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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 | 1005 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 | 5767 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 | 1852 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 | 1142 Views

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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 | 1048 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 | 1548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ahmadi strikes again.

[Removed because it cannot be verified.]...

Original post made by Joanna on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by former parent, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Repeat offender busted

A Castro Valley man remains in custody on burglary and bad check charges at local jewelry stores that totaled more than $74,000,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 17, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 7776 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thousands mourn loss of Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by The Kernans, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 20991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly presents 2013 Heroes awards

The Pleasanton Weekly presented its 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes awards to community, school and organization leaders last night...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 6593 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART Meltdown this morning

The BART system completely died this morning, Friday, Nov 22, 2013 due to a computer malfunction. Some people tweeted that...

Original post made by BART Rider on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grace, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 403 Views

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Thanksgivukkah a rare event

It hasn't happened since 1918 and it's not scheduled to occur again until 2070. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/26/thanksgivukkah-a-rare-event...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by deborah, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 4219 Views

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'Wag Brigade' to help stressed-out SFO travelers

Stressed out travelers at San Francisco International Airport will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 5847 Views

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Amador ensemble to perform on national stage

The Amador Valley High School Wind Ensemble will perform in a farewell concert next week before heading off to Chicago, where...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1470 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is now Ok to slaughter bald eagles...

It is now OK to slaughter bald eagles, among millions of other birds and bats, but let's not harm the snail darter habitat!...

Original post made by b on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 472 Views

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Christmas trees sprouting up around town

Workers at the various tree lots being assembled around town spent the early part of the week drilling holes in tree trunks,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Max Martin, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Youth Golf Teacher charged with 65 counts of molestation

I saw on the news that the Youth Golf teacher in Livermore was charged with 65 counts of molestation and that he admitted...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 737 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday season bumps auto burglaries, frauds

Auto break-ins and frauds are up, with nine reported vehicle burglaries and seven cases of fraud reported in recent days. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by None of the Above, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in Thursday's fatal I-580 crash arrested

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after allegedly causing a fiery four-car crash...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 13, 2013 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Whitney's legacy: A gold record

When John Whitney packs up his office next month as he retires as principal of Pleasanton Middle School, he'll be sure to...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Elissa Fox, on Dec 19, 2013 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1072 Views
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