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AROUND TOWN

Sorting Trash - My Compactor

I have a compactor in the kitchen. If I throw my recyclables in the compactor (except for glass) and then compact it to save...

Original post made by Tim on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Irritated, on Sep 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 23 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb threat reported at Safeway market

A bomb threat was reported at the Santa Rita Road Safeway during the lunch hour today as SWAT officers, police and fire officials...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by NLJ, on Mar 30, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 1786 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Garamendi praises Obama speech, but wants Afghanistan war ended 'now'

Democratic Congressman John Garamendi said last night that he was generally pleased with President Obama's State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1786 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne to be sworn in as Pleasanton's new mayor tonight

Councilman Jerry Thorne will be sworn in tonight as Pleasanton's new mayor along with two newly-elected members of the City...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district receives one-time windfall from state

The Pleasanton school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11284...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am | 32 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 1784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where was AVHS' Marching Band?

Doesn't Amador's marching band usually end the parade at the Foothill Band Review?...

Original post made by Judy on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 27, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 17 comments | 1784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

See you at the parade tonight!

With the award-winning bands from Foothill and Amador Valley High schools providing Christmas music with a marching beat,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 25 comments | 1784 Views

AROUND TOWN

a A picture of just how radical the Right Wing has become.

From the fringe domestic terrorists to the pundits that spurred them on, recent events have painted a picture of just how...

Original post made by Bryan Faragher on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 1783 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ground Zero Mosque

The overwhelming majority of Americans feel the same way about this Ground Zero mosque as this Brit in this short video below....

Original post made by Lynn on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 35 comments | 1783 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robbery suspect

Pleasanton police are searching for a man in his 20's who brandished a gun and robbed a Pak Mail store Monday morning. Just...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by a resident, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 1782 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Katie McKewon to be sentenced tomorrow

Katie Amanda McKewon, 20, is scheduled to be sentenced at the Hayward Hall of Justice at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow after pleading...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by stan, on May 29, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 1781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commissioner Fox to decide this week on mayor's race

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox said she is considering challenging Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elective post,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Someone who has been to a planning commission meeting, on Feb 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wal-Mart market heading for Nob Hill

Wal-Mart is putting the finishing touches on design and equipment changes it plans to put in place as it prepares to open...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by David, on Dec 19, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 42 comments | 1781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rain possible next week to ease low water levels

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by shaky shaky, on Jan 5, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 8 comments | 1781 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' group calls state funding reductions too deep

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) said yesterday that funding cuts to California schools that are...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacher & Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 39 comments | 1780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shrinking Enrollment at Amador?

Checking my child's "Zangle" GPA, I noticed in the last column that the class of 2011 started with 711 kids, dropped to 609,...

Original post made by John Adams on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Clued In, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 1780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who profits from the fair??

We were at the fair last friday and saw tons of people shelling out money for food, vendors, arcades, entrance fees, parking,...

Original post made by Just curious on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by a very nice time, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 16 comments | 1780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outdoor clothing retailer REI to open new store, hire 50 employees in Dublin

National retailer REI has announced that it will open a new store in Dublin next fall, taking over the space once occupied...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by jim van dyke, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:00 am | 8 comments | 1780 Views
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