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Bankruptcy

SAN BERNARDINO -- The City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize a bankruptcy filing. "This is probably the hardest...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Be nice, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 1017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Join the fun at The Foothill Falcon’s 2012 Annual Football Barbeque Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Aug 25th, 6-11pm. Come meet Coach Matt Sweeney, coaching staff and players at the Foothill...

Original post made by Foothill Football Fundraising Commitee on Jul. 12, 2012
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney Campaign's Very Creepy "Stalker Cam" ... Going Too Far?

Anyone else but me think this is going too far? Note that the Jerry McNerney campaign uses a video cam, with video uploaded...

Original post made by OutOfBounds on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:05 am | 21 comments | 2056 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Towne Center Books stuck up

I could NOT believe that Towne Center Books won Best of Pleasanton. Do you only give award to shops that advertise in the...

Original post made by Tired of smug jerks on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by exactly right, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 32 comments | 6230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio launches campaign for Pleasanton mayor

City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio has launched her campaign for election to the mayor's post in Pleasanton, telling supporters...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 11 comments | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Secret PUSD Lawsuits: Zangle v. Pleasanton Unified School District

I am wondering why lawsuits are filed against Pleasanton Unified School District that never seem to appear on the PUSD agendas....

Original post made by Yet Another Lawsuit on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by A concerned parent, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 43 comments | 8198 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Wednesday's Street Fair is tonight--a week late

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's First Wednesday street fair is tonight. The event is being held on the second Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Four more months! Four more months!

Four months from today, the voters will be going to the polls. Things are not looking godd for the incumbent President. 8.2%...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by A free man, on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 1516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

News digest

<B>July 4th fireworks Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9416 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Livermore Fireworks Committee, on Jul 10, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 1156 Views

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Pension Reform Dead - HSR approved -State Broke

CalPERS has just ended their fiscal year losing 10 billion dollars while projecting they would earn 18.6 billion, for a net...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Kabaret for Kids' scheduled for July 25

Described as "always entertaining, always innovative, and always memorable," world renowned cabaret and theater star Samantha...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jane Onojafe, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: "China's (High Speed) Train Wreck"

So Democrats...are you happy now that your newest "big govt" project was passed? (Nevermind that it will likely push this...

Original post made by Conductor Jerry on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 9, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 21 comments | 1634 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sunol rancher is home on the range

Rancher Tim Koopmann, whose projects earned him the 2011 California Leopold Conservation Award, recently led a tour of his...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pickering, on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1901 Views

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Am I the only one bothered about no news on the 3 recent deaths in Pleasanton?

I was driving home on Dublin Canyon road today to avoid 580 traffic and I couldn't help but think of the girl found in the...

Original post made by Lisa on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 8, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 1139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jockey killed in horse race at Alameda County Fair

A 33-year-old jockey was thrown from his horse and killed in the final race of the day yesterday at the Alameda County Fair. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Not again??, on Jul 8, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 11 comments | 1438 Views

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wate water treatment facility in pleasanton

We are in the process of getting a home in knollbrook drive. I am a little bit concerned about being too close to the waste...

Original post made by John on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Real Estate Agent- not necessarily a "Realtor", on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 1801 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High Speed Rail Passes by a Single Vote

Got a notice from Palo Alto sister paper on this. http://paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=18389 ...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 31 comments | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Andrew Heller, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Candidates

OK all you arm-chair quarterbacks, there are 3 seats up for election on the school district board. Who is willing to jump...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 40 comments | 2269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tri-Valley Foundation vacates headquarters on Stoneridge Drive

The doors to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation (TVCF) have been locked for more than a week now, and although the lights...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Oversight, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 6 comments | 1455 Views
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