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Memorial set for Cal State East Bay music lecturer Lawrence Granger

A private memorial service will be held in San Francisco June 27 for Lawrence Granger, 57, of Pleasanton, who died June 14...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Misty, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

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'A breath of fresh air'

For Marsh Riggs, life has been pretty good in his 22 years as a director of tennis at various facilities throughout California...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on May 9, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 2734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be mostly sunny today. High temperatures in the mid 90s and west winds of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by What..., on Jun 19, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1063 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State unemployment rate now at 11.5 percent

California's unemployment rate rose to 11.5 percent in May, the highest rate in modern record-keeping history, a state Employment...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Answer:, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising efforts taking off

While the Pleasanton Unified School District may be strapped for cash along with other school districts across the state,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 1206 Views

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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 | 1019 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 | 1541 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 | 1700 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 | 1272 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 | 2051 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 | 1446 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 | 1036 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 | 1215 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 | 1041 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 | 1162 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 | 1516 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 | 225 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 | 1143 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 | 1092 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 | 1354 Views
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