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Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 22, 2009 at 8:26 am | 6 comments | 1142 Views

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Steam Engine #844

It appears that UP #844 is moving from Oakland to Stockton via Pleasanton on Wed. April 22nd. Does anyone know a schedule?...

Original post made by Clint on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No casino at AV Grad Night?

Heard that the AV Grad Night celebration this year will be minus the popular Casino section. What's up with that?...

Original post made by S. Cremecheese on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by S. Cremecheese, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 34 comments | 1826 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tea Party: An Embarrassment to Pleasanton

Donít let the tea baggers fool you, the Pleasanton Tea Party was anything but bipartisan or grassroots. These events were...

Original post made by Ray on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Apr 21, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 29 comments | 1548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council may grant $1.2 million loan to school district

At their next scheduled meeting Tuesday, the City Council may loan up to $1.2 million to the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just say NO!, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1346 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gay Marriage

I'm not gay, though sometimes I wish I were. But anyway, I was thinking of that Gavin Newsom bit that anti-gay marriage...

Original post made by Cara on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 21 comments | 1413 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1569 Views

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Pleasanton Garbage story false?

There was a lot of hoopla going around about Pleasanton Garbage giving us extra recyclable containers and also about them...

Original post made by Shannon on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 20, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 1210 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Poet Laureate Search

On Saturday mornings after the business of getting my children and husband out the door for their very many events, I love...

Original post made by Poetic Justice on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 20, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 1250 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read

Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bored with PW, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 14 comments | 1521 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car vs. Bicyclist accident at Rose Hotel 8:00AM 4/20/2009

Does anybody know more details about the accident in downtown Pleasanton around 8:00 AM on 4/20/2009 near Rose Hotel. All...

Original post made by GN on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit seeks to stop Staples Ranch development, Stoneridge Drive extension

Two environmental groups and a citizens' coalition called "Safe Streets Pleasanton" have asked the Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Almost Under Water, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 43 comments | 1574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Antioch man found dead near hiking trail in Sunol wilderness

The Alameda County coroner's bureau yesterday identified a 39-year-old Antioch man whose body was found near a creek in the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by K McClam, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 1230 Views

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Chamber to host Staff Appreciation luncheon April 28

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 28...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jon Burchett, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Environmental groups lose bid to protect specific longfin smelt

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that the population of longfin smelt in the San Francisco Bay and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by Wednesday's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 19, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 11 comments | 1044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G and Prop 8

Supporters of Prop 8 claimed not to hate gays, and now opponents of Measure G claim to be pro-teacher. Does this sound like...

Original post made by Hoss on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Love you guys, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 10 comments | 2122 Views

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Say 'aloha' to the new harvest festival this weekend

Due to popular demand, the Harvest Festival Art and Craft Show has brought a spring Hawaiian-themed festival in Pleasanton....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1038 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by today's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 19, 2009 at 8:59 am | 87 comments | 2078 Views

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SANTA RITA BREAK OUT!

So on April 1,2009 I was at home with my son and parents. I got a phone call from my brother-in-law who is a security guard...

Original post made by Melissa on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jasmine, on Apr 19, 2009 at 3:03 am | 4 comments | 1475 Views
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