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El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 1963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman answers door at Vine Street home, punched in face

A man in a white tank top and jeans told a 68-year-old grandmother he was with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office and reportedly...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1962 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Proposed Tax on Soda

How do you feel about Obama, an admitted smoker of both tobacco and marijauna, proposing a 7 cents per can "health tax" on...

Original post made by Rob Smithson on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Carolina, on May 14, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 53 comments | 1962 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

National NLRB Weighs in on Castlewood Dispute

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled a majority of Castlewood Country Club's 18-month lockout of service workers...

Original post made by Mr. T on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JP, on Sep 3, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 1962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley We the People makes top 10 finals at Nationals!

The Amador Valley "We the People" competition civics team has just found out that they are in the 10 ten out of 50 competing...

Original post made by Civic Minded on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Announce To The World..., on May 12, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gov. Brown Could Reform Our Education System By Learning From Indiana

Indiana’s school choice plan will be the most sweeping in the country, if it passes its House and is signed by Governor Daniels,...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bill Carman, on Apr 25, 2011 at 9:53 am | 11 comments | 1961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council approves BRE housing project for Hacienda

Facing a packed meeting room of more than 100 construction union leaders and their members, the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 15 comments | 1961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police go back to black-and-white patrol cars

Pleasanton police cars will have a new look starting tomorrow when the department rolls out its new black-and-white patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by RR, on Dec 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 14 comments | 1960 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

sick days and pensions

What is the deal with sick days? I read in the paper yesterday that the San Ramon city manager had accumulated 9 months...

Original post made by wondering on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 16, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 33 comments | 1960 Views

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Did you miss the last food truck festival?

Attend the Gourmet Food Truck Festival which will feature over 20 Bay Area food trucks from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by CW, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:37 am | 12 comments | 1960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Us Along!

From all its traveling, the Pleasanton Weekly newspaper would appear to be weathered, but it hasn't skipped a beat. Over...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Jan 30, 2008 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1959 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 | 1959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heath Ledger autopsy results due in 10-14 days

The sudden death of film star Heath Ledger stunned fans and family from Hollywood to Australia on Wednesday as New York City's...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2008 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 1958 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 | 1958 Views

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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 | 1958 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 | 1958 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 | 1957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bicyclist, car collide on Main Street

Pleasanton police are investigating a collision between a bicyclist and a car that happened at 8 a.m. Monday in front of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by san, on May 26, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 44 comments | 1956 Views

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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 | 1956 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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