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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 7085 Views

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Amador ensemble to perform on national stage

The Amador Valley High School Wind Ensemble will perform in a farewell concert next week before heading off to Chicago, where...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1588 Views

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Dublin police searching for bank robber

Dublin police are seeking the public's help in locating a male suspect who robbed the Bank of America branch at 4250 Dublin...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Givenchy , on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 2909 Views

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Missing teen found in San Jose

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found safe in San Jose. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/04/missing-teen-found-in-san-jose...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tess, on Dec 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 2862 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Detroit bankruptcy approved; IL passes pension reform

Odd that both these occurred on the same day. The federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Detroit's bankruptcy can proceed....

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Bill Lambeer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Core Requires Parents to Disclose Whether They're Liberal or Conservative

Check out the Common Core forms (in the article linked below) that parents are required to fill out. I will write-in an...

Original post made by uncommon core on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Joann, on Dec 4, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 832 Views

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Pleasanton police searching for missing teen

Pleasanton Police are asking for help finding a missing 13-year-old girl. Ana Elizarraras was last seen at 4 a.m. Dec. 1...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Deanne, on Dec 4, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 8507 Views

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Swalwell seeks federal funds for redevelopment agencies

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has introduced legislation that would use federal funds to replace much of California's...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:41 am | 11 comments | 7747 Views

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Safeway exiting Chicago area market

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 11 of its Dominick's stores...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Logical Capital, on Dec 3, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 7978 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 2836 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 2882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two cited for tobacco sales to minors

Two local stores have been cited for selling tobacco to minors in an decoy operation conducted by Pleasanton police and the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by math checker, on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:43 am | 6 comments | 3260 Views

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Boeing union forcing move to Long Beach?

Boeing offered its largest union a guarantee of 20,000 union jobs at its Washington facilities at prevailing wages for the...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police have identities of four involved in Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were there when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 17 comments | 2648 Views

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Defense attorney: teens involved in attack likely to be charged

While a man who was beaten and left unconscious on the street remains in the hospital, the four young people involved could...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday "Posada " Celebration

Join us for our Holiday "Posada" Celebration on Sunday evening, December 15th, 7 - 8 pm, at the Veteran's Memorial Building...

Original post made by Margaret Meyer on Dec. 2, 2013
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Today is 1st 'Spare the Air' day of season

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for today by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 11390 Views

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'Wag Brigade' to help stressed-out SFO travelers

Stressed out travelers at San Francisco International Airport will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 6520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 accidents tie up Pleasanton intersections

Pleasanton police pulled a driver out of his overturned vehicle on Sunol Boulevard during the evening rush hour Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Strawman, on Dec 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 18670 Views

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City revenue beats expectation in fiscal 2012-13

The city of Pleasanton ended fiscal year 2012-13 more than $1 million over its projected municipal operating budget as sales...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 30, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4724 Views
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