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Letter: Do some research before spending taxpayer money

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6296 posted Friday, October 23,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rosie, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 1122 Views

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Legislative committee calls for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 1185 Views

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Licensed gun owners can carry their firearms into national parks starting Monday

Point Reyes National Seashore is among 392 national parks where starting Monday licensed gun owners may legally possess firearms. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 15 comments | 1542 Views

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Sandia to break ground Wednesday on new $5-million combustion research center

Sandia National Labs will break ground Wednesday on a new building for its Combustion Research Computation and Visualization...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 9 comments | 1337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Despite sluggish economy, Alameda County Fair had 2nd highest attendance in 20 years

More than 418,000 fairgoers decided to "Come Out and Play" at this year's Alameda County Fair. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Davis, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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Ski boat, trailer go up in flames on Paseo Santa Cruz

Pleasanton police are investigating a ski boat and trailer fire they believe was caused by arson. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by cha cha, on Sep 30, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 2507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No one injured in Del Prado home fire Wednesday morning

A fire at a home in the Del Prado neighborhood Wednesday morning resulted in $250,000 in damages. Nineteen firefighters responded...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by lights, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:08 am | 4 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly wins awards in statewide newspaper contes

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for stories, programs and general...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1402 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 14840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 13416 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Selling tourists on views of Mount Diablo

The executive director of the Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau is moving aggressively and successfully in promoting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 2031 Views

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Crowds cheer Pleasanton's new mayor, City Council members as they take office

The installation of Pleasanton's new mayor and two newly-elected members of the City Council played to a full house Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 9 comments | 4372 Views

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Services at 10 a.m. today for Village High graduate Joseph Behiel

Funeral services for Joey Behiel, a 2009 Village High School graduate who died last Friday, will be held at 10 a.m. this...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 2966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

In their quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail system, California officials have been banking on a wide range...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 51 comments | 6647 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jon Vranesh appointed 'itinerant principal'

Former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh is not out of a job, but it remains unclear what he'll be doing in his new position. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sal, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:36 am | 43 comments | 5415 Views

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'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 4813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves accountability plan

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Deport Cholo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 3354 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The other side of suicide

Startled by the Friday afternoon call from the police dispatcher, I realized my day was about to take a dramatic shift. I...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 17 comments | 2108 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest 3 for I.D. thefts at Sheraton Hotel

Pleasanton police arrested three suspects yesterday at the Sheraton Hotel on 5990 Stoneridge Mall Road in connection with...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by PTown mom, on Feb 14, 2015 at 3:09 am | 3 comments | 2745 Views

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Of Note

<B>Local Scouts earn Eagle status Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4018 posted...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 16, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views
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