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Police make second sweep of high school campus using drug-sniffing dogs

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by draconian abuse of power, on May 30, 2012 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 1573 Views

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When is college debt too much?

Sometimes a college education doesn't pay. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9495...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary Alt, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 19 comments | 2151 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs $8-billion funding measure to start construction of high-speed rail system in California

Gov. Jerry Brown was in downtown San Francisco Wednesday to sign an $8 billion funding measure to start construction on what...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 20, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 19 comments | 1687 Views

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Three Pleasanton school board members to seek re-election to 4-year terms

Pleasanton school board members Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke have filed for re-election to the board in the Nov. 6...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sherman, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:09 am | 19 comments | 1816 Views

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"You Did Not Earn Those Olympic Medals!"

Remember "athletes"..."you did NOT earn those medals!" Forget all your hard work! Yes, there were many people along who...

Original post made by Democrat Mindset on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by The Mittster, on Aug 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 1393 Views

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City passes, on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? The School Board unanimously approved artwork comprising eight panels planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 19 comments | 1921 Views

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Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 2058 Views

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DNC tries to reject God and Jerusalem from Democratic platform mention

This really just happened, today, at the Democratic convention. The Democratic delegates tried to reject God. When that failed,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 19 comments | 2227 Views

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Black Avenue residents talk traffic

Concerned residents of Black Avenue packed the City Council chamber Wednesday evening for a meeting held by Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 19 comments | 1714 Views

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I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4090 Views

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Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 4510 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3420 Views

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Debate

My main takeaway from the debate was that Romney really is weak on foreign policy and knowledge about the military.He memorized...

Original post made by hoops on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:15 am | 19 comments | 1153 Views

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Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 2283 Views

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NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2367 Views

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Pleasanton school board meets tonight to consider restoring jobs in district

The Pleasanton school district will look tonight at a one-time spending plan of more than $2.7 million that would restore...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 19 comments | 2898 Views

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Re: Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

"Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances" posted under Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 23, 2013 at 7:52 am | 19 comments | 2395 Views

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New Leaf Community Market opens in Vintage Hills Center at 10 a.m. today

New Leaf Community Market will open its new store at 10 a.m. today in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center at 3550 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by D, on May 22, 2013 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 1550 Views

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Man dead in 'freak accident' on I-580

A man was killed when a metal pipe came crashing through his windshield as he drove on Interstate Highway 580 in the Livermore...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on May 24, 2013 at 10:40 am | 19 comments | 2952 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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