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Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 13 comments | 14405 Views

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Christians will observe Ash Wednesday tomorrow

Christians will observe Ash Wednesday on Feb. 13, marking the start of the Lenten season. Because Sundays are not counted,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 16, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 14334 Views

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Pleasanton 9-year-old heads to college

Kairan Quazi, one of Las Positas College's newer students, probably has a lot in common with his fellow, intellectually curious...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Vishal Raina, on Aug 8, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 14267 Views

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Pleasanton in top 3% for charitable giving

Philanthropy is often an integral part of an overall wealth plan because those who've been blessed find ways to make a positive...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:09 am | 12 comments | 14199 Views

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Repeat offender busted

A Castro Valley man remains in custody on burglary and bad check charges at local jewelry stores that totaled more than $74,000,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 17, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 14165 Views

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CVS Pharmacy fined nearly $700,000

CVS Pharmacy, which operates 850 pharmacies in California, including two in Pleasanton, has been fined $658,500 for its...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by regular Visitor, on May 30, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 11 comments | 14136 Views

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Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigns

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watson, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 14044 Views

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Hacienda Business Park gets new lease on life

Pleasanton's 875-acre Hacienda Business Park, long considered one of the best in the West, got a new lease on life Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by olfthfl, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:11 am | 10 comments | 14044 Views

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ValleyCare 'members' OK merger with Stanford

The ValleyCare Health System's corporate membership has overwhelmingly approved proposed bylaws and articles of incorporation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Patients Squeezed, on Nov 24, 2014 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 13866 Views

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Livermore Lab team discovers six new elements

Dawn Shaughnessy and her team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are pushing the boundaries of the physical world,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 13853 Views

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Bay Bridge glistens as 25,000 LED lights turned on for 2-year-long show

About 25,000 LED lights were turned on last week as part of an impressive light sculpture on the western span of the Bay...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by vincent, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 14 comments | 13696 Views

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Around Pleasanton: July 4 fireworks halted at fair, this time for good

The popular and long-traditional Independence Day fireworks show at the Alameda County Fair has been canceled, and this time...

Original post made on May. 23, 2018
Last comment by MostlyanewbietoPtown, on May 28, 2018 at 5:55 pm | 44 comments | 13682 Views

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Grass fire comes close to homes along upper Bernal Avenue

A grass fire in the hills above Amanda Place across Bernal from St. Augustine Catholic Church late Saturday was quickly extinguished...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 31, 2012 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 13592 Views

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Pleasanton Middle School mourns the loss of Mrs. Boerman

The cards, flowers and signs have been multiplying along a wall in the 700 building of Pleasanton Middle School ever since...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Tracie Roddy2oVfr, on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 7 comments | 13353 Views

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Another high-density apartment complex coming to Pleasanton

One of Pleasanton's busiest intersections -- Stanley Boulevard where Valley and Bernal avenues connect -- is about to get...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mac, on May 3, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 39 comments | 13236 Views

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Pleasanton school board braces for more cuts at meeting tonight, including adult ed cuts

The Pleasanton school board plans to spend an hour tonight reviewing a list of potential cuts that include eliminating the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 34 comments | 13208 Views

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Pleasanton teen identified as victim in fatal pedestrian crash

The pedestrian who died after being hit by a car near downtown Pleasanton Sunday evening has been identified as 17-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 2, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 36 comments | 13150 Views

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Stoneridge Mall opens to crowds of anxious shoppers at midnight

Stoneridge Shopping Center gave shoppers an early start on their holiday buying today by opening the mall at 12 midnight...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Timmy!, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 13097 Views

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BART management, unions continue contract talks as new strike looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 24 comments | 12759 Views

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Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 12737 Views
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