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Free E-Waste recycling starts tomorrow in Pleasanton's Vintage Hills Center parking lot

The public is invited to take unwanted electronic items to the parking lot at New Leaf Community Markets tomorrow, Friday...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Recycler, on Apr 24, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 10 comments | 2700 Views

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Storing hydrogen underground could boost transportation, energy security

A report by Sandia National Laboratories shows that large-scale storage of low-pressure, gaseous hydrogen in salt caverns...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Bob B, on Aug 31, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2700 Views

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Weekly wins top honors in statewide contest

The Pleasanton Weekly won prestigious first-place awards in four key categories among all California weekly newspapers in...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by ?, on May 12, 2015 at 6:21 am | 6 comments | 2699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti (Stoneridge/680)

I couldn't believe the massive amounts of graffiti off the freeway in North Pleasanton. I moved from Fremont to Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Lindsay Wright, on Dec 3, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 28 comments | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Complaints continue about parking at 24 Hour Fitness facility

Parking has gotten better at 24 Hour Fitness's new facility on Willow Road, but there are still problems during peak hours,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by BMJC, on Jul 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 25 comments | 2698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival, cites lack of volunteers

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2015 at 9:37 am | 11 comments | 2698 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 | 2698 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 2697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMADOR GRADUATION SAFETY HAZARD

Original post made by Amador mom on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amador mom, on Jun 16, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 2696 Views

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Amador Valley High's civics champs make top 10 in nationals

Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics team was named one of the top 10 in the country last night after two days...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Announce To The World..., on May 10, 2008 at 5:49 am | 12 comments | 2696 Views

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Truck carrying 45,000 pounds of beer overturns on I-580

A big-rig carrying 45,000 pounds of beer overturned, blocking two lanes of I-580 in Pleasanton Thursday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 2696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar panels stolen from Hearst Elementary School

Thirty-nine solar panels valued at $31,200 were stolen from Hearst Elementary School over the weekend, according to the school...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by What a joke, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:33 am | 12 comments | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Oak Grove Myth Put to Rest

I've seen various comments around here characterizing the trails of the park in Oak Grove as being between the ridgelines...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 10, 2007 at 5:23 am | 12 comments | 2695 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2694 Views

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In the spirit of the season: Gift ideas for journalists

The spirit of the season may get journalists in a bit of an awkward situation. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3348...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2693 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2692 Views

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Woman's body found in brush at BART station

A woman's body was found Thursday afternoon in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station parking structure,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 2692 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farmer's Restaurant: Good to Great

I started a new post for Farmer's because the old one had a very negative title. Many of the posts were positive, but got...

Original post made by mooseturd on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by localKB, on May 26, 2010 at 8:46 am | 6 comments | 2691 Views

SPORTS

Rough and tumble sport skates into the Tri-Valley

What's got eight wheels and flies? Any of the 26 or so women now part of the area's newest professional sports team, the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 4, 2011 at 8:29 am | 20 comments | 2691 Views
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