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Meet the Pleasanton Weekly's publisher, editor and other staff members

The Pleasanton Weekly publisher, Gina Channell-Allen, and editor, Jeb Bing, will be on hand to talk with guests at the first...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by So, will you attend?, on Oct 30, 2012 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 1014 Views

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Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly Friday endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Can't wait to see an investigative report, on Oct 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 15 comments | 2817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How much does a City Council seat cost?

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 2600 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs to keep Pleasanton high school students on short leash

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 2224 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Robert Murray of Murray Energy: "Obama will destroy low cost energy in America"

Check this video out. It is an interview with Robert Murray of Murray Energy who talks about a group of his 500 coal miner...

Original post made by More Coal on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by ALL, on Oct 29, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 922 Views

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Biden: "...the size of cue balls?"

For those of you who choose to receive your news via the mainstream media, you will not hear about the following. During...

Original post made by anyone but obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:25 am | 15 comments | 2290 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This appears to be Breaking News: CIA Dir. Petraeus Responds Re: Benghazi

Here is CIA Director Petraeus's statement: "No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 959 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schools fail to meet 'No Child Left Behind' standards

Despite increasing its Academic Performance Index score by nine points, from 906 to 915 over the last year, and better test...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by john, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:20 am | 10 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Granite Bay High wins Sweepstakes award at Foothill Band Review

Main Street in Pleasanton was filled with the sounds of music last Saturday as 50 marching bands from high schools and middle...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 28, 2012 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email system crash forces PUSD to go analog

The Pleasanton school district's email system was down for nearly a week, between Oct. 16 and 22, but the district has moved...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by The dog ate my email, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1182 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Women for Romney?

With all the attacks on Romney for his "anti-women" ideals, I just wanted some insight from women who support him. I...

Original post made by Roslin2012 on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Roslin2012, on Oct 27, 2012 at 5:32 pm | 35 comments | 1199 Views

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Ricky Gill Caught Inflating His Experience

Ricky Gill, a 25-year-old college student who is intent on his VERY first job being in Congress, has time and again exaggerated...

Original post made by Independent on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian for Gill, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

38th annual Foothill Band Review now under way on Pleasanton's Main Street

The 38th annual Foothill Band Review is now under way with a parade down Main Street along with concert competitions at the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 27, 2012 at 5:09 am | 4 comments | 1346 Views

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No rate increase anticipated for Zone 7 customers until 2014

Zone 7 water users won't see a rate hike until 2014, thanks to ongoing cost-cutting measures from the water agency. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Zone 7 and beyond, on Oct 27, 2012 at 2:11 am | 1 comment | 900 Views

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Measure B1 is also a Bond measure

I read the text of Measure B1, the transportation tax. Not only is this a tax with no sunset clause (meaning our descendants...

Original post made by local on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 1612 Views

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Grand Opening of Caremore Center for Medicare Seniors

I'm so glad I attended the Grand Opening of the new Caremore Care Center for Tri-Valley seniors, located in South Rosewood...

Original post made by SENIOR on Oct. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 801 Views

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Food truck frenzy

The mafia has come to Pleasanton and there are plenty of people who are happy to hear it. Rest assured there'll be no godfathers...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Oct 26, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1982 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

He Knew

We now hear that the WhiteHouse was notified within 2 hours of the Benghazi attack. So Obama and the State Department...

Original post made by He Knew on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:20 am | 27 comments | 1188 Views

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Rotary's Halloween Spirit Run set for Sunday on Main Street

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its second annual Halloween Spirit Run on Sunday with proceeds to benefit the club's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by POed, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, alumni, parents honor Amador band director

It's been a great month for Amador High School's band director Jon Grantham. Not only has he been honored as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Gehl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1018 Views
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