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Amador Valley High diversity camp ends today with dance, music performance

This year's Cheza Nami diversity camp will end its weeklong session into African art and music today with a student play...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 31, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 7 comments | 871 Views

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UC Berkeley named best public college in U.S.

The University of California at Berkeley is the number one public university in the United States. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Go Cal!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 13 comments | 1633 Views

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Services Saturday for George Farrell, 54, who died while riding bicycle

Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Pleasanton Senior Center for George Farrell, a 25-year employee in the city...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mr. L. Turner, on Jul 31, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 3401 Views

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New pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasanton

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/29/new-pastor-at-trinity-lutheran-church-in-pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Nancy Feniuk Nelson, on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

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It's hot! Here's how to escape the heat in Pleasanton

Swimming, frolicking through sprinklers, air conditioners and fans are typical methods to keep cool today as temperatures...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Julie , on Jul 29, 2015 at 11:00 pm | 6 comments | 2236 Views

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Firefighters extinguish grass fire at Camp Parks in Dublin

A 250-acre grass fire on the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area that temporarily closed Tassajara Road in Dublin was...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 29, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 801 Views

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Pleasanton Council raises City Manager Fialho's salary by 5%

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has been awarded a 5% salary increase, raising his annual pay to $206,877 from $197,026. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Stacey Bloom, on Jul 29, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 9 comments | 2157 Views

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Season's first 'Spare the Air' day called for today

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for today. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:19 am | 8 comments | 602 Views

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Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'

A group of Foothill High School students have collected 1,907 pounds of fruit that they were able to donate to Open Heart...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 27, 2015 at 7:26 am | 7 comments | 2793 Views

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Pleasanton man throws out Giants' 1st pitch for organ donation awareness

Longtime Pleasanton resident Rafael Herrera tossed the opening pitch as the San Francisco Giants celebrated Donate Life Day...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1751 Views

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Pleasanton Council bans smoking in city parks

The City Council Tuesday ordered a ban on smoking in all Pleasanton parks, agreeing with a recommendation of the city's Youth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 25, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 34 comments | 1923 Views

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Pleasanton water, sewer rates could increase this fall

Brace yourself Pleasanton. Your water and sewer rates will likely increase in October, senior discounts on water bills will...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 4365 Views

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Dear Safeway, I want real food

Dear Safeway, I used to be able to buy produce in its natural form. But now over half your produce department is full...

Original post made by Real Food on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by U L Gibbons , on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 565 Views

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Fire department's deputy chief to retire Thursday

Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Rodondi of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will retire Thursday after more than 30 years...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by g7caligirl, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 2943 Views

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Visit Tri-Valley seats 2 new board members

Two new directors have been named to the board of Visit Tri-Valley, a destination marketing organization that promotes tourism...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gary Kohler, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

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Debates, protests continuing on proposed 'Kate's Law'

Dozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by RestOfStory, on Jul 17, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 11 comments | 1427 Views

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West Grand Boulevard at Concerts in the Park tonight

Thousands will fill downtown's Lions Wayside and Delucchi parks tonight to hear the classic soul and Motown hits by West...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 3105 Views

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Pleasanton cyclist biking for a better world

Cameron Vaughan pushed through the miles -- ignoring the cold that made his nose run or the rain that stung his eyes -- thinking...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by beach bum, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1687 Views

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GUEST OPINION: Pressing 'Stop' on East Pleasanton

Timing matters in our personal lives, business, politics, and even city planning. The City Council recently voted to rescind...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 9, 2015 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 1336 Views

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Pleasanton man named to Ducks Unlimited board

Pleasanton resident Dave Hinman was elected to the Ducks Unlimited national board of directors during the nonprofit organization's...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 7, 2015 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 1076 Views
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