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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, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 2958 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 | 6120 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, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 1487 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 | 3996 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 | 927 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 | 10616 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 | 1060 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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Jewish Chanukah festival starts at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Members of the Chabad of the Tri-Valley will mark the start of Chanukah from 5:30-7 p.m. tomorrow with its 10th Annual Chanukah...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Chabad, on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 1480 Views

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How long do I have to pay off my 401(k) loan after I leave my company?

Good for you for asking this question ahead of time! The answer is somewhat complex and the penalty for making a mistake...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Laura Knight, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1498 Views

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City Council approves $16.5-million sports fields, woodland additons to Bernal Community Park

With a financing agreement in place with Pleasanton's nine youth sports teams to help pay for the new sports fields and facilities...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by PTown Rez, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:32 am | 15 comments | 3066 Views

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Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 10, 2014 at 8:19 am | 22 comments | 4309 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: All-time conductor

For 50 years, maestro Arthur Barnes made the drive in five o'clock traffic from the Peninsula to the Tri-Valley to conduct...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Russ Widener, on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2368 Views

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Pleasanton's new assemblywoman takes oath of office

The Tri-Valley officially has its new Assemblywoman, with Catharine Baker (R-Pleasanton) taking the oath of office Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by gV, on Dec 6, 2014 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

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Livermore police urge high school students to stop playing 'Assassin' game

Livermore police are asking high school students to refrain from playing the "Assassin" game, which police say has led to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 2098 Views

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Bangin' drums with Blue Devils

Pleasanton students that participate in music and the performing arts are able to add to that experience by being a part...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2014
Last comment by Kevin Gamin, on Dec 2, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 1168 Views

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Firehouse Arts Center filled for Community Band's holiday concert

The Firehouse Arts Center was filled to capacity yesterday for the Pleasanton Community Concert Band's a free holiday concert,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Craig, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 2005 Views

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Start tomorrow off with a walk before Thanksgiving dinner gets underway

Pleasanton's "World Walk to Wellness" organization is sponsoring early morning strolls tomorrow through the Ken Mercer Sports...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Jerri, on Nov 26, 2014 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 2387 Views

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Pleasanton launches new, expanded website with contemporary look

The city of Pleasanton has launched a newly designed website at [http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/ cityofpleasantonca.gov]. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Nov 25, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 11 comments | 1850 Views
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