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Weather service issues hazardous weather warning for today

The National Weather Service is expecting hazardous weather conditions today, with the major storm heading into Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 3261 Views

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Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 10924 Views

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Red Cross seeks blood donations at 2 Pleasanton locations during holiday season

The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift -- a blood or platelet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2905 Views

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Home invasion robber sentenced to 12 years prison

An Oakland man involved in a Pleasanton home invasion robbery in August 2013 was sentenced to 12 years state prison on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Black Panther, on Dec 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

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PLEASANTON POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

Some folks speak poorly of the Pleasanton Police Force. I suspect that is the folks that probably received a deserved citation....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 26, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 313 Views

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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3312 Views

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Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Soooo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 2557 Views

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Local sister-brother duo net bronze at world championships

Siblings Nikita and Vedant Chauhan, members of the ClubSport Pleasanton junior racquetball team, earned individual and team...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bat attack + shooting in Plesanton

http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_27320764/four-arrested-shooting-baseball-bat-attack-at-pleasanton Just...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jan 18, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 603 Views

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She's all about opera

Sara Nealy arrived in the Bay Area in 2009 ready for new challenges, but not knowing she was entering into its world of opera. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by D V Giri, on Jan 16, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2264 Views

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Amador student reaches for horizon in motorcycle racing

Amador Valley High School student Tony Davila is an athlete of a different sort. Besides being a varsity wrestler, he is...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 2, 2015 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1616 Views

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Dublin chief to take regional communications post

Dublin Police Chief Tom McCarthy has announced plans to leave his post at the end of February to become the executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1179 Views

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Celebrate Chinese New Year in Pleasanton

Young dancers from Xiaopei Chinese Dance will perform their "Healthy Babies" dance at the Pleasanton Public Library at 2...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Xiaopei Gelb, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 2126 Views

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PUSD 'We The People' teams finish strong at state competition

The Amador Valley High and Foothill High "We The People" Competition Civics teams had strong showings at the state competition...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jeriannmay, on Feb 11, 2015 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 3244 Views

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Dublin Water Park

I see that Dublin thinks that water slides are a good idea, they will be building 4 giant water slides plus other water park...

Original post made by oldtimer on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by lll, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 338 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
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Old Memories and iMemories
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Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
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