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Stark brings 'unique vibrations' to Chamber

Dave Stark, one of the best known Pleasanton pundits in town and an affable civic leader, has been selected as the chairman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cindy Dake, on Mar 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 713 Views

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New Leaf Health Fair March 15 &16: Free Community Event

The annual health fair at New Leaf Community Markets is chock full of free educational opportunities. Between 10am - 6pm,...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Mar. 11, 2014
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Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics

Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics The Tri-Valley Rockets started out as a basketball...

Original post made by Ken mano on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 167 Views

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Pleasanton's planned East Side development may be scuttled

A new report showing that Pleasanton has fulfilled its requirements to provide high density housing for at least the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Development, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 3629 Views

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Pleasanton police seize out-of-town felons in traffic stop

A woman from Livermore and a man from Fremont face multiple felony counts after a Feb. 25 traffic stop near the intersection...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 778 Views

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REPULSIVE CONVICTED SHOPLIFTER IS BACK

Mary Hayashi, of Hayward, convicted two years ago of shoplifting $2,450 worth of cloths from Neiman Marcus in San Francisco,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Fisher, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 636 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor Brown signs drought legislation

As California grapples with the driest period in its history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday signed legislation to assist...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 642 Views

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Shareholder rights attorneys questioning Safeway-Albertson's deal

Shareholder rights attorneys are investigating the proposed acquisition of Safeway, Inc. by the private equity company Cerberus...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 10, 2014 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

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Walnut Creek OKs plastic bag ban although most markets in county don't

Walnut Creek will be one of the next Bay Area cities to say goodbye to plastic bags, joining Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Terry Byrnes, on Mar 7, 2014 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 1074 Views

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Pleasanton man denies charges he attacked friend, stole car

A Pleasanton man who allegedly used a rusted metal cylinder he found on the ground to smack his friend before stealing his...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 1410 Views

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State measure could allow 4-year degrees at community colleges

About 300 college students from San Jose boarded buses Monday and traveled to Sacramento to urge lawmakers to favor a bill...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Awfulfarder, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 1488 Views

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District attorneys reach $2.25 million settlement with Safeway

Just as Safeway annuonced its merger with Albertsons, several Bay Area district attorneys said they had reached a $2.25 million...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted with DA, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 899 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by rucrazie, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 16 comments | 1794 Views

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Armed men hold up Express Liquors early yesterday

Pleasanton police are investigating an armed robbery Monday morning at Express Liquors in the 4300 block of First Street.. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 5 comments | 3255 Views

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Donations of graduation gowns?

We have graduation gowns from high school, community & 4-year college. We hate to throw them away. Does anyone know of any...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 11 comments | 1629 Views

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Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 2081 Views

RESTAURANTS

La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 2209 Views

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Drought conditions persist despite recent rain

Even with a few more days of scattered showers in the forecast this week, rain totals around the Bay Area are still well...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by taxpayer, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 693 Views

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Report details importance of national parks to Bay Area

A study released Monday by the Department of the Interior and the National Parks Service details the economic benefits the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Irv, on Mar 4, 2014 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1021 Views
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