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Walnut Creek, Las Lomas High mourn drowning deaths of 2 teenagers

Students at Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek today are mourning the loss of two of their classmates who drowned in Walnut...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2011 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 2029 Views

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Meet Sunset magazine's food editor

Margo True, author of "One-Block Feast, an Adventure from Yard to Table," and food editor of Sunset magazine will be at Towne...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Apr 15, 2011 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1418 Views

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Seminars planned to help those with housing, mortgage problems

The city of Pleasanton will co-host two free housing education symposiums to observe Tri-Valley Housing Opportunities Week...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 3, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 12 comments | 1865 Views

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For S.F., Oakland commuters, Occupy protestors, police actions could affect you today

Police from several local agencies are gathering in the streets surrounding the Occupy Oakland encampment early this morning...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Nov 15, 2011 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2296 Views

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Mothers with a Purpose meets tonight at Foothill High

Mothers' with a Purpose will be holding it's first meeting of the New Year tonight, Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7:00 p.m. (doors...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Neighborhood Community, on Jan 12, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 1426 Views

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Magnitude 4.0 quake strikes East Bay near Richmond this morning

BART trains are continuing to have short delays this morning after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered near Richmond shook...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by new in town, on Mar 5, 2012 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1510 Views

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El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 3652 Views

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BART Transbay Tube open after hellish commute

BART announced at 3:44 p.m. that its West Oakland station is open for normal service, after the Transbay Tube was shut down...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 2120 Views

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Long-range planning under way for Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

The city's new East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force has started the process of determining how best to develop a 1,000-acre...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by June, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 2502 Views

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Cane sword used in road rage incident leads to arrest of Pleasanton driver

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:31 am | 21 comments | 5764 Views

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Passover at sundown continues a special week that includes Easster next Sunday

Passover began at sundown today, commemorating the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 2243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves smaller classes for first-graders

The Pleasanton school board has approved class size reductions for first-graders. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11282...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kelly French, on May 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 8 comments | 2630 Views

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Pleasanton teens turn teachers in summer program for students

Members of Amador Valley High's Science For Youth Club (SciFY, for short) have taken it on themselves to put on a free series...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Daniel , on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 2439 Views

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Good news for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

There's good news for low-income seniors living in the aging Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens homes off Kottinger Drive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 5914 Views

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Pleasanton reacts to teacher tenure ruling

The Pleasanton community is beginning to offer its reactions to last week's court ruling that found California's teacher...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 2422 Views

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Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced Monday...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1017 Views

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Pleasanton prepares to vote Tuesday

While Pleasanton voters will be watching the national returns, the excitement locally will focus mainly on a number of too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by GatorCountry, on Nov 3, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 39 comments | 5068 Views

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Fire department donates two out-of-service fire trucks to Tulancingo

Two fire-fighting vehicles that were about to be retired from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department fleet have been donated...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 4192 Views

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Sizzling Saturdays start tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Sizzling Saturdays return tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton with Sunday Fundays making a debut Aug. 2. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Al., on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 4047 Views

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Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival, cites lack of volunteers

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2015 at 9:37 am | 11 comments | 2838 Views
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