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Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service today for Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, WWII paratrooper

Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, who parachuted into Europe with the 507th Paratrooper Infantry Regiment, died Aug. 27, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 1751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Deanna Wolford, on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 3144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber to host speakers advocating tax increases at its Wednesday forum

Art Dao, executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission and Kevin Walthers, president of Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native , on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3161 Views

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To the cyclist that was a good Samaritan on Saturday

Last Saturday morning I went to the Farmer's market. As I was juggling my various packages, wallet, keys and purse, I dropped...

Original post made by Kathy Felton on Oct. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1569 Views

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TV30 to broadcast Pleasanton Weekly's candidates forum tonight

A 90-minute candidates forum hosted by the Pleasanton Weekly and featuring those seeking election as mayor and to the City...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens take interest in politics, too

As the November election approaches, Pleasanton residents await the opportunity to vote Nov. 6. But those 18 and older are...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Oct 7, 2012 at 8:53 am | 9 comments | 3713 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ROMNEY SCORES A BIG ONE

Let me start off by stating that I am a middle of the pack Republican. With that being said, I am thrilled at the results...

Original post made by Middle of the Pack on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Debater, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 am | 69 comments | 4258 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Las Positas College needs more revenue to meet student needs

Las Positas College, the Tri-Valley's award-winning community college, is a shining star among California universities and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 2089 Views

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PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Karla Brown

By Karla Brown I am a Pleasanton businesswoman and 20 year resident of Pleasanton. Together with my husband Tim, we have...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by karla supporter, on Oct 6, 2012 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 5254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill Athletic Boosters Meat Sale THIS WEEKEND

Come to Foothill high School and support athletics at the FOOTHILL ATHLETIC BOOSTERS MEAT SALE!!! Our popular meat sale...

Original post made by FootHill Athletic Boosters on Oct. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2100 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 2159 Views

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Homemade granola keeps Karen active

There are at least two reasons to stop at the Sunday Morning Bakery booth at Farmers Market tomorrow. One is to try some...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 6, 2012 at 5:51 am | 1 comment | 1646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

World War II combat airman, 91, to tell his story at Las Positas College today

Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (Ret.), 91, will discuss his experiences as a member of the "greatest generation" at a public...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1512 Views

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At-risk missing adult located by Pleasanton police

The Pleasanton Police Department has located Diane Taylor who was reported missing on Oct. 4. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10192...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by k, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1851 Views

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Vintage Hills Shopping Center???

I drove by the vintage hills shopping center and noticed that they are doing some construction on the old Romleys/Flair supermarket....

Original post made by Tom on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Milo, on Oct 5, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 4 comments | 1807 Views

SPORTS

Help wanted: Someone to cover football games

Do you like football? Do you like to write? The Pleasanton Weekly is looking for someone to go to the AVHS and Foothill home...

Original post made by Dolores Fox Ciardelli on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Idea, on Oct 5, 2012 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2651 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers of buses for handicapped children threaten to strike today in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school district is gearing up for a possible strike by bus drivers for physically-challenged students. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 47 comments | 4164 Views

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FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 3313 Views
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