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The road to cleaner air

Amid the statewide drought, there has been plenty of talk about water conservation. But the drought is not only creating...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 4151 Views

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Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 5, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6857 Views

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'With every breath I take'

Clare Dowling, a Tri-Valley native and dual-lung transplant recipient, is set to appear in the 126th annual Rose Parade on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Aunt Jeanne , on Dec 28, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 9226 Views

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Swalwell to have Afghan interpreter as guest at tomorrow's 'State of the Union' address

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will have as his guest at President Obama's "State of the Union" speech Tuesday an Afghan...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 6000 Views

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Albertsons, Safeway receive clearance for proposed merger

AB Acquisition LLC, which owns Boise-based Albertsons, and Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 5345 Views

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WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON BODY TATTOOS AND BODY PIERCINGS?

Personally, I do not like encountering a human body with tattoos and or body piercings. God gave all of us his best creation,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 1169 Views

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Mayor reports 2014 a very good year for Pleasanton; 2015 will be even better

In his annual "State of the City" report, Mayor Jerry Thorne said 2014 was a very good year for Pleasanton, a year of planning,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 6355 Views

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State increases water project allocation

The California Department of Water Resources notified Zone 7 Water Agency, which supplies treated drinking water to retailers...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 5, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 3159 Views

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DSRSD securing supplemental water supplies

Water agencies in the East Bay and Sacramento Valley plan to voluntarily transfer 1,500 acre feet (AF) of water (488,776,500...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 3527 Views

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Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by lll, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:26 am | 4 comments | 4278 Views

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Police officer retires after 28 years

After serving 28 years in law enforcement, all with the Pleasanton Police Department, Officer Tom Hansen retired on April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Congrats , on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 4351 Views

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Pleasanton woman headed to bocce world championships

Pleasanton native Navina Bernardi is preparing to don the American red, white and blue against women from across the globe...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by nonna mpv, on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 4 comments | 4584 Views

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Readers Choice 2015 voting starts today!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Pleasanton. The online ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 4, 2015 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 6753 Views

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New director named to Alameda County Fair board

Rose Johnson, a Pleasanton resident and chief executive officer of the Davis Street Family Resource Center in San Leandro...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Romeo, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 3767 Views

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Celebrating Giants' title with Pleasanton connection

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High, met with Pleasanton's Congressman Eric...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2015
Last comment by Rob, on Jun 14, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 2282 Views

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Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 2021 Views

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Sierra Club says new electric rates will cost majority more

A San Francisco-based conservation group said a new electricity rate plan passed Friday by the California Public Utilities...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 3389 Views

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Another Spare the Air day due to unhealthy levels of smog, smoke

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for today due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 2103 Views

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Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 2029 Views

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Obama Rejcts Construction of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Which is the lesser evil, Keystone oil pipeline or moving the crude by rail car? Which has the least impact on the environment? With...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 6, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 657 Views
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