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16 in Congress seek to cancel student loan debt for local lab employees

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Education Department to forgive the student loans of employees at...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 4, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 37 comments | 2321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest trio after home break-ins off Hopyard

Pleasanton police arrested three San Jose teens in connection with break-ins at two Pleasanton homes Thursday morning. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3207 Views

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Free donation closet opens tonight in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Unified School District will hold a soft opening of its new donation closet, The Hangar, Thursday night for...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by kathy steyaert, on Dec 4, 2015 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 3020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil Thursday, services Friday for Anders Pederson

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for Anders Pederson, who died Nov. 2 just...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by So sad. , on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 9698 Views

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Teens: Want to visit Tulancingo?

Learn about Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association's teen cultural exchange from 8-9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by jany watson, on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1941 Views

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Festive & Free Holiday Events at New Leaf Pleasanton

Stop by New Leaf Community Market Pleasanton in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, 3550 Bernal Ave, Pleasant and join us...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Happy Holly , on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 323 Views

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Foothill takes Antioch in thrilling final play, now faces De La Salle

Turning in arguably their hardest fought effort of the season, the Foothill football team pulled off a one-for-the-ages win,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Foothill Fan, on Dec 3, 2015 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 3868 Views

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Holiday parade set for Dec. 5 on Main Street

Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday celebration, the city's most festive event, starts at 5 p.m. next Saturday, Dec. 6, featuring...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by just me, on Dec 3, 2015 at 7:01 am | 6 comments | 2981 Views

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Pleasanton teen identified as victim in fatal pedestrian crash

The pedestrian who died after being hit by a car near downtown Pleasanton Sunday evening has been identified as 17-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 2, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 36 comments | 10629 Views

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Back from Paris in the nick of time

When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Kidding right?, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 4788 Views

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City Council to try again tonight to agree on Lund Ranch II development plan

The City Council, hopelessly deadlocked two weeks ago over a developer's bid to build 50 homes in Pleasanton's southeast...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Measure PP Purist, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments | 1926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PW locks Paris Discussion -- why?

The discussion of the events in Paris was locked by the PW, not by me when posting it. Why is that? I think I should...

Original post made by traveler on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Just censorship, on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:24 pm | 7 comments | 780 Views

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Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park Renovations - Update

Hello, Curious if there has been any update on the project to rennovate Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park? I think it had...

Original post made by Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park Renovations on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Dec 2, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 377 Views

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Pleasanton Council OK's 48-home development on Lund Ranch II

Despite threats of law suits and several demands to continue the public hearing for a fourth time, the City Council voted...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by sknywench, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 4066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turkeys pardoned by President Obama named by Pleasanton students

The two turkeys chosen for this year's presidential pardon owe their unique names to a gaggle of Pleasanton students. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:16 am | 6 comments | 3132 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore woman dies in San Ramon Valley police chase

A young Livermore woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a crash following a police pursuit that...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton is hell, on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:36 am | 7 comments | 4814 Views

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Tara's Ice Cream has closed

Was driving down Main Street this morning and noticed that Tara's Ice Cream store looked dark and empty. It looks like they...

Original post made by Damon on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 30, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 24 comments | 2686 Views

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Alameda County's unemployment rate now at 4.5%, below state's rate of 5.8%

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 2092 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children

Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 2261 Views

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Lund Ranch - Recalling City Council and Mayor if they violate Measure PP

Does anyone know the number of official registered voters that need to sign a recall petition so we can recall all local...

Original post made by Question on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 30, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 358 Views
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