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What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 3712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Glazer, Bonilla hold top spots in State Senate race

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer was the top vote-getter in the State Senate District 7 special primary yesterday but fell well...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Mar 19, 2015 at 7:34 pm | 7 comments | 3711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday

Heading to San Francisco this weekend? You'll need to take a different route or avoid going all together. That's because...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Ringwood, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 3711 Views

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10 Livermore Lab researchers named 2014 APS Fellows

Ten Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have been selected as 2014 fellows of the American Physical...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 3711 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck, tools stolen from construction site

A truck and tools valued at nearly $58,000 were stolen from a construction site at the Stoneridge Creek retirement community...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 9, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 3711 Views

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Amador grad dons Pleasanton police uniform

One of Pleasanton's own, Tony Repetto, has come back to wear a police officer's uniform. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10835...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Feb 14, 2013 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 3708 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 3707 Views

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Pleasanton police chase down, capture suspected burglar of Raley's Center bike shop

A Vallejo man was arrested in connection with a break-in at a Pleasanton bike store early Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jan 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 3706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cashing in on Kolln

A majority on the Planning Commission went into last night's meeting convinced they wouldn't support the installation of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by !fereurora!, on Nov 3, 2008 at 6:22 am | 28 comments | 3704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County to close 4 fire stations after voters reject parcel tax measure

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 11 comments | 3702 Views

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Two suspects injured in I-580 crash yesterday after chase from Stoneridge Mall

Two auto burglary suspects sustained minor injuries after a car chase that led from the Stoneridge Shopping Center onto I-580...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 24, 2011 at 5:07 am | 24 comments | 3702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 3702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tobacco shop/ Hooka shop on First St.

Has anyone gone by the tobacco shop on First Street downtown? I was walking past and it appears to have several water...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Not Sure, on Oct 3, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 11 comments | 3701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district receives one-time windfall from state

The Pleasanton school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11284...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am | 30 comments | 3701 Views

SPORTS

98th annual Bay to Breakers marathon Sunday

Some of the world's fastest runners from as far as Kenya sat together at a luncheon in San Francisco Friday to talk about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 18, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 3701 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 14 comments | 3700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to consider STEAM preschool tonight

The Pleasanton school board is scheduled to discuss and possibly approve district staff's proposal for a STEAM Preschool...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 17, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 14 comments | 3696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A persuasive voice for a school parcel tax

If the Pleasanton school board is going to ask voters again next year to pass a parcel tax, as is likely, it can count on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:15 am | 58 comments | 3695 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton woman sentenced to prison for tax fraud

A Pleasanton woman has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for a fake tax refund scheme, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 3695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Connect me, and I will make my choice

I got accepted. These words flood newsfeeds on Facebook each spring as college decisions come out. High school seniors yearn...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 3694 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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