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Amador Valley students offer free money-management program

Whether it's saving up for college or a car, or simply saving up for a certain item during the holiday season, young students...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 443 Views

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Treatment district opens new recycled water fill station in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides wastewater treatment to Pleasanton, opened its second residential...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:21 am | 14 comments | 1829 Views

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Harvest Park interim principal announced

The Pleasanton school district has appointed Pleasanton Middle School vice principal Jill Butler as the interim principal...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Don, on Jun 25, 2015 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1726 Views

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Local care facilities ordered to pay over $100K in back wages to employees

A group of Pleasanton residential care facilities have been ordered to pay employees more than $176,000 in back pay and damages...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 24, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 1782 Views

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Person dies on tracks at West Dublin/Pleasanton station

One person died this morning after being found under a BART train at the West Dublin/Pleasanton station, which has been closed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Don, on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1702 Views

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SummerHill switches to condos for its Pleasanton apartment project

In a move that may indicate the Pleasanton rental housing market is becoming saturated, a developer has canceled plans for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 3226 Views

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REACH names home for disabled for retiring 22-year board member

REACH, a Tri-Valley nonprofit that provides housing and other services for developmentally disabled adults, has dedicated...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kurt, on Jun 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 573 Views

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Pleasanton HOA management leader elected to state board

John Cligny of the Association Management Co. in Pleasanton has been re-elected to the board of directors for the California...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jenn, on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 1545 Views

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What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 188 Views

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Pleasanton company built Berkeley apartment complex where 6 died in balcony collapse

A Pleasanton-based construction company has been identified as the contractor of the Berkeley apartment complex where six...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 3830 Views

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Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 722 Views

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Local teen receives $4,000 scholarship

A Pleasanton teen was awarded a scholarship from the ValleyCare Auxiliary, which gives scholarships to high school seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1257 Views

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OPINION: Good times are back as city revenues soar past $106 million

Newly hired Pleasanton Finance Director Tina Olson just presented her first full-year municipal budget to the City Council,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by M.William, on Jun 16, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 3 comments | 954 Views

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Celebrating Giants' title with Pleasanton connection

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High, met with Pleasanton's Congressman Eric...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2015
Last comment by Rob, on Jun 14, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 975 Views

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Pleasanton teen killed in snowboarding accident Monday

Services are slated for tomorrow with funeral home visitation starting at 5 p.m. today for a Pleasanton teen who died Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dari , on Jun 12, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 22 comments | 4123 Views

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AVHS hosts 'Every 15 Minutes' Thursday, Friday

The Pleasanton Unified School District and the Pleasanton Police Department will hold the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Dahlia, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 11 comments | 3669 Views

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Local teams earn top awards at Global Finals

Seven Pleasanton teams competed at the Destination Imagination Global Finals last weekend, with two of the teams bringing...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 958 Views

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2-story restaurant OK'd for old Union Jack Pub site

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval for the construction of a new two-story restaurant and commercial...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Embarassment, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 4367 Views

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Goodbye Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Del Prado Resident, on Jun 9, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 1100 Views

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Glazer sworn in as state senator

The Tri-Valley has a new state senator, with Orinda Democrat Steve Glazer taking the oath of office at the State Capitol...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Norm H, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 220 Views
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