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AROUND TOWN

Hole-in-one makes history

It was a win-win for Andrew Searcy at the 28th annual ValleyCare Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament on June 1. Not only...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Wagner, on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin launches campaign for City Council seat

Pleasanton businessman and city Planning Commission Chairman Jerry Pentin launched his campaign this week for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Manuel, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 21 comments | 1628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union sues San Jose to block pension reform measure

Union representatives announced Wednesday that they have filed lawsuits against the city of San Jose to contest the legality...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by To Angry, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 15 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Block of ice falls from sky, hits roof of house

A basketball-size block of ice fell from the sky and hit the roof of a Fremont home at about 6 p.m. Sunday in Fremont. A...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Uncle Bob, you are stupid, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 1109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Appeals court upholds conviction of former BART police officer

A state appeals court in San Francisco has upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of former BART police Officer Johannes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 6 comments | 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buy a better seat? REALLY??

Posted on AVHS Newsletter: AMADOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA Graduation Ceremony Preferred Seating 8 seats within...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sonoma, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 16 comments | 1680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is The Pleasanton Weekly Bias?

I question if the Pleasanton Weekly is bias toward Pete Stark. Case in Point. Posting critical of Pete Stark and his less...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by A Joke, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 1141 Views

SPORTS

Nebraska man convicted for sexual abuse of 13-year old

A former Nebraska man faces 25 years to life in prison for the ongoing sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Alameda County girl. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district, banking on furlough days, restores programs and jobs

The Pleasanton School District is apparently banking on furlough days to balance its budget for the upcoming school year. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dysfunctional school district, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 35 comments | 2954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park District to hold meeting on Ridge

East Bay Regional Park District is holding a meeting from from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, at the Veteran's Memorial...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Jun 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Brown Lied about Fixing Pensions

Remember how Candidate Brown for Governor said that public employee pensions were a big issue and he was going to fix them...

Original post made by pension watcher on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 10, 2012 at 9:44 am | 18 comments | 1278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No Media Bias by the Wash DC Post Here...Just Move On

Media bias? What bias? Compare the headlines of this same newspaper when Obama won by 7 pts. over McCain vs. the Republican...

Original post made by !!! on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by 7 is 7, on Jun 9, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 1128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Goodguys hit by bad guys

A classic car, a classic pickup truck and two Harley Davidson motorcycles were stolen while parked at or near the Goodguys...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cheever, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2709 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 2607 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stark, Swalwell take top 2 spots in November's 15th District congressional race

In the newly-aligned 15th Congressional District that covers all of Pleasanton, longtime Congressman Pete Stark advanced...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 33 comments | 1526 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension Reform -- at last!

San Jose and San Diego voters have had enough, and they voted overwhelmingly for strict pension reform. http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_20794968/san-jose-employee-unions-fi...

Original post made by taxpayer on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1050 Views

SPORTS

Heartbreaking loss for Amador Valley girls at softball championships

Amador's dreams of a perfect season and a possible No. 1 national ranking ended Friday night in the North Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ptown, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 48 comments | 3547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Taxpayer Revolt

Public unions from around the country have spent most of a year campaigning in Wisconsin...apparently for naught. There was...

Original post made by PleasantonTaxpayer on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Jun 7, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 39 comments | 1628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police release sketches of woman found in trash can

Drawings made by a sketch artist were released Wednesday as Pleasanton police try to determine the identity of the woman...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Concerened , on Jun 7, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 1776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman to carry Olympic torch

Sarah Williams, 19, a Pleasanton resident who started the Creative Kindness blanket project that produced thousands of blankets...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mick H, on Jun 7, 2012 at 4:56 am | 4 comments | 1334 Views
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