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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 | 1803 Views

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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 | 1656 Views

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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 | 1524 Views

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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 | 1530 Views

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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 | 1779 Views

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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 | 1581 Views

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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 | 2296 Views

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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 | 1724 Views

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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 | 1811 Views

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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 | 1537 Views

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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 | 1379 Views

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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 | 2782 Views

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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 | 1626 Views

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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 | 1749 Views

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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 | 1739 Views

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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 | 1900 Views

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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 | 1620 Views

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BART riders say they'd take smaller seats but want bigger aisles

A large majority of riders are telling BART they would give up 2 inches of seat width in exchange for wider aisles. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1683 Views

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Perfect weather makes for spirited run

The 18th annual Spirit Run, hosted by the Rotary Club of Pleasanton, took place under perfect skies this morning as participants...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Karla Brown, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 1780 Views

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AVHS teacher wins state award

Beth Cutter of Amador Valley High School has been selected as the 2011 California outstanding biology teacher. Cutter is...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by kitkat, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2177 Views
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