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Bird watchers fan out for annual Audubon Society count

Bird enthusiasts fanned out across the Bay Area yesterday to take part in the Golden Gate Audubon Society's Christmas Bird...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2347 Views

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Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 2986 Views

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Wood burning banned again today by Bay Area air quality agency

Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy this weekend, prompting the fourth consecutive Winter Spare the Air...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Smog head, on Jan 17, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 3 comments | 1664 Views

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ValleyCare at 50

ValleyCare, which opened its first medical center 50 years ago in Livermore, is now rated one of America's top 100 hospitals...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Wow batter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 1774 Views

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Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 3282 Views

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New nightclub goes before Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight will consider granting a conditional use permit for a new restaurants, bar and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by DOA - 9Mos, on Feb 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 3185 Views

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Swalwell to host Town Hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his first town hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. this morning at Harvest...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1594 Views

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Bankruptcy proceedings continue for local charity

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation still owes more than $2.7 million to creditors, bankruptcy court records show, with nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by MrsJjhh, on Mar 24, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 2217 Views

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Passover at sundown continues a special week that includes Easster next Sunday

Passover began at sundown today, commemorating the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

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Dedication at 11 a.m. today to honor Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A memorial garden will be dedicated at 11 a.m. this morning in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Jameson Lindskog, a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 30, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 2338 Views

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Parents push PUSD for smaller class sizes

At the last school board meeting, teachers came before the board to ask for smaller class sizes and for reading specialists...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1641 Views

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6,000 who have died in Iraq, Afghanistan wars honored at Pleasanton Memorial Day ceremony

The commander of the Pleasanton American Legion post said Monday that fewer than 1% of the 300 million Americans serve in...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 9, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1974 Views

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Gas station slated to add convenience store accused of selling cigarettes to minor

The Union 76 gas station at First and Ray streets in Pleasanton that's about to be expanded with a convenience store was...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 5964 Views

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Fundraising completed to restore Mount Diablo's historic beacon

Donations from local organizations have finally netted the $100,000 needed to complete restorations on the 85-year-old "Eye...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by wilrob, on Jun 30, 2013 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 1735 Views

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Four rescued from stuck roller coaster at Fair

Four juveniles got an extra thrill last week when the roller coaster they were on got stuck at the Alameda County Fair and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views

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Driver killed when car hits tree off I-680 near Bernal exit in Pleasanton

A driver was killed when her SUV crashed into a tree and went down an embankment yesterday off Interstate Highway 680 in...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pauline, on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2248 Views

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Structural engineers hired to inspect Pleasanton's 88 bridges

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a three-year contract with a San Jose engineering firm to handle an ongoing program...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Haruha, on Jul 23, 2013 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 1729 Views

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Grab-and-run ringleader makes first court appearance

A teen described by police as the ringleader of a grab-and-run gang that hit Victoria's Secret multiple times in recent months...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 27, 2013 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 9666 Views

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Bicyclist suffers major injuries in fall off Pleasanton Ridge trail

A bicyclist riding with his son-in-law suffered major injuries Saturday morning when he fell with his bike off the Thermalito...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 7976 Views

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Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 2962 Views
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