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Outdoor ice skating rinks open today in Pleasanton, Dublin for holidays

Pleasanton and Dublin residents can skate a figure eight beginning today when holiday ice rinks open for the winter season...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by J K Galliano, on Nov 22, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2639 Views

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Man arrested after alleged anti-Christian fueled robbery, disturbance

Police arrested 22-year-old Abdul Walid Hamid of Hayward Wednesday evening after he reportedly robbed a man and scared others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by gmartinez, on Nov 22, 2009 at 11:38 am | 33 comments | 1727 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1163 Views

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Survey about Oak Grove

Did anyone else get a phone survey about Oak Grove and the City Council/Mayor? My friend was called and was asked a long...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by rich, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cell phone statistics - Where are they?

Does anyone know where to find documented statistics of traffic accidents directly resulting from cell phone usage? Does...

Original post made by Jerry on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 21, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1389 Views

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Nightlife and the responsibility of businesses

I am all for a more vibrant night-life in Pleasanton. I do not mind that establishments would like to extend their hours,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 18 comments | 1433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House Explosion on E Angela St.

It's been almost a year now, is this eye sore of a house ever going to be torn down? Are we ever going to learn what truly...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fox News again accused of airing misleading video

They are so full of you know what! No wonder they are also known as "Faux" News. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_ts988...

Original post made by OJ on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 945 Views

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New Mammogram Guidelines: A Step Backward?

I'm concerned that the government is changing its recommendations for when and how often women should get mammograms. After...

Original post made by FamilyHistory on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by noone, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:12 am | 28 comments | 1357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Special Needs Children Kidz Karnival

Joni and Friends and CrossWinds Church partner for families affected by disability. The "Kidz Karnival" is from noon to 2...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Special Needs Aide, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 1004 Views

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CHP issues nearly 200 tickets on Bay Bridge S-curve over weekend

The California Highway Patrol issued nearly 200 citations, mostly for speeding, as officers saturated the Bay Bridge's S-curve...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 20, 2009 at 12:23 am | 6 comments | 1098 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama - Judge, Jury, Executioner - convicts Mohammed

Since when does a president of the United States convict an accused criminal prior to the trial? Obama has done just this...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Moderate, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 11 comments | 1050 Views

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COMMENTARY: Ice skating, hockey enthusiasts finally getting their rink

Much attention is being paid these days to the outdoor ice skating rink being installed by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by M, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 1460 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Only GOP will defend "In God We Trust" ?

44 members of Congress signed an amicus brief opposing an attempt by the Madison, Wisc.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 33 comments | 2098 Views

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Public Employee Pension and Retiree Health Costs in California

The Legislative Analyst's Office has a presentation I think everyone should look at: http://www.lao.ca.gov/handouts/state_admin/2009/Public_Employee_Pension_11_13_09.pdf " The...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rudy, on Nov 19, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 966 Views

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Actresses Wanted for The Vagina Monologues

Auditions for Tri-Valley Haven's fourth annual production of the Vagina Monologues are from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mulva, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 27 comments | 1401 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board chooses search firm

After being granted additional time to choose one of three search firms, the school board chose Hazard, Young, Attea and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 3241 Views

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The Healthiest and Unhealthiest States

An interesting article on the health of our country... http://health.yahoo.com/featured/67/the-healthiest-and-unhealthiest-states/ States...

Original post made by Greg Y. on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hamid pleads not guilty

Abdul Walid Hamid pled not guilty Thursday morning to charges of battery, grand theft, exhibition of a deadly weapon and...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 10:57 am | 37 comments | 2095 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Redcoats' petition for longer weeknight entertainment hours goes before Planning Commission tonight

Mari Kennard, the owner of downtown Pleasanton's Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant, will ask the Planning Commission tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 1131 Views
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