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New Pleasanton website coming

The city of Pleasanton has hired a Newport Beach software firm to develop a new website to replace www.cityofpleasantonca.gov...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 23, 2013 at 8:28 am | 5 comments | 2208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open field fire in southwest Pleasanton quickly extinguished Saturday

A small grass fire in an open field on the southwest side of Pleasanton was quickly extinguished Saturday by firefighters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 2208 Views

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Sniffing out trouble

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Drug Prevention, on Feb 4, 2012 at 9:31 pm | 9 comments | 2207 Views

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Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 2207 Views

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Raeside out as Tri-Valley Convention Bureau chief

The Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced that Grant Raeside resigned from his position as president...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Nakspraks, on Feb 16, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 4 comments | 2207 Views

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Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by I Love Oil Companies, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dividing A Community

Dear Pleasanton Community and Bloggers, I really have to say that although I believe strongly in our first amendment...

Original post made by Disheartened on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 1, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 23 comments | 2206 Views

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Swimmer charged in sexual assault gets felony conviction

A 21-year-old Pleasanton man and former swimmer at UC Davis has been convicted of a felony in connection with an attack on...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by MikeAugustine, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2205 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 2205 Views

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Five rescuers in Pleasanton Police Department get commendations for saving a life

Two Pleasanton police dispatchers, two officers and a sergeant are being commending for their work last month that saved...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2205 Views

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Cashing in on Kolln

A majority on the Planning Commission went into last night's meeting convinced they wouldn't support the installation of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by !fereurora!, on Nov 3, 2008 at 6:22 am | 28 comments | 2203 Views

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Helping others better understand English

They volunteer to give back to the community, but what they don't expect to gain from the experience are the friendships...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 2203 Views

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Letter: Provincial dragons

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3435 posted Friday, January 11,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 2202 Views

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Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 2202 Views

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DNC tries to reject God and Jerusalem from Democratic platform mention

This really just happened, today, at the Democratic convention. The Democratic delegates tried to reject God. When that failed,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 19 comments | 2202 Views

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Hosterman has appealed Planning Commission's hawk ruling

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is appealing the Planning Commission's decision to deny an application to house her hawk in a backyard...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Laurella Desborough, on Dec 20, 2007 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti?

Was that a patch of painted over graffiti I saw on the wonderful painting on the side of the Valley Plumbing warehouse...

Original post made by Tango on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rachael, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 6 comments | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2200 Views

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Former councilman, Lions Club member Roger McLain dies

Former councilman and Lions Club member Roger McLain died Tuesday at a rest home. He was 77 years old. Mr. McLain was...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Dec 20, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 2199 Views

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Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 2199 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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