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Abram Wilson pulls bid in San Ramon mayoral race

Former San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson said he is no longer in San Ramon's mayoral race, allowing Mayor Bill Clarkson to seek...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 12853 Views

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New online tool can help eliminate energy waste

Pleasanton homeowners wondering why their energy bills are so high or wanting to eliminate energy wasters in their homes...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by customer, on Sep 10, 2013 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2019 Views

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How will new fee regulations affect my 401(k) retirement plan?

The 401(k) retirement plan is the best way for most people to save for retirement, and for many people their retirement account...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1648 Views

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BART statement on negotiations

In a memorandum to city and regional leaders, BART General Manager Grace Crunican expressed disappointment that negotiations...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1462 Views

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Police: Man tries to rob Pleasanton Baskin-Robbins

Pleasanton police are investigating a reported robbery attempt at Baskin-Robbins at 4001 Santa Rita Road early this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Crime Wave, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 5513 Views

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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 | 2049 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 | 3996 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 | 2248 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 | 2258 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 | 506 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 | 1249 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 | 1644 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 | 4175 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 | 2412 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 | 3589 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 | 1849 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 | 3679 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 | 2230 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 | 2776 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 | 2759 Views
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