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SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

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March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 1681 Views

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City hosting grand opening celebration for Bernal Park Saturday

The city will host a grand opening celebration Saturday for the Bernal Community Park. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2553...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy rain on the way for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Rain is forecast as Sunday progresses with a quarter-inch of rain and then as much as another half-inch overnight. The temperature...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Manish, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 1680 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families mobilize to get packages to troops in war zones

Have you ever put together a care package for a son or daughter at college? Multiply that by 260 and you can begin to comprehend...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1680 Views

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Gov. Brown - CalPERS is a Ponzt Scheme

"Brown was particularly bothered by a contention in a report by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System that...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by watching pensions, on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 1680 Views

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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's 'other' graduates celebrate, too

While most of Pleasanton's class of 2010 was still getting ready for graduation -- putting the final touches on a speech,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 22, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1679 Views

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"Our Lives, Our Fortunes, Our Sacred Honor" by Rush Limbaugh, Jr.

"Our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor" by Rush H. Limbaugh, Jr. (as published in the July 1996 edition of The Limbaugh...

Original post made by Jean on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 5, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 7 comments | 1679 Views

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Express Lane Speed Limit???

Does anyone know what the speed limit is on I680 along the Express Lane route? There is exposed and covered 65mph limit signs...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Oct 2, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1679 Views

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Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1679 Views

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Pleasanton celebrates Independence Day at noon today in downtown park

Don't miss the 13th annual all-volunteer Fourth of July celebration that starts at noon today in downtown Pleasanton's Lions...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 5, 2011 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 1679 Views

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Andronico's bankrupt, seeks deal to keep some stores open

Andronico's Community Markets, one of the Bay Area's best known family-owned specialty supermarkets has announced it is in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 1679 Views

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Transbay Tube delays this weekend, warns BART

BART's Transbay Tube is undergoing maintenance and repair work this weekend, and BART officials anticipate 20- to 40-minute...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:45 am | 5 comments | 1679 Views

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ValleyCare expands neonatal unit

In a move it says will help keep more babies under care in Pleasanton, ValleyCare Health System has collaborated with UCSF...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Eliza Winters, on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views

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Govenor signs 226 bills despite massive veto threats

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed 226 bills and vetoed eight, despite threats he would veto hundreds of outstanding...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1678 Views

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Letters: Vote No - again

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7075 posted Friday, May 28, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Amanda B., on May 31, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 13 comments | 1678 Views

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City tweaking green building code

Pleasanton was in the forefront of going green, with requirements for new commercial buildings enacted in 2002 and expanded...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by member of the community, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1678 Views

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Pleasanton: World-class pianists to perform with youth orchestra

What happens when a 10-year-old violinist is paired up with virtuoso pianists? Find out at this year's third annual classical...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Barbara, on Feb 1, 2017 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1678 Views

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Pleasanton asks BART to scrap Staples Ranch extension plans

If BART officials didn't get the message Jan. 6, Pleasanton officials are sending it again today: the public doesn't want...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 1678 Views
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