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What is going on with Carden West school on Willow?

I am reading online that this private school filed for bankruptcy two months ago. Is this correct? If this is so, has it...

Original post made by Curious on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 18, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Registration now open for city's summer camps

Registration is now open for more than 40 summer day camps offered through the Pleasanton Community Services department....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1389 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chris Scoville at Tommy T's tonight

Chris Scoville wants to play music that makes a man proud. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8590...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin', on Feb 2, 2012 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Probation check leads to arrest

A probation check led to the arrest of Richard Cordova, 23, at about 3:43 p.m. Jan. 24 in the 3800 block of Vineyard Avenue...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Feb 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Alameda County fire captain records dramatic rescue

Capt. Tom Pappas of the Alameda County Fire Department took part in a dramatic rescue Tuesday morning that was recorded by...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Friendly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2184 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rage/Rings Restaurant - What Happened

Went to Rage/Rings this Saturday and it was closed. We have been going there for years and were shocked. Anyone know what...

Original post made by Cindy B on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 3198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday news round-up from around the Bay

Here's a round-up of Friday news reports from around the Bay provided by the Bay City News bureau. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by retailer, on Mar 2, 2012 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Country Club Murders' to air on CBS at 10 p.m. tonight

A prediction made by Ernest Scherer III around the time he was on trial for murder has come true, but not in the way he'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Missy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD cuts 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family activities are fun for all

There are many local activities families can enjoy together, so that parents feel involved in their children's lives as opposed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Mar 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1394 Views

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I wonder if the press gets this sort of thing happening in Pleasanton?

Much has been in the press about a Berkeley city official acting on the orders of a police official showing up at a reporter's...

Original post made by Jake on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by correct, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save our Water Slides? Meeting on March 15

Shadow Cliffs Water Slides Tomorrow the East Bay Parks Operations Committee is having a meeting during which they will...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cwbierdeman@gmail.com, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland marathon, festival on Sunday to close streets, interrupt bus service

Oakland officials are urging those coming to their city Sunday to be aware that some major streets will be closed and bus...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Carmen, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 2148 Views

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Second Chances Charity

Someone came by knocked door and was asking for donation to Second Chances about 8 pm or so. Are they genuine? ...

Original post made by aResident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by emily, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 824 Views

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Last day for book sale at Pleasanton library

Friends of the Pleasanton Library are holding the final day of their weekend-long Spring book sale today with 35,000-40,000...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tomato planting time

Growing your own tomatoes can save money but, even better, your own garden can supply you with tasty produce. As the warm...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cornell, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1017 Views

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Man the democrats are on fire!

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Kangaroo on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Apr 3, 2012 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Appeal

I read in the paper this morning that Matt Sullivan has filed an appeal against the ruling to permit Walmart from opening...

Original post made by Cindy on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by omg, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New emergency communications system adds to public safety

Next month, public service agencies in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including Pleasanton, will move seamlessly into...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outrageous Pensions, on Apr 9, 2012 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 1311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1074 Views
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