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Rotary Club serves early Christmas dinners to 275 Pleasanton seniors

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton welcomed 275 seniors last Sunday to its 31st annual free Christmas dinner at the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by PW Reader, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1465 Views

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Amador Valley High helping needy students

Counselors at Amador Valley High School will accept gift cards from the public today to give to students and their families...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Pickering leaving Alameda County Fair for top Cal Expo post

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Great Job, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1468 Views

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Luck sets rookie passing record in Colts' 20-13 win

Stanford grad and current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck set the record for yards passing by a rookie when he...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1263 Views

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Glide Memorial Church, other charities providing hot meals for needy on Christmas Day

Many people in need in San Francisco will have the opportunity to have a hot meal during the holiday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas, on Dec 25, 2012 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1082 Views

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CHP reports drop in Bay Area DUI arrests over Christmas holiday period, but increases statewide

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Different Times, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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Road to the Rose Bowl: Stanford starts festivities at Disneyland for today's game

Stanford's charter plane touched down in sunny Los Angeles at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. But the Cardinal did not truly arrive...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2105 Views

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BART will run until 3 a.m.tomorrow morning

New Year's Eve revelers who don't want to drive to San Francisco events tonight can travel back to Pleasanton and nearby...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Dec 31, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

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Her latest thrill: Touring war theater in the Mideast

Kathleen Antrim is no stranger to excitement. She writes thrillers, trained with a SWAT team in Arizona, and has run the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

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Letters

<B>U.S. vs. Hirst Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10118 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

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Local Scholarships Available

Since 1965 Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1741 Views

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Sharks release 48-game regular season schedule following end of lockout

Following the ratification of a 10-year labor pact by players in the National Hockey League on Saturday, the San Jose sharks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 3486 Views

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Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1646 Views

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Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1164 Views

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New budget offers good news and questions for PUSD

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget contains some positive news for the district, along with a number of questions that will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 20, 2013 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1506 Views

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Galt Police Officer laid to rest today

As we enjoy our day off, please take a moment and reflect on the slain Officer who was killed in the line of duty in Galt....

Original post made by Truth on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1285 Views

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UOP honors Bob Moorefield

Bob Moorefield, who founded the Foothill High School band then marched it to prominence, was presented with the Distinguished...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by DENNIS JOHANSEN, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1285 Views

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State university system starts online class programs

California State University officials have approved the launch of the system's first online program and that applications...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 948 Views

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Teaching the business leaders of tomorrow

No one really knows just how many corporate and other professional leaders had their interest in business piqued in one of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

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Packard Hospital pediatric medical info stolen

A laptop computer containing limited medical information on pediatric patients was stolen from a physician's car on the night...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views
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