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Foothill High cracks down on lateness, closes parking lots at lunch

Foothill High students are finding it a bit tougher to be slackers. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10933...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Mar 4, 2013 at 7:44 am | 26 comments | 1686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food allergies pose threat for preschoolers and kindergartners

Summer may feel far away, but many parents of young children are already gearing up for fall. At a recent Tri-Valley preschool...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Grumpy, on Mar 2, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 984 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama administration joins fight to overturn Prop. 8 same-sex marriage ban that voters approved

The Obama Administration called on the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by George, on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 16 comments | 924 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Angel wings for Newtown

Dec. 14 began like any other, filled with all the hurries and worries of the pre-Christmas rush -- until the holiday music,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Kerrie Chabot, on Mar 2, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador's Comp Civics team needs our help

Congratulations have been pouring in to the Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics "We the People" team that just...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Mar 2, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 34 comments | 2728 Views

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Local labs sponsoring 'Expanding your horizons' conference today

The 34th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is being held today in the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Mar 2, 2013 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2052 Views

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Swalwell to host Town Hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his first town hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. this morning at Harvest...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 977 Views

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Woman arrested after Macy's clerk finds credit card being used wasn't hers

A San Leandro woman was arrested for several felonies at Macy's in the 1400 block of Stoneridge Mall Road when a clerk called...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:05 am | 8 comments | 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body found at Pleasanton Garbage Company transfer station

Pleasanton police are investigating the discovery of a man's body at the garbage transfer station late Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Court of Appeal to rule on Oak Grove/Lin family lawsuit

It's now up to a three-judge panel to decide if the Lin family had a valid contract with the city to build 51 homes on land...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Lawsuit crazed Lins, on Mar 1, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 1144 Views

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Buddhist Boot Camp at Pleasanton's Towne Center Books today

The idea behind Buddhist Boot Camp is simple: "Boot Camp" is a training method, and Buddhism is all about training the mind....

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1043 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Christie Shunned by Republicans, But He Assures Voters His Appetite for Victory Remains Insatiable

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has still not received an invite to speak at this year's upcoming Conservative Political...

Original post made by Republican Rebounder on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by MYOB, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Airport control tower faces closure if federal spending cuts go through on Friday

With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close the control...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Larry, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 17 comments | 1846 Views

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Unmarked Pleasanton police cars causing public concern

If you're a bad guy in Pleasanton, don't be surprised if you get pulled over by an unmarked police car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 47 comments | 2552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police, Fire, Ambulance...

What was going on at Quarry Lane School this evening?...

Original post made by anon on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by workindude, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 1212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD school fees complaint procedure per AB 1575??

The PUSD has until March 1, 2013 (Friday) to establish policies and communicate procedures on how to complain about school...

Original post made by No communication about this yet? on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Don't understand, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 11 comments | 1291 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cruz's Remarks about Communists in Colleges and Government Renders Democrats Apoplectic

Sen. Ted Cruz�s office has confirmed that the Texas Republican believes that the Harvard Law faculty contains numerous...

Original post made by Taking Back Our Country on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 810 Views

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New nightclub goes before Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight will consider granting a conditional use permit for a new restaurants, bar and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by DOA - 9Mos, on Feb 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 2432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prostitute at Pleasanton hotel calls police about early morning robbery attempt

Police are investigating a report of an early morning robbery attempt from an admitted prostitute at a room in the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 28 comments | 2088 Views

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Convention bureau hopes to announce new CEO shortly

Tri-Valley California, the new name for the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hoping to name a new president...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wind Fairies, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2037 Views
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