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Police detective, dispatcher receive top year-end recognitions

Detective Eric Fredgren's tireless work to clear criminal cases and dispatcher Betsy Jones' penchant for a strong work ethic...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 10435 Views


Letter: McNerney should oppose latest healthcare effort

Dear Editor, Read the full story here posted Friday, March 5, 2010,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by shadowbozo, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 11 comments | 2583 Views


Danville Cub Scout leader arrested for allegedly keeping child porn

A Cub Scout den leader was arrested by San Ramon police Wednesday for allegedly keeping child pornography on his computer,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hybrid Owner, on Mar 19, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 11 comments | 3636 Views


Obama calls Fremont company 'testament to American ingenuity'

President Obama visited a solar panel manufacturing facility in Fremont Wednesday, calling the company and its workers...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 28, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 11 comments | 3507 Views


All fireworks illegal in Pleasanton--even sparklers

The Pleasanton Police Department and the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, in a joint bulletin issued Friday, reminded...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Zuderbeth, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:30 pm | 11 comments | 6803 Views


New DUI policy could revoke licenses for 10 years

Drunken drivers might sober up in September over a bill that aims to revoke licenses from repeat offenders who drive under...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by mooseturd, on Sep 6, 2010 at 9:07 am | 11 comments | 3306 Views


Pleasanton in great shape, and getting better, mayor tells business leaders

With sales tax revenue inching up and new businesses opening here or expanding, the city of Pleasanton is in a strong financial...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:40 pm | 11 comments | 4462 Views


McNerney's 11th District could be moved out of Pleasanton

Pleasanton's five years of fame as a city nationally-known for its hometown Democratic Congressman Jerry McNerney may soon...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 3429 Views


From Kentucky Derby to the Pleasanton racetrack

Two weeks before the start of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Jeff Bonde was sitting in his small office in the stable...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:55 am | 11 comments | 6409 Views


Bank held up at gunpoint, says witness

A masked, gun-wielding man held up Comerica Bank on Crow Canyon Place in San Ramon on Thursday, according to police and a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gil, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:22 am | 11 comments | 3071 Views


Council OKs Climate Action Plan that regulates future energy uses

The City Council approved a broad-based Climate Action Plan (CAP) on Tuesday night that could make Pleasanton "one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 11 comments | 2880 Views


Protesters line Bollinger Canyon Road to dispute 'subsidy sucking' corporations

Several activist groups joined together in protest outside Chevron headquarters in San Ramon on Tuesday afternoon, calling...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hank, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 11 comments | 3707 Views


Local drives planned to help Amador grad seeking bone marrow match

Two local drives have been set up to help an Amador Valley High School graduate who needs a bone marrow match in her fight...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by asian, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:26 am | 11 comments | 6627 Views


Pleasanton PTA stumps for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at Pleasanton schools that could secure funding for schools across the state for the next 12...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegseggerr, on Mar 23, 2012 at 9:00 am | 11 comments | 5745 Views


'Everybody can do yoga, says studio owner'

People inquiring about yoga classes often mention stress, said Kate Coughlin, owner of Downtown Yoga on Main Street and Division....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 27, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 11 comments | 3359 Views


Jockey killed in horse race at Alameda County Fair

A 33-year-old jockey was thrown from his horse and killed in the final race of the day yesterday at the Alameda County Fair. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Not again??, on Jul 8, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 11 comments | 4870 Views


Brown to sign $8-billion high-speed rail bill today in San Francisco

Gov. Jerry Brown will be in San Francisco later today to sign the High-Speed Rail funding bill at one of the bullet train...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:51 am | 11 comments | 8836 Views


Woman's body found in brush at BART station

A woman's body was found Thursday afternoon in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station parking structure,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 5628 Views


Swalwell protests against Stark for Social Security benefits being paid to his children

Dublin City Councilman and candidate for Congress Eric Swalwell said that if elected he will support closing a provision...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by roberto, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 4022 Views


New contract with firefighters calls for hefty hike in pension contributions

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department have agreed to start paying 9% of their benefit costs starting next...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Aug 23, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 11 comments | 3509 Views
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