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  1. Orinda: Barclay Simpson, businessman and philanthropist rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Barclay Simpson, the founder and longtime chairman of Pleasanton-based Simpson Manufacturing Co., a 12-year member of the BART Board of Directors and a key figure on the central Contra Costa arts and philanthropic scenes, died Nov. 8 at age 93 after a battle with bone cancer. Simpson, an Orinda resident for over 50 years, is being remembered not only for his success in building a worldwide construction materials company but for then giving many millions of dollars to more than 30 charities and civic causes.

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  2. Orinda: Barclay Simpson, businessman and philanthropist, remembered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Contra Costa Times

    Barclay Simpson, the founder and longtime chairman of Pleasanton-based Simpson Manufacturing Co., a 12-year member of the BART Board of Directors and a key figure on the central Contra Costa arts and philanthropic scenes, died Nov. 8 at age 93 after a battle with bone cancer. Simpson, an Orinda resident for over 50 years, is being remembered not only for his success in building a worldwide construction materials company but for then giving many millions of dollars to more than 30 charities and civic causes.

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  3. Pleasanton: What's at the bottom of Shadow Cliffs lake?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Tom Smith enters the water while Fred Butler adjusts his mask before joining Smith at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area in Pleasanton, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. A small group of divers meets at least once a month to practice thier diving skills and at the same time retrieve junk from the bottom of the lake.

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  4. Seven Steps to Reducing Pressure UlcersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Freshnews

    PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of World Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day , Leaf Healthcare, Inc. today released seven key steps clinicians might use to help prevent pressure ulcers, as recommended by recently released guidelines from the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel : -- Conduct a head-to-toe assessment with particular focus on skin overlying bony prominences. -- Inspect skin under and around medical devices at least twice daily.

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  5. Pleasanton cheer teams qualify for nationals with high rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Foothill varsity and JV cheer teams have four more regional competitions before nationals in March. Four Pleasanton school cheer teams have qualified to compete at a national cheerleading competition scheduled for the end of March 2015.

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  6. The FBI Is Very Excited About This Machine That Can Scan Your DNA in 90 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Mother Jones

    ... "I have nothing to hide." I had come to meet Schueren, the CEO of IntegenX , at his company's headquarters in Pleasanton, California, to see its signature product: a machine the size of a large desktop printer that can unravel your genetic code in ...

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  7. Pet of the Week: BlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Blake is ready to join your home team! He's an energetic, affectionate 6-month-old who can call the plays. Take him home fee-free during Black Cat Friday weekend, Nov. 28-29! Blake will rally your spirit -- become his biggest fan today at Valley Humane Society, open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The facility is at 3670 Nevada St. in Pleasanton.

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  8. Pleasanton OKs $4.5 million plan to bring new life to cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Inside Bay Area

    ... in town. "I believe that if we build it, they will come," resident Frank Capilla said. "The citizens of Pleasanton are going to see it as a park. I would like you to make this park the nicest park in town." Capilla and a handful of other residents ...

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  9. Tri-Valley calendar: San Ramon Library to present Taylor Eigsti jazz performance SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Contra Costa Times

    ... situations, snappy dialogue and a hit-parade of musical numbers. Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Avenue, Pleasanton. Tickets range from $17 to $38. Buy online at www.firehousearts.org , at the center Box Office or call 925-931-4848. Interplay: ...

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  10. Bacigalupo, MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Visalia Times-Delta

    Maria Bacigalupo Maria Henrietta Bacigalupo passed away peacefully on November 12, 2014 in Pleasanton, Ca, surrounded by family. Maria was born on May 24, 1927 in Berkeley and reared in San Francisco attending Sacred Heart School and Notre Dame de Namur High School.

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  11. Police Arrest 2 Men After High-Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KRON 4

    Officers arrested Hector Avina, 20, of Livermore on suspicion of evading police and Nestor Travizo, 19, of Manteca, on charges of resisting an officer. A Pleasanton police officer on patrol at around 9:30 a.m. in the area of Kottinger Drive and First Street saw a green Ford Explorer parked along the curb with several men inside, police said.

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  12. Pleasanton: Two arrested in high-speed police pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Contra Costa Times

    A high-speed police chase through Pleasanton and Livermore that reached speeds of more than 70 mph in a residential area ended with the arrest of two men Wednesday, police said. Hector Avina, 20, of Livermore, was arrested on two counts of suspicion of evading police and Nestor Travizo, 19, of Manteca, was arrested on one count of suspicion of resisting a police officer following the more than 9-mile pursuit that ended in Livermore, according to police Lt.

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  13. Pleasanton Police Chase Ends in Livermore ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Patch.com

    On Wednesday morning about 9:30 am, an officer of the Pleasanton Police Department was patrolling the neighborhood on Kottinger Drive near First Street. As he drove up the street, he noticed a green Ford Explorer parked along the curbside, occupied by several male subjects.

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  14. Pleasanton Police Hosting 'Tip-A-Cop' Fundraiser at Strizzi's on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Patch.com

    Instead of carrying handcuffs, volunteers from the Pleasanton Police Department will be carrying trays, taking orders and raising money for Special Olympics this Friday night at Strizzi's. The popular Tip-A-Cop fundraiser will be held on Friday, Nov. 21 between 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Strizzi's in downtown Pleasanton.

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  15. Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... boutique hotel where the group stayed in Mayfair. Courtesy of the Sauers Family ENGLAND: Bob and Kay Sauers, of Pleasanton, took a transatlantic cruise from London to Boston, with a sidetrip to Dorset, England to see the sights. Stonehedge was a ...

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  16. Dublin, San Ramon to boost use of recycled waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and the San Ramon Valley. Dublin San Ramon has the nearest available source of effluent from its sewage plant in Pleasanton just east of the junction of Interstates 680 and 580. EBMUD serves Danville, Alamo, Blackhawk, Diablo and most of San Ramon. ...

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  17. Woman arrested after stabbing at Pleasanton homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    A woman was arrested early Wednesday after a man was found with several stab wounds at a home on Yuma Way, police said. Kimberley Causey, 32, arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and domestic battery after the alleged attack, according to Pleasanton police.

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  18. Council gives go-ahead to upgrade, expand Pleasanton Pioneer CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pleasanton Weekly

    A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but run-down cemetery on Sunol Boulevard voted unanimously last night to spend $4.5 million to upgrade and expand what is now called Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery. Much of the costs, if not all, could be covered by revenues generated from the sale of new burial plots, which could mean the cemetery will have no financial impact on the city's General Fund budget and could even produce additional revenue from the sale of new gravesites.

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  19. 2014 Fall Community Education Series wraps up tonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association Council will be hosting a free presentation tonight on parents' role in dealing with students homework. Tonight's session, entitled "Parents and Homework: What is Your Role?", is the final in the 2014 Fall Community Education Series.

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  20. School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiencyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks and instructional materials, with Trustee Jamie Hintzke in dissent. According to the staff report : principals have verified that all teachers report that they have issued a District-adopted textbook to their students, students are not being required to download and print instructional materials as a part of the mathematics pilot process, and, if needed, all students have been provided either access to online instructional materials or a hard copy of material for use at home.

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