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Schwarzenegger sets March 30 as day to honor Vietnam vets

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Julie Nickels Schau, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 1008 Views

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Zone 7 celebrates new water demineralization plant with open house

Zone 7 Water Agency celebrated the recent opening of its Mocho Groundwater Demineralization Plant with an open house last...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Mr., on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 6 comments | 981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMIGOS Volunteer Information Session

High school students can volunteer for 5 to 8 weeks next summer in Latin America with Amigos De Las Americas. Live with host...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by K2Mom, on Sep 30, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 922 Views

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Pleasanton schools focusing on flu prevention

With the number of flu cases increasing in some parts of the country, the Pleasanton Unified School District is focusing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by sj, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 15 comments | 1325 Views

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Livermore Lions Club names Haggerty 'Citizen of Year'

The Livermore Lions' Club has selected Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty as its Citizen of the Year for 2009. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by doozi, on Oct 1, 2009 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 953 Views

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Sullenberger to fly today with co-pilot of plane that they landed in Hudson River

Danville pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will fly for the first time today since he deftly landed a plane into the Hudson...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 919 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newsom seeks debates with Atty. Gen. Brown if he decides to run for governor

San Francisco mayor and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom Wednesday threw down the gauntlet to Attorney General Jerry...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joseph, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 968 Views

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Lawsuit against ValleyCare Health System headed to trial

A lawsuit filed by a patients' rights group against ValleyCare Health System appears to be headed to trial. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Physician, on Feb 26, 2011 at 10:56 am | 25 comments | 1599 Views

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City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Keep asking Good Questions, on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 944 Views

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First segment of Interstate 580 carpool lane complete

City leaders and elected officials lauded transportation improvements Friday that are expected to bring some relief to the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 6 comments | 961 Views

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A second shot at love

When Pleasanton resident Vivian Miller went online to search for a song, she never thought she would end up rekindling a...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jean Murphy, on Jan 17, 2010 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

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County officials cut short confab with Chinese delegation eyeing NUMMI

Alameda County supervisors cut short their meeting last week with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by David, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 1026 Views

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San Jose set to ban both plastic, paper bags at stores

Plastic and paper shopping bags may soon no longer be an option at San Jose stores after the City Council voted to ban them...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Polprav, on Oct 22, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 25 comments | 1250 Views

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Council, Library Commission to meet tonight on expansion plans

The City Council and Pleasanton Library Commission will hold a joint workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 7, 2009 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 915 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland council to vote tonight on bid to oppose BART airport connector

The Oakland City Council will vote tonight on a resolution expressing opposition to BART's connector from the Coliseum station...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on Oct 7, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 903 Views

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Landscaper sentenced for tax evasion

A local landscaper who performed work in Pleasanton and Livermore has been sentenced for tax evasion, according to the U.S....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by John W., on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 8 comments | 1085 Views

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Blue Angels fly in, ready for weekend's Fleet Week show

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels arrived in San Francisco Tuesday morning and the team's commander joined Mayor Gavin Newsom to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Howard Adams Neely, on Oct 7, 2009 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 810 Views

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Council takes 1st step in proposed $70-million library, civic center development project

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council took a major...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 11, 2009 at 8:09 am | 6 comments | 867 Views

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Zone 7: Arroyo not a dumping ground

Boni Brewer, spokeswoman for Zone 7 Water Agency, sent us this photo of a couch and a mattress floating in the Arroyo Mocho....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Oct 9, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 933 Views

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City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by colette, on Oct 8, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1034 Views
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