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Rousing welcome home for 3 Pleasanton Marines back from Iraq

Several hundred well-wishers cheered and waved banners and flags yesterday as three Pleasanton Marines came home from Iraq. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 1648 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Investors Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic bought 793 acres of ranchland in Pleasanton's southeast hills in 1979. They...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2010 at 9:38 am | 10 comments | 1648 Views

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Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1648 Views

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Big turnout for Pleasanton soldier returning from Afghanistan

About 75 family, friends and other Pleasanton well-wishers welcomed home Army Specialist Liberato Vallavicencio Saturday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1648 Views

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Homeless Shelter near Pleasanton?

Yesterday's news of a man found dead in a sleeping bag under the freeway near Johnson Drive shouldn't happen in this area....

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Buzz, on Dec 6, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 6 comments | 1648 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund: Valley Humane Society -- purrrfect for our community

When Valley Humane Society takes in an animal, its life is guaranteed. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8934...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by volunteer, on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1648 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bone Marrow Drive TODAY and next Saturday at Amador Valley

GO to Amador to swab! The CACC is holding a Bone Marrow Donor Drive TODAY between 9-1 @ the Amador Valley High School Theater....

Original post made by Simone on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1647 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Humanitarian groups seek donations for tsunami relief

Bay Area charities are encouraging people to donate money to assist the response to a devastating earthquake and tsunami...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 1647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell tower saga continues

Planning Commissioners showed signs of frustration at their Oct. 27 meeting as they tried to envision the "faux pine" cell...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on Nov 9, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 1647 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child Murdered by Mother

I was very sad and upset to read about the Walnut Creek woman who murdered her teenage son. The fact is that children...

Original post made by Lisa on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 6 comments | 1647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon, a district with a parcel tax is making big cuts to programs

To "A reader" and all those who claimed San Ramon would be better off because of its parcel tax, please read: http://www.PleasantonWeekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3652 It...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 12 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I don’t want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1646 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A terrible waste of State money

Many Californians are upset about how much money the State wastes each year. Many residents of San Ramon were upset by City...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1646 Views

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A place to turn to

It's not easy to leave an abusive relationship--especially if it involves children. But the women who have found the courage...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:59 am | 3 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Ballots are Here

My household received their Measure G Ballots in the mail today (we are Permanent Vote By Mail) and we already mailed 4 NO...

Original post made by Joe on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 8, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible swine flue outbreal at Pleanton Middle School-News Crews Present Today

Oct 20, 2009 5:25 pm US/Pacific Pleasanton Parents On Alert After Flu OutbreakPLEASANTON (CBS 5) ¯ Click to enlarge1 of...

Original post made by annon on Oct. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SF offers $6 million to help school district meet $113-mllion budget shortfall

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Supervisor Bevan Dufty Friday announced that about $6 million will be provided to the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Lucy, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 12 comments | 1645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Remember to Use Gun Lockers in Your Home

Such a tragedy recently. ...

Original post made by Stan on Apr. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1645 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1645 Views
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