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Stolen car runs out of gas; three jailed on theft, drug charges

Three people were arrested on auto theft and drug charges after a police officer spotted them pushing a car toward a gas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stole the street name?, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2146 Views

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New supervisor to meet constituents -- for a fee

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who was appointed last summer to represent Pleasanton, is coming to town to meet his...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2011 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 2439 Views

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Danville Marine, 19, killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday, the second Bay Area casualty of the war in the week. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Toni Hume, on Nov 22, 2011 at 8:19 am | 3 comments | 2480 Views

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Community Foundation honors Pleasanton Weekly

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation presented the Pleasanton Weekly with its "Community Champion" award Wednesday night at...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 1986 Views

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'"MythBusters' stars, film crew apologize for cannonball firing, damages

The stars of the Discovery Channel television show "MythBusters"-- Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman -- visited Dublin Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by That's so 7 days ago, on Dec 13, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 2431 Views

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New improved library lighting to save 46% in energy use

Check out the lights at the Pleasanton Public Library. Recently installed wireless controls automatically adjust the lighting...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by dc, on Dec 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3550 Views

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275 seniors enjoy turkey with all the trimmings at Rotarians' 30th annual Christmas dinner

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton served a complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings to 275 seniors Sunday at its 30th annual...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Erin, on Dec 12, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 4551 Views

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County sheriff, Mythbusters TV crew hold public meeting over Dublin cannonball incident

On the heels of an epic TV production mishap that sent a cannonball flying into Dublin homes, roughly two hundred people...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Fred Jones, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 2296 Views

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Sheriff's deputies find Santa Rita escapee riding bike in Dublin

A seven-hour search came to an end Monday night when Alameda County sheriff's deputies detained an inmate who had escaped...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Vanessa, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2584 Views

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Oakland mayor names Jordan police chief, hires new fire chief

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Wednesday announced that interim police Chief Howard Jordan will head the Police Department on a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Feb 3, 2012 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 2390 Views

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Police log: Probation check leads to arrest

A probation check led to the arrest of Richard Cordova, 23, at about 3:43 p.m. Jan. 24 in the 3800 block of Vineyard Avenue...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Feb 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 2649 Views

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A Giants thrill

Braxton Fletcher, 11, combined his love of baseball with a school project to visit the Giants in spring training in Scottsdale,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 8, 2012 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2895 Views

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Going for the Gold in scouting

Rebecca Rodriguez, who turns 17 next week, has been in Scouting since she was a toddler in a stroller, remembering those...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Heidi Hasz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 2789 Views

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Oakland marathon, festival on Sunday to close streets, interrupt bus service

Oakland officials are urging those coming to their city Sunday to be aware that some major streets will be closed and bus...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Carmen, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:37 am | 3 comments | 4342 Views

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Parks and Recreation Commission to hear update on waterslides tonight

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to hear an update on the status of the waterslides...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff Durban, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 2820 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 | 13065 Views

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Pleasanton hosts free recycling and e-waste collection program tomorrow

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host a Free Community Recycling and E-waste from 10...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 20, 2012 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 3393 Views

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Human skull found on conveyor belt at Pleasanton recycling center

A human skull was found at a Pleasanton recycling center Friday morning as workers were separating recyclables on a conveyor...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Oh My, on May 8, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 2657 Views

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Pleasanton bank robbed Wednesday afternoon

The US Bank branch office at 5870 Stoneridge Mall Road was robbed yesterday afternoon by a man who demanded money from the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by steven, on May 13, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 2364 Views

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Livermore police investigating home-invasion robbery

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a home in Livermore early Tuesday morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9369...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Carlos, on May 30, 2012 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 3204 Views
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