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AROUND TOWN

New women's Acapella singers to perform Friday

Pleasanton's new all-female Acapella, barber shop-style (4-part harmony) singing group will perform Friday night at Girls'...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 7, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 7 comments | 5140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second bank robbed, both on Dublin this week

Dublin police are asking for the public's help in finding a man with a "Brian Wilson"-style beard who robbed a bank in their...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2241 Views

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Cold snap comes to Pleasanton starting today

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving weekend will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 17 comments | 8609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 7617 Views

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Amador ensemble to perform on national stage

The Amador Valley High School Wind Ensemble will perform in a farewell concert next week before heading off to Chicago, where...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Dublin police searching for bank robber

Dublin police are seeking the public's help in locating a male suspect who robbed the Bank of America branch at 4250 Dublin...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Givenchy , on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 3912 Views

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Missing teen found in San Jose

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found safe in San Jose. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/04/missing-teen-found-in-san-jose...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tess, on Dec 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 3080 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Detroit bankruptcy approved; IL passes pension reform

Odd that both these occurred on the same day. The federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Detroit's bankruptcy can proceed....

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Bill Lambeer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Core Requires Parents to Disclose Whether They're Liberal or Conservative

Check out the Common Core forms (in the article linked below) that parents are required to fill out. I will write-in an...

Original post made by uncommon core on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Joann, on Dec 4, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 939 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 | 9181 Views

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Swalwell seeks federal funds for redevelopment agencies

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has introduced legislation that would use federal funds to replace much of California's...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:41 am | 11 comments | 8344 Views

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Safeway exiting Chicago area market

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 11 of its Dominick's stores...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Logical Capital, on Dec 3, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 10519 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 3171 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 3229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two cited for tobacco sales to minors

Two local stores have been cited for selling tobacco to minors in an decoy operation conducted by Pleasanton police and the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by math checker, on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:43 am | 6 comments | 4443 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boeing union forcing move to Long Beach?

Boeing offered its largest union a guarantee of 20,000 union jobs at its Washington facilities at prevailing wages for the...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 2083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police have identities of four involved in Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were there when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 17 comments | 3003 Views

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Defense attorney: teens involved in attack likely to be charged

While a man who was beaten and left unconscious on the street remains in the hospital, the four young people involved could...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 3149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday "Posada " Celebration

Join us for our Holiday "Posada" Celebration on Sunday evening, December 15th, 7 - 8 pm, at the Veteran's Memorial Building...

Original post made by Margaret Meyer on Dec. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 731 Views

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Today is 1st 'Spare the Air' day of season

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for today by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 12921 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 518 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 419 views

Mark Twain drinking wine?
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 310 views