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AROUND TOWN

Letter: Academic scholarships for young women

Alameda County has not participated in the Miss Alameda County competition for over 20 years and the Dec. 17 story in the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lacey, on Jun 30, 2008 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 1937 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 1937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton SAT scores well above state average

SAT scores rose last year for five of eight local high schools with the percentage of area scores over 1500 -- a state benchmark...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 35 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Animal Services should cite dog owners

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3466 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1936 Views

SPORTS

Blue Devils heading to national hockey tournament

The Tri-Valley Blue Devils Midget 18AA team is on a high after taking home the USA Hockey Tier II Pacific District Championship...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by fan, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1936 Views

SPORTS

Golfers will have to 'chip' in more at Callippe

For the first time in five years, Pleasanton residents will see a bump in greens fees at Callippe Golf Course. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1936 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

12-foot cross vandalized

A 12-foot wooden cross on the property of R. Roman, was chopped down sometime between the evening of Nov. 6 and 7. The Happy...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 27 comments | 1935 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%; interesting article

There's an article in the new Vanity Fair that deconstructs the current situation in the U.S. fairly well and describes what...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Apr 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 24 comments | 1935 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time to put a halt to global warming hysteria in California

The recognized global authority on "climate change", the IPCC has changed their story, now saying warming induced by a doubling...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 21, 2013 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 1935 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 11 comments | 1935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

William Hogarty criminal case likely to come to close this Wed

If you are following the William Hogarty matter you should know that he will be in court Wed morning in Hayward and the case...

Original post made by Just me on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by XXXXX, on Aug 21, 2014 at 8:51 pm | 23 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council plans special meeting Thursday on impact of Ayala initiative

Pleasanton City Council members, after spending part of an opening hour at their June 17 meeting trying to find a suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 14 comments | 1933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meadowlark mural gets a facelift

Amidst a line of cars waiting for a chilly treat from the Meadowlark Dairy, Artist "Big Al" Meadows worked to preserve springtime...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART station opens tomorrow

The new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Stoneridge Shopping Center is ready to open with festivities tomorrow. Service...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ptown, on Dec 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 1933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 1933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

47 possible violations recorded on Christmas Spare the Air Day

Nowhere in the Bay Area should chestnuts have been roasting on an open fire on Christmas due to a Spare the Air alert issued...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by pdullea, on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 28 comments | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Jill Buck contributes more than elected officials

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3430 posted Friday, January 11,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 11, 2008 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:17 am | 89 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society Begins Construction Process for a New Animal Shelter in Pleasanton

Valley Humane Society (VHS) has begun the process to build a new, 5,000 square foot animal shelter on Nevada Street in Pleasanton....

Original post made by Love My Pets on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Crompton, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio -- Oakland Based Labor PAC is Highest Donor to her campaign according to latest filings

Can you believe that an Oakland Based Labor PAC is Cheryl Cook-Kallio's highest donor in her latest campaign filings she...

Original post made by Donations on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Donations, on Nov 2, 2012 at 6:04 am | 49 comments | 1931 Views
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