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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 | 1407 Views

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New BART seats mean cleaner ride

Notice anything different on BART? Fifty-one railcars out of BART's 669-car fleet are being outfitted with new cobalt blue...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Plastic seats are better, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 1407 Views

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Community Foundation honors Pleasanton Weekly

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation presented the Pleasanton Weekly with its "Community Champion" award Wednesday night at...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flu keeping students out of school

Many Pleasanton students were out sick this past week after reporting flu-like symptoms. Although the county shows no "documented"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom of 3rd grader, on Oct 27, 2009 at 7:55 am | 6 comments | 1406 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Citizen Challenges Jerry McNerney to a Debate on his Healthcare Reform Vote

Sent to Jerry McNerney I challenge you to a debate on the current Democratic Health Reform bill, better known as socialized...

Original post made by Dominic Di Blasio on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 42 comments | 1406 Views

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'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Hilarity, love, magic and music merge in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," one of Shakespeares best-loved comedies, at 7:30 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1406 Views

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Readers Choice Numbers

Did I read the numbers right in todays paper? It said it had over 39,000 confirmed votes from readers. Yet it said that the...

Original post made by Tim on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1406 Views

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Library Etiquette

At what age did we learn "Library Etiquette"??? Who teaches "Library Etiquette" I would think that if people are in the...

Original post made by Library Behavior on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 10 comments | 1406 Views

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McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 1406 Views

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Pleasanton, Livermore to launch search for new fire chief

Firms that specialize in hiring top fire department managers, including fire chiefs, are being considered for a national...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chapped, on Nov 16, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 8 comments | 1406 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

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Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 25 comments | 1405 Views

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County officials urge no vote on Prop 22

Proposition 22, which last week was endorsed by a number of local officials, including Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by From BOTH sides-no, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1405 Views

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Is getting fit your New Year's resolution?

Keep your resolution to get healthy and give back to your community in 2011! Join The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1405 Views

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Major work on Bay Bridge's eastern span may be completed today

Construction on the Bay Bridge's new eastern span is reaching "another historic occasion" as workers finish the compaction...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Empty Pockets, on May 7, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1405 Views

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City, Pleasanton Garbage Service to host workshop on new program

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service will co-host a free informational workshop about Pleasanton's new recycling...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tammy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1405 Views

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Reverse mortgages aren't for everyone

You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They're touted as a great tool for cash-strapped...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Reverse, on Sep 5, 2011 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1405 Views

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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 | 1405 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney, We'll be Watching Whether You'll Vote to Continue Funding ACORN

Mr. McNerney, With ACORN very exposed on FoxNews these days (but you won't here this story on the mainstream media), ...

Original post made by April on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 36 comments | 1404 Views

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Bank and Fed Shenanigans

Make sure you read Hussman’s piece this morning (key section below). This should give you a better sense why the Fed is...

Original post made by GX on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1404 Views
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