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City of Pleasanton seeks next Poet Laureate Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9840...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:29 am | 1 comment | 1854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who Is the Pleasanton Weekly Supporting Between Stark & Swalwell

I see that the Pleasanton Weekly has come out on who they support for local offices, however have not seen where they have...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Swalwell, on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1459 Views

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'Financial Fitness' expo set for 9 a.m. tomorrow in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host a free financial fitness expo for those 55 and older Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1350 Views

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Pleasanton's downtown Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. today

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its weekly meeting starting at 12:15 p.m. today at Hap's Restaurant in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tina Case, on Oct 18, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1224 Views

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New Market at Vineyard & Bernal?

Hi, does anyone know what is going in at the big open space at Vineyard & Bernald (up by Cofee Ali)...what and when? we...

Original post made by Kristine Walker on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 918 Views

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Park District accepting bids on waterslides at Shadow Cliffs regional park

Wanted: Experienced concessionaire to develop, maintain and operate the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by oldtimer, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

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San Mateo Bridge now open, no more weekend closures, Caltrans says

All lanes in both directions of the San Mateo Bridge are opened at 4 a.m. this morning after crews completed major resurfacing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

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TVCF files for liquidation bankruptcy

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy with more than $153,000 in debts, and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Concerned , on Oct 24, 2012 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1223 Views

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'West Side Story' doesn't miss a beat at Bankhead Theater performances

Can "West Side Story" really be 55 years old? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10287...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by laverne, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, alumni, parents honor Amador band director

It's been a great month for Amador High School's band director Jon Grantham. Not only has he been honored as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Gehl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

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Rotary's Halloween Spirit Run set for Sunday on Main Street

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its second annual Halloween Spirit Run on Sunday with proceeds to benefit the club's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by POed, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

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No rate increase anticipated for Zone 7 customers until 2014

Zone 7 water users won't see a rate hike until 2014, thanks to ongoing cost-cutting measures from the water agency. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Zone 7 and beyond, on Oct 27, 2012 at 2:11 am | 1 comment | 982 Views

SPORTS

Giants celebration starts at 11 a.m. today at foot of San Francisco's Market Street

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Giants president and CEO Larry Baer Tuesday highlighted more details about today's parade...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

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Sinatra fan, researcher to speak at downtown Rotary Club meeting today

Phil LaScola, a fan and scholar of Frank Sinatra for many years who has collected all of his recordings and researched Sinatra's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 1, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

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Electricity out

Does somebody know why there was no electricity around Fairlands Elementary this morning?...

Original post made by ks on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by ed, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick Johnson, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1478 Views

SPORTS

AVHS VS FOOTHILL FOOTBALL

Shout out to the two high schools and their football teams. Great game last night. Amador won for the first time since 2004,...

Original post made by Frank on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by AVHS , on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

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"THE BENHAM BLANKET RELIEF DRIVE"

Hello Good People of the Tri-Valley and beyond... In light of the recent Hurricane Sandy devastation, my good and kind...

Original post made by Nancy McKain on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nancy McKain, on Nov 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

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Goodguys honoring veterans today at Autumn Get-Together at Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

The Goodguys 23rd Autumn Get-Together is honoring veterans today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds where the final show of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2793 Views

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New Cal State University chancellor cuts salary by 10% to $410,000

The incoming chancellor of the California State University system was granted his wish yesterday to have his future salary...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1753 Views
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