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Clutterless Self Help Group meets on Mondays

Overwhelmed by clutter? Learn how to deal with it by attending this support group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m., every Monday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by ClutterLess Meets Tonight, on Apr 18, 2011 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man charged with molesting Pleasanton teen

A Livermore man has been charged with child molestation in a case involving a 16-year-old over the last year, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by tere, on Apr 21, 2011 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seat lab for BART's Fleet of the Future hits the road for public input

The public is getting its first look this week at an interactive seat lab where riders can give feedback on what they'd like...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Apr 30, 2011 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services set for tomorrow to share memories of Joey Ferrara

Services will be held tomorrow for Joey Ferrara, 13, who died shortly after midnight Wednesday at his home in Pleasanton....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by JEB, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with City Employee Contract?

Now that Fialho's attempt to grandstand and get hired by San Ramon has failed, does anyone know the status of the city employee...

Original post made by taxpayer on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 3, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canned Food & Non Perishable Items

Please drop off your unwanted canned food and non perishable items to the VBC FOOD PANTRY Bin in front of Towne Center...

Original post made by teresa on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on May 3, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1023 Views

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Hundreds pay tribute to Pleasanton GI killed in Afghanistan

A capacity crowd of mourners filled the Veterans Memorial Building Saturday to pay tribute to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by snapshot, on May 3, 2011 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1046 Views

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On-going programs at Hope Hospice

Hope Hospice offers on-going grief support services for adults, teens and children including a transitions support group;...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin, on May 3, 2011 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State's distressed housing market improves

The share of distressed homes sold in March declined from February but was unchanged from a year ago, the California Association...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Homeowner, on May 6, 2011 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 993 Views

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Bras for the Cause Cancer Walk tomorrow evening

The sixth annual "Bras for the Cause Breast Cancer Walk" will be held in downtown Pleasanton from 5:30-11 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by I Hate Cancer, on May 6, 2011 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Boosters bring in big bucks for bands Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8119...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Marilyn Palowitch, on May 6, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1356 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Francisco to stop detaining arrested Illegals aliens

Just another reason why our schools lack funding. San Francisco will start releasing illegal immigrants for minor offenses...

Original post made by Mike on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tijuana Tony, on May 10, 2011 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special public art exhibit opens today at Pleasanton Senior Center

The 17th annual "Celebrating Art Made Easy" student exhibit starts today at the Pleasanton Senior Center with paintings done...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by yvonne giordano, on May 11, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

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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 | 1213 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 | 1118 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 | 996 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 | 900 Views

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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 | 1452 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 | 953 Views
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