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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting Tuesday night in response to Gov....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Samuel B., on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 4481 Views

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Pleasanton Jack-in-the-Box worker stabbed, Dublin woman seized

An employee at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a woman customer. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Abdul, on May 11, 2014 at 2:59 am | 6 comments | 4479 Views

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Bogus Pleasanton college founder gets 16 years in prison

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Throw away the key, on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 9 comments | 4477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in Pleasanton school classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 27, 2013 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 4476 Views

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Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 4476 Views

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State Senator Ellen Corbett to run for Congress in 2014

State Senator Ellen Corbett (D-10th) has announced to members of the Valley Real Estate Network that she plans to seek the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 4473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All solicitors ARE photographed

Recent robberies in my neighborhood have led me to begin taking pictures of individuals and their support teams soliciting...

Original post made by Wayne on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 4471 Views

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Solydra bankruptcy highlights green failures or Obama and McNerney

The Obama administration and Jerry McNerney have touted green technology to lead this country out of recession. They attempted...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 13, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 84 comments | 4468 Views

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2013: Year to plan Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

Volunteers made quite a commitment when they signed on as members of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force last summer....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by June, on Jan 12, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 9 comments | 4467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board discusses laptop program for Pleasanton middle schools

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from middle school principals at its meeting last night about a proposal to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by WeWentThroughLaptop, on Nov 10, 2015 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 4465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 dead, 4 injured in limo fire on San Mateo bridge Saturday night

The California Highway Patrol is investigating what led to a fire in a limousine that killed five women and injured four...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sadie, on May 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 7 comments | 4462 Views

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Charity worker nabbed for Pleasanton bank robbery

Pleasanton police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a local Washington Mutual bank branch. Masala James, 39, of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by clyde barrow, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 4461 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for July 18

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will hold its annual Summer Wine Stroll July 18, a popular Tri-Valley event for more...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:21 am | 10 comments | 4461 Views

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Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 4461 Views

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Lavish Lifestyle in the White House: Another Round of Golf Anyone?

What seems stuck in the craw of millions of patriotic Americans is Obamas’ 1 percent lifestyle — the endless ski...

Original post made by Jeff Davis on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments | 4460 Views

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Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 4460 Views

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Castlewood's locked out union workers march in downtown Pleasanton

A group of former Castlewood Country Club unionized workers and their union's representatives marched in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by WLP, on Dec 18, 2011 at 9:52 am | 35 comments | 4459 Views

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Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 4459 Views

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Union says Raley's grocery workers on strike

Thousands of unionized grocery workers walked off their jobs at Raley's supermarkets this morning, citing management's unlawful...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by rob, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 4457 Views

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CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 4455 Views
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