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Hike for Hope raises $70,000 for hospice services

Under perfect blue skies, 672 hikers and 62 volunteers, including two on horseback and two on ham radio, recently gathered...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin, on May 12, 2011 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1179 Views

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Heritage Association honors St. Mary Street home

The Pleasanton Heritage Association has announced that Don and Noel Anger are the recipients of the second annual Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by downtowner, on May 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

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Wild ride: woman holds onto minivan from Manteca to Pleasanton

The Manteca man accused of hitting speeds of 100 miles an hour with his wife on the hood of their minivan will get his day...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by hannah, on May 13, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 957 Views

AROUND TOWN

ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

Join a Local Group of Artists and paint on Selected Friday mornings around town. ACC/Art Critique & Coffee invites you to...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on May 16, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 dogs adopted out from 10 rescued from hoarders

Little Bear is a sweetheart. She's a large black dog, apparently a Labrador-chow mix, who loves to take walks and get attention...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sara, on May 17, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1416 Views

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Mother's Day rescue just ducky

Firefighter Paramedic Brandt Jorgenson was part of the team that rescued eight ducklings rescued from the bottom of a storm...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views

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Notice of Appeal filed in Lins vs. City of Pleasanton

A notice of appeal was filed on Thursday. Therefore, it appears that the Lins are appealing the dismissal of their lawsuit...

Original post made by frank on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views

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GIGANTIC Garage Sale for the Animals!

GIGANTIC Garage Sale for the Animals! Saturday, May 21 and Sunday May 22 8AM - 3PM 3229 Curtis Circle - Pleasanton...

Original post made by Mary on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on May 20, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 981 Views

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Of note

<B>Teams ready for DestiNation Imagination Global competition Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8158...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on May 21, 2011 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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Wine tasting and 'Art in the Vineyard'

The 39th annual "Art in the Vineyard" will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, May 29, at Wente Estates Winery in Livermore....

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by RobinM, on May 27, 2011 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 822 Views

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Antique fair on Pleasanton's Main Street all day today

The Antiques & Collectibles Faire is back in downtown Pleasanton today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=6968...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2011 at 5:33 am | 1 comment | 1382 Views

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Art in a park

Local artist Claudette McDermott enjoys a spring day while painting landscape on a recent afternoon in Pleasanton at the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on May 31, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 825 Views

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Pleasanton Vice-Mayor pays tribute to veterans at Memorial Day service

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio paid tribute to the sacrifices and service of veterans at Memorial Day services...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Pam Hardy Alpert, on Jun 1, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Breakfast with friends at the Hometown Pancake Day

Pancakes, sausages, orange juice and coffee in a beautiful park with lots of friends. What better way to start a Saturday?...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tara, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

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Streetwise

In Fridays Streetwise section - the question was: If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? Diana Pettit commented...

Original post made by ccwc on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The fun of science

Junior Raquel Fraticelli and sophomore Samuel Peters explained rocks, gems and minerals to students from Lydiksen Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Wish I knew!, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

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D-Day honor for Pleasanton veteran

French Consul General Romain Serman has honored Pleasanton veteran Robert L. Vannatter with the French Legion of Honor medal...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by snapshot, on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 1207 Views

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Welcome home celebration for Army Sgt. Rick Seymour

More than 75 well-wishers turned out for a welcome home ceremony recently for Army sergeant Rick Seymour at his grandparents'...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 9, 2011 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 866 Views

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Wipeout! contestant does it for her girls

"Wipeout," the ABC TV show where contestants endure extreme water obstacles that seem to get more difficult as the season...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Nan, on Jun 9, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1027 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,102 views

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