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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Wal-Mart in Washington DC

Earlier this week, after much debate, Wal-Mart opened two stores within Washington DC. Some members of the DC city council...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 11 comments | 2783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women, men to don bras for breast cancer walk

Hundreds of women and men will toss aside their modesty and don glitzy, self-decorated bras all in the name of a cure for...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2782 Views

SPORTS

Amador Basketball

This will be the year that amador will win EBAL basketball! They have strong core of players coming back! Foothill will...

Original post made by Sports fan on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dunk, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 2781 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 2779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tire slashers hit 18 more vehicles, this time in Birdland

For the third time in less than a month, car tires have been slashed in a specific Pleasanton neighborhood, this time in...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:49 pm | 33 comments | 2776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 2775 Views

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Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Employee who will vote NO on Measure G

I too will be voting no on Measure G for a variety of reasons. The Union of school employees is actually failing our teachers,...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Me, on May 28, 2009 at 11:53 am | 83 comments | 2774 Views

AROUND TOWN

So sad Coffee Ali closing...

This amazing coffee shop in Vintage Hills Shopping center was such a treat for us locals...Ali always ready to make whatever...

Original post made by Friend on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by We love you, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 17 comments | 2773 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Swimmer at Olympic Trials

Just wondering why there isn't anything said about Pleasanton's Celina Li who is at this week's Olympic Swimming trials....

Original post made by FHS parent on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by congrats!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 2771 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Undeterred by Those Who Claim He Is An Habitual Plagiarist

After having his weekly column dropped by the highly prestigious, Moony-owned and operated, Washington Times, Rand Paul has...

Original post made by President Tracker on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who Monitors "Free" Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

The so called 'free' electric vehicle charging stations are being used not by patrons of the shopping centers, but by owners...

Original post made by Ben Johansen on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Senior lady, on Sep 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 2768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway's new gas station now open in Pleasanton

Safeway opened its new self-service gas station in Pleasanton this weekend with first-day customers snaking their way through...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Morning commuter, on Mar 4, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 26 comments | 2767 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9800...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Goes to War over Yearbook Photo

It has been an awful several days of contentious debate for the Pleasanton community. On one side has been the Authoritarians...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 35 comments | 2765 Views

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Have Dog (Pack), Will Travel

When a person takes a dog for a walk, the beings at both ends of the leash benefit. Fresh air, exercise, exciting new sights...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2765 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2764 Views
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