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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 | 3503 Views

SPORTS

Sharks ice facility clears a hurdle

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Max, on Feb 3, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 3502 Views

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Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 3502 Views

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Wounded veterans to be honored here Friday

Five seriously injured veterans will be awarded grants Friday night from proceeds raised at a benefit concert last October...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 21, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 3502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 3501 Views

SPORTS

Football returns tonight in Pleasanton

Amador Valley football coach Rick Sira and Foothill coach Matt Sweeney have been coaching at their respective schools for...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 29, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 4 comments | 3501 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local drives planned to help Amador grad seeking bone marrow match

Two local drives have been set up to help an Amador Valley High School graduate who needs a bone marrow match in her fight...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by asian, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:26 am | 11 comments | 3501 Views

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6 FIREMEN LEISURELY SHOPPING

It's 10:30 in the morning and there are 6 firemen leisurely shopping at Safeway. Six! That means if they spent an hour that...

Original post made by Getting Hosed on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by bitsy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 52 comments | 3500 Views

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U.S. Marine Corps Band to play at Scottish games in Pleasanton

The U.S. Marine Corps Band will be able to play at the Scottish Games in Pleasanton this year, thanks to freshman Congressman...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 4 comments | 3500 Views

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Fireworks?

Anyone know what the fireworks show at the fairgrounds was for?...

Original post made by Bill Stephens on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by Lynn Martin, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 3499 Views

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Counties finalize State Senate special primary results

Election officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties have finalized their results from this month's special primary for...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by ValenicaMom, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 3499 Views

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Sports

<B>Sharks end season with new league record Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6046...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by miles, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3498 Views

SPORTS

Golden State Warriors choose architect to design new sports complex in San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors on Sunday announced the architecture team chosen to design a new sports and entertainment complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 3498 Views

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Looks like our dictator is at work again

Read this folks and wake up as your rights are being stripped each and everyday and it will only get worse unless we act...

Original post made by Linda on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:23 am | 48 comments | 3498 Views

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Pedestrian critical after collision with car

A 55-year-old Pleasanton woman is still listed in critical condition this evening after she was struck by a car while crossing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Lani, on May 31, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 3498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A persuasive voice for a school parcel tax

If the Pleasanton school board is going to ask voters again next year to pass a parcel tax, as is likely, it can count on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:15 am | 58 comments | 3496 Views

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ACE Train Accident?

Just drove down Stanley between Livermore & Pleasanton. The ACE train was stopped. Police and ambulances were there along...

Original post made by Tim on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 3496 Views

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Amador Valley High's 'We the People' team holding fundraiser at 7 p.m. tonight

Amador Valley High School's "We the People" team is hosting a fundraising event from 7-9 p.m. tonight at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 23, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A majority vote loses out in Pleasanton

Thank heaven, the 35% of Tuesday's voters who managed to quash the Measure E $98 a year parcel tax vote in Pleasanton don't...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pepper, on May 11, 2011 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 3494 Views

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New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 3494 Views
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