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Saturday news round-up from around the Bay

Here's a round-up of Saturday news reports from around the Bay provided by the Bay City News bureau. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 6, 2011 at 12:50 am | 1 comment | 1007 Views

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Nazi death camp survivor to talk about his experiences in Pleasanton lecture

Philip Bialowitz, who was a member of a bold group of men who overpowered their Nazi captors and freed hundreds of slave...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Kelley, on Mar 7, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

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Weekly to host free online marketing seminar for businesses

Do you want to generate more business from online marketing, but don't know where to start? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=6367...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Janice Phalen, on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coins for cats, dollars for dogs

When Valley View Elementary fifth-grader Kaitlyn Glover heard animals being cared for by the Valley Humane Society would...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by North island, on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1035 Views

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Scouts sell cookies on Main Street to help those serving in Afghanistan, Iraq

Brownie Girl Scouts sold cookies this weekend on Main Street as part of their Troop 32458's effort to raise donations to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Patrice Frizzell, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public invited to Livermore Lab meeting tonight on groundwater contamination cleanup efforts

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will host a community working group meeting this evening to discuss the ongoing...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by david vincent mcgraw, on Mar 9, 2011 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 1002 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bacteria and MRSA found on BART to Pleasanton

I'll be standing, thank you! This news is from the Bay Citizen via The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/us/06bcseats.html ...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cajun fiddler Tom Rigney to hold free concert today

A free concert will be held at 2 p.m. today by Tom Rigney, an electric violinist, Cajun fiddler, composer, graphic artist...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 13, 2011 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buchanan talks budget to voters

While State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Jerry Brown's...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob123, on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

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Buchanan talks budget to voters

While Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Brown's combination of budget cuts...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

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Cook-Kallio urges telephone, email campaign to save 'We the People' funding

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, a teacher at Irvington High School in Fremont who coaches the school's "We...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 1773 Views

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Rain forecast moves Spears' concert indoors; other news in round-up of Thursday stories from around the Bay

Stormy weather that is expected to continue to drench the Bay Area this weekend has forced Britney Spears' outdoors concert...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by What about around here?, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Ragin' fundraiser earns $45,000 toward healing therapy grants

Ragin Cajun, the Mardi Gras event held to benefit the Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation, has announced that it raised...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Patty Manzi, on Mar 24, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote on what?

The Governor wants the voters to decide on tax extensions/increases. What a lame choice. He won't tell the voters what an...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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Full water service restored to homes near Pleasanton Ridge

Laboratory tests showed yesterday that tap water is again safe to drink for residents in upper Kilkare Canyon and others...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Dale Clark, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1468 Views

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Reserve your memory rose for the Service of Remembrance

Hope Hospice will host its Spring Service of Remembrance at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, at the Hope Hospice offices, 6377...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shirley, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 1003 Views

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Coyote spotted with family cat in mouth; other news in round-up of Wednesday stories from around the Bay

A homeowner reported seeing a large coyote with the family cat in its mouth in San Anselmo Tuesday morning, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by PW Reader, on Mar 30, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Cars stolen from Fairgrounds

Two cars were stolen in separate incidents at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, according to police reports. In one incident,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Smokey Lonesome, on Apr 2, 2011 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

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International performance April 17 will benefit women's shelters

Priya Shankar, 23, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High, was in India last year as a Fulbright Scholar where she helped at a...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 4, 2011 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1219 Views
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