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New Market at Vineyard & Bernal?

Hi, does anyone know what is going in at the big open space at Vineyard & Bernald (up by Cofee Ali)...what and when? we...

Original post made by Kristine Walker on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

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Former Pleasanton mortgage firm being sued by clients

A man accused of attacking his roommate at his mansion in unincorporated Livermore is now facing a civil case involving the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by JOANNA JENSEN , on Oct 21, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 1643 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 6025 Views

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Park District accepting bids on waterslides at Shadow Cliffs regional park

Wanted: Experienced concessionaire to develop, maintain and operate the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by oldtimer, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

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City Council OKs new Housing Element, ending 7-year legal battle at cost of $3.9 million

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Loyal Resident, on Oct 19, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 2256 Views

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THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4338 Views

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Another business closing in downtown

First Domus, then Amelia's and now Cupid's Tooth. What small business will be next to close in downtown Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Suz on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:13 am | 8 comments | 2172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Large meteor streaks across Bay Area, thrilling stargazers

A large meteor streaked across the night sky last night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by doug, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2386 Views

SPORTS

Friday Oct. 19, 2012 – FOOTHILL FOOTBALL

FOOTHILL vs SAN RAMON VALLEY Come on out for Foothill’s last HOME game of the regular season as they take on the San Ramon...

Original post made by Foothill Football 2012 on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by FHS SENIOR PARENT, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 2860 Views

SPORTS

Bernard Laffers criticism of FHS XC

Once again, Bernard Laffer has chosen to use the PW to air his issues about FHS Cross Country. Having a student on the...

Original post made by XC Mom on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jorge Quero, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 11 comments | 5592 Views

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Another Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

WOW--I just received yet another mailer for Measure B1 in today's mail. This one is all feel good and no mention of the...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 18, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 4543 Views

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Obama not afraid to answer the tough questions...like the feud on American Idol

We are so fortunate to have a fearless leader like Obama to guide this country. http://www.y100.com/player/?mid=22529916 "Small...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 18, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 40 comments | 2616 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge questions reliability of key witness in 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

A judge Wednesday questioned the reliability of a key prosecution witness in the murder of 14-year-old Pleasanton high school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Oct 18, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1470 Views

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Pleasanton's downtown Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. today

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its weekly meeting starting at 12:15 p.m. today at Hap's Restaurant in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tina Case, on Oct 18, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

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State Senator Ellen Corbett to run for Congress in 2014

State Senator Ellen Corbett (D-10th) has announced to members of the Valley Real Estate Network that she plans to seek the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 3359 Views

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Fountains bring sounds of serenity

The first thing Linda Bourland asks people looking for a new fountain is, "What do you want it to sound like?" Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 18, 2012 at 7:54 am | 8 comments | 1757 Views

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Riverside educator named chancellor of Cal State University system

California State University officials named a new chancellor yesterday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10193...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 2090 Views

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'Financial Fitness' expo set for 9 a.m. tomorrow in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host a free financial fitness expo for those 55 and older Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1382 Views

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New law to increase transparency in campaign financing

A State Assembly bill now signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown will go into effect in January 2013, requiring more transparency...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:34 am | 3 comments | 1520 Views

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Sheriff Mirkarimi keeps his job, gets back pay after 9-month suspension by San Francisco mayor

Ross Mirkarimi will be reinstated as San Francisco's sheriff after the city's Board of Supervisors fell two votes short of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 12 comments | 2600 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 906 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 1 comment | 231 views