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Price steps down at San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 17 comments | 3691 Views

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Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2466 Views

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Livermore Airport control tower faces closure if federal spending cuts go through on Friday

With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close the control...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Larry, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 17 comments | 1752 Views

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BART votes to continue slightly increasing fares every two years

The BART Board of Directors voted Thursday to continue its fare increase program, which is based on inflation and goes to...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian First, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 17 comments | 1661 Views

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Council OKs speed limit increases on 11 city streets

Speed limits are being raised by 5 miles an hour on 11 major streets in Pleasanton after a traffic survey showed that motorists...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 1629 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs pay-off of $20-million in golf course bonds

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday authorized dipping into available cash reserves to buy down $20.6 million in outstanding...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 17 comments | 1235 Views

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Don't need an Agent to sell- save $ thousands

Real Estate is so hot now that you can save yourself thousands by avoiding Real Estate agent ripoffs. If you are selling,...

Original post made by Real Estate so Hot - on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bought Several Houses without Agents, on May 30, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 17 comments | 1244 Views

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So sad Coffee Ali closing...

This amazing coffee shop in Vintage Hills Shopping center was such a treat for us locals...Ali always ready to make whatever...

Original post made by Friend on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by We love you, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 17 comments | 2064 Views

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Regents Pick Controversial Politician as New President

It has just been announced that the next President of the University of California will be Janet Napolitano, the embattled...

Original post made by Aunt Fergie on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 16, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1278 Views

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BART talks continue, but union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anti-union, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 17 comments | 1973 Views

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Unions give BART strike notice as tonight's strike deadline nears

BART's union leadership has given the required 72-hour strike notice, setting in motion a walkout planned for midnight Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Klisvak, on Aug 2, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 17 comments | 1537 Views

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Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ernest, on Aug 17, 2013 at 7:34 am | 17 comments | 951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone have an update on the Aaron Hall case?

I'd love to hear his bail has also been revoked. We don't need convicted felons charged with more felonies and the father...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:13 am | 17 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police have identities of four involved in Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were there when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 17 comments | 2474 Views

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Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 6137 Views

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Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 2695 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves management raises

Administrators at the Pleasanton School District will get raises that match those given to other employees earlier this year....

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:08 am | 17 comments | 10432 Views

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Former Leftist David Horowitz: "The Communist Party is the Democrat Party"

In a recent speech, Horowitz said "We (the US) are in reach of a totalitarian state in this country...These are very dark...

Original post made by inform yourself on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 17 comments | 1915 Views

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Cold snap comes to Pleasanton starting today

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving weekend will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 17 comments | 7695 Views
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