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Candlelight vigil against drug abuse starts at 7 p.m.tonight on Main Street

Mothers With A Purpose, in conjunction with the National Coalition Against Drug Abuse, will host a candlelight vigil starting...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Friend, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 894 Views

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Jewelry worth more than $55,000 stolen from 2 nearby Pleasanton homes

Two homes less than a half mile away from each other were hit by a thief or thieves the same day and near the same time,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 25, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 1520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We are, indeed, TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY ! ! !

NO on Prop 30! This is JUST federal Income taxes. Consider all of the other ways in which you are taxed, double taxed, even...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by No on 30 and 38, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 24 comments | 3057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty say current system 'too costly to keep going'

Proponents of a measure on the November ballot that would repeal the death penalty in California said Monday the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 31 comments | 1243 Views

SPORTS

S.F mayor, Nancy Pelosi make bets with their Detroit counterparts that Giants will win World Series

Another San Francisco politician, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, is placing a bet with colleagues in Detroit over...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by take the hag, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1542 Views

SPORTS

FHS Soccer Program

I have a son who will be an incoming freshman next school year and I ww live in an area where he can choose either HS to...

Original post made by FHS Soccer Fan on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Soccer Fan, on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district moves emails to new system, seeks to recover lost messages, data

The Pleasanton school district's email system was down for nearly a week, between Oct. 16 and 22, but the district has moved...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Dear Cloud?, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:43 am | 11 comments | 1459 Views

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Erlene Demarcus a lobbyist for James Tong?

I received a mailer from Erlene Demarcus with a picture of her that claimed she was a regional transportation leader. But...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 18 comments | 2492 Views

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'West Side Story' doesn't miss a beat at Bankhead Theater performances

Can "West Side Story" really be 55 years old? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10287...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by laverne, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry for women

I am dismayed that I cannot vote for Jerry McNerney this year, and I'll tell you why. I am a new transplant - I used to...

Original post made by SJC TRANSPLANT on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Financial Collapse, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the money gone?

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is in rough financial waters, facing questions of poor financial management, misapplying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by TRI-VALLEY ?, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 20 comments | 2110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay gay Boy Scout delivers petitions signed by 400,000 demanding he be given Eagle Scout award

A local Boy Scout who has drawn national attention after recently being kicked out of his troop because he is gay delivered...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 33 comments | 1538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 838 Views

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Pleasanton police cracking down on cyclists violating bike helmet laws affecting those under 18

Pleasanton students riding bicycles without wearing helmets can expect to get pulled over by police and could be issued courtesy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kids' police blotter , on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 839 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 4, a week before the holiday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Erika, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TVCF files for liquidation bankruptcy

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy with more than $153,000 in debts, and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Concerned , on Oct 24, 2012 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

First of city's major affordable housing projects goes to council tonight for final OK

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on bids by BRE Properties to build high density apartment buildings with 498...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Barb, on Oct 23, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 15 comments | 1716 Views

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Walmart to open San Ramon Neighborhood Market, five others today

San Ramon's Walmart Neighborhood Market will open at 7:30 a.m. today in the grocery space vacant since 2010 at the Country...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Matthew, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 26 comments | 2871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school district email system down again today for 6th consecutive day

The email system for the entire Pleasanton school district has been inoperative since last Wednesday, and was still down...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 2208 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free dog show closes today at Fairgrounds

Hosted by the Harvest Moon Classic Dog Cluster, one of the Bay Area's largest dog shows draws to a close at 6 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by chrisine, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 7 comments | 2500 Views
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