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AROUND TOWN

Question for communters on 680

There is some type of major construction project right next the 680 southbound freeway. It is visible to the left as I am...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 2, 2012 at 5:31 am | 4 comments | 926 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Obama Slogan Has Deep Ties to Marxism, Socialism, Communism

Hard to deny this. Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the...

Original post made by RealMeaning of Change on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on May 1, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART directors discuss $1.5-billion rail car contract with Canadian firm

BART directors held a three-hour hearing Thursday on a staff proposal to award a $1.5 billion contract to build a fleet of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Bad Parking - Bardt vs. Integrity, on May 1, 2012 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All lanes on I-680 near Bernal now open after 7-hour overnight closure

All lanes of I-680 near Bernal Avenue have re-opened following a big rig crash that required about seven hours of clean-up. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on May 1, 2012 at 9:53 am | 6 comments | 1251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline at 6 a.m. tomorrow to vote for Mother-Daughter Lookalikes

The 10 finalists in the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are now posted, and you can [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2012.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on May 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Woman accidentally swallows pot-filled brownie, but is OK

A 75-year-old woman called 911 after accidentally eating her 69-year-old male roommate's pot brownie, but Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by cautionary tale, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 1377 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Legistature successfully sues to unblock their pay

I'm outraged, as all of you should be. The budget isn't balanced, so the state controller halted Legislators' salary payments,...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jimfo, on Apr 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 9 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Trails and freeway noise

I am looking to buy a house in the Tri-Valley, and especially in Pleasanton. At first sight, Valley Trails seems like a nice...

Original post made by Sally on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Apr 29, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 16 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gourmet food trucks at Fairgrounds tomorrow

Gourmet Food Trucks will be at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton from 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28. Enjoy all...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by jim, on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in 31 tire slashings in two neighborhoods

Two Pleasanton teens face felony charges in two of three recent tire-slashing incidents. "On April 19, 2012, two boys, ages...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sonja m., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 47 comments | 2319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nebraska man convicted of sexual abuse of 13-year-old

A former Nebraska man faces 25 years to life in prison after being convicted Tuesday for the ongoing sexual abuse of an underage...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lets not forget about the Separation, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 3 comments | 1233 Views

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Livermore teens face felony charge for detonating homemade bomb

Three teens have been arrested for what they said was a prank when three explosive devices detonated in front of a Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by High School Mom, on Apr 27, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 889 Views

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Art exhibit by local high school and college students at Firehouse Arts Center

Showcasing the phenomenal talent of a select group of art students from Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools. Juried by...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown resident, on Apr 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 973 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Voters to decide Nov. 6 if state's death penalty to continue

If it passes in November, the SAFE California Act will replace California's death penalty with life in prison with no chance...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 7 comments | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Action on Main @ Rose Hotel

This morning while driving to work from home, I made my regular trek down Ray to Main St. At the end of Ray on Main in front...

Original post made by Kerri on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board-City Council joint meeting canceled

The meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton school board scheduled for last night was canceled just 3-1/2 hours...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by sj, on Apr 26, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 1365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Have you unfriended or blocked a facebook friend because of politics?

With the political season heating up, I found this quite timely and informative. Yet another new survey shows that Republican...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:49 am | 10 comments | 1169 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigns

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watson, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 1964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Seminars planned on reverse mortgages

ECHO Housing, a nonprofit housing counseling agency, will hold a free seminar at the Pleasanton Public Library in May on...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by California Mortgage, on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

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Deadline tomorrow for entering our Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly again is holding its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thrish, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views
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