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AROUND TOWN

A quick question about Dublin

I have been driving down Dougherty Road in Dublin recently and noticed the neighborhood off Mariposa Drive across from Camp...

Original post made by Tin Man on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Oldie, on Mar 20, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 5 comments | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 2292 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vacations and minimum wages are ruining America

If you're an American, it's likely been a while since your last paid vacation and your next one is probably a ways away....

Original post made by Genius on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Genius, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 11 comments | 837 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blatant Disregard for Community Protocols

In response to David Miller's putting up campaign signs in violation of the suggested protocol-- Yesterday, my husband and...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by To: excuse me, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:16 pm | 26 comments | 2216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Paper or plastic?' Neither after next Jan. 1

Starting next Jan. 1, shoppers in Pleasanton will have to use their own bags for groceries and other merchandise or pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary S., on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 83 comments | 3547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Pope Decides to Melt All the Gold in Vatican: Promises to Distribute to Poor Women Who Haven't Had Abortions

Back in 2005, Bergoglio drew high marks as an accomplished intellectual, having studied theology in Germany. His leading...

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:49 am | 10 comments | 1429 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Numbers show Obama is very popular in Pleasanton

The numbers donít lie. Obama is hugely popular in Pleasanton. In fact, just last November Obama got 19,175 votes in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Kelly T on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:56 am | 21 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recycle Rip Off at Harvest Park

I noted the signs and took a handfull of obsolete electronics to Harvest Park today for their "fund raiser" collection. ...

Original post made by Clint Logan on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

The First Hunan Chef Wong Closing

I was so sad to hear the other night that the 1st Chef Hunan Wong (near Vic's downtown) is closing after 28 years in that...

Original post made by Enjoyed Chef Wong on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 32 comments | 4031 Views

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Earth, Air, Water, Fire, Life exhibit at Firehouse Arts Center through April 6

An exhibit called "CALIFORNIA: Earth, Air, Water, Fire, Life" is now showing in the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 18, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 6 comments | 980 Views

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real estate craziness

Here we go again.I was struck by the ad I am looking at now on this page....1529 sq ft 4 br 2 bath 650,000.Wow what a bargain!Once...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Hank, on Mar 18, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 9 comments | 1061 Views

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Preserving our past

When Gerald Hodnefield wanted to renovate the 1865 home he purchased on Second Street, he knew he would have to go through...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Mar 18, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments | 1286 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F. City College in danger of losing accreditation

Hundreds of City College of San Francisco students, faculty, staff and their supporters held a large rally in Civic Center...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graffiti threat found at AVHS today

Just got home to listen to a voicemail left by Rick Sira saying that a graffiti threat was found in a bathroom in the Q Building...

Original post made by AVHS Parent on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 10 comments | 1938 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber honors businesses, individuals for community contributions

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce honored individuals, organizations and businesses at its 50th annual Community Service...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 1247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

One man injured in car theft collision Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3663...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 18, 2013 at 10:41 am | 7 comments | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 2860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students return to Foohill following graffiti threat to 'shoot everyone'

Things were back to normal yesterday -- or close to it -- at Foothill High School, a day after a graffiti threat earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:17 am | 27 comments | 1841 Views

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Investigation continuing into Centerpointe Christian Preschool ex-teacher's photo of bound 2-year-old

The Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton is closed until Wednesday for staff to get extra training and for management...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 16, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 11 comments | 1036 Views

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Council OKs speed limit increases on 11 city streets

Speed limits are being raised by 5 miles an hour on 11 major streets in Pleasanton after a traffic survey showed that motorists...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 2332 Views
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