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Afghan author to talk about his new book on the country tonight at Pleasanton's Library

Atta Arghandiwal, who immigrated to the Bay Area in the early 1980s, will talk about his recently published memoir at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 12 comments | 1810 Views

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Daytime break-in at Pleasanton home nets more than $70,000 in jewelry

Jewelry worth $72,000 was stolen in a Jan. 11 daytime burglary at a home in the 3400 block of Arbor Drive, according to police...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 19, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 12 comments | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing 17-year-old Foothill student found at friend's residence

Morgan Stanton, a Pleasanton 17-year-old who was reported missing, has been found at a friend's residence, Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by intheknow, on Jan 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 9 comments | 9281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 6070 Views

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Narum names her campaign staff in bid to win City Council seat in special election May 7

Pleasanton City Council candidate and city Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum has named two colleagues and a community activist...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1831 Views

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Aggressive Door-to-Door Solicitors?

Anyone noticed an increase in aggressive door-to-door solicitors recently? It seems that in our Oak Hill neighborhood there...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 3233 Views

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ACE Train riders-have respect for neighbors of the station

Just a shout out for all you ACE train people that haul (Word removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff) down W. Angela...

Original post made by Stacee on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1597 Views

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RV, boat show open today at Alameda County Fairgrounds

The 25th annual Manufacturers RV Show is open today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds as its 11-day run continues through...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1406 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wood burning banned again today by Bay Area air quality agency

Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy this weekend, prompting the fourth consecutive Winter Spare the Air...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Smog head, on Jan 17, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 3 comments | 912 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Suspect arrested in connection with Livermore shooting death

Livermore police announced Wednesday that 24-year-old Jacob Kober has been arrested in Oregon in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Teddyboy, on Jan 17, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

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Avoid Rynck

Had a bad experience with them. They are more concerned with making the next sale rather than spending time servicing customers...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by RyNck thread gone?, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:51 am | 16 comments | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man arrested with pot, massive alligator-like creature in Castro Valley charged with felony

A man that stashed more than 30 pounds of marijuana in his home and used a now-deceased caiman to protect it was arraigned...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Do your research , on Jan 17, 2013 at 6:30 am | 12 comments | 1257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bullying a priority for PUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Apathy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 59 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents protest plan to bring back staggered reading

Parents upset with a change in schedules at elementary schools packed the Pleasanton school district's boardroom Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by PIE, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 5543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 1861 Views

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Police log: Man stabbed in bar fight at Redcoats

A Pleasanton man was stabbed in a fight outside Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant at 336 St. Mary St. on Jan. 4, although...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by P-Town Resident, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 1060 Views

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Santa Rita Jail inmate escapes in Oakland

An inmate from Santa Rita Jail who was being transported to Highland Hospital in Oakland this morning has escaped, according...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 1304 Views

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Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More bad behavior from the people who brought us the financial crisis

Board members at AIG are meeting tomorrow to consider suing the federal government for giving them unfavorable terms on a...

Original post made by Patriot on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 10 comments | 924 Views
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