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Narum names her campaign staff in bid to win City Council seat in special election May 7

Pleasanton City Council candidate and city Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum has named two colleagues and a community activist...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1846 Views

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Aggressive Door-to-Door Solicitors?

Anyone noticed an increase in aggressive door-to-door solicitors recently? It seems that in our Oak Hill neighborhood there...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 3249 Views

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ACE Train riders-have respect for neighbors of the station

Just a shout out for all you ACE train people that haul (Word removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff) down W. Angela...

Original post made by Stacee on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1608 Views

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RV, boat show open today at Alameda County Fairgrounds

The 25th annual Manufacturers RV Show is open today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds as its 11-day run continues through...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

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Wood burning banned again today by Bay Area air quality agency

Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy this weekend, prompting the fourth consecutive Winter Spare the Air...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Smog head, on Jan 17, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 3 comments | 926 Views

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Suspect arrested in connection with Livermore shooting death

Livermore police announced Wednesday that 24-year-old Jacob Kober has been arrested in Oregon in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Teddyboy, on Jan 17, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1033 Views

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Avoid Rynck

Had a bad experience with them. They are more concerned with making the next sale rather than spending time servicing customers...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by RyNck thread gone?, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:51 am | 16 comments | 1122 Views

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Man arrested with pot, massive alligator-like creature in Castro Valley charged with felony

A man that stashed more than 30 pounds of marijuana in his home and used a now-deceased caiman to protect it was arraigned...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Do your research , on Jan 17, 2013 at 6:30 am | 12 comments | 1275 Views

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Bullying a priority for PUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Apathy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 59 comments | 2788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents protest plan to bring back staggered reading

Parents upset with a change in schedules at elementary schools packed the Pleasanton school district's boardroom Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by PIE, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 5556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 1884 Views

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Police log: Man stabbed in bar fight at Redcoats

A Pleasanton man was stabbed in a fight outside Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant at 336 St. Mary St. on Jan. 4, although...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by P-Town Resident, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 1072 Views

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Santa Rita Jail inmate escapes in Oakland

An inmate from Santa Rita Jail who was being transported to Highland Hospital in Oakland this morning has escaped, according...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 1330 Views

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Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1522 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More bad behavior from the people who brought us the financial crisis

Board members at AIG are meeting tomorrow to consider suing the federal government for giving them unfavorable terms on a...

Original post made by Patriot on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 10 comments | 934 Views

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Did Caffino (http://www.yelp.com/biz/caffino-pleasanton) on Pimlico and Santa Rita close?

I've driven by this several times recently and the drive-through coffee place seems to be closed in the parking lot near...

Original post made by caffino gone? on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Suzie, on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 3431 Views

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Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 1872 Views

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Sharks release 48-game regular season schedule following end of lockout

Following the ratification of a 10-year labor pact by players in the National Hockey League on Saturday, the San Jose sharks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 3025 Views

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Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2481 Views
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