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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect caught in Pleasanton home invasion robbery

One of the men suspected in the robbery of a Pleasanton man who won big at a Bay Area casino in August was captured Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mitch, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 11536 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek now open

Traffic on newly-opened Stoneridge Drive moved smoothly Friday and over the weekend following a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Burt, on Nov 12, 2013 at 12:54 am | 22 comments | 5004 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART contract details

Time for a little arithmetic here. The union's original demand was a 20.1% raise over three years. The end result was...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 11, 2013 at 6:06 pm | 38 comments | 13644 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Library celebrates 25 years

The Pleasanton Friends of the Library play host to the 25th anniversary celebration of the present library building next...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Calvin Moulthrop, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

We're ALL at risk of identity theft with Obamacare like this person

Yet another reason why DemocratCare should be defunded. Check out what happened to this person soon after she signed up...

Original post made by privateSector on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 674 Views

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Who pays into the Chambers PAC/lobby?

Anyone want to know who the names of the Chamber of Commerce contributors to their Political Action committee? It is public...

Original post made by Enlightened on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayers PAY partisans, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 1207 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oldest vet observing Veterans Day at Arlington

Richard Overton, believed to be the oldest living U.S. military veteran at the age of 107, will celebrate Veterans Day at...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

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Purple pipes coming to Pleasanton

Four agencies that provide water services in the Tri-Valley signed agreements Wednesday enabling the city of Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 7 comments | 11718 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It's Veterans Day: Stores open, government closed

Today is a federal holiday observing Veterans Day. Fly the flag. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/11/its-veterans-day-stores-open-government-cl...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 11, 2013 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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Letters

<B>Council action on business park could mean more housing Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10958...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by who is it?, on Nov 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 18 comments | 1529 Views

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5,000 watch Veterans Day parade on Main Street

A crowd estimated at more than 5,000 lined Main Street in downtown Pleasanton Sunday for the city's 17th annual Veterans...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 5 comments | 1434 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Union and Politicians- Try Google Street View on Detroit

All of us know that there is a strong relationship between unions and elected politicians. Politicians support legislation...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by left is right, on Nov 9, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 16 comments | 2633 Views

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Pleasanton's Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m.

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street today, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by geral, on Nov 9, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

SPORTS

TV30 to cover tonight's Amador Valley-Foothill game

TV30 will cover tonight's game between crosstown rivals Foothill and Amador Valley high schools at Foothill's football stadium,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Proud FHS Parent, on Nov 9, 2013 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 4143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim principal named at Walnut Grove

An interim principal has stepped in at Walnut Grove Elementary School, although district officials aren't saying why. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't be about test scores, on Nov 8, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Casino winner target of home invasion robbery

Pleasanton police are investigating a home invasion robbery on Monday afternoon that apparently targeted a winner at a Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by suzy, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 20 comments | 3835 Views

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Good news for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

There's good news for low-income seniors living in the aging Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens homes off Kottinger Drive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 4327 Views

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Kottinger Place, Pleasanton Gardens redevelopment plan goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a proposal at its meeting tonight to redevelop Kottinger Place and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 4278 Views

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Police receive reports on driver who ran down bicyclist

Police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who struck and killed Diana Hersevoort...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by All of the Truth, on Nov 5, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 9 comments | 4018 Views

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Republicans Go Down Fighting in Virginny

Democratic Party candidate Terry McAuliffe narrowly defeated Republican and tea partier Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday. McAuliffe...

Original post made by Tina Worcester on Nov. 5, 2013
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