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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to discuss special education, ballot propositions tonight

The Pleasanton school board returns from its summer break with a study session on special education set for 6 p.m. tonight,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:51 am | 5 comments | 1232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Primary's Tuesday, but does anybody care?

In years past, incumbent Congressman Pete Stark and challenger Eric Swalwell would have been fighting desperately by now...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:24 am | 23 comments | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI checkpoint tonight on Santa Rita?

I heard there is a DUI checkpoint planned on Santa Rita tonight, near the freeway....Anyone know if this is true? Not a...

Original post made by Blah on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two dead in Pleasanton shooting

A mother and daughter were fatally shot Monday evening. Pleasanton Police received a call around 6 p.m. about a homicide...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:18 am | 20 comments | 3603 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beyond Bias: Media Blackballs Anti-Obama Book (No. 1 on NYT Times for 4th Week)

This is wayyyy beyond being biased. As the author of the following article states, "this is an in-kind contribution to Obama...

Original post made by Beyond Biased Media on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 am | 25 comments | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Laramie Project' onstage at Amador Valley High tonight through Saturday

Amador Valley High School students will present "The Laramie Project at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday night in the Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:11 am | 19 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police action

On W. Las Positas over weekend. Anyone know what was going on? Heard my teenage son and friends talking about it....

Original post made by Frank on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 877 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 2315 Views

AROUND TOWN

City passes on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9646...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 1020 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Football on KTVU? Please Vote Now

http://www.ktvu.com/s/sports/highschoolsports/ scroll to middle of page. Go to this web site to vote to see the Novato...

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund: Valley Humane Society -- purrrfect for our community

When Valley Humane Society takes in an animal, its life is guaranteed. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8934...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by volunteer, on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 993 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

TEA Partier arrested after shooting at GLSEN offices in DC

If my headline was yesterday's headline, do you suppose NBC Nightly News would devote just 17 seconds to the story? Do you...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long-range planning under way for Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

The city's new East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force has started the process of determining how best to develop a 1,000-acre...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by June, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tennis fundraiser over Labor Day weekend for Valley Humane Society

The Ruby Hill Golf Club, Castlewood County Club and Livermore Valley Tennis Club are joining together to host a benefit tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by JL, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cultivating student success

Degi Haastrup knew for almost 10 years that he wanted to go to Las Positas College. Haastrup is a student from Nigeria, and...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys West Coast hot rod & custom car event heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

The west's largest hot rod & custom car event features over 3,000 vintage hot rods, custom cars and classics sprawled throughout...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by CraigLinda, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 1922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Soldiering on

To look at him, you wouldn't be able to tell that Jay Wilkerson is a decorated combat veteran who spent nearly 40 days in...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by dissappointed , on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 6 comments | 1035 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2466 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1823 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 3112 Views
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