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'Wag Brigade' to help stressed-out SFO travelers

Stressed out travelers at San Francisco International Airport will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 7764 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 accidents tie up Pleasanton intersections

Pleasanton police pulled a driver out of his overturned vehicle on Sunol Boulevard during the evening rush hour Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Strawman, on Dec 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 22812 Views

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City revenue beats expectation in fiscal 2012-13

The city of Pleasanton ended fiscal year 2012-13 more than $1 million over its projected municipal operating budget as sales...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 30, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 5019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds downtown for festive holiday shopping

Pleasanton's downtown came alive over the weekend with special holiday events ranging from "Earlier Than the Bird" special...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 3225 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Black Friday? That's so yesterday

If you can't find a place to park today as you make your way around town to start your Christmas shopping, think positive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Quote of the day, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 7 comments | 9800 Views

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BART Family Leave clause and Union dishonesty

Yes it's an embarrassment to BART management that the Family Leave clause was mistakenly left in the agreement document. However...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:27 am | 19 comments | 15072 Views

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Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne has launched his bid for re-election. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/21/thorne-launches-bid-for-re-election-a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Apples and Oranges, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 3434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 6675 Views

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Pleasanton Park and ride

Hi, what time does the Park and Ride at 7295 Johnson Drive fill up in the morning? Is there any place I can park in case...

Original post made by Jasmine on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by KB, on Nov 27, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 6 comments | 3086 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No decision, no new information on principal's ouster

The Pleasanton School Board took no action regarding ousted Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranish on Tuesday night, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not the teacher, on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 3659 Views

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Kennedy, Obama and Wilson

As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. --...

Original post made by Uncle Willie on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by kicksy, on Nov 27, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 1116 Views

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School board to meet in special session tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will convene tonight in a special board meeting called to discuss -- and possibly vote on --...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 27, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 48 comments | 5005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

IS IT OK TO HAVE AN OPION THAT DIFFERS FROM THE PLEASANTON WEAKLY

UNBELIEVABLE YOU CANT HAVE AN OPION THAT DIFFERS FROM THE PLEASANTON WEAKLY. WHAT A JOKE. THIS PUBLICATION MUST BE RUN BY...

Original post made by D. CLINE on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by P Richert, on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 876 Views

SPORTS

Politics in AV sports

Shame on Amador Valley Sports directors and girls varsity soccer coach for allowing five freshmen girls onto the girls varsity...

Original post made by Danny on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Love of the Game, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 29 comments | 2281 Views

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Bowser to run for county school superintendent

Pleasanton School Board President Jeff Bowser will officially announce his run next week for a little-known elected position...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Supe Pay, on Nov 26, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 10 comments | 4480 Views

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BART unions back at it over contract dispute

Union officials slammed BART management Saturday, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 69 comments | 23310 Views

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Safeway launches holiday campaign to fight hunger

Safeway Inc. of Pleasanton launched its "Help Us End Hunger" food drive this week in an effort to help people who rely on...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Biff, on Nov 26, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 7793 Views

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Thanksgivukkah a rare event

It hasn't happened since 1918 and it's not scheduled to occur again until 2070. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/26/thanksgivukkah-a-rare-event...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by deborah, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 6117 Views

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If you're a democrat, you should NOT celebrate Thanksgiving!

Most people do not know the real significance of Thanksgiving. Did you know that the real "Thanks" is a thanks to God and...

Original post made by bradford on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by WAl-Marty, on Nov 26, 2013 at 12:16 am | 15 comments | 1930 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparky, on Nov 25, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 6533 Views
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