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Palo Alto moves to protect its retail businesses in its downtown block

Palo Alto officials turned back the zoning clock on an eclectic downtown block Monday night when they passed a law requiring...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by onion story?, on Apr 11, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 1206 Views

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The Mike Bloomberg syndrome

Developers of a large apartment complex to be built on part of the California Center office land won the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Fred M, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1018 Views

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Why is Miller getting so much money from out of town Tea Party folks?

I worry about a candidate who has more than half their endorsements from out of towners - mostly of one political segment)...

Original post made by Stan on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Stop the fighting, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 14 comments | 1139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No Blue Angels at Fleet Week this year

San Francisco's Fleet Week will be without the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels this year. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11117...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by john, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 12 comments | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents Sue Centerpointe Preschool for Hogtying Child

According to Courthouse News, Centerpointe Preschool and the teacher was sued sometimes last week in Contra Costa County...

Original post made by Lawsuit on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Lawsuit, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 14 comments | 3205 Views

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Sales at a glance

Home sales in Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and Sunol for Feb. 22-March 1 and in San Ramon for Mar. 12-19. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by owner, on Apr 10, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 992 Views

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Foreclosure Defense Tips!!

Accepting a forecloser notice is not easy. Some homeowners come to the conclusion that they would be bankrupt or ruined financially...

Original post made by jonesjohnson on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by taxpayer, on Apr 10, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 762 Views

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Musical Improv-Puppets of Impulse at Amador Theater!

Creatures of Impulse, Bay Area’s popular teen improv troupe, presents Puppets of Impulse on Tour.  Combining for the first...

Original post made by Celia on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 10, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Something to sleep on

Not many high school juniors spend their free time sewing these days, but thanks to Libby Howard's love of fashion design,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

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Why is Narum Taking Developer's Money?

Wow, I went to the city's website to look at the city council candidate's financial statements and was shocked at who...

Original post made by rick-native on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 50 comments | 2465 Views

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Poisoned Weeds Spoil Blackbirds Nesting - Why?

I've noticed while walking my dog near the creek that someone has poisoned alot of what looks to be mustard plants down near...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever - Humans, Not Birds, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Police Parked Near Schools?

What is the deal with Pleasanton Police Department having Pleasanton police in patrol cars sitting for hours on the side...

Original post made by Nothing Better to Do? on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 25 comments | 6709 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose Firefighters' Union Misconduct

I understand the purpose of a union is to protect its employees, but please, this goes beyond the bounds of reason. It's...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on Apr 9, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1959 Views

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Conservatives Are Most Prone To Suicide: Republicans Are Concerned About Effects Upon Its Voter Base

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Barry Muffino on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 803 Views

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Alameda County felons among dozens receiving governor's pardon on Easter weekend

On the day before Easter, Gov. Jerry Brown issued full pardons to 65 convicts who have "demonstrated exemplary behavior"...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 3548 Views

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Mohr park, Lost Black Dog

Are you missing a black dog, about 17 pounds, with a blue collar in the Mohr Park neighborhood?...

Original post made by Lisa on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 690 Views

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Appointment of new poet laureate on Pleasanton Civic Arts Commission agenda tonight

The Pleasanton Civic Arts Commission will consider recommending the appointment of Sandra Harrison Kay as the city's new...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Claudette , on Apr 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1265 Views

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Kansas Leads Nation's Moral Crusade Against Abortion

The Kansas state Senate passed a measure on Friday that would ban Planned Parenthood from providing sex education in schools...

Original post made by Jim F on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton's Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 11880 Views

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Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again.

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, signed a long-term lease...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 2059 Views
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