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Tri-Valley Democratic Club

Tri-Valley Democratic Club presents Web 2.0? "Citizen 2.0" Learn to use "social media" to build community and business. Adriehl...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Marc, on Oct 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 834 Views

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District reports no 'documented cases' of H1N1 in Pleasanton schools

Although no documented cases of H1N1 (swine flu) have been reported in Pleasanton schools, an increasing number of students...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 25 comments | 886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 1105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tolls could rise another $1 on Bay Area bridges to pay for more seismic retrofits

The possibility of increasing tolls by $1 on all seven state-owned bridges in the Bay Area next July and an end to a free...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by How do you tell if a politician is lying?, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 843 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge blocks cuts in state's home care services

A federal judge in Oakland Monday blocked planned state budget cuts in home care services for 133,000 low-income senior citizens...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:05 am | 5 comments | 815 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Willow tree topples at apartment complex

A large tree fell down at a Vineyard Avenue apartment complex Monday night, believed to be a victim of the recent rains,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Glad no one was hurt, on Oct 20, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

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Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 1859 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge orders Social Security notices for blind to be in Braille or on CDs

A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday ordered the U.S. Social Security Administration to send benefit notices to blind...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Oct 21, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 762 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Marilyn Kane trail in Bernal Park to be dedicated Saturday

A public dedication of the new Marilyn Murphy Kane Trail that surrounds Bernal Community Park in Pleasanton will be held...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 1183 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City seeks volunteers for downtown holiday parade

Halloween is still more than a week away, but already Pleasanton is looking for a few good volunteers for its Hometown Holidays...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by VS, on Nov 28, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 16 comments | 1223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial

For most of us, the closest we came to Monday's mass demonstrations over state and federal immigration policies was on the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

SPORTS

Prose to Pundancy

Life in the Russell Senate Office Building moves at a whole different pace than the one Pleasanton's Kathleen Antrim was...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1382 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Movie Review

Christopher Guest knows a good spoof when he sees one. Unfortunately he's seeing them in every conceivable nook and cranny,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Who's responsible for plagiarism?

Please note the quote marks around the statements above. This means they were said by someone other than me. Not correctly...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:54 am | 3 comments | 1108 Views

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Streetwise

<B> What book do you think everyone should read once in their lifetime? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=981...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Oct 23, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 15 comments | 1181 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New library, civic center for downtown?

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council has taken...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spilled milk cartons litter I-680 for 25 miles

A spilled load of milk crates and plastic milk cartons littered I-680 early this morning from Concord to I-580 near Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by moo, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flu keeping students out of school

Many Pleasanton students were out sick this past week after reporting flu-like symptoms. Although the county shows no "documented"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom of 3rd grader, on Oct 27, 2009 at 7:55 am | 6 comments | 1038 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway plans return to Planning Commission for shopping center at Bernal and Valley

Officials from one of the country's leading grocery retailers brought plans for a new store at Valley and Bernal avenues...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by June, on Oct 28, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 13 comments | 1198 Views

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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 | 798 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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