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S.F. City College accreditation ruling due this week

A judge said Monday that he will make a ruling by the end of this week on whether to block a decision by a regional commission...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 3, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 861 Views

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Verizon adds Pleasanton sites to improve service

The Verizon Wireless Network announced this week that it has added new 4G LTE cell sites along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by VZ not worst, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 7853 Views

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Interfaith Interconnect: A melting pot of religious diversity

The Tri-Valley is home to many different faiths and denominations, making it a melting pot of religious and cultural traditions....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by eric liddell, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:12 am | 8 comments | 8089 Views

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Making Green New Year Resolutions for 2014

The Christmas tree is up. Champagne bottles are popping. The whole city is wearing a festive look. There’s a spirit of revelry...

Original post made by Anne Staley on Jan. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 381 Views

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Spare the air tonight

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a winter "Spare the Air" alert today, banning residents and businesses...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 1929 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal, Michigan State today in Rose Bowl

With the Rose Bowl today, Stanford coach David Shaw has been fielding some of the same questions all week and Monday's final...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by From The Sheds, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 6077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in two auto theft cases

Four men have been arrested for auto theft in two separate cases, according to police reports. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 3638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 5283 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Verizon vs. T-Mobile in Pleasanton

As they say, YMMV, or Your Mileage May Vary. Verizon coverage has been great for me, and when I do have a problem with something,...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 569 Views

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It's flashing yellow, can I turn?

The city of Pleasanton has changed the traffic light at Hopyard Road and Parkside Drive to a four-phase signal that motorists...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gail, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 24 comments | 6337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wyrick Chamber Players at Firehouse Jan. 12

Wyrick Chamber Players, a well-known Bay Area classical music family, will perform together in a concert at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jane Onojafe, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1654 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will No Calif still send Water to So Calif during a Drought ?

As we all know this is probably the driest year ever. My question though , Is Northern California required to send water...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1244 Views

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Christmas tree collection schedule

Christmas trees will be picked up by Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 Saturday for a small donation or by Pleasanton Garbage...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by AlP, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 6704 Views

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Library offering free classes in Microsoft Excel 7

With Microsoft Excel now one of the hottest skills needed for job advancement, the Pleasanton Library is offering Excel classes...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 29, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1995 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Spare the Air' alert rules out wood burning fireplaces Christmas Day

Some may call the air quality district managers scrooges while many others will be able to breathe a sigh of relief today...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 29, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 22 comments | 1805 Views

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PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT

***** PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT ***** GOD BLESS DUCK DYNASTY. hate speech is wrong. hate crimes are wrong. physical...

Original post made by FREE TO HAVE AN OPINION on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 25 comments | 1008 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Going to ocean beaches today? Watch for swells

Anyone planning to take a walk on the beach today should keep an eye on the surf, as a seasonal swell is forecast to hit...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1596 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No fireplace fires Christmas Eve, government rules

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 34 comments | 4223 Views

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Lifetime medical insurance for past elected officials

The Bay Area News Group has a database showing the amount of money that is being spent in cities for past elected officials....

Original post made by Watching on Dec. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

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Council approves efforts to cut speeds, traffic on Black Ave.

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted unanimously to start making major modification on Black Avenue to curb speeding...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 27, 2013 at 10:02 am | 34 comments | 4164 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,142 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 849 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 663 views