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Swearing-in ceremonies tonight for re-elected Mayor Hosterman, City Council members Thorne, Cook-Kallio

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and City Council members Cheryl Cook-Kallio and Jerry Thorne will be sworn into office tonight after...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 1906 Views


New Pleasanton school board members take oath of office

Newly-elected Pleasanton school board members Jeff Bowser and Joan Laursen were sworn in as official trustees in the district...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steve B, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1524 Views


School board workshop targets conflicts

The Pleasanton School Board could have a whole new way of doing business if plans from a four-hour workshop Saturday come...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 1719 Views


Appellate Court delays hearing on state buildings sale until after Schwarzenegger leaves office

A California appeals court in San Jose Monday set a Jan. 26 hearing on the disputed $2.3 billion sale of 11 state buildings...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by buildings for sale, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1651 Views


Friday's earthquake felt throughout Tri-Valley, much of Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose Friday afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Yet Another Teacher, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1487 Views


San Ramon 'fiscally sound' despite lower revenues

San Ramon is in remarkably good shape, especially compared to some other California cities, according to Mayor Abram Wilson...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1354 Views


McNerney, 4 area mayors discuss regional issues in Washington meeting

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) met in Washington, D.C. Wednesday with four Tri-Valley mayors to discuss regional...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1333 Views


Follow Pleasanton's lead: disband redevelopment agencies

With the current still-sluggish economy and the city's concern over unfunded pension liabilities, Pleasanton can be glad...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 25, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views


Welcome home celebration tomorrow for USN Lt. John Fields

A welcome home celebration will be held tomorrow for USN Lt. John Benjamin Fields starting at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 12,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Agree, on Feb 11, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1301 Views


Walnut Creek, Las Lomas High mourn drowning deaths of 2 teenagers

Students at Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek today are mourning the loss of two of their classmates who drowned in Walnut...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2011 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 1962 Views


Parents urge vote on governor's tax plan, other news in round-up of Thursday stories from around the Bay

A coalition of parents, educators and their supporters gathered in San Francisco Wednesday to call on state representatives...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by radical, on Mar 10, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 1472 Views


The Scherer murder trial: An analysis

It was three years ago this past Monday that Ernest Scherer Jr. and his wife Charlene Abendroth were killed in their home...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 18, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 3 comments | 1630 Views


Eastbound I-580 off ramp at Portola Avenue now closed

The eastbound I-580 Portola Avenue off ramp has been permently closed as part of the construction of the new Isabel interchange. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Pretty Mean, on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1353 Views


State's home foreclosure crisis devastating, top Realtor says

Calling the home foreclosure crisis in California "devastating," the president of the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by lessismore, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 1257 Views


Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery gravesites go on sale Oct. 1 at prices up to $10,198 for double plots

Gravesites will go on sale at Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery on Sunol Boulevard starting Oct. 1, with 400 plots available...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 23, 2011 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 2402 Views


Britney Spears concert draws thousands, plus other news in round-up of Monday stories from around the Bay

Screaming teens, drag queens, and throngs of dedicated fans poured into downtown San Francisco Sunday to see pop singer Britney...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by To Emily, on Mar 28, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 1482 Views


Mom goes to prison for sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Shirin, on May 6, 2011 at 4:47 am | 3 comments | 1605 Views


Police log: Two charged with felonies in traffic stop

A traffic stop led to the arrest of two men on possession of burglary tools and drug charges. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 17, 2011 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views


Services today for longtime Pleasanton dentist

Ralph Peter Juhl, a dentist with the varied interests of a Renaissance man, died at home April 15, at the age of 78. A graveside...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Honor to know, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 1670 Views


Danville service today for girl believed to have jumped from Golden Gate Bridge

The parents of a Danville girl believed to have jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge last week will hold a celebration of her...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Big Poppa, on May 30, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 1455 Views
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