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Her latest thrill: Touring war theater in the Mideast

Kathleen Antrim is no stranger to excitement. She writes thrillers, trained with a SWAT team in Arizona, and has run the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>U.S. vs. Hirst Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10118 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Scholarships Available

Since 1965 Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharks release 48-game regular season schedule following end of lockout

Following the ratification of a 10-year labor pact by players in the National Hockey League on Saturday, the San Jose sharks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 3674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New budget offers good news and questions for PUSD

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget contains some positive news for the district, along with a number of questions that will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 20, 2013 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Galt Police Officer laid to rest today

As we enjoy our day off, please take a moment and reflect on the slain Officer who was killed in the line of duty in Galt....

Original post made by Truth on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UOP honors Bob Moorefield

Bob Moorefield, who founded the Foothill High School band then marched it to prominence, was presented with the Distinguished...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by DENNIS JOHANSEN, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1355 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State university system starts online class programs

California State University officials have approved the launch of the system's first online program and that applications...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching the business leaders of tomorrow

No one really knows just how many corporate and other professional leaders had their interest in business piqued in one of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Packard Hospital pediatric medical info stolen

A laptop computer containing limited medical information on pediatric patients was stolen from a physician's car on the night...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community workshop set for 6:30 p.m. tonight on parks, recreation services in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host its third and last community workshop for the city's comprehensive Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boomer Lifestyle Show opens at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Boomer Lifestyle show, a two-day event about living for today and planning for tomorrow. opens at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Jan 30, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1151 Views

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Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force meets tonight

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force will hold a public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Orinda mayor files papers to run for state Assembly to succeed Joan Buchanan

Orinda mayor and gubernatorial adviser Steve Glazer filed papers Tuesday to run for the 16th Assembly District as its first...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1110 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for using Contra Costa Times subscriber list to target empty homes

A pair of suspected burglars was arrested earlier this month after allegedly using a Contra Costa Times subscriber vacation...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eddie Blowgas, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2104 Views

SPORTS

CYO Basketball Registration

Walk-in registration for boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Augustine...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by omar, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Nanny State Nonsense in Food Labelling: "It's tyranny, pure and simple"

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier. Supermarket...

Original post made by Fred Helmer on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 956 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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