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Santa Rita Jail inmate escapes in Oakland

An inmate from Santa Rita Jail who was being transported to Highland Hospital in Oakland this morning has escaped, according...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 1708 Views

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Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1732 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More bad behavior from the people who brought us the financial crisis

Board members at AIG are meeting tomorrow to consider suing the federal government for giving them unfavorable terms on a...

Original post made by Patriot on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 10 comments | 1119 Views

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Did Caffino (http://www.yelp.com/biz/caffino-pleasanton) on Pimlico and Santa Rita close?

I've driven by this several times recently and the drive-through coffee place seems to be closed in the parking lot near...

Original post made by caffino gone? on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Suzie, on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 3843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharks release 48-game regular season schedule following end of lockout

Following the ratification of a 10-year labor pact by players in the National Hockey League on Saturday, the San Jose sharks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 3758 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2844 Views

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Pit bull attacks, kills woman's pet dog on Blackhawk street

A woman whose small dog was attacked and killed by a pit bull as she walked it on a quiet cul-de-sac in a gated community...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Laury, on Jan 13, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 18 comments | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor's new budget includes more for education, state health care expansion

Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal yesterday for a balanced state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year that would funnel...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2013 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 1535 Views

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Nate Miley sworn in to 4th term on Alameda County board

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley was sworn in for his fourth term as supervisor for District 4 Monday in a crowded meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Reader, on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 1356 Views

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2013: Year to plan Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

Volunteers made quite a commitment when they signed on as members of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force last summer....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by June, on Jan 12, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 9 comments | 3563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Scholarships Available

Since 1965 Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1818 Views

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Dollar Tree

I just heard that a Dollar Tree store is going to be opening in Rose Pavilion center. Has anyone else heard this or know...

Original post made by Karoline on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Welcome $Tree, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 40 comments | 2951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>U.S. vs. Hirst Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10118 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown to introduce his 2013-14 state budget at 10 a.m. today

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will introduce his 2013-14 budget proposal at a news conference at 10 a.m. Thursday in Sacramento....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by jack, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 1524 Views

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Guest Speaker Chaplin Paul, will be at Mothers With a Purpose tomorrow night (1/10/2013)at 7 p.m.

Mothers With a Purpose meet from 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10 at Foothill High School, 4375 Foothill Rd., Room C6, Pleasanton....

Original post made by Kimmy on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SUV crashes into Strings restaurant in Livermore, injuring 4

An SUV plowed into an Italian restaurant in Livermore Monday afternoon, injuring four people, a police sergeant said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:54 am | 6 comments | 1836 Views

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Vendor submits proposals for waterslides

East Bay Regional Park District needs a lot more information after receiving two proposals from one vendor to revitalize...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grandma of teens, on Jan 10, 2013 at 1:39 am | 4 comments | 1468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal Banning Parents from Entering Pleasanton School Grounds?

Can anyone from any other elementary school comment as to whether parents have been BANNED from school campuses when they...

Original post made by What? on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Carrie, on Jan 9, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 44 comments | 5058 Views

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Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 3601 Views
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