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Chowchilla kidnapper granted parole but remains in prison

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tony, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 2458 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court action upholds county's 'take-back' drug ordinance

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday denying a bid by pharmaceutical associations to block enforcement of a Safe...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pharma follower, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 619 Views

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School board to discuss 'School Facility Fee Justification Study' tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hear a report and possibly take action on the School Facility Fee Justification Study...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on May 26, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views

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Raley's continues long-term family ownership

Jim and Joyce Raley Teel have announced they will transfer majority ownership of Raley's supermarkets to their son, Michael...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 26, 2015 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 833 Views

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Glazer finishes Election Night on top

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer appears headed to the California State Senate after posting a nearly double-digit lead on Election...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on May 25, 2015 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 2884 Views

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Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by curious, on May 25, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 27 comments | 13006 Views

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Stanford Health Care takes over ValleyCare

Stanford Health Care's acquisition of ValleyCare Health System was completed Monday with new signs identifying the new owner...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Hospital Worker, on May 25, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 2788 Views

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Glazer dominates Election Night

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer appears headed to the California State Senate after posting a nearly double-digit advantage on...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by A correction factor, on May 25, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 383 Views

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East Side's future will be decided by Pleasanton voters Nov. 3

In a surprise move, the Pleasanton City Council voted 3-1 to skirt the multiple choices under consideration Tuesday night...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on May 23, 2015 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 3877 Views

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No charges sought yet against man in alleged DUI fatal crash

Alameda County prosecutors said today they aren't yet filing charges against an alleged drunk driver who killed a mother...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 20, 2015 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 2440 Views

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Pleasanton PTA seeks 'Excellence in Education' nominations

The Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Julie, on May 19, 2015 at 10:59 am | 10 comments | 1460 Views

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Policing in Pleasanton

In a recent interview, Pleasanton police chief Dave Spiller reflected on his time in Pleasanton and talked about his goals...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Citizen, on May 19, 2015 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 3038 Views

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Fire investigators looking into cause of Sunday's grass fire along I-580

Fire crews contained a roughly 75-acre grass fire in the center divide of Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County Sunday...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 18, 2015 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views

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Open house tomorrow at Pleasanton Police department

The Pleasanton Police Department will hold a public open house starting at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. tomorrow where it will unveil...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on May 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 6 comments | 1362 Views

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Pleasanton deals with the drought

In a recent interview, Pleasanton's operations services director and the city's water czar Daniel Smith talked in-depth about...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 15, 2015 at 9:55 am | 30 comments | 3850 Views

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School board hears update on middle school laptop program

District staff provided an update on the expansion of technology at the middle schools during Tuesday night's Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Dear school board, on May 13, 2015 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 513 Views

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Weekly wins top honors in statewide contest

The Pleasanton Weekly won prestigious first-place awards in four key categories among all California weekly newspapers in...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by ?, on May 12, 2015 at 6:21 am | 6 comments | 1423 Views

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Corinthian closes Heald College campuses across Bay area

The beleaguered for-profit college franchise, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., announced today that it was closing its remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by JimmyAbner, on May 9, 2015 at 2:28 am | 2 comments | 1624 Views

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Big Draw returns for third year tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Downtown is center stage tomorrow as arts in every form converge for Pleasanton's third annual Big Draw arts festival from...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on May 8, 2015 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

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WWII veteran turns 100 in Pleasanton

Lanthey Pepares, a veteran who served during World War II, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Veterans Memorial Building...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on May 6, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 7 comments | 3725 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
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"Swirling" to earn college credit
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Rails to Trails
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