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Congressman Swalwell reflects on priorities for new term

His third term in the House of Representatives is already shaping up to look quite different for Eric Swalwell. 2017 brings...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by blue bayou, 10 hours ago | 36 comments | 2386 Views

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Martial arts studio kicked out for good

A martial arts studio on Quarry Lane has been shut down indefinitely after the Planning Commission ruled 5-0 its owner would...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by julianna , on Feb 24, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 13 comments | 5074 Views

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Whistleblowers allege air district improperly destroys pollution records

Two former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Sanni674, on Feb 24, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 758 Views

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BART strike averted 5 hours before scheduled shutdown

Pleasanton commuters were spared a traffic nightmare when BART's management and leaders of its second-largest union announced...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Neably, on Feb 24, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 2196 Views

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Mayor Thorne delivers annual State of the City address

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne highlighted key city achievements and public and private projects from the past year, as well...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Save Pleasanton, on Feb 24, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 11 comments | 1766 Views

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Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries after being struck by jail bus

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley died Thursday from injuries sustained a day earlier when he was struck by an...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Mike Moreno, on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2534 Views

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Man arrested in connection with thefts in Pleasanton, elsewhere

Officers in Livermore have arrested a man in connection with approximately $65,000 in stolen property, including items taken...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 22, 2017 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2730 Views

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Pleasanton council delays Owens Drive traffic meeting

Pleasanton residents hoping to hear from the City Council and city staff about traffic changes on Owens Drive will have to...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by JC, on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:57 am | 14 comments | 1984 Views

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Editorial: Now is the time to share your thoughts on downtown planning

This is the time for the large and diverse stakeholder group -- the residents who feel a strong connection and ownership...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 19, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 1216 Views

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BART board votes for more bike parking, fewer seats on trains

More bikes and fewer seats on trains continue to be priorities for the BART board of directors, which voted last week to...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 559 Views

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Pedestrian killed on I-580 ramp in Dublin

One person has died in a fatal collision early Tuesday morning on an Interstate 580 onramp in Dublin, according to the California...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dave Tupper , on Feb 15, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2289 Views

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Santa Rita Jail housing inmates evacuated from Oroville amid threat of dam collapse

Nearly 600 inmates from the Butte County Jail in Oroville have been evacuated and transported to Alameda County's Santa Rita...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Lisa Ruggles, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:44 pm | 5 comments | 1224 Views

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County supervisors approve $750,000 to support, defend immigrants

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved $750,000 in funding for support and defense of immigrant and refugee populations...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Brexit, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:22 am | 48 comments | 2360 Views

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All's fair: Having county fairgrounds here is good for Pleasanton

We are fortunate to have the Alameda County Fairgrounds right here in Pleasanton. There is something happening almost every...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 14, 2017 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 767 Views

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ACE train service canceled until Thursday

Flooding along train tracks in the Central Valley and a train derailment Friday near Elk Grove contributed to the three-day...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1451 Views

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Man sentenced for 2016 bank robberies, including in Pleasanton

A Stockton man dubbed the "Bearded Bandit" has been sentenced to 45 months in prison in connection with a 2016 bank robbery...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by carlos, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1432 Views

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Valentine's Day Angels: Patrolling the Golden Gate to help save lives

A day that is for many a chance to celebrate love and affection is for others a difficult one that can bring on feelings...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by mike, on Feb 12, 2017 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 3697 Views

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Local high school students set to discuss stress at forum

A group of Pleasanton high school students are set to discuss stress and how they cope with it as part of a special event...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hotslide, on Feb 9, 2017 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1769 Views

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Good Samaritan rescues driver from partially flooded car near Livermore

An Alameda County resident on Tuesday possibly saved the life of a driver trapped in a partially submerged vehicle in a creek...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2592 Views

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Question for Congressman Eric Swalwell

Congressman Swalwell, When is a Fetus not human? September 4, 2004 twins were born at Loyola University. The smallest...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 492 Views
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