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69th Anniversary of WWII Doolittle Raid this Saturday

USS Hornet Museum will commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, America's daring World War II bombing raid...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Worth seeing, on Apr 12, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1969 Views

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Calling senior artists and crafters!

The Peddler Shoppe at the Pleasanton Senior Center will be reviewing new items with the prospect of marketing them in the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 13, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 1062 Views

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Job fair at Las Positas College on Thursday

Bay Area employers will be at a Job Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, April 14, at Las Positas College, Student Center,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 1061 Views

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Electrical Explosion in Pleasanton 4/14/2011

Does anyone know what caused the electrical explosion inside the manpower on the sidewalk at the Northwest corner of Bernal...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by trekmtb, on Apr 14, 2011 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy hits a hole-in-one - again!

It's supposed to be the shot of a lifetime but Alex Chin has hit a hole-in-one twice -- and he's only 12. Last summer, at...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by nathan, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

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Weekly wins awards in statewide newspaper contes

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for stories, programs and general...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

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We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1166 Views

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Pilot project offers drivers real-time parking info

Real-time parking information for some of San Francisco's streets is available starting today, marking a key phase of the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Destination ImaginNation

Two Pleasanton teams place first in the elementary division of the Destination Imagination State Finals on April 9-10 and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Somasundara Rao, on Apr 26, 2011 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 2000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Suckers for St. Jude' raises money to help fight cancer

Abby Smith, Addy Mapes, and Haley Carr, fourth graders at Walnut Grove Elementary School, team up to sell lollipops, raising...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kelly Hilton, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1652 Views

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Organization plans autism, developmental disabilities screenings here Sunday

The School of Imagination, a leading education center that pairs typically developing children and children with developmental...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:52 am | 2 comments | 1636 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PleasantonWeekly caves into White House on story?

PleasantonWeekly has made national news by agreeing to edit out "unflattering" comment about Michelle Obama. See the following...

Original post made by PW_Independence on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 2403 Views

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comcast

What's happening with cable from comcast? I've been getting only FOX and MSNBC, and no other channels on my TV during the...

Original post made by Patel on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by ComcastMark, on May 6, 2011 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 980 Views

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Advice for Parcel Tax 3.0

From the perspective of an outsider who has been following this saga from not-too-afar, drawing liberally from comments made...

Original post made by javadoc on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by javadoc, on May 6, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1251 Views

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Mom and two daughters win lookalike contest

It's been a record year for moms and daughters: More than 60 mom-and-daughter lookalikes sent in photos for our Mother-Daughter...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pyle, on May 6, 2011 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deja Vu - We acknowledge an error in judgment was made

This post from the Measure G campaign in 2009 is worth repeating: We acknowledge an error in judgment was made Publisher's...

Original post made by Deja vu on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1845 Views

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Free Comic Book Day on May 7

Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world will give away comic books absolutely free to anyone...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by comicgeek, on May 18, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

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New Report: ARRA: 450k Government Jobs Saved/Created While 1 Million Private Sector Jobs Stalled/Destroyed

Simply breathtaking. The Obama Admin ... including McNerney has destroyed up to 1 million private sector jobs while adding...

Original post made by VoteDemsOut on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Not for us, on May 16, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1555 Views

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Register for happy hour with widows, widowers

The Widows and Widowers of Northern California invite others to join them for happy hour from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 19,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on May 18, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 993 Views

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Renaissance woman

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D., Pleasanton) presented Amador Valley High School sophomore Claire Williams with bronze and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dave & Mary Young, on May 23, 2011 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 1506 Views
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