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Holiday "Posada " Celebration

Join us for our Holiday "Posada" Celebration on Sunday evening, December 15th, 7 - 8 pm, at the Veteran's Memorial Building...

Original post made by Margaret Meyer on Dec. 2, 2013
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Today is 1st 'Spare the Air' day of season

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for today by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 5674 Views

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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 | 4614 Views

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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 | 10927 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 | 2278 Views

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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 | 2423 Views

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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 | 5505 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 | 4295 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 | 2524 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 | 5474 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 | 2036 Views

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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 | 3072 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 | 551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jus Sayin, on Nov 27, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 18 comments | 2380 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 | 4184 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 | 607 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 | 1695 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 | 3283 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 | 10027 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 | 3871 Views
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