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Eviction notices sent out to subsidized housing residents

Some residents of Las Ventanas apartments got an early unwelcome Christmas gift: eviction notices taped to their doors on...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:35 am | 18 comments | 10857 Views

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Pleasanton Council duties go well beyond Tuesday nights

Future Pleasanton City Council candidates who think that serving on the council means two Tuesday nights a month on the Civic...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 1478 Views

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Her latest thrill: Touring war theater in the Mideast

Kathleen Antrim is no stranger to excitement. She writes thrillers, trained with a SWAT team in Arizona, and has run the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1368 Views

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Nate Miley sworn in to 4th term on Alameda County board

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley was sworn in for his fourth term as supervisor for District 4 yesterday in a crowded...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Stats guy, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 1565 Views

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Workday buys Stoneridge Corporate Plaza

Workday, a software company headed by Dave Duffield, is purchasing the cluster of five office buildings comprising Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Zippo, on Jan 8, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 3029 Views

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Ladouceur stepping down as award-winning head football coach at De La Salle High

Nationally renowned high school football coach Bob Ladouceur announced officially Friday that he is resigning from his award-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 8, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 12 comments | 2041 Views

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Safeway's chairman Steve Burd announces his retirement

Safeway Inc., which is headquartered in Pleasanton, announced Wednesday that Steve Burd, its long-time Chairman and CEO,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1029 Views

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Man stabbed outside downtown Pleasanton restaurant after fight

A man was stabbed in a fight at a Pleasanton bar early Saturday morning, according to police. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10656...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Lahommed, on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 12 comments | 1283 Views

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Plastic bag ban now in effect in Pleasanton grocery stores

Pleasanton and other Alameda County grocery stores and retailers selling packaged foods or alcohol are now required to stop...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Claudette , on Jan 7, 2013 at 11:25 am | 38 comments | 3571 Views

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New laws focus on in-car texting, red light cameras, party buses

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2394 Views

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U.S. Appeals Court overturns order requiring Wells Fargo to pay back debit card customers

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday overturned a lower court order requiring Wells Fargo Bank to pay its California...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by consumer without debt, on Jan 6, 2013 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 1656 Views

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Ban on Paper and Plastic starts on Tuesday

Is Dublin adopting the ban on paper and plastic shopping bags starting the first of the year? I ask that because if they...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 39 comments | 3941 Views

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El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 1947 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland seeks help from Massachusetts-based agency, ex-L.A. police chief to solve growing crime problem

Looking for fresh ideas to solve Oakland's growing crime problem, Mayor Jean Quan and Police Chief Howard Jordan announced...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hopeful, on Jan 5, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New law allows inmates Imprisoned as youths to seek new sentences

Some California inmates sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will be...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 3201 Views

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Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect tomorrow in Pleasanton, but not San Ramon

Starting tomorrow, New Years's Day, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 3, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 14564 Views

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It's 'Spare the Air Day' again today

A second Spare the Air Day has been called for today, banning the burning of wood and solid fuel, according to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni soccer game set for Jan. 5.

Four decades of soccer players from Pleasanton schools will be playing in the 10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Curt Gordon, on Jan 3, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 1387 Views

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Class Action Lawsuit V. Pleasanton Weekly?

There is a topic posted on your page called Moral Turpitude. I am no genius but no one was accused of or charged in the false...

Original post made by Not Cool PW on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ground beef, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:42 am | 13 comments | 1258 Views

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S.F. shopper arrested for shoplifting at Stoneridge Mall also charged with having counterfeit money

A San Francisco woman was arrested for four felonies and one misdemeanor after a Dec. 19 shoplifting incident at Nordstrom,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 1251 Views
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