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SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Foothill High School Senior Scholarships—Know a Deserving Student?

Pleasanton North Rotary will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to three lucky Foothill High students. Interested? Know a...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 460 Views

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Fireworks back at county fair on Independence Day

The Alameda County Fair will kick off June 18 with later hours and a nightly fireworks show after the fair's free concerts,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Liberalism is a plague, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:55 am | 17 comments | 3391 Views

AROUND TOWN

GG Bridge board to vote today on phased-in toll increases

The staff of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is recommending a gradual toll increase to as much...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 11 comments | 1401 Views

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Retired immigration judge to run for Congress

A retired immigration judge from Danville has thrown his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the congressional...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Tu Phan Woe, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 37 comments | 921 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Clean Water Act expansion not right answer, builders say

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to expand the reach of the Clean Water Act will increase the cost of new homes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 2354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thefts, vandalism top latest Pleasanton police arrest list

Thefts, vandalism and alcohol and drug abuse highlighted Pleasanton police activities over a two-week period that ended last...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 1218 Views

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State Sen. Leland Yee in court on fraud, drug running charges

State Sen. Leland Yee was arraigned in U.S. District Court Wednesday on charges of weapons trafficking and scheming to defraud...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by YeeYee, on Mar 27, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

80,000 expected at Goodguys car show this weekend

As many as 80,000 fans are expected this weekend for the All American Get-Together by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by downtown Julie, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 5200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI Raids in Process - State Senator Leland Yee Has Just Been Arrested

Multiple news outlets are reporting that California State Senator Leland Yee has just been arrested by the FBI for public...

Original post made by The raids continue.... on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by about time, on Mar 27, 2014 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 538 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Blue

I see that there is a new film coming soon, called "Blue." From the description in this link below, this film is a counter...

Original post made by Not Green on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 26, 2014 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville Weekly post Tri-Valley University fraud conviction story (which is mysteriously absent on Pleasanton Weekly site)

Embarcadero Media is the company controlling the Pleasanton Weekly and Danville Weekly. The Danville Weekly on its Danville...

Original post made by Sing Like a Canary on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sing Like a Canary, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:22 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

RESTAURANTS

What's happening at former TGIF

I drove by the other day and saw a notice on the window for a pending alcohol license. Anybody know what is going in there?...

Original post made by liz on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stacee, on Mar 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 878 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Side planning: It's our commitment to future generations

What does it mean to be a City of Planned Progress? To me, it means that Pleasanton has a commitment to move forward into...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 13 comments | 1242 Views

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PPIE announces 14 student grants for innovative projects

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced yesterday the winners of its Innovative Student Grant awards...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 8 comments | 2654 Views

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Safeway among 'World's Most Ethical Companies' for 4th time

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has been named one of 2014's "Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Festus, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 1088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Annual Night of Drums and Dance

Come out to Amador High School tonight to watch Hart MS, Pleasanton MS, Foothill and Amador Colorguard and Foothill and Amador...

Original post made by Fan of the Arts on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 169 Views

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Pleasanton group presenting ADHD program tomorrow

Is ADHD as common as some say it is? If so, what's the best way to help a child succeed? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/23/pleasanton-group-p...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Spudly, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1775 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Fake University Operator Convicted of Fraud

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, journalist Henry Lee in an article http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Pleasanton-fake-university-operator-convicted-of-5345614.php...

Original post made by Fraud on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD Has Deleted Public Records Act web page and JV investigation report

Apparently in the interest of 'transparency,' after the story from the Pleasanton Weekly about two district employees refuting...

Original post made by Now you see it, now you don\\\'t on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Not clueless, on Mar 24, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 14 comments | 3063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Susan Su-Jury Finds Guilty on all counts for running Sham University called Tri-Valley University

http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_25410172/visa-mills-federal-jury-convicts-founder-pleasanton-university from the...

Original post made by Tri-Valley University Guilty on Mar. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 388 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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Political posturing about water
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