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Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3286 Views

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Book Donations

Do you have any books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle School? We are in...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 539 Views

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Santa Rita - Jail for the 21st Century

Here is an video,that is getting national attention, about the Santa Rita Jail. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/welcome-to-the-high-tech-jail-of-the-21st-century-KvQCy~kKSoaxhuPjqU2y...

Original post made by Bug Splat on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

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BART trains running today; strike averted at least until Monday

In a message to city and county leaders tonight, a BART representative said BART negotiators "are currently at the table...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fire Them All, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Max, on Oct 11, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Aladdin Junior,' a performing arts show for children, on stage at Livermore High today, Sunday

"Aladdin Junior," a stage production produced by SmARTSunlimited, will be presented at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by C.C. Kat, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2014 Campaign Primaries Getting Serious

Buoyed by the Tea Party's government shutdown victory and Ted Cruz's ascending popularity, within the Tea Party, which includes...

Original post made by Ed Schwartz on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2891 Views

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Library offering free Excel classes tonight

The Pleasanton Library is presenting Excel classes at beginners and intermediate levels. Participants can gain skills for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by shannon, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 656 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

News digest

Get CERTified Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/10/25/news-digest posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 4882 Views

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Century of Honor with Boy Scouts of America

On Tuesday, October 29, at 6:00pm the Scouting Spectacular called "Century of Honor" will be shown at the Pleasanton LDS...

Original post made by Ken mano on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 28, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Adams, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 1451 Views

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Stoneridge Drive extension opens ?

"Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1" It will open tomorrow? Any update? ...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 464 Views

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Pleasanton's Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m.

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street today, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by geral, on Nov 9, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

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Grand Marshall Danny Soria

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street Sunday, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Nance Johnsen, on Nov 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving the gift of mobility

Dozens of Pleasanton elementary and middle school kids have a new perspective on what it means to be wheelchair bound. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Molly L, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 5728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim principal named at Walnut Grove

An interim principal has stepped in at Walnut Grove Elementary School, although district officials aren't saying why. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't be about test scores, on Nov 8, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1841 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It's Veterans Day: Stores open, government closed

Today is a federal holiday observing Veterans Day. Fly the flag. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/11/its-veterans-day-stores-open-government-cl...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 11, 2013 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oldest vet observing Veterans Day at Arlington

Richard Overton, believed to be the oldest living U.S. military veteran at the age of 107, will celebrate Veterans Day at...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Undeterred by Those Who Claim He Is An Habitual Plagiarist

After having his weekly column dropped by the highly prestigious, Moony-owned and operated, Washington Times, Rand Paul has...

Original post made by President Tracker on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 1,105 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 954 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 198 views