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Dublin police drop charges against rapper MC Hammer

Dublin police have dropped charges against rapper MC Hammer in connection with an incident at Hacienda Crossings Shopping...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 1792 Views

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Motorcyclist killed, car bursts into flame in multi-vehicle crash

A 31-year-old Walnut Creek motorcyclist was killed and a vehicle burst into flame in a multi-car crash on northbound Interstate...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by 680 Traveler, on Mar 25, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 7 comments | 1846 Views

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Suspects in Gold N Treasures robbery to stand trial

Three Hayward men -- Krishneel Prasad, 20, Gregory Jamal Louis, 22, and Michael Porter, 21 -- will stand trial on three counts...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Mar 26, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 1105 Views

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21-year-old county inmate who attempted suicide dies

Pleasanton resident Joseph Behiel, 21, a Contra Costa County jail inmate who attempted suicide last week has died, a sheriff's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 30, 2013 at 7:40 am | 7 comments | 1124 Views

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Plan Bay Area announces regional open house meetings

A collaborative effort several regional governing boards, Plan Bay Area plan aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 981 Views

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Health department release free restaurant inspection app

Foodies are now able to easily access the inspection results of their favorite restaurants, thanks to a new smartphone app...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ray Maldonado, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 958 Views

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D.A.: No charges to be filed against preschool teacher who tied up 2-year-old

The teacher who taped a toddler at Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton will not face criminal charges, a spokeswoman...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 1, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 1118 Views

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Pot package leads to bust

A Danville man was arrested for shipping nearly a pound of marijuana after a UPS driver noticed a package with an odd smell...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 5, 2013 at 9:18 am | 7 comments | 1535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, students respond to new standardized test

Students from nine San Ramon Valley Unified schools are piloting a new, computer-based standardized test. From excitement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by concerned teacher, on May 17, 2013 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1259 Views

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Livermore Lab asks 600 employees to quit jobs by June 13

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has asked 600 employees to consider quitting with applications for Self-Select Voluntary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 3398 Views

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Council passes new budget, adds large improvement project

Danville officials approved the town budget and capital improvement project (CIP) for the 2013-14 fiscal year earlier this...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by kk, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 7 comments | 880 Views

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BART union employees vote to authorize a strike

BART's two biggest labor unions announced today that their members have voted to authorize a strike against the transit agency....

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 1073 Views

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BART strike continues for third day

The BART strike in continuing for the third day although labor talks resumed Tuesday evening at the request of California...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 3, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 7 comments | 1093 Views

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Beekeeper seeks permission to keep hive in south San Ramon

A San Ramon beekeeper may have to move his hive, after a decision from San Ramon's policy committee. Bees -- along with chickens...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1098 Views

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Former private investigator testifies to setting up dirty DUI arrests

Former private investigator Christopher Butler, wearing red jail garb, matter-of-factly told a federal jury in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 1393 Views

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High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build a four-track rail system...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 1572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar hits fire station as crews battle Morgan fire

Firefighters returned to Fire Station No. 7 at 1050 Walnut Ave. in Walnut Creek on Sunday evening after battling the wildfire...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 7 comments | 1415 Views

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Pleasanton man in critical condition after argument with noise makers near his home

A Pleasanton man was left for dead at the side of the road after confronting people parked outside his home making noise...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 4374 Views

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Police identify 4 teens present during Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were present when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Brian D' Angelo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:17 am | 7 comments | 5045 Views

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Woman dead after being hit by multiple cars on I-680

A 25-year-old Concord woman was struck by multiple cars and killed on Interstate 680 near the Walnut Creek BART station early...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 3797 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Endorsement thoughts
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 584 views