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Prop. 8 sponsor warns same-sex marriage could lead to 'social moral decay'

An official sponsor of Proposition 8 testified in federal court in San Francisco Thursday that he believes same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Go Canucks Go, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 25 comments | 1236 Views

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City Council votes to negotiate settlement on court-ordered housing cap ban

The Pleasanton City Council last night unanimously agreed to negotiate a settlement with opponents of the city's 29,000-unit...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Steven J. Raff, on May 3, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 25 comments | 1977 Views

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McNerney's lead over GOP's Harmer continues to increase

The Secretary of State's office yesterday reported that Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is now leading his Republican...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 11, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 1918 Views

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See you at the parade tonight!

With the award-winning bands from Foothill and Amador Valley High schools providing Christmas music with a marching beat,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 25 comments | 2316 Views

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Scherer found guilty

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 25 comments | 3283 Views

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Budget concerns, pension reform highlight meetings in San Francisco, San Jose, Sonoma County

The San Jose City Council voted Tuesday to move forward with an analysis of a proposal from Mayor Chuck Reed to rein in retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 25 comments | 3338 Views

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Supervisors propose boundary changes to split Pleasanton into 2 districts

Two Alameda County supervisors took a plan for redrawing their district boundaries to Dublin last night in a public hearing...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 25 comments | 1890 Views

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Hayashi, represented by attorney, skips court appearance

A state assemblywoman accused of shoplifting at a Neiman Marcus store in San Francisco's Union Square in October did not...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:20 am | 25 comments | 1939 Views

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Support group for depression and bipolar meets on Wednesdays

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, DBSA, is a support group for people who live with depression, bipolar and other disabilities....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Family member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 25 comments | 4895 Views

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Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandi, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 4420 Views

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Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 3301 Views

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New $34-million elementary school being considered in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board will have to decide whether to build a new elementary school at an estimated cost of $34 million...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Take your pick, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:50 am | 25 comments | 4081 Views

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Ever lived in an Eichler home? They're coming back

The moment she saw her first Eichler home in Sunnyvale in 2008, Monique Lombardelli fell in love. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Grant Mololo, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 9045 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves $115 million budget, raises highest teacher salaries to $99,000

The Pleasanton School Board approved a $115 million budget for the 2013-14 school year Tuesday night that includes more than...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pay attention parents, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:19 am | 25 comments | 6590 Views

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Pleasanton Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. tonight on proposal for new 7-Eleven store at Santa Rita/West Las Positas

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold an informal public meeting tonight to consider a proposal to add a 7-Eleven...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:54 pm | 25 comments | 3960 Views

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Teen driver leaves scene of single-vehicle crash

Pleasanton police are investigating a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Ruby Hill Drive. The call to the 3400 block...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Run from the fire, on Oct 18, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 25 comments | 3498 Views

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New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 7630 Views

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Ousted principal likely on school board agenda tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will likely be discussing the fate of former Walnut Grove Elementary School Principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by WG meeting, on Feb 17, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 25 comments | 9612 Views

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Shrieking sound keeps Pleasanton residents awake at night

Distressing, unnerving and strange sounds have roused Pleasanton resident Keli Martinez in the middle of the night for several...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 25 comments | 16757 Views

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Neighborliness in Birdland takes a hit

he neighborliness of one of Pleasanton's oldest and largest communities -- Birdland -- took a hit at a recent City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 25 comments | 4813 Views
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