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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 | 2250 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 | 2584 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 | 6607 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 | 2614 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 | 2526 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 | 3263 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 | 2573 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 | 10620 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 | 8790 Views

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Livermore wins 1st annual Alameda County mayors' 'Healthy Cook-Off Challenge'

The city of Livermore was victorious in the 1st Annual Alameda County Mayors Healthy Cook-Off Challenge last week at the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 3228 Views

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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 | 13523 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 | 2819 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 | 2160 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 | 1653 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 | 5999 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 | 2584 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 | 4588 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 | 2687 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 | 2532 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 | 683 Views
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