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Swalwell to host Town Hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his first town hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. this morning at Harvest...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1375 Views


Dirty Plastic

Do we need to clean out plastic containers before putting them in the recyclables bin? My Castro Valley friend said he's...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views


All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 4052 Views


Pleasanton Weekly candidates' forum set for April 9

The Pleasanton Weekly will host a free, public forum Tuesday, April 9 for the four candidates seeking election on May 7 to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by PW Fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 2943 Views


Preserving our past

When Gerald Hodnefield wanted to renovate the 1865 home he purchased on Second Street, he knew he would have to go through...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Mar 18, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments | 1855 Views


Pleasanton Chamber honors businesses, individuals for community contributions

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce honored individuals, organizations and businesses at its 50th annual Community Service...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views


Obama Hates on Fellow Americans: Steps Off American Soil and Shows His AntiPatriotic Zeal

A hot microphone caught President Obama in a moment of candor on Wednesday as he was greeted on the tarmac in Israel for...

Original post made by Tea Party Power on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Vinnie, on Mar 20, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1085 Views


Obama's Sequester Cuts Hit D.C. Visitors Hardest of All

Senators voted Wednesday to keep the White House closed to public tours, turning back a GOP-led effort to free up money to...

Original post made by Free Citizen on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Milo Thompson III, on Mar 23, 2013 at 12:35 am | 3 comments | 1128 Views


Bankruptcy proceedings continue for local charity

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation still owes more than $2.7 million to creditors, bankruptcy court records show, with nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by MrsJjhh, on Mar 24, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 1934 Views


Passover at sundown continues a special week that includes Easster next Sunday

Passover began at sundown today, commemorating the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1901 Views


Fundraiser tonight to help send Amador Valley High 'We the People' team to Washington

Community and parent supporters of Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics team will hold a fundraiser from 5-7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Righteous Rebel, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 2045 Views


Dedication at 11 a.m. today to honor Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A memorial garden will be dedicated at 11 a.m. this morning in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Jameson Lindskog, a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 30, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 1961 Views


Parents push PUSD for smaller class sizes

At the last school board meeting, teachers came before the board to ask for smaller class sizes and for reading specialists...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1470 Views


Another Class A violation at Centerpointe Preschool?

Is it true that the State cited Centerpointe Preschool for yet another Class A child care regulation violation late last...

Original post made by Another one again? on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 6042 Views


The Mike Bloomberg syndrome

Developers of a large apartment complex to be built on part of the California Center office land won the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Fred M, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1347 Views


Union Wages Are Outrageous: Why Do Corporations Stay in the United States?

A new study offers proof positive that unions' wages are way out of line with the rest of America -- or at least the America...

Original post made by Pinkerton Policy Is Freedom on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 11355 Views


Business, labor leaders team up in support of Golden State Warriors move to San Francisco

Business, labor and community leaders and former Golden State Warriors players Tuesday announced the launch of a new group...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by D W, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1295 Views


JC Penney store robbed and burglarized a day apart

Two women were arrested for robbery, and police are still seeking a burglar in separate incidents just over a day apart at...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 19, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1858 Views


2 bills approved by State Senate committee to make prescriptions safer

Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) has passed the Senate Business, Professions...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 25, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1518 Views


Born to race

A young racer from Pleasanton Middle School has been tearing up the track lately, staging some impressive come-from-behind...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Gordon Smith, on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2154 Views
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