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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
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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 | 1028 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 | 1777 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 | 1023 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 | 1047 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 | 1320 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 | 1074 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 | 1337 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 | 1001 Views

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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 | 960 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 | 1185 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 | 886 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 | 924 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 | 982 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 | 1089 Views

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Pleasanton named a top U.S. city for focus on environment

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has announced that Pleasanton has been named one of the top 34 cities among 1,040 that are part...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by doug, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 1401 Views

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Tri-Valley Republican Women Meeting

The Tri-Valley Republican Women Federated will host Catherine Bragg at a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Cattlemans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Oct 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 881 Views

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Safeway opens new eco-friendly office building

Executives from Pleasanton's largest employer celebrated the opening of a sustainable office building that will house 450...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 12 comments | 1451 Views

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Altamont vs. Pacheco passes to be part of high-speed rail court case Friday

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High-Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Comes out of our pockets, on Oct 9, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 926 Views

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Home sweet home

There is no denying that John Madden's resume is certainly extensive, very impressive and speaks volumes to the success he's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:47 am | 47 comments | 1255 Views
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