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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"A Great Day for Good Teachers"

Wouldn't it be nice if this could be the headlines all over the California news? Instead it's all over the New Jersey news,...

Original post made by Nomad on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2184 Views

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Take a survey on your rainwater use

Ph.D. candidate Neeraja Havaligi is asking Pleasanton residents to take an online survey for her to use with her thesis on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Beeky, on Aug 14, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 2266 Views

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City passes, on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? The School Board unanimously approved artwork comprising eight panels planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 19 comments | 1803 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Electricity Tomorrow Between 9am-4pm.

In the Mohr neighborhood, at least in my area. It's going to be a 100 tomorrow. Are they serious? 100 degrees. ...

Original post made by Diane on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by PG&E does NOT use common sense, on Aug 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 5 comments | 1381 Views

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Motorcyclist killed in Livermore accident

A man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Livermore early yesterday, police said. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9854...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2306 Views

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Los Angeles man charged in scam against Danville resident

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection with a lottery scam carried out against a Danville resident, police said...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by lancem, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was going on at Tassajara/Freeway last night?

About 8:30PM Friday 8/10 we exited 580 at Santa Rita/Tassajara. The parking area for the office buildings on the northwest...

Original post made by oldtimer on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Not the end of the line?, on Aug 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1259 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nebraska man sentenced in sexual abuse of 13-year-old girl

A man who traveled from Nebraska to meet up with a 13-year-old Alameda County girl was sentenced July 20 to 25 years to life...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:49 am | 9 comments | 1807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Mercedes-Benzes stolen from dealership

Three cars worth more than $138,000 were stolen from Mercedes-Benz of Pleasanton in the 5800 block of Owens Drive overnight...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by b, on Aug 12, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 12 comments | 1585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Lathrop 1-year-old safe; Pleasanton police find car used in abduction

An Amber Alert issued for a 1-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father from her San Joaquin County home near...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 14 comments | 1842 Views

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Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by ann volonte gabbert, on Aug 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 3186 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Juveniles arrested on suspicion of phone thefts on BART

Two juveniles suspected of "grab and go" thefts from unsuspecting customers on BART trains were arrested by San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 1108 Views

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'Cash mob' will be in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m.tonight

Pleasanton's first "Cash Mob" will take over downtown streets starting at 6 p.m. tonight as part of a new national movement...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 2223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Even more on Mary Hayashi

1. She hasn't resigned her assembly position even after her conviction earlier this year for shoplifting from Neiman-Marcus...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:43 am | 13 comments | 1367 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Debbie D, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 1618 Views

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Pleasanton activates Cooling Center for hot weather today

The city of Pleasanton has activated its public Cooling Center for those seeking relief from high temperatures as they rise...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Christine M, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1564 Views

AROUND TOWN

AC Not Working

Someone said flip the AC switch on the circuit breaker. But non of the switches are labeled AC, or anything remotely related. What's...

Original post made by Kristin on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1189 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' day in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley due to continued hot weather

With temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1274 Views

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Sentinels of Freedom gives 5 wounded vets chance to sail on historic schooner

As the sun came up very early over the San Francisco Bay last Saturday morning, a sleek 113 foot Sailing Schooner named Eros...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1822 Views

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U.S.women's water polo team meets Spain today to vie for gold medal

Mountain View native Adam Krikorian almost made the mistake of the 2012 London Olympics. Thankfully, Stanford freshman Maggie...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Awesome !, on Aug 9, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 1243 Views
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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Lulu is back home!!!!
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