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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Don't look for this on the mainstream news...

Netherlands Abandoning Multiculturalism! YES! They recogize that it is a failure and that it dramatically weakens the country....

Original post made by Hans on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hans, on Jun 26, 2011 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 1040 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Presidential Power Myth

With the presidential elections beginning its long tour of duty, I began to notice a trend in modern presidential candidates....

Original post made by Power Is Not One on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mellow Fellow, on Jun 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 1065 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The fair is closed today

The Alameda County Fair is closed every Tuesday. It will re-open tomorrow at 11 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. And Wacky Wednesdays...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by respect my property, on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 926 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs - Eric Cavalli Fundraiser

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs to hold soccer fundraiser. On July 17 San Ramon, Danville, Dublin and Pleasanton will be hosting...

Original post made by Gary Thurner on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Meghan, on Jul 15, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2632 Views

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County fair breaks attendance record with nearly a half-million fair-goers

A total of 452,746 fairgoers poured through the gates of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton during its 18-day run that...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 1439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investment firm employees donate to scholarship fund

Employees at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Berkeley branch have contributed $822 to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation's...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by PR Stunt, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 938 Views

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Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Quick clerk catches credit card con

A suspicious clerk who called police to the Hyatt Summerfield Hotel regarding an attempt to use fraudulent credit cards helped...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Al-Leigh R., on Jul 25, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1920 Views

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$1-million worth of marijuana plants found growing in East Bay Regional Park

East Bay Regional Park police officers recovered about $1 million worth of marijuana plants early Friday morning when they...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by OMG, on Jul 16, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

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Valley Humane wants $125,000 how much is new Exec paid?

The Contra Costa Times reports that the Valley Humane Society needs $135,000 in the next thirty (30) days or it may close...

Original post made by Ptown taxpayer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mal, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1006 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: "We've got to pass (Obamacare) to see what's in it." Well...

More layoffs to Americans and more jobs to China is one of the many negative outcomes of Obamacare. We now see yet another...

Original post made by NoBama on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sharlene, on Aug 1, 2011 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 984 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: They've got their mojo working

The Mojo Softball 14U and 12U teams won the Fastpitch Shootout held at the Pleasanton Sports Park this weekend, held under...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1999 Views

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Downtown Store Come & Gone?

What hapened to the small "florist" shop that moved into the former Little Valley Wine Shop? We saw the sign for the grand...

Original post made by Dave on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Little Mikey, on Aug 3, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 900 Views

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Replica of Vietnam Veterans Wall will be in Fremont

DeVry University will host the moving Vietnam Veterans Wall from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 10-13, on its campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mirabelle, on Aug 3, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1795 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1077 Views

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BART police chief condemns another wave of cyber attacks

BART Deputy Police Chief Ben Farrow Wednesday condemned a cyber attack in which hackers broke into the website of the union...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

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Proposed law could stop gouging of condo, townhouse owners

The California Association of Realtors is sponsoring AB 771, a state bill that would prevent home buyers in a common interest...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by AR, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1284 Views

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Summer interns bring a fresh perspective

Here's one more reason to Support Local Journalism: The Pleasanton Weekly has a real office when we gather to work and produce...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 20, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT scores show increases for most high schools in area

SAT scores rose last year for five of the eight local high schools with the percentage of area scores over 1500 -- a state...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views

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Movie theaters

Wasn't the Dublin regal theater the one that bought out our (Pleasanton) theater then closed it down thus gaining a pretty...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by TV?, on Aug 28, 2011 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 951 Views
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CIA’s Five Stages of Woe
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Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
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