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Bay Area leaders adopt regional plan to accommodate future population growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by The other paper, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 7 comments | 3983 Views

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Living the American Dream: An Advertorial

Nestled comfortably in his Bishop Ranch office, Faraz Sattar surveys the activity of the financial market. The CEO of Accretive...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 26, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 795 Views

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Traffic moving again on Bay Bridge after being closed 2-1/2 hours due to 'suspicious device'

Traffic began moving again on the San Francisco Bay Bridge this afternoon about two and a half hours after a suspicious device...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 743 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 | 2 comments | 3757 Views

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Stanford's Nicole Gibbs bows out of Bank of the West after three-setter with No. 4 seed Hampton

Nicole Gibbs, just two months and four tournaments into her professional career, gave 29th-ranked Jamie Hampton everything...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1815 Views

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Will LaMarche signs with Detroit Tigers

Many young baseball players fantasize about one day playing professional baseball. For Pleasanton resident William LaMarche,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Karin Francis, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 18051 Views

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Being Neighborly Needing Some Sleep

I am a mother of twins who are now 6 months old, we have been in our home for about 2 years now and we have a neighbor who...

Original post made by Annoyed Neighbor on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 1229 Views

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Cutting a tree

Is there anyway to get the city to allow you to cut down a tree?We have a silk tree in front of our house and it is a heritage...

Original post made by Treeman on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Success, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:20 am | 13 comments | 1810 Views

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Jewish youths claim their Birthright

Every year, thousands of young Jewish people travel to Israel to learn more about their religion, culture and heritage. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2013 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 875 Views

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Article: 74% of Small Businesses will Fire Workers and Cut Hours Due to Obamacare

More "great news" from the Democrat party who favors socialism vs. free enterprise, looks like we are headed for an absolute...

Original post made by Defund Obamacare on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on Jul 24, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 25 comments | 1189 Views

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Do street parking rules change during Garage Sales?

I know they don't, I am simply pointing out a very typical occurrence during Garage or Estate sales around town, and other...

Original post made by Pleasanton_Resident on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Watcher, on Jul 24, 2013 at 11:58 am | 14 comments | 1377 Views

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Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2013 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 2981 Views

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Father Serra look-alike? What do you think?

While flying in his plane over the Hayward salt flats the other day, Pleasanton photographer Mike Sedlak took this photo...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 874 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 | 980 Views

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Pleasanton teacher gains nationwide recognition for rethinking learning

A fifth-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary School has been bringing some innovative approaches to classrooms in the district...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hans Sebastián Perl Matanzo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:52 am | 10 comments | 1859 Views

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Injury knocks out Wimbledon champ Bartoli in advance of today's Bank of the West Classic

Three-time Bank of the West Classic finalist and reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has withdrawn from the 2013 event...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1059 Views

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Lawn Service

Can anyone recommend a good lawn service? Basic mowing/edging at a reasonable price. Thanks...

Original post made by patcher on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:33 pm | 4 comments | 779 Views

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Run-down 1912 house stalls new home development

What on earth were the members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission thinking when they voted 4-0 to reject a bid by longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Connecticut Yank, on Jul 22, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 1720 Views

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Bagpocalypse

The predictions were dire. The proposed bag ban would doom civilization. Cats and dogs would be sleeping together in the...

Original post made by Jeff Durban on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Same for all, on Jul 22, 2013 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1092 Views

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Livermore garage fire displaces family, causes $50,000 in damages

Firefighters from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department extinguished a garage fire Saturday morning before it could spread...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
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