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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Should Congress Be Held to the Same Standards?

Regardless of one's political beliefs, the following comments by Rand Paul seem to me to make a lot of sense. He has introduced...

Original post made by Daveg on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents push school board for class size cuts

About 30 parents turned out at the Pleasanton school board on Tuesday night to push once again for smaller class sizes. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by W. White, on Oct 25, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 8 comments | 1871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

News digest

Get CERTified Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/10/25/news-digest posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 6639 Views

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Affordable Care workshop at LPC Oct. 29

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16th) will host an Affordable Care Act information session from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Susie, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 1564 Views

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It's rock & roll at Beth Emek installation

Rabbi Laurence Milder was installed as spiritual leader at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton last weekend in a Shabbat...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by srco, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man shot in I-680 road rage incident

Investigators are trying to locate a driver who shot a Pleasanton man in Fremont early this morning after a highway road-rage...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 4776 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Alameda County judge, juvenile court referee pleads guilty to stealing charge

A former Alameda County Superior Court judge who faced 32 felony counts for allegedly stealing at least $1.6 million from...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by SR, on Oct 24, 2013 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1621 Views

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Improvements coming to city's Pioneer Cemetery

Long-awaited improvements to Pleasanton's city-owned Pioneer Cemetery, including veterans memorial, are now more likely after...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 1820 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta

I'm not sure if this is relevant. So I thought I'd throw it open to discussion. I was reading some background information...

Original post made by Thompson Thorpe on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Karl Bonner, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:18 am | 26 comments | 1100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 22 comments | 11219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Operator of BART train that killed 2 in training

The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Did you expect BARTD Integrity?, on Oct 23, 2013 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 979 Views

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Armed man robs Comerica Bank

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Comerica Bank in the 600 block of Main Street this morning at about...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 23, 2013 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 2921 Views

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BART strike over! Trains back in service today

Limited BART train service began about 6 a.m. today after unions and BART management reached an agreement to end the four-day...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Oct 22, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 1478 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mr. Lamont Cover-up

No new on the beating of Mr. Lamont. I have been told that the kids involved come from families with money and influence. So...

Original post made by Lessismore on Oct. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 485 Views

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Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Oct 22, 2013 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 3648 Views

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Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm | 33 comments | 3842 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 11420 Views

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Library offering free Excel classes tonight

The Pleasanton Library is presenting Excel classes at beginners and intermediate levels. Participants can gain skills for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by shannon, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 699 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Transit unions have donated $3M to CA State Assembly Democrats

The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU, of which the BART train operators are members) and the Service Employees Service Union...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 21 comments | 2828 Views

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Stoneridge Drive extension

The Stoneridge Drive extension is finished. The landscaping, road striping and all other facets are complete. Why is it not...

Original post made by olfthfl on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 532 Views
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