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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama campaign slandering donors to the Romney campaign

The Democrats in general and President Obama specifically seem willing to go to any length to trash their opposition. President...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 2, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 38 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anastasis Ballet Company Presents 'Testimony'

The professional ballet company's performance will benefit Shepherd's Gate, a local non-profit serving the East Bay since...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Doug Miller, on May 2, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 766 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Strike temporarily shuts down Golden Gate Ferry service

Golden Gate Ferry service will be shut down this morning because of a strike planned by the ferry workers, a district spokeswoman...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Adrian Borschlasser, on May 2, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 1018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools near districtwide mandates to improve minority test scores

Even as the Pleasanton school district deals with state-mandated improvement at schools, the district is looking at a new...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by just a parent, on May 2, 2012 at 10:14 am | 36 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Question for communters on 680

There is some type of major construction project right next the 680 southbound freeway. It is visible to the left as I am...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 2, 2012 at 5:31 am | 4 comments | 932 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Obama Slogan Has Deep Ties to Marxism, Socialism, Communism

Hard to deny this. Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the...

Original post made by RealMeaning of Change on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on May 1, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 975 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART directors discuss $1.5-billion rail car contract with Canadian firm

BART directors held a three-hour hearing Thursday on a staff proposal to award a $1.5 billion contract to build a fleet of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Bad Parking - Bardt vs. Integrity, on May 1, 2012 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All lanes on I-680 near Bernal now open after 7-hour overnight closure

All lanes of I-680 near Bernal Avenue have re-opened following a big rig crash that required about seven hours of clean-up. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on May 1, 2012 at 9:53 am | 6 comments | 1261 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline at 6 a.m. tomorrow to vote for Mother-Daughter Lookalikes

The 10 finalists in the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are now posted, and you can [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2012.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on May 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Woman accidentally swallows pot-filled brownie, but is OK

A 75-year-old woman called 911 after accidentally eating her 69-year-old male roommate's pot brownie, but Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by cautionary tale, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 1389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Legistature successfully sues to unblock their pay

I'm outraged, as all of you should be. The budget isn't balanced, so the state controller halted Legislators' salary payments,...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jimfo, on Apr 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 9 comments | 1272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Trails and freeway noise

I am looking to buy a house in the Tri-Valley, and especially in Pleasanton. At first sight, Valley Trails seems like a nice...

Original post made by Sally on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Apr 29, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 16 comments | 2098 Views

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Gourmet food trucks at Fairgrounds tomorrow

Gourmet Food Trucks will be at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton from 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28. Enjoy all...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by jim, on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 1257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in 31 tire slashings in two neighborhoods

Two Pleasanton teens face felony charges in two of three recent tire-slashing incidents. "On April 19, 2012, two boys, ages...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sonja m., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 47 comments | 2337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nebraska man convicted of sexual abuse of 13-year-old

A former Nebraska man faces 25 years to life in prison after being convicted Tuesday for the ongoing sexual abuse of an underage...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lets not forget about the Separation, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views

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Livermore teens face felony charge for detonating homemade bomb

Three teens have been arrested for what they said was a prank when three explosive devices detonated in front of a Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by High School Mom, on Apr 27, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 901 Views

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Art exhibit by local high school and college students at Firehouse Arts Center

Showcasing the phenomenal talent of a select group of art students from Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools. Juried by...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown resident, on Apr 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Voters to decide Nov. 6 if state's death penalty to continue

If it passes in November, the SAFE California Act will replace California's death penalty with life in prison with no chance...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 7 comments | 1106 Views

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Action on Main @ Rose Hotel

This morning while driving to work from home, I made my regular trek down Ray to Main St. At the end of Ray on Main in front...

Original post made by Kerri on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board-City Council joint meeting canceled

The meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton school board scheduled for last night was canceled just 3-1/2 hours...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by sj, on Apr 26, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 1374 Views
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