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MTC seeking comments on public transportation plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is seeking public review and comments on its Draft 2015 Public Participation...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 13, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1224 Views

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Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2451 Views

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Harvest Park Cheer Team Holiday Boutique

Harvest Park Middle School MPR Thursday, November 13, 2014 3pm-7pm Harvest Park Cheer Team is hosting a Holiday Boutique...

Original post made by Sherri J on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sherri, on Nov 13, 2014 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 267 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber holding Fall Business Mixer tonight at Fairgrounds

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold its Fall Business Tradeshow and Mixer from 5-7 p.m. today at the Palm Pavilion...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 12, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 1 comment | 1100 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Biden: Middle Class Label Not a Compliment in DC, ‘It Means You’re Not Sophisticated’

Hey America, not only do the Democrats in power think you are stupid, they also think you are "not sophisticated". Now where's...

Original post made by Jonathan Gruber on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan Gruber, on Nov 12, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 157 Views

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Rosepointe homeowner back to Planning Commission tonight with second-story bid

Rosepointe community homeowner George Schmidtt will be back before the Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight to again seek...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Just Do It, on Nov 12, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1197 Views

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Hundreds turn out for opening of 'Innovate Pleasanton'

Tri-Valley Capital opened its spacious new "Innovate Pleasanton" office this week in Hacienda Business Park at a reception...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by roger, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2716 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 1979 Views

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Baker wins Assembly race over Sbranti

Republican Catharine Baker, a Pleasanton attorney, has been elected 16th District State Assemblywoman, serving a wide area...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by James Hoffa, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 15 comments | 3627 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Do you need ID theft insurance or credit monitoring?

You'd have to be living under a rock not to be concerned about identity theft. It seems like every other month there's a...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Roadkill Sally, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1858 Views

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Fire destroys homes under construction at development near Safeway

A raging fire has destroyed several homes under construction in a new development just south of the Safeway Lifestyle supermarket...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Nov 10, 2014 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 1361 Views

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Catharine Baker's 3+% lead holds solid since election

The California Secretary of State site, today shows 16th Assembly District count at Baker 66,867, and Sbranti 62,526, difference...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 225 Views

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It's not over yet! Alameda County still counting 100,000 unreported ballots

Candidates in close races need to keep their eyes glued to daily updates being provided by the Alameda County Registrar of...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Technology , on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 6 comments | 2523 Views

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Battling East Bay Dems succeed in getting a Tea Party Republican elected in the Bay Area

Nice going, here's an attaboy to Sbranti and Glazer, the labor unions and all the East Bay Dems who got Catharine Baker,...

Original post made by DismayedDem on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:30 am | 7 comments | 475 Views

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Firefighters holding public ceremony tomorrow for retiring Chief Miguel

A public "walk-off" ceremony honoring retiring Fire Chief Jim Miguel will be held at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow in front of the Livermore-Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 7, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 1556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller lead Pleasanton school board race

Incumbent Joan Laursen and challenger Mark Miller were elected Tuesday to the Pleasanton school board – with Laursen leading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 25 comments | 7060 Views

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Transportation sales tax Measure BB passes

Measure BB, the Alameda County transportation tax package, was approved by nearly 70% of voters Tuesday, ending several years...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben J., on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 3690 Views

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TV30 to cover tonight's 'Battle of Pleasanton' game between Amador Valley, Foothill high schools

TV30 will cover tonight's cross-town rivalry between Foothill High School and Amador Valley High tonight at Amador's football...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by details, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 3758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Really?

With the passing of Prop 47 methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and other illegal drugs now become a simple misdemeanor if found...

Original post made by Prop 47 on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by remember when, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 331 Views

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Baker, Sbranti bids for State Assembly still too-close-to-call

Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/05/baker-sbranti-bids-for-state-assembly-still-too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Trivalleydad, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:39 am | 11 comments | 2977 Views
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