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The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 59 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2508 Views

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Smartphone 'Kill Switch' bill signed into law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to prospective thieves in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Paul Taylor, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 27 Views

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Feinstein calls for earthquake 'Early-Warning System'

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Monday called on the state and federal governments to partner with the private sector...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Citizen 2, 19 hours ago | 10 comments | 588 Views

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San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 19 hours ago | 13 comments | 3372 Views

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East Bay Stand Down wraps up its 4-day event as homeless veterans head back to where they were

Hundreds of Bay Area homeless veterans are back to wherever they were a week ago after four days of special care during the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Silver Rivers, 23 hours ago | 11 comments | 1985 Views

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6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Napa, other parts of No. California

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area this morning, damaging buildings and roads and leaving tens of thousands without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ali Reza, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2390 Views

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Back to school safety tips for Monday's opening day

With schools opening Monday, the Pleasanton Police Department is offering safety tips for getting students to school safely. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Aug 24, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 809 Views

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Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul LeClaire, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2199 Views

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'Shop for a Cause' to offer discounts at Macy's, funds for ValleyCare

Macy's and ValleyCare Health System's charitable foundation are sponsoring their 9th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 4418 Views

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Bankruptcy court seeks jury trial for Community Foundation leaders

An Alameda County bankruptcy court trustee is seeking a jury trial for the leaders of the now defunct Tri-Valley Community...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 3613 Views

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Goodguys' 28th annual Nationals open Friday at Fairgrounds

The Goodguys 28th West Coast Nationals, a three-day celebration of vintage American iron, opens at 8 a.m. Friday at the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 20, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2448 Views

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Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in the classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by helenayers, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:55 am | 7 comments | 1316 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 Cholo, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 7188 Views

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Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 17, 2014 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 682 Views

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Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 7096 Views

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Tri for Fun continues at Shadow Cliffs

Nearly 700 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday (July 19) in the second of four triathlons...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maria , on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 691 Views

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How to choose the best credit card...for you

A common question among financial consumers is "what's the best credit card?" Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/12/how-to-choose-the-best-cred...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 2604 Views

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Safeway launches campaign to help 'special needs' people

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation have launched a campaign that will fund important programs that...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Aug 12, 2014 at 5:11 am | 7 comments | 3032 Views

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Yoga with a twist at Shadow Cliffs

How relaxing. Moving through various yoga poses all while taking deep, long breaths and staying present with my surroundings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 2231 Views

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20 school district employees awarded PPIE education grants

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Your Neighbor, on Aug 9, 2014 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 3170 Views
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CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
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and my friend here will have the kibble."
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Job growth is driving housing prices
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