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Dedication at 11 a.m. today to honor Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A memorial garden will be dedicated at 11 a.m. this morning in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Jameson Lindskog, a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 30, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 1315 Views

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Alameda County rewards boss: $400k…for life

"Alameda County supervisors have really taken to heart the adage that government should run like a business — rewarding County...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 826 Views

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Expect Long Lines at Incoming Walmart in Nob Hill Location

Ah, Nob Hill, get ready for that beeootiful Walmart grocery store you've been so eager to have. Walmart worker activists...

Original post made by Giddy with Excitement on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 930 Views

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Parents push PUSD for smaller class sizes

At the last school board meeting, teachers came before the board to ask for smaller class sizes and for reading specialists...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1107 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly candidates' forum set for April 9

The Pleasanton Weekly will host a free, public forum Tuesday, April 9 for the four candidates seeking election on May 7 to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by PW Fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 2392 Views

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Why did the jogger cross the street?

To those motorists that have been inconveniently stopped by traffic lights turning red to let a pedestrian or runner cross...

Original post made by Early runner on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 1033 Views

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Activists begin 30-mile march to end nuclear war

About a dozen anti-nuclear weapons activists began a 30-mile march from Walnut Creek to Livermore Wednesday morning against...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 4 comments | 992 Views

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Services at 10 a.m. today for Village High graduate Joseph Behiel

Funeral services for Joey Behiel, a 2009 Village High School graduate who died last Friday, will be held at 10 a.m. this...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 2161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador high, Pleasanton Middle School principals leaving posts in June

Both of Pleasanton's veteran high school principals are leaving the district. John Dwyer made the announcement Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2534 Views

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Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Respect, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:15 am | 12 comments | 1020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fundraiser tonight to help send Amador Valley High 'We the People' team to Washington

Community and parent supporters of Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics team will hold a fundraiser from 5-7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Righteous Rebel, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1540 Views

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Supreme Court justices appear to favor cautious approach, narrow ruling on Prop 8

U.S. Supreme Court justices pondering the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 appeared to favor a cautious approach...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 13 comments | 1253 Views

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Livermore Airport's Tower Will Not Shut Down

Livermore's airport control tower is not on the list of 149 control towers to be closed. In fact, Concord's tower and Napa's...

Original post made by Mr Cranky on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Person, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 6 comments | 1552 Views

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It's not About the Ice Cream--or the Landlord

According to the landlord, the problem is the out of control kids. Where were the parents to prevent this? Coldstone was...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 27, 2013
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Now, this is news. DC Democrats passed a budget!

The day has arrived! The US Senate has passed a budget 50-49, first one in 4 years! Now, don't get your hopes up. $975 billion...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Patriot, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 13 comments | 1366 Views

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What is going into the old Nob Hill Building?

Does anyone know what is going into the Old Nob Hill Supermarket on Santa Rita? There is renovation going on but no sign...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High plant sale today to benefit Special Ed program

The special ed classroom at Foothill High School is having its annual spring plant sale today. Proceeds will support the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mom O2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1102 Views

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Pleasanton Council switches children's theater provider despite parents' protests

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last week with a controversial recommendation of its Civic Arts Commission by awarding...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Check your spelling, on Mar 27, 2013 at 8:22 am | 10 comments | 1460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robber of Livermore Citibank branch

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Livermore on Thursday afternoon and are asking the public for assistance...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nut Cracker, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 2486 Views

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CalPERS rate hike: 50 percent over six years

"The CalPERS board last week tentatively approved an employer rate hike of roughly 50 percent over the next half dozen years,...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr, drowning, on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 766 Views
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