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Fourth annual Festivus Jubilee tonight at Bunjo's

Celebrate the fourth annual "Festivus" as declared by Frank Costanza tonight from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 23, at Bunjo's...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Seinfeld, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1598 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Area residents protest Chevron's tax return

More than 30 people spent their lunch hour protesting outside Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon on Monday afternoon. Participants...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2011 at 11:07 pm | 10 comments | 2269 Views

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Unions, BART staff, Urban Habitat join hands in rallying against cuts in federal funding for transportation

Representatives of BART, Urban Habitat, ACCE, Genesis, the Transportation Justice Working Group and Amalgamated Transit Union...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:41 am | 31 comments | 2694 Views

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Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 4459 Views

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Pleasanton-based DSRSD recognized for cost savings

The Dublin San Ramon Services District has received the "Organizational Excellence Award" from the California Association...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 28, 2012 at 2:35 am | 3 comments | 1795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High plant sale today to benefit Special Ed program

The special ed classroom at Foothill High School is having its annual spring plant sale today. Proceeds will support the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mom O2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1557 Views

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Pleasanton attorney, a Republican, joins race for 16th State Assembly seat

Pleasanton attorney Catharine Baker announced this week that she will seek the Republican nomination for election to State...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pistol Pete, on Jul 12, 2013 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 2557 Views

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Glazer, Bonilla joust over campaigning at BART

With the special election for State Senate District 7 a week away, candidate Steve Glazer is accusing BART unions of illegally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2801 Views

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I-680 toll express lanes construction set to start

The project to bring toll express lanes to I-680 through the San Ramon Valley is expected to start construction this month,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Kevin Morrow, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 30 comments | 5630 Views

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After 18 years, popular crossing guard signs off

Look for some sad faces among the thousands around town who used to cross the busy Harvest Road-Black Avenue intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Jacqui Schrote, on Jul 4, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 3274 Views

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Letter: Lights leaving large carbon footprint

Dear Editor, After seeing your story on the local Christmas lights ("Lighting up the night sky," Cover Story, Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Jan 18, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 8 comments | 2696 Views

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Obituaries

William Heffelfinger Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4343 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by Panya Wilson, on Aug 28, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

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Treasures of Main Street

It's easy to excite a kid. That's probably because they notice little things in life that mostly go unnoticed by adults....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:50 pm | 6 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising efforts taking off

While the Pleasanton Unified School District may be strapped for cash along with other school districts across the state,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 1435 Views

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Obituaries

Dr. E. John Ainsworth Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5919 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by M. Sweeney, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1405 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruths fall to Tallahassee in championship game

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth's 13-year-old All Stars made it all the way to the series championship playoff game, but fell short...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Babe Ruth, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 4 comments | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More students home sick with flu-like symptoms this week, school district reports

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 A Neighbor, on Oct 25, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 10 comments | 1777 Views

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Air quality alert today rules out burning logs in fireplace Thanksgiving Day

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could face...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 19 comments | 2408 Views

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Fruit for the taking

Kaytea Petro, co-founder of Neighborhood Fruit, walked to work everyday by a neighbor's apple tree. Hungry, she wanted to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pleasantonian Mom, on Mar 30, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 7 comments | 1587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton cheerleaders take top honors in SoCal competition

Amador Valley and Foothill high school cheerleaders just returned from cheer camp, where they learned new routines, cheers,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Coach, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 2165 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 651 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 485 views