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ValleyCare to host 4th annual breast cancer symposium Oct. 16

ValleyCare Health System will host the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Symposium from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Palm Event...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 10 comments | 1567 Views

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Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Applications Due Oct 28, 2013

To honor the memory of Juanita Haugen, trustee and president of the Pleasanton Unified School Board. Juanita had a passion...

Original post made by Ken Mano on Oct. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1037 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The federal government will NOT shut down tonight

Oh yes, the media and the Democrats will be squealing like stuck pigs in the event that no budget agreement passes before...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 61 comments | 1600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten into coma

Can we please get an update on David Lamont? Is he out of a coma? Have there been arrests? Surprised to see lack of new...

Original post made by Question on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by OurNews, on Oct 3, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1356 Views

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Santa Rita - Jail for the 21st Century

Here is an video,that is getting national attention, about the Santa Rita Jail. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/welcome-to-the-high-tech-jail-of-the-21st-century-KvQCy~kKSoaxhuPjqU2y...

Original post made by Bug Splat on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We are all told the Republicans want to deny people healthcare

The truth is...http://freebeacon.com/reid-why-would-we-want-to-help-one-kid-with-cancer/ CNN anchor asks Harry Reid about...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 2, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 810 Views

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Girasole Closed

I will miss you Scoozi Bread! Maybe the Pleasanton Weekly can get Skip to share the recipe with all of us who have enjoyed...

Original post made by Gladys on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 15 comments | 1871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Assembly candidate at Pleasanton BART station this morning asking riders to support strike ban

Orinda City Councilman Steve Glazer is handing out flyers this morning at the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station calling...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 12 comments | 1150 Views

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Pleasanton school board calls for Prop. 13 reforms

The Pleasanton School board is backing an initiative that could bring more money to schools by raising taxes for corporate...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 36 comments | 3019 Views

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Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center reopens

Pleasanton's popular Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center has reopened after a one-year renovation. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 2953 Views

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Here we go again at Las Positas College

The ink was barely dry on the contract Las Positas College signed with its newly-recruited president Kevin Walthers when,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 30, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 6 comments | 1983 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART negotiation numbers to think about

Ten days before the strike deadline, BART management and the BART unions are $112 million apart. There are 2,375 union members...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:57 am | 9 comments | 657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More Questions Than Answers.

The other day in the Bay Area News Group reported on the Lancaster Vs City of pleasanton case. City Attourney Jonathan Lowell...

Original post made by Watchman on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Record, on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 1046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1087 Views

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OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2275 Views

SPORTS

Stanford expecting a noisy reception tomorrow in Seattle for game against Washington State

Seattle has not been the kindest of cities to Stanford football over the years, and the Cardinal has yet to win at CenuryLink...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 691 Views

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Pleasanton earns top award for environmental successes

The city of Pleasanton has received a top award for its success in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saving energy, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Sep 27, 2013 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 1318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California pays scammers

Fraudulent MediCal claims are a 'career' for many, because they 'payoff'. Watch CNN, at 7:00 and/or 10:00 tonight for part...

Original post made by Taxpayer or Sucker on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer or Sucker, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:38 am | 11 comments | 1075 Views

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Builder plans 4-story apartment complex across from Hart Middle School

Summerhill Homes, a home builder and developer, has asked the Pleasanton Planning Commission for approval to tear down several...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 26, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 7 comments | 1518 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 909 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 627 views