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AROUND TOWN

CA Real Estate PAC dumps $23,000 to support Thorne

Wowza. In a report filed this week with the Pleasanton City Clerk, California Real Estate PAC spent $23,000 to support Mayoral...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Owned by Chamber, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 11 comments | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please vote for Donlon Elementary!

Please vote for Donlon Elementary School in the Clorox's "Power a Bright Future" contest. Vote daily online and via text!...

Original post made by Please Vote!!! on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

China daily newspapers

Hey, what's with the Chinese newspapers being dumped in our driveways around town, Is there a takeover coming that I wasn't...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Nov 15, 2012 at 8:30 am | 5 comments | 1008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2279 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Evidence Mounts...This Election was Stolen

The reports of vote fraud by the Democrats is breathtaking...but not surprising. This party is so corrupt that they will...

Original post made by mitt won on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 1305 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just what WAS Romney thinking? Selective perceptions in the Republican bubble zone

It is becoming clearer. Romney's concession speech was as weak as it was because it was impromtu, written only minutes before...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 2806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Status of train horn quiet zone

Does anyone know how to find our status on establishing a quiet zone? Seems odd that a city in our stage of development...

Original post made by Patrick on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 1354 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:23 am | 4 comments | 2289 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Striking butchers rallying in front of Pleasanton Raley's supermarket although other workers in store aren't unionized, aren't on strike

Members of the butchers union are demonstrating along the front walkways of the Raley's Supermarket on Sunol Boulevard, asking...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bryan, on Nov 12, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 29 comments | 5037 Views

AROUND TOWN

"THE BENHAM BLANKET RELIEF DRIVE"

Hello Good People of the Tri-Valley and beyond... In light of the recent Hurricane Sandy devastation, my good and kind...

Original post made by Nancy McKain on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nancy McKain, on Nov 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 924 Views

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I went to Raley's and what did I see?

I went to Raley's and what did I see? A strike of course. A bunch of people (even though it's on the meat dpt on strike)...

Original post made by neighbor on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by D, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 9 comments | 1666 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 2652 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton teen visits U.N. with Girl Up

Not every day does an American teen get to meet the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, but last month Sri Muppidi, 17, was...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giants' celebration costly to PUSD

Celebrating the San Francisco Giants' victory in the World Series will cost the Pleasanton School District more than $13,000...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:47 am | 65 comments | 1702 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

Iím so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 17097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys honoring veterans today at Autumn Get-Together at Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

The Goodguys 23rd Autumn Get-Together is honoring veterans today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds where the final show of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home holdup reported at Oak Vista Way

Pleasanton police are investigating a Nov. 1 robbery at a home in the 1500 block of Oak Vista Way. The holdup was reported...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:16 am | 4 comments | 1350 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time for real republicans to return

Please,I beg all of the Limbaugh,Palin,Norquist types to go away and the moderate,common sense republicans to come back and...

Original post made by Hoops on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Myself, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:33 am | 20 comments | 1503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman endorses Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday endorsed Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10342...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Middle of The Town Observer, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:27 am | 30 comments | 2252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton-Dublin link opens under I-580

Bikers and hikers will no longer be blocked by Interstate 580 when traveling between Pleasanton and Dublin. The new Alamo...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 9, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 2543 Views
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