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  1. Women groped while walking on neighborhood streetsRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Two groping incidents Wednesday have Pleasanton police warning pedestrians to take precautionary measures when walking or jogging by paying close attention to others and having a companion or a leashed dog come along. The warnings followed two separate incidents of a male suspect groping female pedestrians.

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  2. Halloween takes over downtown PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Jason and Liz Jennings got in on the fun during Pleasanton's Brew Crawl on Saturday night. Downtown Pleasanton was crowded with costumed residents of all ages last Saturday for the annual Scavenger Hunt and Brew Crawl in advance of Halloween.

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  3. Pleasanton prepares to vote TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Campaign signs are posted across Pleasanton in advance of next week's general election. Although much of the attention in next Tuesday's national election is in the U.S. Senate where many independent observers give the GOP a better-than-decent chance of winning enough seats to take back the majority in the upper chamber, the outcome is far from a sure thing.

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  4. Pleasanton police nab suspect in foot chase after Jack-in-the-Box robberyRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Courtney Dariko Townsel, 19, was arrested last night in a foot chase by Pleasanton police after a man wearing a mask jumped the counter at the Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant at Valley Avenue and Santa Rita Road, grabbing a cash box filled with money as he then fled. Police sergeant Mike Tryphonas said officers were called to the restaurant shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday and found that the robber was seen fleeing into a parking lot behind Monument Car Parts where he jumped a fence into the Valley Plaza Apartments complex.

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  5. Mayors, regional leaders celebrate completion of 1st phase of widened Highway 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne joins other local representatives at ceremony marking the completion of the first phase of widening Highway 84 . They are Maria Henderson, district representative for State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, Christy Stanker, field representative for Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, and Josh Huber, senior district representative for Congressman Eric Swalwell.

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  6. Pleasanton police open 24-hour prescription drugs disposal siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The new pharmaceutical disposal site is located in the lobby of the Pleasanton Police Department. The Pleasanton Police Department and the city of Pleasanton, as well as the Dublin San Ramon Services District , have opened a new pharmaceutical disposal site at the Pleasanton Police Department, 4833 Bernal Avenue.

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  7. Board will revisit textbook, instructional materials sufficiencyRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    After discussing and holding a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials and laboratory science equipment, the Pleasanton school board agreed to bring the resolution to the next school board meeting. In addition, Trustee Valerie Arkin suggested staff to provide any legislation that has been passed about online resources or photocopies meeting Education Code 60119 -- which currently states "Sufficient textbooks or instructional materials as defined in paragraph , does not include photocopied sheets from only a portion of a textbook or instructional materials copied to address a shortage."

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  8. Luncheon Thursday to focus on Tri-Valley povertyRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Concerns over poverty in the Tri-Valley will be discussed at a luncheon Thursday sponsored by Hacienda Helping Hands, Kaiser Permanente, the East Bay Community Foundation and the East Bay Leadership Council. The theme of the luncheon, being held at Goal Line Productions in Pleasanton, is "The Hidden Poverty of the Tri-Valley."

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  9. TV30 broadcasting new episode of 'Tri-Valley Youth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    TV30 Summer Campers Matt Bessiere and Sydney Talbot interview Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne on a new episode of "Tri-Valley Youth View," now airing on Comcast channels TV30 and TV28. A new edition of Tri-Valley Youth View, a special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended TV30's Summer Camp, is currently airing on TV30 and TV28.

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  10. A feline's playground in PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Nagisa Smalheiser poses next to the cat playground she helped install at the Valley Humane Society shelter in Pleasanton. Pleasanton teen Nagisa Smalheiser tied her love for animals and crafting skills together to build a new feline attraction for a hometown no-kill shelter.

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  11. Presenting Tri-Valley Heroes 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The 2014 Tri-Valley Heroes award recipients: Dr. Arthur Barnes in Arts and Culture, Beverly Lane for Lifetime Achievement, Riley Glasson as Rising Star, Jennifer Hosterman for Community Spirit, Emily Scholz for Courage and Darian Shimy for Innovation, and Amelia and Heidi Abramson for Environmental Stewardship and Susan Houghton as Role Model. Photo by Mike Sedlak/mike@digitalsight.com.

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  12. Suspected prostitutes arrested for robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Two females and a male were arrested Wednesday after Pleasanton police responded to a possible robbery at Motel 6 on Hopyard Road. When officers arrived on scene and contacted the male victim from San Ramon, he reported that he had solicited adult services for $200on a website called "backpage.com."

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  13. 3 good men gone within days of each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Three well-known Tri-Valley leaders died within days of each other this month. They'll be long and well remembered for the good work they did.

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  14. Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for 1 p.m. Nov.2 in downtown PleasantonRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade will be held Nov. 2 in downtown Pleasanton with more than 100 marching, walking and motorized units to make it the largest observance in Northern California. Pleasanton's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2014 parade that will start at 1 p.m. with a patriotic program of music and messages following at the Veterans Memorial Building.

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  15. Pleasanton Chamber endorses Republican Baker for AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Republican Catharine Baker has been endorsed for election to the 16th State Assembly by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Political Action Committee. Baker, a Pleasanton attorney and resident of Dublin, is campaigning against Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti, a Democrat.

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  16. Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov. 7 as the head of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, capping a 31-year career in fire services including the last four in the top position here. "This is my last City Council meeting as your fire chief," Miguel said in a suddenly quiet council chamber.

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  17. Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District but has not yet specified the amount of monetary damages sought. Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave in October 2013 for allegedly creating a "hostile work environment" at the school site, has asked for "economic and non-economic damages according to proof, reinstatement to his position with back pay, and punitive damages against the individual defendants ... according to proof," and attorneys' fees.

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  18. 40th annual Foothill Band Review starts at 8 a.m. Saturday in downtown PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The 40th annual Foothill Band Review, one of the largest of its kind on the West Coast, will get underway at 8 a.m. Saturday on Main Street in Pleasanton with middle and high school bans from around the Bay Area participating.

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  19. Former principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District but has not yet specified the amount of monetary damages sought. Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave in October 2013 for allegedly creating a "hostile work environment" at the school site, has asked for "economic and non-economic damages according to proof, reinstatement to his position with back pay, and punitive damages against the individual defendants ... according to proof," and attorneys' fees.

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  20. Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    At groundbreaking for new Axis Community Health Center are Charlotte Salomon, Axis campaign chairwoman; Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley; Valerie Jonas, Axis chief development officer; Marianne Balin, Kaiser Permanente Community Benefits; James Paxson, Axis board chairman; Sue Compton, Axis chief executive officer; Congressman Eric Swalwell ; Dee Brook; Livermore Mayor John Marchand, and Josh Thurman of Supervisor Scott Haggerty's office. Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health care in the Tri-Valley.

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