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Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 2427 Views

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Parolee arrested in slaying of Amador Valley grad

Police have arrested a man on probation out of Texas who is accused of killing a 32-year-old Amador Valley High grad in broad...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 30 comments | 2181 Views

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Flags in Pleasanton being flown at half-staff to honor service members killed in Chattanooga

All flags at Pleasanton city facilities are being flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday in honor of service members...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by American, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1963 Views

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Study claims Bay Area roads among some of worst in country

The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/26/study-claims-bay-area-roads-among-some-of-worst-in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 2089 Views

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Swalwell introduces online job-search bill

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined two Republican colleagues last week to introduce...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Waste of money, on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 2966 Views

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Governor signs Baker's toll bridge open meetings bill

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, announced this week that Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Pierre, on Aug 18, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2347 Views

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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 | 2081 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 | 1816 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 | 2902 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 | 2462 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 | 3216 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 | 2252 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 | 2741 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 | 2839 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 | 1621 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 | 2246 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 | 2695 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 | 5470 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 | 5476 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 | 1663 Views
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