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Vandals in Kottinger Park

I was walking my dog through Kottinger Park near Adams Way on Sunday Dec 21 around 4pm. I witnessed two young men in their...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by Joyce, 7 minutes ago | 2 comments | 82 Views

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Ken Mano named Pleasanton Weekly's Man of the Year

Meet Ken Mano, Pleasanton Weekly's "Man of the Year" for 2014. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/19/man-of-the-year...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Clay Anderson, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 2968 Views

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Pedestrian, 25, killed last night on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman Parkway

A 25-year-old pedestrian was killed last night when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Amy Leona, 9 hours ago | 25 comments | 6128 Views

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Arizona woman injured at Livermore outlets died Tuesday

A 61-year-old woman who was injured Dec. 9 in a suspicious incident at the Livermore Premium Outlets parking lot died Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by WaitingToHear, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1500 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Livermore Lab's National Ignition Facility earns magazine's award

Physics World, an international monthly magazine published by the Institute of Physics, has named Livermore National Laboratory's...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Damon, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 1856 Views

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Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 4007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police launch 'Hide It, Lock It' campaign to reduce thefts

The Pleasanton Police Department is launching a new crime prevention campaign aimed at reducing the number of preventable...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Dec 20, 2014 at 8:22 am | 10 comments | 3337 Views

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Nurses at San Ramon Regional, other Tenet-owned hospitals voting on new 4-year contract

Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by chris, on Dec 20, 2014 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes to move forward on East Side development planning

Following through on their campaign pledges, newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton City Council voted last...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by requestor, on Dec 19, 2014 at 8:31 pm | 23 comments | 2949 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund now underway

Today marks the start of the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 10623 Views

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Celebrating Hanukkah at Christmas-time

Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish festival of lights dating back 21 centuries, is being observed through next Wednesday, which...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 107 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Jennifer Hosterman spearheaded city achievements

Some of us thought that Jennifer Hosterman traveled a lot when she was Pleasanton's mayor, a post she left just two years...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Joey, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1061 Views

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2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry born in Pleasanton

Just came across this interesting tidbit that I don't recall seeing mentioned in the local news: Prof. William E. Moerner...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Field trips for Alisal????

Does anyone know why Alisal is the only Elementary school in Pleasanton that does not participate in 4th grade Field trip...

Original post made by concered parent on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by alisalparent, on Dec 18, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 40 comments | 2431 Views

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Fremont Bank makes $5,000 grants to 18 charities

Fremont Bank Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Pleasanton's and the Bay Area's Fremont Bank, has chosen to support 18 local...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by CEW, on Dec 17, 2014 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 823 Views

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Preliminary plan for East side on Pleasanton Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will get its first look at a preliminary plan for the future development of the city's east side...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 16, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 high school seniors win Community of Character $1,000 scholarships

Two high school seniors have been chosen as recipients of the 2015 Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship by the Community of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Congratulations!!!, on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1283 Views

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Safeway declares quarterly dividend as Albertsons take-over nears completion

Pleasanton-headquartered Safeway, Inc.s board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Bug Splat, on Dec 16, 2014 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 3407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Fall Community Education Series wraps up tonight

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association Council will be hosting a free presentation tonight on parents'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Dec 16, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 627 Views

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Recently termed-out Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan to seek State Senate seat

Former State Asemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat held by...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 1950 Views
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