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AROUND TOWN

School's in

It didn't take long for kindergartners at Hearst Elementary to get used to school after it began Tuesday. Hailey and Addison...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Mom of elementary students, on Sep 1, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 1222 Views

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Safeway contributes $10.4 millon to muscular dystrophy organization

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. customers and employees have raised $10.4 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, funding...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 19 comments | 1184 Views

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10 years later: Pleasanton reflects on the day that changed America

The young dad at his parent-teacher conference in upstate New York six weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, suddenly looked at his...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 13, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 19 comments | 1041 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I guess that rosy budget assumption is not looking so good now

Do you think this state will finally be able to look at its spending realistically and reform the obvious bloat so we don't...

Original post made by concerned on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by b, on Sep 14, 2011 at 6:12 am | 19 comments | 1290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Laramie Project' onstage at Amador Valley High tonight through Saturday

Amador Valley High School students will present "The Laramie Project at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday night in the Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:11 am | 19 comments | 1811 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ugly Occupy Oakland Pics You Won't See on MainStream Media...

Welcome to Obama's America...and the entire Democrat Party's preferred status of America. CHAOS. ANARCHY. THE UNRAVELING...

Original post made by Obama\'s America on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Patriot, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:22 am | 19 comments | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART a boon for Stoneridge sales as Christmas shopping season gets under way

The decorations may have been up for weeks, but Thanksgiving weekend marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 28, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 19 comments | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Permit parking only at Trader Joe parking lot

Does anyone know why the row of spots next to the street at Trader Joes is only for cars with permits? It's bad enough that...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by FnSuite, on Dec 13, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 19 comments | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

fox sighting

be careful of foxes crossing Bernal near 680 North entrance after dark ...

Original post made by Laury on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Laury, on Dec 17, 2011 at 12:46 am | 19 comments | 3792 Views

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3 DUI convictions could lead to license suspension for 10 years

Starting yesterday on Jan. 1, Californians who are convicted of a DUI three or more times could have their license suspended...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian's two cents, on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:44 am | 19 comments | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assemblywoman sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th), who represents much of Pleasanton, pleaded no contest Jan. 6 to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by District resident, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 19 comments | 1567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 2202 Views

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Wellllll................tell me about the meeting

Had to work tonight and could not attend the Planning Commission meeting. Want to hear all about. How 'bout a blow by blow. And...

Original post made by Frank on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 19 comments | 1741 Views

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Hosterman named adjunct professor at Stanford

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, who is winding down her last seven months in office after more than 10 years of public service...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:32 am | 19 comments | 1257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two busted in daytime burglaries

Surveillance video taken at a March 26 daytime burglary in the 8000 block of Regency Drive has led to the arrest of a two...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sumati, on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 19 comments | 1360 Views

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Mom asks for return of stroller

Pleasanton police are investigating the case of the stolen stroller. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9193...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Christine Smith- Womens Bible Cafe, on May 9, 2012 at 9:40 am | 19 comments | 1960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

should the school district have more discretion in the layoff process?

I came across two interesting pieces recently that I thought members of the community might want to read. The first is a...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Slippers, on May 23, 2012 at 8:36 pm | 19 comments | 1829 Views

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Police make second sweep of high school campus using drug-sniffing dogs

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by draconian abuse of power, on May 30, 2012 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 1310 Views

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When is college debt too much?

Sometimes a college education doesn't pay. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9495...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary Alt, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 19 comments | 1976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs $8-billion funding measure to start construction of high-speed rail system in California

Gov. Jerry Brown was in downtown San Francisco Wednesday to sign an $8 billion funding measure to start construction on what...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 20, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 19 comments | 1556 Views
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