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Decorated Niles Canyon 'Train of Lights' a special treat for everyone this holiday season

The holiday Train of Lights got under way with a preview for a few hundred lucky riders last night as the 12-car train chugged...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by der, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1095 Views

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Teens allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night as they were out walking near their homes off of Vineyard Avenue, police...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Red, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 58 comments | 2044 Views

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Air quality alert today rules out burning logs in fireplace Thanksgiving Day

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could face...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 19 comments | 1666 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1036 Views

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2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 986 Views

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Torrico brings his campaign for AG here

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton the other...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 29, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 14 comments | 921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 25-year-old on charge of distributing fake drivers' licenses

Pleasanton police arrested a 25-year-old San Ramon man Wednesday on suspicion of producing fake driver's licenses that investigators...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1441 Views

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Deadline tomorrow for applications to many Cal State colleges

With tomorrow the deadline for applying for admission to many of California's state colleges, admissions are becoming increasingly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Chola Sista, on Dec 3, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 19 comments | 1329 Views

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Big turn-out for Torrico's bid to become next state attorney general

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:22 am | 10 comments | 991 Views

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BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 888 Views

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BART agrees to add Pleasanton in its Livermore expansion planning

In a welcome turnaround, BART officials this week agreed to include Pleasanton city representatives in planning an extension...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Dec 1, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 8 comments | 1080 Views

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Big turn-out for Torrico's bid to become next state attorney general

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dominic, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 1107 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATED: Police recommend charges against woman in Angela Street house fire

Pleasanton police have recommended to the Alameda County District Attorney's office that they press charges against a woman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:18 am | 14 comments | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest passenger in pickup truck parked alongside Hart Middle School today

Pleasanton police arrested a woman passenger but released the male driver after searching their pickup truck that was parked...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Solicitors need a license, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 19 comments | 1594 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman's purse snatched

An elderly woman pushing a shopping cart Sunday near Red Robin had her purse snatched, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Dec 2, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 14 comments | 1741 Views

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Police recommend charges against woman in Angela Street house fire

Pleasanton police have recommended to the Alameda County District Attorney's office that they press charges against a woman...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Gingerdog, on Dec 1, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 1469 Views

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Thomas Coyne Winery Winter Open House

The historical tasting room located at 51 E. Vallicetos Road in Livermore will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 27 to 29...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 959 Views

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BART agrees to add Pleasanton in its Livermore expansion planning

In a welcome turnaround, BART officials this week agreed to include Pleasanton city representatives in planning an extension...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 917 Views

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Plan to rebuild 2 low income housing complexes fails on first try

A recommendation to consolidate two 40-year-old Pleasanton housing projects into a new 150-unit facility for low-income seniors...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by What a colossal waste, on Dec 15, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 12 comments | 1130 Views

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Deadline today for Cards for Troops

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) hosts the third annual Holiday Cards for Our Troops program. Residents are encouraged...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 918 Views
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