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New Leaf grocery store

I just went to New Leaf, it's beautiful. It's exactly like Whole Foods. They have everything, I was like a kid in a candy...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by naive, on Jun 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 9405 Views

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Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, 20

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, daughter of Lisa and Joseph Oefelein and a 2012 graduate of Amador Valley High School, died last Tuesday....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:17 am | 16 comments | 9400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Union marks lockout anniversary with Castlewood rally

Cars lined both sides of the street for nearly a half mile as close to 200 people turned out Saturday to mark the one-year...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Larry Ferderber, on Sep 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 88 comments | 9397 Views

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Pleasanton police searching for missing teen

Pleasanton Police are asking for help finding a missing 13-year-old girl. Ana Elizarraras was last seen at 4 a.m. Dec. 1...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Deanne, on Dec 4, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 9387 Views

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Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 9339 Views

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Livermore Lab team discovers six new elements

Dawn Shaughnessy and her team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are pushing the boundaries of the physical world,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 9332 Views

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Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:33 am | 105 comments | 9294 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Breakfast?, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 9283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board finds 'merit' to complaints, will replace Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted more than seven hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:22 am | 22 comments | 9278 Views

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Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

The Pleasanton City Council is likely to ratify a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:06 pm | 23 comments | 9247 Views

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Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 9234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 9203 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider Prop. 8 today

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look today at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 9193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three students arrested in drug bust at Amador

Three students at Amador Valley High School were arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of drugs for sale on campus,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 56 comments | 9117 Views

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Fleet Week canceled, but S.F., Pier 39 planning other events

The cancellation of numerous San Francisco Fleet Week events has disappointed many businesses on Fisherman's Wharf on what...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by sfca73, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:45 am | 8 comments | 9103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has it come to this?

Seniors at Foothill High School and their parents were no doubt surprised earlier this month by a letter from John Dwyer,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 50 comments | 9078 Views

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BART management, unions continue contract talks as new strike looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 23 comments | 9054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: 'No' on parcel tax would be leaving kids behind

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5635 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Heads-up, on May 23, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 35 comments | 8974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4 busted for LSD use

Four teens were busted last week for being on LSD, a hallucinogen, after calls from people complaining about noise coming...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Fun with letters, on Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 6 comments | 8941 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 8892 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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