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Homemade granola keeps Karen active

There are at least two reasons to stop at the Sunday Morning Bakery booth at Farmers Market tomorrow. One is to try some...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 6, 2012 at 5:51 am | 1 comment | 1517 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

World War II combat airman, 91, to tell his story at Las Positas College today

Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (Ret.), 91, will discuss his experiences as a member of the "greatest generation" at a public...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1415 Views

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At-risk missing adult located by Pleasanton police

The Pleasanton Police Department has located Diane Taylor who was reported missing on Oct. 4. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10192...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by k, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills Shopping Center???

I drove by the vintage hills shopping center and noticed that they are doing some construction on the old Romleys/Flair supermarket....

Original post made by Tom on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Milo, on Oct 5, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 4 comments | 1713 Views

SPORTS

Help wanted: Someone to cover football games

Do you like football? Do you like to write? The Pleasanton Weekly is looking for someone to go to the AVHS and Foothill home...

Original post made by Dolores Fox Ciardelli on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Idea, on Oct 5, 2012 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers of buses for handicapped children threaten to strike today in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school district is gearing up for a possible strike by bus drivers for physically-challenged students. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 47 comments | 4031 Views

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FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 3109 Views

AROUND TOWN

grass fire?

There is a very strong smell of grass/wildfire on the west side of town this evening, around 9:15pm. I really hope not, but...

Original post made by hope not... on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2077 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Temperature could reach 103 degrees today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Air quality in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley today is forecast to reach unhealthy levels for a third day in a row, prompting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Union hater, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1768 Views

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Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2078 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Facts Regarding Pete Stark

For years, Stark has lived in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay region and flies back to California for town halls and other events....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1983 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council candidate Karla Brown to host fundraiser later today

Pleasanton City Council candidate Karla Brown will host a wine and cheese fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. today in the ground floor...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lisa G, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:32 am | 20 comments | 1613 Views

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Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 1774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New book club meets tonight to deal with challenges of success

A new book club is meeting at the Pleasanton library tonight to discuss "The Price of Privilege" by Dr. Madelyn Levine, a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sherie MacGregor, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

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Lockout ends: Castlewood workers will return to work Oct. 16

The lockout of Castlewood workers is over. Workers will return to their old jobs at the country club Oct. 16 under terms...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 30 comments | 1324 Views

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Everything on sale at Domus as popular Main Street store shuts down, again

Domus, the popular kitchen and home accessories retailer on Pleasanton's Main Street, is now open with a store-wide sale...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by No deals there, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 24 comments | 3207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2250 Views
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