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Guest opinion: Wal-Mart comes at a high price for Pleasanton

Your Jan. 27 editorial "Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market good for Pleasanton" made me wonder if the Pleasanton Weekly is a...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Florence Tarkington, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 149 comments | 8217 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPINION: Keep the housing floodgates closed

Pleasanton's two decades of managed slow growth policies ended Monday with the City Council's final approval of a new "housing...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by clink, on Feb 18, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 8 comments | 966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dozens protest reading cuts at Pleasanton school board meeting

A reading program on the chopping block drew an overflow crowd to the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, spilling...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Libby , on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 33 comments | 2247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dozens protest reading cuts at Pleasanton school board meeting

A reading program on the chopping block drew an overflow crowd to the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, spilling...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Wrong, on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Clutterless' support group meets Feb. 27, not tonight

Overwhelmed by clutter? Learn how to deal with it by attending this support group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by ClutterLess (CL) NOT Feb 20- Speaker mtg Feb 27, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 783 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

School board to discuss union bargaining proposals, other issues tonight

The Pleasanton School board will discuss the district's and its teachers' union contract proposals for the upcoming school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Charlotte, on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:14 am | 65 comments | 1980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local drives planned to help Amador grad seeking bone marrow match

Two local drives have been set up to help an Amador Valley High School graduate who needs a bone marrow match in her fight...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by asian, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:26 am | 11 comments | 1469 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

9th Circuit rules state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday ruled that Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 37 comments | 1378 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Libraries lose ALL State Funding

It may not have been much; it had been decreasing over time, but now there will be no state monies given to any public library...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm | 16 comments | 1024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council OKs Walmart grocery store, but union appeal likely

New grocery stores have opened in Pleasanton in recent years without much fanfare, and more are coming. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walmart will sue the city, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 141 comments | 2485 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ValleyCare earns 'Gold Seal' award for joint replacement program

ValleyCare Health System has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its joint replacement programs for hips...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Aurmedtouindia, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Tennis gear theft nets alleged thief

A Livermore woman was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of stolen property after enough tennis gear to outfit a team...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 26 comments | 2281 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Leukemia drug methotrexate in critically short supply.

I am raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) as a participant in their Team in Training program and I'm...

Original post made by Candace on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tim Hunt writes about battling a new Walmart concept

Tim Hunt writes about battling a new Walmart concept. See [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=8382...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by JJ, on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Callippe Preserve named 'Best Value' public golf course in East Bay

For the fourth year in a row, Callippe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton has made the Greenskeeper.org list of year-end...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 850 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hopyard Road nightclub faces new restrictions by Pleasanton Planning Commission

Club Neo, a Pleasanton nightclub whose owners have sued the city in Federal District Court over interference with the music...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by SteveP, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 1039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We The People State Finals Result?

Anyone hear the result of the WTP state finals being held in Bakersfield yesterday? Both Amador and Foothill were competing....

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 20 comments | 2916 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chevy's - What Happened?

I went to Chevy's last night to take my girls out for a Valentine's dinner and it was closed. What happened? That place...

Original post made by Kerri on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by clink, on Feb 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3166 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin

It is amazing that this guy could be released by the Warriors and the Rockets and almost by the Knicks.It just goes to show...

Original post made by hoops on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Athlete, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering lights increase congestion

The recently activated metering lights on the Bernal and Sunol southbound onramps to 680 are having the opposite of the intended...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Raenette, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | 18 comments | 2199 Views
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