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Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries after being struck by jail bus

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley died Thursday from injuries sustained a day earlier when he was struck by an...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeffery M. Mess, on Feb 27, 2017 at 6:58 am | 2 comments | 4469 Views

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Sunol rancher is home on the range

Rancher Tim Koopmann, whose projects earned him the 2011 California Leopold Conservation Award, recently led a tour of his...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pickering, on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 4468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikers, hikers closing Niles Canyon Road on Sunday

Following decades of public requests for improved recreational access to historic Niles Canyon in southern Alameda County,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 13, 2015 at 7:51 am | 10 comments | 4465 Views

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Costco Big Loser Today

Amazon announced today that they will buy Whole Foods. According to some analysts, Costco will be the biggest loser of this...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Jul 19, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 109 comments | 4465 Views

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Former Pleasanton student dead in Marin County homicide

A former student at two Pleasanton high schools was identified as the victim of a homicide discovered June 6 at Point Reyes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Maryanne , on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 10 comments | 4464 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Kaiser is Superior, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 8 comments | 4462 Views

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Does Anybody remember the Scare Fair???

I was just curious as to what happened to the Scare Fair thing Pleasanton use to have in the back of the fairgrounds. I was...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by raven, on Nov 10, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 4462 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 4460 Views

RESTAURANTS

British pub requesting extended hours for music, dancing

Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant is adding its name to the list of a growing number of downtown businesses looking to...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Dec 4, 2009 at 10:18 am | 34 comments | 4460 Views

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Who Monitors "Free" Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

The so called 'free' electric vehicle charging stations are being used not by patrons of the shopping centers, but by owners...

Original post made by Ben Johansen on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Senior lady, on Sep 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 24 comments | 4459 Views

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No to Everyting Committee of Ayala, Brozosky, Arkin, Fox, Brown Take Over the City

Now we know that "No to Everything" committee of Kay Ayala, Steve Brozosky, Valerie Arkin, Anne Fox, Karla Brown-Belcher,...

Original post made by Watch Out on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by tyu, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:15 am | 16 comments | 4457 Views

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BART talks continue, but union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anti-union, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 18 comments | 4457 Views

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Vacaville police arrest 2 from Pleasanton after carjacking while on test drive

Vacaville police arrested two Pleasanton residents after they stole a car during a test-drive Friday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:25 pm | 10 comments | 4454 Views

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Los Altos runner finishes first in Rotary's Halloween Spirit Run

Los Altos runner Andrew Demas, 27, won the Rotary Club of Pleasanton's first annual Halloween Spirit Run Sunday, completing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Joe Tallarico, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 4454 Views

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Lins should end their lawsuits against Pleasanton

Civic diplomacy took a back seat in the Pleasanton City Council chambers last Monday as Mayor Jennifer Hosterman again sparred...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Confused, on Oct 6, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 37 comments | 4453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: 21-year-old Brentwood man arrested for providing alcohol

A 21-year-old Brentwood man is facing charges of purchasing and knowingly supplying alcohol to Laurel Williams before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm | 12 comments | 4448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Forum about under age drinking

I am a Dad of a Highschool student. I am sick at how much drinking and drugs go on right under our nose. Its on campus,...

Original post made by Parent keeping teens sober on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by LongLivePotter, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 41 comments | 4446 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Choosing a College? Think Learning, Not Earning

We live in a rapidly changing society. So, too, with our college and university systems, which increasingly have modified...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jakob, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 4446 Views

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RV, boat show open today at Alameda County Fairgrounds

The 25th annual Manufacturers RV Show is open today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds as its 11-day run continues through...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 4445 Views

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21 more new homes approved for Pleasanton developments

More housing is headed for Pleasanton with the City Council's approval of 19 new homes on Rose Avenue across from the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 5, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 4445 Views
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State housing push revives need for East Side planning
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Nominations due by Sept. 18

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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