 827 Views

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Armed man robs Comerica Bank

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Comerica Bank in the 600 block of Main Street this morning at about...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 23, 2013 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 2732 Views

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BART strike over! Trains back in service today

Limited BART train service began about 6 a.m. today after unions and BART management reached an agreement to end the four-day...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Oct 22, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 1345 Views

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Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Oct 22, 2013 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2582 Views

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Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm | 33 comments | 3392 Views

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Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 6245 Views

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Library offering free Excel classes tonight

The Pleasanton Library is presenting Excel classes at beginners and intermediate levels. Participants can gain skills for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by shannon, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 565 Views

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Transit unions have donated $3M to CA State Assembly Democrats

The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU, of which the BART train operators are members) and the Service Employees Service Union...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 21 comments | 1309 Views

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Stoneridge Drive extension

The Stoneridge Drive extension is finished. The landscaping, road striping and all other facets are complete. Why is it not...

Original post made by olfthfl on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 439 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NTSB to investigate BART workers' deaths on tracks

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the deaths of two BART workers Saturday in a collision on the tracks...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:29 am | 19 comments | 1493 Views

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BART strike likely tomorrow

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations today as union representatives announced that the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 66 comments | 2964 Views

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2 Killed by Bart Train: Who Was Driving the Train?

Well, the right-wing dingbats have been clamoring for days about how skill isn't needed to drive the Bart trains. Hey, fire...

Original post made by Harvey Seagal on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 9 comments | 609 Views
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