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AROUND TOWN

Dublin celebrates St. Patrick's Day today, tomorrow

Put on your kilt for the 31st annual city of Dublin St. Patrick's Day celebration today and tomorrow. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 17, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 6 comments | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

April ACT NOW meeting -sexual assault awareness month

the April meeting of the Alameda County Tri-Valley chapter of the National Organization for Women, ACTNOW, will be held on...

Original post made by Mary Jane on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary Odors?

We're prospective buyers looking into buying a home in Pleasanton, in large part because of the great reputation the schools...

Original post made by Linden Foster on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Leland, on Mar 14, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 1750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI says Pleasanton bombing suspect may be hiding in Hawaii

The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 2113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 7634 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council votes to continue east side study

The City Council voted 4-1 last night to continue the planning process for developing a mostly vacant 1,100-acre tract of...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by There you go ahead, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 39 comments | 3338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police seek driver in hit and run crash

Pleasanton police are asking for help in finding the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a motorcyclist...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 9 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union president Peggy Carpenter now engineering departure of Hart principal?

I was reading the article on the disputed investigation at Walnut Grove. I could not help reading the quote from union president...

Original post made by Here we go again on Mar. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Don't forfeit past tax refunds

Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn't owe any income...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Penny Atkinson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayors go to Washington to boost TV30 funding

Mayors Jerry Thorne of Pleasanton, Tim Sbranti of Dublin and John Marchand of Livermore will be in Washington, D.C. next...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by local2, on Mar 12, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to consider pay hikes for employees tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will consider pay increases for employees at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/11/pleasanton-sc...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1217 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report Monday covering California's cash balance showing that revenues...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stark brings 'unique vibrations' to Chamber

Dave Stark, one of the best known Pleasanton pundits in town and an affable civic leader, has been selected as the chairman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cindy Dake, on Mar 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Health Fair March 15 &16: Free Community Event

The annual health fair at New Leaf Community Markets is chock full of free educational opportunities. Between 10am - 6pm,...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Mar. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics

Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics The Tri-Valley Rockets started out as a basketball...

Original post made by Ken mano on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's planned East Side development may be scuttled

A new report showing that Pleasanton has fulfilled its requirements to provide high density housing for at least the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Development, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 4248 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police seize out-of-town felons in traffic stop

A woman from Livermore and a man from Fremont face multiple felony counts after a Feb. 25 traffic stop near the intersection...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

REPULSIVE CONVICTED SHOPLIFTER IS BACK

Mary Hayashi, of Hayward, convicted two years ago of shoplifting $2,450 worth of cloths from Neiman Marcus in San Francisco,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Fisher, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 1986 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor Brown signs drought legislation

As California grapples with the driest period in its history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday signed legislation to assist...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 867 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Circumstances without Pomp
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