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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library celebrates 25 years tonight

The Pleasanton Friends of the Library play host to the 25th anniversary celebration of the present library building tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Nov 18, 2013 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 2467 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2013 Holiday Fund now underway

The 2013 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign is now underway, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts to...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 17943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jennifer Hosterman-city manager of Pleasanton?

According to the Stanford University website http://events.stanford.edu/events/386/38637/ , Jennifer Hosterman is teaching...

Original post made by what? on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by what?, on Nov 20, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 722 Views

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Bomb threat leads to Pleasanton Walmart evacuation

A called-in bomb threat led to the evacuation of the Walmart store in Pleasanton last week, but nothing suspicious was found. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2013 at 9:04 am | 2 comments | 18428 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparky, on Nov 25, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 6061 Views

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Hundreds downtown for festive holiday shopping

Pleasanton's downtown came alive over the weekend with special holiday events ranging from "Earlier Than the Bird" special...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 2794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway launches holiday campaign to fight hunger

Safeway Inc. of Pleasanton launched its "Help Us End Hunger" food drive this week in an effort to help people who rely on...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Biff, on Nov 26, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 6393 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown-Vision and the "Main Street Partnership"

Re: Robert Byrd's article I have been in Pleasanton for more than 30 years and have the Downtown change very little-- The...

Original post made by Elle44 on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fundraiser underway for beating victim

More than two months have passed since David Lamont was found unconscious outside his home after apparently being beaten...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1808 Views

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Fast-food workers "strike"

This week, fast-food workers in 100 cities nationwide participated in a one-day "strike" to show support for their demand...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 505 Views

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'Spare the Air' in effect again today

Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy again Wednesday so another "Winter Spare the Air Alert" will continue...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Woody, on Dec 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 929 Views

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Santa Rita & Valley traffic jams???

The four-way gridlock was a fxxxxxx nightmare noon MON. apparently the lights were out. But why did the light continue to...

Original post made by Shopper on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in two auto theft cases

Four men have been arrested for auto theft in two separate cases, according to police reports. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 3582 Views

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S.F. City College accreditation ruling due this week

A judge said Monday that he will make a ruling by the end of this week on whether to block a decision by a regional commission...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 3, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views

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Tax Preparation

Can anyone recommend a good Tax Preparation person in town?...

Original post made by ccwc on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by ccwc, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

4th grade class raises $511 for Shepherd's Gate

Before leaving for their holiday break, a fourth grade Lydiksen Elementary School Class, taught by Mrs. Donna May, chose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Pololo, on Jan 8, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1950 Views

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2nd Annual Pasta Feed and Family Carnival

Fun for All! 2nd Annual Pasta Feed and Family Carnival Sunday, Jan. 26 - 4 to 8 pm Pleasanton Veterans Memorial Building,...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mexican Gang, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 1430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Outreach effort against human trafficking underway

A public-awareness campaign was launched Friday that targets human trafficking by reaching out to potential victims through...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 12, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 1099 Views

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Make a Difference Day for Community Service

“Make a Difference day for Pleasanton” will be held on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at the Pleasanton Library Community Room from 10am...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1975 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton woman sentenced to prison for tax fraud

A Pleasanton woman has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for a fake tax refund scheme, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 1853 Views
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