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  1. Pleasanton suspends water overuse penalties -- for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    City residents and businesses will get at least a three-month break from severe financial penalties for using too much water. The city in May imposed the penalties -- some of the harshest in the Bay Area -- on customers who failed to cut water use at least 25 percent.

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  2. Pleasanton: Police arrest man in mail, package theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    A 46-year-old man is facing felony theft charges after police say he stole mail and packages from more than a dozen Bay Area residents, including a large group of people who live in the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood. Joseph Abeyta, known to frequent Santa Clara and Modesto, was arrested on suspicion of theft, possession of stolen property and possession of counterfeit currency, police said.

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  3. Ex-Pinole cop gets jail time for bankruptcy fraud in elder abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    A former Pinole police officer accused of tricking an elderly Pleasanton neighbor into leaving him her estate was sentenced Wednesday to 66 days in jail and five years felony probation. "You did everything you could to get your mitts on what Ms.

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  4. Intel Science Talent Search finalists: 9 of 40 from Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Increasing their dominance of the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search, nine Bay Area students -- six from the South Bay -- were among the 40 national finalists named Wednesday. The program, sometimes called the Junior Nobel Prizes, recognizes the nations' most promising high school innovators, who are creating technologies and solutions to improve people's lives.

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  5. Around Pleasanton: This student has a tail to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Cabo Hewitt has been attending Michelle Holbrook's fifth-grade class at Emma C. Smith Elementary School every Friday for five years. He has a lunch card, a yearbook photo, a desk and a report card, and he knows exactly where his classroom supplies are kept.

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  6. Good StuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Come to the Golden State German Shepherd Rescue Adoption Day for dogs who are looking for a good home. Most of the Shepherd Dogs are rescued from the Central Valley.

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  7. Pleasanton schools pushing good mannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Known for top marks in academics, Pleasanton schools have received a $2.3 million federal grant to teach something different: Good behavior. The Pleasanton Unified School District plans to spend the money to create a permanent program at all schools to promote mutual respect, create clear and consistent discipline policies and teach students exactly what personal responsibility looks like.

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  8. Pleasanton school board rescinds plans to start school in early AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Responding to an outcry from parents, the Pleasanton school board decided Tuesday to rescind plans to start the school year in early August. The 5-0 vote canceled an earlier decision to move up the start of the next school year from Aug. 25 to Aug. 11 this year, and to Aug. 9 in 2016.

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  9. Pleasanton school board rescinds plans to start school in early AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Responding to an outcry from parents, the Pleasanton school board decided Tuesday to rescind plans to start the school year in early August. The 5-0 vote canceled an earlier decision to move up the start of the next school year from Aug. 25 to Aug. 11 this year, and to Aug. 9 in 2016.

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  10. Pleasanton comes to terms on new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council has approved a plan to meet needs for new housing, and this time around, the state won't fight it as too restrictive in limiting new homes. In a decision anticlimactic compared to its past battle over affordable housing, the City Council last week approved a revised plan aimed at providing housing for people from different income levels.

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  11. Good Stuff: Pleasanton offers musical triple threat on classical instruments FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Inside Bay Area

    "Sonic Escape - Daredevils with Instruments" -- 8 p.m. Jan. 16. A virtuoso trio of elite Juilliard graduates delivers riveting performances on violin, flute, cello, plus voice and story to reshape the concert experience! From classical masterpieces to bluegrass, from pop-fusion to folk. Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton.

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  12. Four arrested in shooting, baseball bat attack at Pleasanton apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Four Bay Area residents have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy in a shooting Tuesday at a Pleasanton apartment complex that stemmed from an ongoing dispute between a man and a woman and the man's ex-girlfriend, police said. Just before 10 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the 1600 block of East Gate Way for a report of shots being fired inside the Kensington Apartment complex, Sgt.

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  13. Recent rains provide no respite for Pleasanton lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Piers that would normally be floating in six feet of water are sitting on dry land, a boat launch ramp is fully exposed to the elements, and anglers are relegated to fishing from the ever-expanding shoreline of Shadow Cliffs Lake. Despite December storms that prompted flood warnings and brought more than eight inches of rain to areas of the Tri-Valley, the much-needed precipitation did little to relieve the drought's impact on the former gravel quarry between Livermore and Pleasanton.

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  14. Danville couple accused of deceiving elderly at walk-in bathtub companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Inside Bay Area

    A Danville father and his daughter are facing up to 70 years in prison after their arrest Thursday on supsicion they deceived dozens of elderly victims while operating a walk-in bathtub company, authorities in Riverside County said. Raj Suri, 65, and his daughter, 40-year-old Tori Suri, were arrested Thursday and named as part of a 60-count criminal case, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said.

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  15. Pleasanton woman leaves city $1.5 million estate a Pinole cop allegedly tried to stealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Longtime Pleasanton resident Jean Phyllis Jones died on Wednesday and left her $1.5 million estate that includes her Queen Anne Victorian home to the city of Pleasanton. It was a generous gift that authorities say a police officer tried to steal for himself, just two weeks after befriending her in 2012.

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  16. Wittmer resigns as football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Inside Bay Area

    Ken Wittmer has resigned as the Washington High football coach after a successful 11-year run, in which the Huskies advanced to the North Coast Section playoffs eight times and won two Mission Valley Athletic League titles. "I'm getting old and tired, and it's a change of the times," said Wittmer, who has coached a variety of youth and high school sports in Fremont for 42 straight years.

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  17. Pleasanton: Beer truck overturns on I-580, slows commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Inside Bay Area

    A big rig truck carrying cans of beer overturned on a Bay Area freeway early Thursday morning, slowing the morning commute to a crawl, the California Highway Patrol said. The truck spilled a load while traveling on westbound Interstate 580 west of Foothill Road just before 3:15 a.m., CHP Officer Kevin Bartlett said.

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  18. Good Stuff: Livermore's Bankhead to feature legendary Kingston TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Inside Bay Area

    The Kingston Trio have won audience's hearts for decades with tight harmonies, smooth vocals and classic songs. Hear them at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St. in Livermore.

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  19. Roadshow: Mystery of I-580 median barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Q I may be hallucinating, but it seems like the new permanent wall that will separate the east- and westbound lanes of Interstate 580 in Livermore was built then recently torn down. Can you explain? Q Has anyone investigated the current widening on 580 between Pleasanton and the Altamont Pass? Over the last several months, crews have been tearing down the new median barrier They appear to now be placing light poles along the highway in Pleasanton.

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  20. Roadshow: Mystery behind new median barriers on I-580Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Inside Bay Area

    Q I may be hallucinating, but it seems like the new permanent wall that will separate the east- and westbound lanes of Interstate 580 in Livermore was built then recently torn down. Can you explain? Q Has anyone investigated the current widening on 580 between Pleasanton and the Altamont Pass? Over the last several months, crews have been tearing down the new median barrier They appear to now be placing light poles along the highway in Pleasanton.

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