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Texas firm wins Alameda County contract to provide ambulance service here

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Tuesday to replace the county's current ambulance service provider with...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by mmedic50, on Oct 30, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 40 comments | 21033 Views

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Canadian Geese

Just like clock work every morning and evening, a "V' Formation of honking geese fly overhead. Does anyone know what they...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Malc Williams, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 20 comments | 20226 Views

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Job fairs planned for Paragon Outlets mall, scheduled to open Nov. 8

Hiring fairs for Livermore's new Paragon Outlets mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 25 comments | 20147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on class size cuts

The Pleasanton School Board at its meeting tonight will consider three alternatives to reducing class sizes for early elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by hmmm, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 36 comments | 20069 Views

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The perfect 10

Pleasanton's Morgan Buenz was a perfect 10 when she was born 10 minutes after 10 on the 10th day of the 10th month in 1990...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:21 am | 4 comments | 18675 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 accidents tie up Pleasanton intersections

Pleasanton police pulled a driver out of his overturned vehicle on Sunol Boulevard during the evening rush hour Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Strawman, on Dec 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 18620 Views

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Bomb threat leads to Pleasanton Walmart evacuation

A called-in bomb threat led to the evacuation of the Walmart store in Pleasanton last week, but nothing suspicious was found. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2013 at 9:04 am | 2 comments | 18461 Views

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Readers Choice 2011 Winners

First- and second-place winners in the 2011 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice contest Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7445...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dayna, on Jun 6, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 18379 Views

SPORTS

Will LaMarche signs with Detroit Tigers

Many young baseball players fantasize about one day playing professional baseball. For Pleasanton resident William LaMarche,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Karin Francis, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 18219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2013 Holiday Fund now underway

The 2013 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign is now underway, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts to...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 17957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART unions back at it over contract dispute

Union officials slammed BART management Saturday, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 69 comments | 17911 Views

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Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek open today

City, civic and business and regional leaders from Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and Alameda County will cut a ribbon at...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by El Loco, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 24 comments | 17604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board declines bid to consider smaller class sizes for 2nd grade

With their successful campaign for smaller class sizes in first grade behind them, about 10 parents came back to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sharolyn Borris, on May 30, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 17394 Views

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OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

I’m so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 17270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Lucia Holman, President Foothill Athletic Boosters, on May 24, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 17176 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district email did not endorse Sanwong for Pleasanton Council

In an email sent April 16 to the Pleasanton Weekly, long-time Pleasanton school district employee Lisa Lorentz took issue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Johnny Echo, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 16503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documents detail Walnut Grove principal's ouster

Jon Vranesh left his office at Walnut Grove Elementary School so quietly on Oct. 25, 2013, that not even the people closest...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by AP, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:30 am | 174 comments | 16493 Views

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Portland grocer acquires New Leaf Markets

New Leaf Community Markets, which has a store in Pleasanton's Vintage Hills shopping center, announced Tuesday that it has...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 16017 Views

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Movement to Imprison Barack Obama Heats Up: It's a Matter of Defending the Constitution, Says Senator Ted Cruz

Appearing on Fox News’ America Live this afternoon, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted the Department of Justice, the Internal...

Original post made by Liberty Preservation Project on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 15677 Views

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Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect tomorrow in Pleasanton, but not San Ramon

Starting tomorrow, New Years's Day, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 3, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 15603 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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