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AC Transit seeing boom in ridership

For the second year in a row, AC Transit is experiencing a boom in ridership, with its Transbay lines showing particularly...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Down and Out, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 1724 Views

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Two from San Jose arrested in Pleasanton pesticide theft

Two men have been arrested for burglary in a months-long theft of pesticides from Terminix in Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 3 comments | 3656 Views

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Safeway among 'World's Most Ethical Companies' for 4th time

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has been named one of 2014's "Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Festus, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 1926 Views

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'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 4497 Views

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Knox ends Alameda County candidacy after admitting she lives in Contra Costa County

Kathleen Knox , a candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller in the June 3 primary, has withdrawn from the race after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 20, 2014 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 2027 Views

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WATER FUTURES COMMODITY START UP?

This posting is intended as satire to gather thoughts and mind sets in developing a water futures market as a commodity....

Original post made by WATER FUTURES COMMODITY on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 415 Views

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Vote Yes on Healthcare Measure AA

Proponents of Healthcare Measure AA on the June 3 ballot talk about how a Yes vote won't increase taxes. That's because,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jun 3, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 1015 Views

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Pleasanton water czar says cut usage or pay

It's going to be a long, hot summer in Pleasanton with little water to cool us down. The City Council mandated a 25% cut...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 24, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

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Valley Humane Society launches photo contest

The Valley Humane Society is launching its first photo contest today to show the lovability and worth of pets. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 3933 Views

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Artist learns to embrace two cultures

When Minnie Phan began to draw as a young child, she kept her sketches to herself. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/07/11/artist-learns-to-...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 2171 Views

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Banana spill on I-580 causing 3-hour backup into Pleasanton

A big-rig crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore is causing serious traffic delays this morning, up to three...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Boomer Wreff, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 3240 Views

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Students produce one-hour special of local interviews for TV30

Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended the TV30 Summer...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 2, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 1573 Views

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How to choose the best credit card...for you

A common question among financial consumers is "what's the best credit card?" Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/12/how-to-choose-the-best-cred...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 3484 Views

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Sports Park to be renamed for late Mayor Ken Mercer today

Pleasanton Sports Park will be renamed for the late Mayor Ken Mercer at a ceremony at 4 p.m. today. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 2054 Views

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PPIE raises record $330,000 during school registration

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation raised $330,000 -- a record amount of donations -- during the launch...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 2564 Views

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Renovation, expansion plans for 2 downtown parks gets City Council OK

A proposed Master Plan that will enhance the amenities and appearance of Pleasanton's downtown Lions Wayside and Delucchi...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by MustUseRecycledWater, on Oct 9, 2014 at 7:28 am | 3 comments | 2521 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday in downtown Pleasanton

The annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade will be held starting at 1 p.m. Sunday in downtown Pleasanton with more than 100...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 5818 Views

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Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4262 Views

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MTC seeking comments on public transportation plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is seeking public review and comments on its Draft 2015 Public Participation...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 13, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 2245 Views

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Rosepointe homeowner back to Planning Commission tonight with second-story bid

Rosepointe community homeowner George Schmidtt will be back before the Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight to again seek...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Just Do It, on Nov 12, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1731 Views
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