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AL GORE: "Environmental Armegeddon by Jan. 27, 2016"

On Jan. 27, 2006 Al Gore made an apocalyptic prediction that the planet would be at "point of no return" in 10 years. This...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 620 Views

RESTAURANTS

Church Coffee Shop Downtown

I was hoping the Weekly could do some investigate reporting into whether or not the Inklings 'coffee shop'/church is exempt...

Original post made by Meredith on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by res, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 459 Views

SPORTS

Harvest Park club wins inaugural cricket tourney

The Harvest Park Middle School Cricket Club took first place in the first-ever Inter School Cricket Tournament played in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Thomas White, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 1416 Views

AROUND TOWN

STUPID GUNFIRE LAST NIGHT

Every year we get rousted out with the gunfire and fireworks at midnight. It lasts for fifteen to twenty minutes after midnight. The...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Pareny, on Jan 2, 2016 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 813 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 3512 Views

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Costco signs letter of intent to acquire 40-acre Johnson Drive site in Pleasanton

With 22,000 members in Pleasanton, it's no surprise that Costco Wholesale wants to build a store here to relieve the overcrowded...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jan 2, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 42 comments | 9444 Views

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Boy Scout Tree Recycling

Pleasanton Christmas Tree Recycling Project This year the Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 will conduct their annual Christmas...

Original post made by Boy Scout Troop 941 on Jan. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 721 Views

RESTAURANTS

Baker, Glazer discuss education issues at joint forum

The Tri-Valley's state legislators held an education forum this week to answer residents' burning questions about overcrowding...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Rosecolin, on Jan 1, 2016 at 2:23 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates heading up New Year's Day for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting tomorrow to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by You can opt out of one TRASH fee., on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 735 Views

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John Sensiba: Man of the Year

John Sensiba, managing partner of regional accounting firm Sensiba San Filippo LLP whose professional expertise helped rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Meredith , on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 3063 Views

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County launches Artsfund grants program for 2016

A workshop will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Livermore Community Center to assist organizations in preparing grant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jo Schwan, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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House passes Swalwell's terrorism-tracking bill

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill co-sponsored by local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) that calls...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by knut, on Dec 30, 2015 at 4:37 am | 4 comments | 1838 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: EBAL somewhat overlooked in all-East Bay team awards

With the end of the football season comes time for the football awards. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/12/28/opinion-ebal-somewhat-overlooked-in...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Volleyball fan, on Dec 30, 2015 at 3:25 am | 1 comment | 1926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drones now banned in all East Bay Regional parks

Motorized, remote-controlled aircraft -- or drones - are now banned in all parks under the jurisdiction of the East Bay Regional...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2299 Views

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Tree Massacre at Bernal Corporate Park

Does anyone know why the Bernal Corporate Park is chopping down so many trees? The trees being cut down all appear to be...

Original post made by Curious on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2015 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 667 Views

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'Dating Daisy' -- couple gives love one more chance

Falling in love can be so easy -- and wonderful. But what if the timing is really, really bad? Screenwriter/director Neel...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Lon Fiala, on Dec 29, 2015 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

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Region's water wholesaler feels pinch of meager flow of state water supply

The Tri-Valley's potable water wholesaler was recently notified that it will only get 10% of the water it requested from...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 28, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1757 Views

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5 ways to be charitable on a budget

If you've ever wondered if you can be charitable with only a few extra dollars in your wallet or a little bit of free time,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hathi Winston, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1214 Views

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Planners OK 3-story retail center/apartment complex in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a developer's plan to build a three-story commercial center and apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:05 am | 29 comments | 5000 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 580 views