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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is with all of the portable basketball "stands" in the streets?? LEGAL?

With it getting late early I came home the other evening and nearly ran in to one of many portable basketball posts in our...

Original post made by Amy Nonomos on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 38 comments | 6316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood burning in fireplaces banned again today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for today, banning all wood...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 10, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Youth Golf Teacher charged with 65 counts of molestation

I saw on the news that the Youth Golf teacher in Livermore was charged with 65 counts of molestation and that he admitted...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 3309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fundraiser underway for beating victim

More than two months have passed since David Lamont was found unconscious outside his home after apparently being beaten...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Livermore Lab part of tomorrow's Nobel Peace prize

When representatives of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) step forward tomorrow to receive...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5476 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Christmas trees sprouting up around town

Workers at the various tree lots being assembled around town spent the early part of the week drilling holes in tree trunks,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Max Martin, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 688 Views

AROUND TOWN

BELL CHOIR PERFORMANCE, Sunday Dec 15

The 19th Annual Youth Choir and BELL Choir performance will be this Sunday, January 15th, at 6:30pm at The Plesanton Stake...

Original post made by Ken mano on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 548 Views

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Pleasanton parade, tree lighting Saturday

Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. Saturday on Main Street. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by A proud American!, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 4301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Pleasanton High School Students!

Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Richard D. King Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 3rd at 12:15 pm, at the...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Dec. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 728 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Do You Chalk For

Do you want to attend a fun community event? Do you like art? Join us on May 10, 2014 for the Pleasanton Chalk Art Festival....

Original post made by Joanne Bonoan on Dec. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 464 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is now Ok to slaughter bald eagles...

It is now OK to slaughter bald eagles, among millions of other birds and bats, but let's not harm the snail darter habitat!...

Original post made by b on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 552 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fast-food workers "strike"

This week, fast-food workers in 100 cities nationwide participated in a one-day "strike" to show support for their demand...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 514 Views

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New women's Acapella singers to perform Friday

Pleasanton's new all-female Acapella, barber shop-style (4-part harmony) singing group will perform Friday night at Girls'...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 7, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 7 comments | 4713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second bank robbed, both on Dublin this week

Dublin police are asking for the public's help in finding a man with a "Brian Wilson"-style beard who robbed a bank in their...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1982 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cold snap comes to Pleasanton starting today

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving weekend will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 17 comments | 8054 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 7107 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador ensemble to perform on national stage

The Amador Valley High School Wind Ensemble will perform in a farewell concert next week before heading off to Chicago, where...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1597 Views

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Dublin police searching for bank robber

Dublin police are seeking the public's help in locating a male suspect who robbed the Bank of America branch at 4250 Dublin...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Givenchy , on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 2942 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Missing teen found in San Jose

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found safe in San Jose. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/04/missing-teen-found-in-san-jose...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tess, on Dec 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 2869 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,998 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 635 views