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Baker's child-abuse prevention bill becomes law

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bipartisan bill co-authored by local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 17, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 1471 Views

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16 in Congress seek to cancel student loan debt for local lab employees

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Education Department to forgive the student loans of employees at...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 4, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 37 comments | 1947 Views

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Flags flying at half-staff to honor victims of Paris attacks

The cities of Pleasanton and Dublin are flying local government flags at half-staff through sunset tomorrow to honor the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:13 am | 12 comments | 1826 Views

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World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 956 Views

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World audience for local miniatures

Tri-Valley artist Barbara Stanton goes small in her paintings but is about to go large in her audience. She will be the first...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1339 Views

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Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1640 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes the fair!

The Alameda County Fair kicks off today for a 17-day run of fun and excitement for all ages, special tributes for the men...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Jun 22, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 2835 Views

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What's with the flag?

Amid a mix of jeers and cheers from passing cars, Pleasanton resident Joe Onate, dubbing himself the "Lonestar Liberal,"...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Mason Wright, on Nov 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 7 comments | 2802 Views

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Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2941 Views

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Best of Pleasanton

Around Town Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1389 posted Friday, October 13,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by John Pitts, on Dec 24, 2007 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 30515 Views

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Small dogs get new digs

The Parks and Recreation Commission decided to move forward on plans to create a small dog exercise area within the current...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by WOOD, on Aug 7, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2860 Views

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Staples Ranch

A group called Friends of Pleasanton started collecting signatures from registered voters this week in an effort to place...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Busy z Koszalina do Holandii, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:31 am | 80 comments | 6658 Views

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No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 3647 Views

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Women, men to don bras for breast cancer walk

Hundreds of women and men will toss aside their modesty and don glitzy, self-decorated bras all in the name of a cure for...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2997 Views

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Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 7347 Views

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Best of Pleasanton voting underway!

Balloting for Best of Pleasanton will run through Aug. 24! Vote now! CLICK HERE http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/best_of/voting/form.php Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Robert E. Garcia, on Oct 16, 2007 at 6:54 pm | 4 comments | 3381 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>BBQ event not friendly for pedestrians Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2922...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by GregMedia, on Sep 13, 2007 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 3609 Views

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Alleged high school drug dealer arrested again

Paul Harold White, who was arrested earlier this month for furnishing drugs to high school students, has been arrested again. The...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by samantha, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:11 am | 7 comments | 2848 Views

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Main Street business busted for alleged prostitution

Tranquility Health Center on 739-E Main St. was closed in July after an undercover prostitution operation revealed illicit...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 24, 2007 at 7:30 am | 21 comments | 3834 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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