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Pleasanton police officers association launch gift drive

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Pleasanton Police Officers Association is again giving back to the community...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2121 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dave Ross on Hostess and Unions

Dave Ross is a syndicated radio commentator, like Charlie Osgood but with a sarcastic bite. He's on KCBS daily at 2:35p...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 59 comments | 3235 Views

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Council to vote on downtown guidelines at special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider new rules governing entertainment in the city's downtown district at a special...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 15 comments | 4353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High principal taking new job in Cupertino

Principal Greg Giglio is leaving Village High, the district's alternative school, after seven years at the helm to take a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 2972 Views

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Tri Valley Rotary sponsoring coat drive for needy children

Tri Valley Rotary is collecting and distributing coats to local students whose families may not be able to afford warm coats...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Sprinkle diet' product banned by district attorneys in Alameda, 8 other counties

District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced the settlement Monday of a false advertising lawsuit filed in Santa Cruz County...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by AlamedCountyNative, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 6585 Views

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New ! Pleasanton Poetry League

The City of Pleasanton is looking to Grow the Literary Arts in this community. Join the Newly formed Pleasanton Poetry League...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Nov. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 564 Views

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CALLING ALL POETS

Looking for Seasoned and Budding Poets! I've created a New Poetry Group called "PPL / Pleasanton Poetry League" visit poetryoncanvas.wix.com/poetry-league...

Original post made by Claudette on Nov. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 568 Views

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San Jose man arrested as suspect in robbery of Old Navy store at Hacienda Crossings

A San Jose man suspected of thefts throughout Northern California was arrested earlier this week after allegedly robbing...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 26, 2012 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 1380 Views

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Shopping frenzy expected to continue today as 'Black Friday' weekend ends

From Stoneridge Shopping Center in Pleasanton to Westfield centers in San Francisco and San Jose, thousands of shoppers have...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:47 am | 3 comments | 1450 Views

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Lawsuit: Santa Rita Jail discriminates against people with disabilities

Advocates for people with disabilities filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Alameda County of engaging in systematic discrimination...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Casanova, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 27 comments | 1854 Views

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Former police officer charged with elder abuse

A Pleasanton man and former police officer has been arrested and police are searching for his wife in a scam that involved...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 2185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

19 veterans sue government leaders for failing to protect them against rape, sexual assaults

Lawyers for 19 veterans of the U.S. Army and Air Force filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco yesterday alleging...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 5 comments | 1963 Views

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Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1732 Views

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Stoneridge Mall opens to crowds of anxious shoppers at midnight

Stoneridge Shopping Center gave shoppers an early start on their holiday buying today by opening the mall at 12 midnight...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Timmy!, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 4960 Views

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Traffic congestion affecting I-580, Isabel, many side streets as shoppers try to reach Paragon Outlets

Traffic was backed up yesterday and for most of the three-day holiday weekend on I-580 as shoppers tried to reach and exit...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Nov 23, 2012 at 9:37 am | 40 comments | 4352 Views

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Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and the holiday dancers filled the main court at Stoneridge Shopping Center this weekend as hundreds gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ayla's Mommy, on Nov 23, 2012 at 8:32 am | 23 comments | 1648 Views

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Hostess business killed by bakers union

Thanks again to another selfish union organization, a long time business has had to shut its doors: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/labor/hostess-to-close-cites-nationwide-worker-strike/...

Original post made by Casanova on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by joe, on Nov 23, 2012 at 6:03 am | 45 comments | 8711 Views

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Why blame Obama on BART to Pleasanton?

For all of you idiots that blame all the crime in Pleasanton on BART, and that blame BART on President Obama, please read...

Original post made by Nancy S. on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s., on Nov 22, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 16 comments | 2460 Views

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Tri-Valley Heroes awards go to 8 'dedicated' community leaders, organizations for service throughout region

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dorene Paradiso-Carroll, on Nov 22, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 1990 Views
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