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Congressmen to meet with commuters on ACE train this morning

Congressmen Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) will hold a rolling "roundtable meeting" with constituents...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Omar Chatty - San Jose, on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1931 Views

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Governor signs Baker's veteran-assistance bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill from local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that aims to better inform and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

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Water experts talk diversifying water supply at city summit

Members of local water agencies and economic boards gathered Tuesday morning to tackle a looming, difficult question: What...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 2738 Views

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Congregation Beth Emek introduces new prayer book for Rosh Hashanah

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton introduced a new Reform Judaism prayer book at its Rosh Hashanah services. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2328 Views

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Fire victims say 'Thank you, Pleasanton'

Thousands of pounds of food, clothing and household supplies are in the hands of hundreds of victims of the Valley and Butte...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by audrey, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 3050 Views

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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 | 2113 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 | 2604 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 | 2697 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 | 1465 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 | 2099 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 Doug Miller, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2520 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 | 5320 Views

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New smartphone apps could cut your medical bills

What if your next doctor's visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 5255 Views

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Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1502 Views

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To head off more dry years, water agencies explore toilet-to-tap

The cities of the Tri-Valley and their water agencies are searching for a way to avoid more punishing drought years. But...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Why Not Catch Run Off, on Apr 4, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 10 comments | 2414 Views

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Editorial: Vote for Glazer for State Senate, Baker for Assembly

State Senator Steve Glazer, a Democrat, and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, a Republican, are seeking nomination in the June...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 21, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 3600 Views

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Pleasanton cuts water conservation requirements to 10%

Pleasanton's water conservation target has been reduced to 10% based on 2013 billings in response to newly adopted statewide...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 10, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 3020 Views

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Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2379 Views

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Local racquetball players headed to World Championships

Three young racquetball players who train at ClubSport Pleasanton have qualified to represent Team USA in the Junior World...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1440 Views

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Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs

Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by John Hitchen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2848 Views
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Memories of the Pineapple Express and Lake Tahoe
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 708 views