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AROUND TOWN

Season of Sharing

For future reference, before donating to the Season of Sharing charity, if you wish your donation dollars to stay in/help...

Original post made by dischanted on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 1107 Views

SPORTS

Somber mood in Bay Area as 49ers lose to Baltimore in Super Bowl 34-31

49er fans seemed to take their team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in stride late Sunday as San Francisco came up three points...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by disappointedfan, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 5590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull attack in Birdland

Just read about this in this week's PW. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family who's dog was mauled by these two pitbulls....

Original post made by Jeannie on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Puppy Bowl, on Feb 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 8 comments | 2357 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Survey says: Bike racks not used

A survey of bike racks in the downtown area Friday, Dec. 28, found two of the 68 stands in use, it was reported Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by The survey says-, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Pleasanton asks judge to dismiss federal lawsuit

The city of Pleasanton is, for the second time, trying to get a federal case tossed out of court. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by YouveBeenTrolled, on Feb 3, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 12 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rent' performance at 8 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center

"Rent," which features rockin' music and energized, evocative dancing, is at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton at 8...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Theatre, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 1301 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Lunch period promotes bullying Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10191 posted...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:24 am | 16 comments | 1543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 2869 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pittsburg man busted for ID theft

Jerry Michael Beaman, 47, of Pittsburg was arrested by Pleasanton police Monday for identity theft and receiving stolen property...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Devin, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 3488 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nanny State Expands, Creates New Hunger Games for Starving Students

The Obama administration proposed regulations Friday that would prohibit U.S. schools from selling so-called unhealthy snacks. ...

Original post made by Fed Up on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 890 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crossing guard schedule?

Does anyone know what the typical schedule is? I would assume it is 30 minutes prior to 1st bell until 10 minutes after last?...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 1263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of Commercial Burglaries

As a business owner and having had our own recently burglarized when we were closed (and safely home) I would like to warn...

Original post made by Local Business on Feb. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Falcons soar to top at Nor Cal district career development conference

Foothill High School's DECA student organization was one of the top groups at the district Career Development Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Sarah Chew, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 1925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board passes $506 million facilities plan

Members of the Pleasanton School Board want to make it clear that they have no intention of seeking funding for all the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by You've got to be kidding..., on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 39 comments | 4533 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Post-Election Data Reveals Obama's Socialist Ambitions

If there ever was any doubt about the communist anti-colonialist from Kenya, the following data should be the nail in the...

Original post made by Rita Mandwhepe on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 9558 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California, I'm Leaving! The Facts on California's Imminent Bankruptcy

Oh, okay, so California isn't going bankrupt. But when you look at the facts, as the libertarian capitalists have been barking...

Original post made by Kevin Rutherford on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1180 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brighter, safer streets ahead

Within the next month or two, Pleasanton's energy and sustainability manager Laura Ryan will have obtained sufficient low-interest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Old Salt, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Orinda mayor files papers to run for state Assembly to succeed Joan Buchanan

Orinda mayor and gubernatorial adviser Steve Glazer filed papers Tuesday to run for the 16th Assembly District as its first...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1101 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 1,227 views

Not so speedy trial
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