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Mother-Daughter Lookalike photos due on April 9

Spring is here, which means Mother's Day and the Pleasanton Weekly annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest. This year photos...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Barb, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 3535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 6104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspicious person at aquatic center playground leads to identity theft arrest

A Manteca man was arrested Wednesday after Pleasanton police responded to a report of a suspicious person and vehicle parked...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Godmom, on Mar 28, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 4496 Views

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Pleasanton police 3-year contract approved by City Council

The City Council voted 4-0 last night to accept a new three-year contract with the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 28, 2015 at 10:00 am | 12 comments | 881 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Green fees to increase by $1 May 1 at Callippe

As the Callippe Preserve Golf Course is approaching its 10th year in operation and with the economy showing greater improvement,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Mar 28, 2015 at 1:11 am | 12 comments | 1929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds special board meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, where it will consider and possibly...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New leaders for local Mormon congregations

New leaders have been chosen to guide the Pleasanton stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by downtown dave, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee being created to look at Pleasanton schools 2017 calendar

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from district staff about the process and timeline for the 2016-17 calendar during...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 2847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gavin Newsom throws SF voters under the bus

In 2014, San Francisco voters passed Prop B with a 60% vote, which calls for a public referendum for any new project along...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by ll, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 249 Views

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Unemployment rates in Bay Area below state average

Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, with Alameda County ending the month...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by faxis fax, on Mar 26, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 5651 Views

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Livermore Lab back in rocket development business

Two recent contracts worth nearly $1.5 million that have been awarded to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Marcy, on Mar 26, 2015 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 1352 Views

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D.A.R.E. is still very alive in Pleasanton

Many times I have seen a D.A.R.E table set up outside of several stores. I have seen it outside of Walmart, Subway & CVS...

Original post made by Roxy on Mar. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Both Pleasanton JV cheer teams rank high at nationals

Amador Valley and Foothill junior varsity cheer teams ranked high at last weekend's United Spirit Association (USA) High...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Retired AV Cheer Mom 2011, on Mar 26, 2015 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 2000 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Life in Socialist Utopia Venezuela and Where the U.S. is Headed

Here is a friendly reminder of what life is like in Venezuela. Check this short video out of what it takes to shop for a...

Original post made by ameritopia on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Talk on Autism Awareness by Mom and Health Coach

Are you concerned that food may be affecting your child's mood or classroom performance? On April 2, health coach Kim Rice...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Mar. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 195 Views

SPORTS

Redwood Canyon is new name for Willow Park Golf Course

The East Bay Regional Park District board of directors has voted to rename the golf course at Anthony Chabot Regional Park...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1393 Views

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Yet another empty store front

Sad to see Fresh and Easy will be closing in April. Loved their fresh sandwiches, produce and salads. Now Pleasanton...

Original post made by Galena on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Shopper, on Mar 23, 2015 at 11:42 pm | 17 comments | 933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/03/20/letter-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by look it up, on Mar 23, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 11 comments | 2842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look at new calendar process tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to discuss the process and timeline regarding the development of calendar options for...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

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whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes?

whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes? yesterday i saw him holding on to a pole spinning his head around...

Original post made by another mpm on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 23, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 16 comments | 930 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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Politics dominate Napolitano's world view
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