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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA state Assembly and Senate districts are critical in this election

Do you know who your CA Senator and Assembly member even are? Do you know your NEW Senate and Assembly district numbers?...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 2258 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 8 comments | 2963 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service today for Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, WWII paratrooper

Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, who parachuted into Europe with the 507th Paratrooper Infantry Regiment, died Aug. 27, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 1936 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Deanna Wolford, on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 3565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber to host speakers advocating tax increases at its Wednesday forum

Art Dao, executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission and Kevin Walthers, president of Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native , on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3294 Views

AROUND TOWN

To the cyclist that was a good Samaritan on Saturday

Last Saturday morning I went to the Farmer's market. As I was juggling my various packages, wallet, keys and purse, I dropped...

Original post made by Kathy Felton on Oct. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV30 to broadcast Pleasanton Weekly's candidates forum tonight

A 90-minute candidates forum hosted by the Pleasanton Weekly and featuring those seeking election as mayor and to the City...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens take interest in politics, too

As the November election approaches, Pleasanton residents await the opportunity to vote Nov. 6. But those 18 and older are...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Oct 7, 2012 at 8:53 am | 9 comments | 4227 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ROMNEY SCORES A BIG ONE

Let me start off by stating that I am a middle of the pack Republican. With that being said, I am thrilled at the results...

Original post made by Middle of the Pack on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Debater, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 am | 69 comments | 4407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Las Positas College needs more revenue to meet student needs

Las Positas College, the Tri-Valley's award-winning community college, is a shining star among California universities and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Karla Brown

By Karla Brown I am a Pleasanton businesswoman and 20 year resident of Pleasanton. Together with my husband Tim, we have...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by karla supporter, on Oct 6, 2012 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 6981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill Athletic Boosters Meat Sale THIS WEEKEND

Come to Foothill high School and support athletics at the FOOTHILL ATHLETIC BOOSTERS MEAT SALE!!! Our popular meat sale...

Original post made by FootHill Athletic Boosters on Oct. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2223 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 3398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homemade granola keeps Karen active

There are at least two reasons to stop at the Sunday Morning Bakery booth at Farmers Market tomorrow. One is to try some...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 6, 2012 at 5:51 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

World War II combat airman, 91, to tell his story at Las Positas College today

Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (Ret.), 91, will discuss his experiences as a member of the "greatest generation" at a public...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1640 Views

AROUND TOWN

At-risk missing adult located by Pleasanton police

The Pleasanton Police Department has located Diane Taylor who was reported missing on Oct. 4. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10192...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by k, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills Shopping Center???

I drove by the vintage hills shopping center and noticed that they are doing some construction on the old Romleys/Flair supermarket....

Original post made by Tom on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Milo, on Oct 5, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 4 comments | 1934 Views

SPORTS

Help wanted: Someone to cover football games

Do you like football? Do you like to write? The Pleasanton Weekly is looking for someone to go to the AVHS and Foothill home...

Original post made by Dolores Fox Ciardelli on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Idea, on Oct 5, 2012 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2776 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,762 views

Pleasanton resident will have his hands full trying to keep the Oakland teams
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 966 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 394 views