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Immigration service to check fingerprints of anyone arrested starting June 1

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Wednesday cast doubt on San Francisco's ability to be completely excluded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by fed up, on May 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm | 17 comments | 1502 Views

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UC Berkeley hikers' mothers return to U.S. without their children

The mothers of three University of California at Berkeley graduates who have been detained in Iran for more than nine months...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Roger Murdock, on May 25, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 17 comments | 1579 Views

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Letters: Hikers unite!

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7080 posted Friday, May 28, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Paulette, on Jun 7, 2010 at 8:55 am | 17 comments | 1778 Views

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Dublin pregnancy center, others targeted by pro-choice organization study

A pro-choice organization released the results of a two-year undercover investigation Monday examining more than 200 unlicensed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee Dodge, on Jul 27, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 17 comments | 2374 Views

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Pleasanton Councilman Thorne earns National League of Cities award

Pleasanton Vice Mayor Jerry Thorne will be recognized by the National League of Cities (NLC) for reaching the Bronze level...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 2660 Views

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Supervisor calls for state measure to track skydivers to safe landings

A Contra Costa County supervisor is calling for reforms to the skydiving industry after a Martinez resident took a fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Waterworld, on Oct 11, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 17 comments | 1803 Views

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Bowser prepared for difficult school board race during difficult times

Pleasanton school board candidate Jeff Bowser is hoping to bring his educational and business experience to the district....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 14, 2010 at 7:18 am | 17 comments | 1938 Views

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Mehserle sentenced to 2 years in prison for Oscar Grant shooting

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert Perry sentenced former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle to two years...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 17 comments | 2248 Views

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McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by vhdad, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 17 comments | 1728 Views

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Starbucks at Bart stations? New ruling could make that possible

BART directors have voted 7-1 to approve a new station retail policy that aims to bring more retail vendors within the free...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 21, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 17 comments | 2061 Views

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Sadeks to say goodbye as owners of Murphy's Paw tonight

The long-time owners of Murphy's Paw will hold a "Goodbye" reception starting at 6 p.m. tonight at their popular pet store...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 1955 Views

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Tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting, last one of the year, could be a whopper

The Pleasanton City Council will hold its final meeting of the year starting at 7 p.m. tonight and it could be a whopper. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by michaelfox, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 2021 Views

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Oak Grove developers' plan for 10 homes on hillside site goes to Planning Commission tonight

Even as legal arguments continue over the city's refusal to approve their bid to build 51 custom homes on their hillside...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 17 comments | 7848 Views

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Electric car charging stations now require special credit card, $1 an hour fee

A special credit card is now required for electric car owners who want to use downtown charging stations. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Greenbird, on Apr 15, 2012 at 11:13 am | 17 comments | 15172 Views

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Just say No to Measure B3

If you like higher taxes, stay here. You're in the right city, the right county and the right state for paying more, and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by hmmm, on May 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 17 comments | 4005 Views

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Former IT manager at Kaiser Permanente pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A former information technology manager for Kaiser Permanente has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to charges related...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 3042 Views

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Special election set for May 7 to fill vacant Pleasanton Council seat

Voters will be asked to choose a candidate for the Pleasanton City Council May 7 in a special election that will be by mail-in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Freedom has a cost, on Jan 1, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 2450 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 | 4564 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 | 2882 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 | 2651 Views
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