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Campaigns on for mayor, City Council, with no election for school board

With the deadline now past for filing for municipal and school board elections in Pleasanton, two City Council members are...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Another Independent, on Aug 16, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 11 comments | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commute Question

My family is considering relocating to Pleasanton from the East coast. I was recently hired by a firm in north San Jose and...

Original post made by Scott on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Palo alto commuter, on Aug 16, 2012 at 7:07 am | 36 comments | 11768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"A Great Day for Good Teachers"

Wouldn't it be nice if this could be the headlines all over the California news? Instead it's all over the New Jersey news,...

Original post made by Nomad on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take a survey on your rainwater use

Ph.D. candidate Neeraja Havaligi is asking Pleasanton residents to take an online survey for her to use with her thesis on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Beeky, on Aug 14, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 2155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City passes, on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? The School Board unanimously approved artwork comprising eight panels planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 19 comments | 1641 Views

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No Electricity Tomorrow Between 9am-4pm.

In the Mohr neighborhood, at least in my area. It's going to be a 100 tomorrow. Are they serious? 100 degrees. ...

Original post made by Diane on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by PG&E does NOT use common sense, on Aug 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 5 comments | 1293 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Motorcyclist killed in Livermore accident

A man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Livermore early yesterday, police said. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9854...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Los Angeles man charged in scam against Danville resident

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection with a lottery scam carried out against a Danville resident, police said...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by lancem, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1017 Views

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What was going on at Tassajara/Freeway last night?

About 8:30PM Friday 8/10 we exited 580 at Santa Rita/Tassajara. The parking area for the office buildings on the northwest...

Original post made by oldtimer on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Not the end of the line?, on Aug 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nebraska man sentenced in sexual abuse of 13-year-old girl

A man who traveled from Nebraska to meet up with a 13-year-old Alameda County girl was sentenced July 20 to 25 years to life...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:49 am | 9 comments | 1693 Views

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Police log: Mercedes-Benzes stolen from dealership

Three cars worth more than $138,000 were stolen from Mercedes-Benz of Pleasanton in the 5800 block of Owens Drive overnight...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by b, on Aug 12, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 12 comments | 1435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Lathrop 1-year-old safe; Pleasanton police find car used in abduction

An Amber Alert issued for a 1-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father from her San Joaquin County home near...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 14 comments | 1706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by ann volonte gabbert, on Aug 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 2711 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Juveniles arrested on suspicion of phone thefts on BART

Two juveniles suspected of "grab and go" thefts from unsuspecting customers on BART trains were arrested by San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 1008 Views

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'Cash mob' will be in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m.tonight

Pleasanton's first "Cash Mob" will take over downtown streets starting at 6 p.m. tonight as part of a new national movement...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 1573 Views

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Even more on Mary Hayashi

1. She hasn't resigned her assembly position even after her conviction earlier this year for shoplifting from Neiman-Marcus...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:43 am | 13 comments | 1287 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Debbie D, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 1194 Views

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Pleasanton activates Cooling Center for hot weather today

The city of Pleasanton has activated its public Cooling Center for those seeking relief from high temperatures as they rise...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Christine M, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1415 Views

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AC Not Working

Someone said flip the AC switch on the circuit breaker. But non of the switches are labeled AC, or anything remotely related. What's...

Original post made by Kristin on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1117 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' day in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley due to continued hot weather

With temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1148 Views
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