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AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT! Council candidates face off at Pleasanton Weekly forum

Candidates for a single seat open on the Pleasanton City Council will face off tonight at a community forum being hosted...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:02 am | 38 comments | 14187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Las Positas College invites community to open house and building dedication

Las Positas College will hold an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday to show the public projects made possible through the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by www.torontolimoservice.com, on Apr 23, 2013 at 4:55 am | 10 comments | 2328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Enter now! Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly again is holding its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by nancy, on Apr 23, 2013 at 2:10 am | 5 comments | 1781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council decides roads are not part of hillside protection ordinance

The Pleasanton City Council approved a final version of a hillside protection ordinance called Measure PP Tuesday night with...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 2638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasant Plaza on 1st Street is Googie Architectural Gold

Pretty much everyone in Pleasanton is familiar with Pleasant Plaza on First Street in Pleasanton. In a town filled with bland,...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 22, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 12 comments | 1861 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Texas to Companies: Come One Come All!!!

We have yet another story of Texas freedom. Freedom to pollute, freedom to maintain unsafe workplaces, freedom to store...

Original post made by TP Revival, Today Not Tomorrow on Apr. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 827 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 891 Views

AROUND TOWN

IMPRESSIONS of PLEASANTON

The weather has now bloomed into "Classic California Sunny Days" bringing with it ARTISTS painting Around Town. Don't be...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Apr. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

County Democrats, Pleasanton school district union endorse Olivia Sanwong for election to City Council

The Alameda County Democratic Party has endorsed Olivia Sanwong for election to the Pleasanton City Council in the vote-by-mail...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Lorentz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:33 am | 47 comments | 2516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ace is the Place that Richert celebrates today, all weekend

Ace Hardware's new store in town -- Richert Lumber -- will celebrate its grand reopening today with festivities that include...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kris J., on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:11 am | 5 comments | 1221 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Unemployment rates continue to drop in Bay Area

Unemployment rates continued to drop in March in California and in the Bay Area, according to employment data released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 21, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 7 comments | 1229 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell asks Homeland Security to reverse policy allowing knives on airplanes

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Homeland Security agency to reverse its decision to allow passengers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vern, on Apr 21, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 2699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's Class of 2013 ready to graduate

Commencement exercises are less than two months away but the Class of 2013 at Amador Valley High School couldn't wait to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 20, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments | 1585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

JC Penney store robbed and burglarized a day apart

Two women were arrested for robbery, and police are still seeking a burglar in separate incidents just over a day apart at...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 19, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1535 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gun Ownership Freedom Vs. Darwin-Citing Democrats: Who Next Will Democrats Invoke, Calvin and Hobbes?

When dealing with the Democrat Party in this country, we just have to accept that we're not dealing with the brightest bulbs...

Original post made by Charles the Free on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Charles the Free, on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE hosting half-marathon, 5K event today to benefit Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation will sponsor a half-marathon and 5K event today starting at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Just another voice, on Apr 19, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 11 comments | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business, labor leaders team up in support of Golden State Warriors move to San Francisco

Business, labor and community leaders and former Golden State Warriors players Tuesday announced the launch of a new group...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by D W, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1011 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police make arrest for prostitution at First Street massage parlor

An undercover investigation led to a prostitution arrest at a local massage parlor, according to police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 4905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents again push for smaller class sizes in Pleasanton schools

Parents were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting last week to plead their case for class size reductions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Frank Lyn, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 3505 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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