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Fundraising completed to restore Mount Diablo's historic beacon

Donations from local organizations have finally netted the $100,000 needed to complete restorations on the 85-year-old "Eye...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by wilrob, on Jun 30, 2013 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 2824 Views

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Four rescued from stuck roller coaster at Fair

Four juveniles got an extra thrill last week when the roller coaster they were on got stuck at the Alameda County Fair and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2814 Views

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Driver killed when car hits tree off I-680 near Bernal exit in Pleasanton

A driver was killed when her SUV crashed into a tree and went down an embankment yesterday off Interstate Highway 680 in...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pauline, on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 3534 Views

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Neighborhood hosts invited to join in Pleasanton's 'Night out Against Crime'

Pleasanton will hold its annual National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6 and the Police Department is seeking neighborhoods...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 3381 Views

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Structural engineers hired to inspect Pleasanton's 88 bridges

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a three-year contract with a San Jose engineering firm to handle an ongoing program...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Haruha, on Jul 23, 2013 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 2850 Views

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Honda convertible stripped in Pleasanton driveway on Mairmont Drive

Part of the interior of a car parked in a driveway was stripped overnight July 21, according to police reports. Both front...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 5450 Views

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Grab-and-run ringleader makes first court appearance

A teen described by police as the ringleader of a grab-and-run gang that hit Victoria's Secret multiple times in recent months...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 27, 2013 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 11039 Views

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Bicyclist suffers major injuries in fall off Pleasanton Ridge trail

A bicyclist riding with his son-in-law suffered major injuries Saturday morning when he fell with his bike off the Thermalito...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 9101 Views

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Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 7533 Views

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Livermore wins 1st annual Alameda County mayors' 'Healthy Cook-Off Challenge'

The city of Livermore was victorious in the 1st Annual Alameda County Mayors Healthy Cook-Off Challenge last week at the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 3439 Views

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Smoke grenade sparks fire at Army base in Dublin

Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 3:20 am | 3 comments | 4363 Views

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Caledonian Club signs 5-year contract with Fairgrounds for Scottish Games

The Caledonian Club of San Francisco, promoters of the Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, announced Monday that they once...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2013 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 3527 Views

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How will new fee regulations affect my 401(k) retirement plan?

The 401(k) retirement plan is the best way for most people to save for retirement, and for many people their retirement account...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 2272 Views

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Brown signs Corbett bill for more exits on limos

A bill that aims to improve safety for limousine passengers in the wake of a fatal limousine tragedy that killed five women...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bad Bill, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2762 Views

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BART statement on negotiations

In a memorandum to city and regional leaders, BART General Manager Grace Crunican expressed disappointment that negotiations...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1806 Views

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Downtown-Vision and the "Main Street Partnership"

Re: Robert Byrd's article I have been in Pleasanton for more than 30 years and have the Downtown change very little-- The...

Original post made by Elle44 on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:08 am | 3 comments | 3615 Views

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Police: Man tries to rob Pleasanton Baskin-Robbins

Pleasanton police are investigating a reported robbery attempt at Baskin-Robbins at 4001 Santa Rita Road early this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Crime Wave, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 6233 Views

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Two from San Jose arrested in Pleasanton pesticide theft

Two men have been arrested for burglary in a months-long theft of pesticides from Terminix in Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 3 comments | 4837 Views

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Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report Monday covering California's cash balance showing that revenues...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 3 comments | 5073 Views

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Safeway among 'World's Most Ethical Companies' for 4th time

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has been named one of 2014's "Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Festus, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2903 Views
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