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14-year-old all-stars finish 2nd in World Series

A fierce late-game comeback fell just short for the Tri-Valley all-stars, who lost an 8-7 heart-breaker to New Jersey in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joan Benno, on Aug 29, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: New column spotlights local youth sports

For 16 years, highlighting the exploits of prep athletes in the Tri-Valley was my life, and it was an incredibly rewarding...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Sep 15, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 2214 Views

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Grid: New sport on fire

Ashley Beaver readied herself, her face focused, and lifted a 140-pound barbell over her head. She set the weights down for...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 4624 Views

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Foothill High gets bragging rights with a 35-7 win over Amador Valley

The Foothill High football team left little doubt as to who gets the bragging rights in Pleasanton this year with a 35-7...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 11, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 17 comments | 1836 Views

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Foothill grad Brandon Crawford wins Gold Glove, Silver Slugger awards

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High School, received his first Gold Glove and...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by !!!, on Nov 16, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

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EBAL competition shows Pleasanton high schools' strength

Ask anyone around the East Bay Athletic League what is the best prep football league in Northern California and to a person...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Football Dad, on Nov 17, 2015 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1364 Views

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Declining registration leads to merger of 2 Pleasanton Little league organizations

Pleasanton American Little League and Pleasanton National Little League have combined efforts to create a new, joint Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Nov 26, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 7 comments | 3161 Views

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Foothill's loss to De La Salle ends Falcons season, but is it fair?

After holding De La Salle to its second lowest offensive output of the season, the Foothill football team saw its season...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by meeesterp, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:59 am | 38 comments | 7659 Views

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High school winter sports preview

As the splendor of fall gives way to the frigid nights of winter, it is time for the second season of high school sports...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Me , on Jan 18, 2016 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2114 Views

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Loss to De La Salle ends Falcons' season, but is it fair?

After holding De La Salle to its second-lowest offensive output of the season, the Foothill football team saw its season...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Football Dad, on Dec 16, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 227 Views

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Foothill student among finalists in Baker's video contest

A Foothill High student is among the finalists in a contest in which State Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) challenged...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jackkevin, on Dec 19, 2015 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 887 Views

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Funeral arrangements pending for Goodguys founder Gary Meadors

Gary Meadors, founder and chairman of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, died Sunday of natural causes. He was 76. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ron and Deanna Hulse, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 9 comments | 4168 Views

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Harvest Park club wins inaugural cricket tourney

The Harvest Park Middle School Cricket Club took first place in the first-ever Inter School Cricket Tournament played in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Thomas White, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 910 Views

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Oakland A'S World Series champion Dave Henderson dies at 57

Oakland A's World Series Champion Dave Henderson died yesterday, officials with the Oakland Athletics said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Andre Ruiz, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 683 Views

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Advocates pursuing rolling-stop bicycle OK despite S.F.'s mayors veto

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee followed through Tuesday on his pledge to veto an ordinance that would have allowed bicyclists...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 25, 2016 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 1169 Views

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Dublin Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year Nominations Due today

The deadline for nominations for the city of Dublin's 2015 Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, and Organization...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
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Super Bowl 50 fans can purchase merchandise at 50% off

Super Bowl 50 fans can purchase merchandise at 50% off starting today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/08/super-bowl-50-fans-can-purchase-me...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Paul Q, on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 743 Views

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Teen driving to be discussed Thursday at town hall meeting

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's statistics have motivated Pleasanton police to hold a town hall meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by maartjekogel, on Sep 20, 2010 at 1:10 am | 4 comments | 3092 Views

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You went, you saw, you read!

When Rhonda and Rick Hempy left for their 23-day trip through China and Tibet last July, they made sure to pack a copy of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Rick and Rhonda, on Jul 25, 2007 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 3134 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Labor Day Streetwise lacking wisdom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3011...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 4, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 3548 Views
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