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SPORTS

49ers new Santa Clara stadium already 200-foot-high steel skeleton with 50-yard line in center

The new San Francisco 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara is already a towering steel skeleton that rises nearly 200 feet high above...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 4428 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors play a bit of Jeopardy at annual public gathering together

Tri-Valley mayors played Jeopardy in front of more than 300 of their constituents at their annual Tri-Valley Mayors Summit,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Study continues on reopening waterslides

A report on the Shadow Cliffs waterslides has concluded that the popular facility could be reopened after repairs are made...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 3 comments | 1429 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Haggerty, 2 other County supervisors, endorse Cook-Kallio for Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE's 9th annual "Bon Appetit-Toasts & Tastes of Fall" to benefit Pleasanton schools!

Don't miss it! PPIE's annual culinary event, Bon Appetit- Toasts & Tastes of Fall, on October 6th from 6:30pm -10pm. 15...

Original post made by David on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore homeowner shot during drug-related robbery

Police detectives have determined that a home invasion robbery that ended in a shooting Saturday night in Livermore was drug-related. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanley Blvd

As I was weaving back an forth on Stanley this morning (left lane closed, then right lane closed, then left lane closed),...

Original post made by oldtimer on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Trudy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly to hold community-wide forum for municipal candidates on Oct. 4

A free, community-wide forum for candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 in...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 12 comments | 2572 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin hires new Community Development director

Following a nationwide recruitment, Dublin City Manager Joni Pattillo has appointed Luke Sims, Community Development Director...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by ca94566, on Sep 25, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1439 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs $15 million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9766...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bill R, on Sep 25, 2012 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Southbound I-680 reopened after fatal crash closed freeway at Stoneridge at 3:30 a.m. today

A stretch of southbound interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton was closed for more than three hours starting at 3:30 a.m. today...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by John, on Sep 24, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 8 comments | 1776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks maybe? Anyone else hear all the noise?

The neighbors are all out. Anyone know what's going on? It sounds like a really long grand finale....

Original post made by Lily on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Definitely cool and informative, but..., on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 8 comments | 2721 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Utility, beautification improvements planned for Stanley Boulevard

Alameda County has big plans for a stretch of Stanley Boulevard between the Pleasanton and Livermore city limits--to the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by marty, on Sep 24, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unionized Castlewood workers ask City Council to support labor agency's rule to end lockout

Union members, who said they are among those who were locked out of their jobs two years ago in a wage and benefit dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 41 comments | 2091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown's Bibiane Bakery closing today

Bibiane Bakery, the popular bakery and coffee shop located at 349 Main St. in downtown Pleasanton, will close its doors at...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 1843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City College of S.F. on brink of insolvency, state takeover

City College of San Francisco could be on the brink of insolvency because of high spending that is at odds with ongoing funding...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 1862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 3592 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views
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