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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

8th annual Drug Take-Back program set for Saturday

Pleasanton and Dublin are joining Alameda County in a program Saturday that encourages the public to take unused prescription...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore police officer rescues woman as fire rages outside her home

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by jim, on Apr 25, 2014 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1293 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Graph of Economic Recovery Under Reagan vs. Obama

This is a very revealing graph comparing the economic recovery under Reagan vs. Obama from when they were first elected....

Original post made by compare on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Blame the Dems, on Apr 24, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 903 Views

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Pleasanton teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist

A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dennis Falls, on Apr 24, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 48 comments | 6474 Views

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Pleasanton Approving Used Car Lot

It is amazing to me that while Dublin is adding Whole Foods, Hobby Lobby, Dick's, and lots of new restaurants (yes, they...

Original post made by oldtimer on Apr. 24, 2014
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Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Betty, on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1563 Views

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Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app

The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by It is "journalism", on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:55 am | 11 comments | 4348 Views

SPORTS

Warriors may move to S.F.'s Mission Bay instead of waterfront

The Golden State Warriors' proposal to build an arena along San Francisco's waterfront has reportedly been dropped and the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by hoodoo7, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Q. Is AT&T going to fix Dead Spot, near Santa Rita and Valley?

Just got an orange postcard from City of Pleasanton. Says Radha Sharma/AT&T (P13-2069) wants to "construct a wireless facility...

Original post made by AT&T poor reception on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Just Ditch AT&T, on Apr 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 12 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smarter Balance Assessment - Just say No!

I like the rest of PUSD parents received the letter from Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi informing us that our children will...

Original post made by Smarter Parent on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 232 Views

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Reining in prom expenses

If you've got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/04/17/reining-in-prom-expenses...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 4801 Views

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What happened to the San Ramon lawyer accused of hit and run?

I'm referring to Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney accused of striking and killing Bo Hu on Dougherty Road in 2012, leaving...

Original post made by John on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituaries

Dunn B. Mangabay Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4673 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chris Heredia, on Apr 20, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1575 Views

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RIP Mrs Z

The world lost a beautiful lady yesterday. The beloved "Mrs Z" (Christine Zoraster) from Sonshine prechool passed away after...

Original post made by Beth on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Loved Mrs. Z, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Details of agreement of Safeway-Albertsons merger

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Albertsons announced Thursday a definitive agreement under which AB Acquisition LLC ("AB Acquisition")...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 2859 Views

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State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 3069 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 2799 Views

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SAVE OUR SUMMERS!!!!!!!! PLEASANTON

The Pleasanton Unified School District is about to decide the fate of our school schedules. They will make their decision,...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wilma, on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:26 am | 21 comments | 2729 Views

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Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 2654 Views

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Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1899 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,008 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 445 views