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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Zuckerberg donates $500 million to foundation that supports Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feinstein to Introduce updated assault weapons bill in new Congress

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), author of the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban that expired in 2004, announced this week that...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 16 comments | 1683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Calif Teachers Indirectly Own 6% of Bushmaster

The nation will be faced with a great number of questions as talk turns to how to prevent the next massacre. We will talk...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bug Zapper, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:00 am | 32 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber closing for holidays starting at noon today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will close its offices starting at noon Friday and lasting through the holidays. The offices...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Dec 19, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 930 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Less Guns, More Crime...(The Aussie Lesson)

In support of John Lott's extensive research on guns in America (see his book "More Guns, Less Crime"... http://www.amazon.com/More-Guns-Less-Crime-Understanding/dp/0226493660 it...

Original post made by 2nd Amendment Supporter on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by dublinmike, on Dec 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 18 comments | 1601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High helping needy students

Counselors at Amador Valley High School will accept gift cards from the public today to give to students and their families...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

There's still time to have the Taylor Foundation wrap your gift to help children

This time of year, just about every place you look, there's a person ringing a bell, exchanging the cheery ring and greeting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paula, on Dec 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Counselors stationed at all Pleasanton elementary schools today to help students cope with Sandy Hook tragedy

The Pleasanton school district will have a counselor or a psychologist at every elementary school today to help students...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by William, on Dec 18, 2012 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 1904 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Gossipers Are Not Amused: Call for Strict Censorship

As reported by Marvin on the Community at War site, at least one of Pleasanton's gossip queens is calling for a shutdown...

Original post made by Teddy on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 17, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 21 comments | 1670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Niles Canyon Road cyclist killed when bike hits rock

The bicyclist who died Saturday after crashing into a rock near Fremont was an engineer at Cisco Systems, the giant networking...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Dec 15, 2012 at 1:03 am | 4 comments | 1921 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Brown being treated for prostate cancer

Gov. Jerry Brown's office announced Wednesday that the governor is being treated for prostate cancer. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

'King tides' hitting coast, shoreline today, offering amateur photographers special viewing opportunities

The Bay Area can expect higher tides than usual along the coast, giving local photographers a chance to capture scenes that...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Teddy, on Dec 14, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 5 comments | 1217 Views

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Dublin Safeway robbed, third pharmacy holdup attempt in two days

Safeway in Dublin was locked down for about an hour Thursday afternoon, from about 12:40 to 1:40 p.m., after the pharmacy...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 14, 2012 at 8:11 pm | 9 comments | 1378 Views

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PW Website Facilitates Cyberbullying

Pleasanton Weekly, when are you going to put an end to the facilitation of cyberbullying on your website? Clearly, Marvin...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 7 comments | 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Goes to War over Yearbook Photo

It has been an awful several days of contentious debate for the Pleasanton community. On one side has been the Authoritarians...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 35 comments | 2552 Views

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Nose Ring Boy no Role Model

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff) ...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by MELANIE, on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 10 comments | 1110 Views

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car parked downtown

Anyone out there know who the Maserati that is always parked near W. Angela @Main belongs too? plates are something like...

Original post made by Papa John on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by DB, on Dec 13, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 1149 Views

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Village Breakfast to Thank Principal Greg Giglio

Join Village High parents and alumni for a potluck breakfast from 8-9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Village High School...

Original post made by Kathleen on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Dec 13, 2012 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:33 am | 105 comments | 5675 Views

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12/12/12 - It's last sequential day, month, year in our lifetime

It's Dec. 12, 2012 or 12/12/12, the last time we will experience a sequential day, month, and year combination in our lifetimes....

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by M, on Dec 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 16 comments | 3241 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,196 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 886 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 720 views