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Businesses encouraged to 'Spare the Air' with Great Race Challenge

The annual Spare the Air season has officially kicked off with four Spare the Air Days already declared by the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by *Laughing At AT&T Trophy*, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 979 Views

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High dive removed from aquatic center

Anyone looking to cool off by taking a dip at the city's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center may notice some changes to the pool...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by BellyFlop, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 17 comments | 1482 Views

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Job crisis being felt locally

It seems like every day there's news of a company going under or announcing a string of layoffs, so it's no surprise that...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:15 am | 12 comments | 1657 Views

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A place to turn to

It's not easy to leave an abusive relationship--especially if it involves children. But the women who have found the courage...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:59 am | 3 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2004 Views

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Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-680

A motorcyclist suffered moderate injuries in a collision on northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton Monday evening,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 11 comments | 1398 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama Camps

Got drama? New camps start every two weeks for both our performing arts and our Seussical musical academies. Actors ages...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by June, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 3 comments | 1169 Views

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10k, 5k winners announced in Sunday's Rotary Club's Spirit Run

Winners of the 10k and 5k competitions in Sunday's Spirit Run were announced yesterday by the Rotary Club of Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by withheld, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:20 am | 4 comments | 990 Views

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City to turn on lights to 2 new traffic signals today

Two new traffic signals--one on the east side of town and another where Bernal Avenue meets Interstate 680--will be activated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Here since 1978, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 18 comments | 1111 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

22,000 pot plants seized in Sunol

Alameda County sheriff's deputies have found more than 22,000 marijuana plants at the biggest outdoor growing operation the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:30 am | 10 comments | 1480 Views

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Battered women's shelter needs funds before fiscal year ends

Shepherd's Gate, a Tri-Valley-based shelter for homeless and abused women and children, has announced it needs to raise $150,000...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 151 Views

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Attorney General joins in suit to invalidate Pleasanton's 29,000-unit housing cap law

Following through on earlier complaints to Pleasanton officials, State Attorney General Jerry Brown joined a San Francisco...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Polprav, on Oct 11, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 28 comments | 1076 Views

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BART strike could come as early as Wednesday

BART management and union leaders sent out competing press releases Wednesday, indicating that tensions are high with only...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 1046 Views

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Auto mall, senior living community sail through Planning Commission

A number of seniors walked away from the City Council Chambers Wednesday night with smiles on their faces as the Planning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 1285 Views

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Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1218 Views

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County supervisors approve $2.4 billion budget, up 1.45%

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to approve a $2.4 billion budget for fiscal 2010 that...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1025 Views

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Kay Huff's ladies' day gains in popularity

It's Fair time starting next Wednesday and once again hundreds are signing up for Kay's Ladies' Day at the Races, scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat Mosca, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1151 Views
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