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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park chorus takes 2nd place in national music festival in Anaheim

Harvest Park Middle School has been awarded second place for mixed chorus Friday at the national Music in the Parks Festival...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:47 am | 9 comments | 1489 Views

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Monday morning mountain lion sighting marks third this month

A mountain lion was spotted in a vacant lot in the Mohr-Martin neighborhood early this morning, making it the third sighting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 2752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents scrambling for preschools as Adventure Time announces it will close Thursday

Having just opened in June 2008, Adventure Time preschool located on the Pleasanton school district's headquarters grounds...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1647 Views

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Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 2470 Views

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UPDATE: First 2 Bay Area swine flu cases confirmed; governor declares state of emergency

Health officials Tuesday afternoon have confirmed two cases of swine flu in Marin County, which has sickened at least 13...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 1530 Views

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Bay Area home sales improve, price drop slows

Recent reports show Bay Area home buyers were more active in March than the previous two months as prices continue to drop. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1292 Views

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San Jose, Pittsburg schools close as result of swine flu, first U.S. death reported

Schools in San Jose and Pittsburg have been closed as a result of the swine flu, but so far, there are no reports of anyone...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 8 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funds haven't trickled down to school district

Even though the state has received funds from the federal stimulus plan, it has yet to trickle down to the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2009 at 12:39 pm | 17 comments | 1484 Views

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Livermore Wine Country Festival expects 120,000 downtown this weekend

A total of 120,000 people are expected to descend upon downtown Livermore this weekend for the 18th annual Livermore Wine...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by JakeHilfter, on Jun 8, 2009 at 4:08 am | 12 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 Pleasanton middle schools earn top awards at music festival

Pleasanton Middle School and Harvest Park Middle School knew just the right notes to play to earn overall top awards at the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joseph Kaye, on May 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 1763 Views

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Letter: 2,000 attended local TEA Party

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5540 posted Friday, May 1, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Robert Paul Perez, on May 1, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 8 comments | 1353 Views

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Letter: Mercury coverage of TEA Party laughable

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5541 posted Friday, May 1, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on May 1, 2009 at 9:47 am | 6 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion

We are among the nearly 100 current residents of Pleasanton who made deposits to secure a unit in the planned retirement...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Commuter, on Aug 1, 2010 at 1:13 am | 6 comments | 1360 Views

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Two teens injured in Wednesday morning crash

Two 19-year-old Pleasanton men were injured Wednesday morning as their 1994 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck slid out of control...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joshua Strohl, on May 1, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1299 Views

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2 Pleasanton men allegedly involved in insider trading scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday two Pleasanton men were profiteers of a multi-million-dollar insider...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 4, 2009 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

13 Pleasanton students, one staff member tested for H1N1 virus, results not back yet

Pleasanton Unified School District spokeswoman Myla Grasso said Friday afternoon that students and a district staff member...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on May 8, 2009 at 11:58 am | 43 comments | 1804 Views

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Ending the cycle of poverty

When Nic Dominguez entered the Peace Corps in November, he had no delusions about it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5524...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by The Dude, on May 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1347 Views

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Lottery ticket worth $133,825 purchased at Dublin Safeway

A California Lottery MEGA Millions ticket purchased in Dublin Tuesday is worth $133,825 and the prize has yet to be claimed,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2009 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1402 Views

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Sentinel of freedom

Wounded veteran and Purple Heart recipient Staff Sergeant Jay Wilkerson has started a new life in Pleasanton as the city's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on May 4, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1564 Views
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