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Pleasanton North Rotary holding its 'Starry Night' gala Sept. 20

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its annual fundraiser gala Sept. 20, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, 56 minutes ago | 1 comment | 30 Views

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Livermore police arrest suspect in Sunday morning shooting

Livermore police have arrested a suspect in an early Sunday morning shooting that sent five people to the hospital. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by But the Police caught the guy, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 413 Views

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Sports Park to be renamed for late Mayor Ken Mercer today

Pleasanton Sports Park will be renamed for the late Mayor Ken Mercer at a ceremony at 4 p.m. today. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 318 Views

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San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 15 comments | 3615 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 Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 2747 Views

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Lowe's to pay $1.6 million in settlement for mislabeled building materials

Lowe's Home Centers was ordered to pay a $1.6 million settlement in a California consumer protection action for allegations...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by fix the mislabeling, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 764 Views

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Fremont Bank to mark 50th anniversary with Fairgrounds fireworks

Fremont Bank will light up the night sky Sept. 3 in celebration of its 50th Anniversary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/28/fremont-bank-to-ma...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Happy Local, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2069 Views

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The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 2577 Views

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Smartphone 'Kill Switch' bill signed into law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to prospective thieves in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
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Feinstein calls for earthquake 'Early-Warning System'

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Monday called on the state and federal governments to partner with the private sector...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Citizen 2, on Aug 26, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 852 Views

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East Bay Stand Down wraps up its 4-day event as homeless veterans head back to where they were

Hundreds of Bay Area homeless veterans are back to wherever they were a week ago after four days of special care during the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Silver Rivers, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 2010 Views

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6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Napa, other parts of No. California

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area this morning, damaging buildings and roads and leaving tens of thousands without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ali Reza, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2557 Views

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Back to school safety tips for Monday's opening day

With schools opening Monday, the Pleasanton Police Department is offering safety tips for getting students to school safely. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Aug 24, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 892 Views

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Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul LeClaire, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2357 Views

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'Shop for a Cause' to offer discounts at Macy's, funds for ValleyCare

Macy's and ValleyCare Health System's charitable foundation are sponsoring their 9th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 4526 Views

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Bankruptcy court seeks jury trial for Community Foundation leaders

An Alameda County bankruptcy court trustee is seeking a jury trial for the leaders of the now defunct Tri-Valley Community...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 3727 Views

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Goodguys' 28th annual Nationals open Friday at Fairgrounds

The Goodguys 28th West Coast Nationals, a three-day celebration of vintage American iron, opens at 8 a.m. Friday at the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 20, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2534 Views

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Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in the classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by helenayers, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:55 am | 7 comments | 1336 Views

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Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 8043 Views

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Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 17, 2014 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 731 Views
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