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Weekly wins awards in statewide newspaper contes

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for stories, programs and general...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

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We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1023 Views

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Pilot project offers drivers real-time parking info

Real-time parking information for some of San Francisco's streets is available starting today, marking a key phase of the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Destination ImaginNation

Two Pleasanton teams place first in the elementary division of the Destination Imagination State Finals on April 9-10 and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Somasundara Rao, on Apr 26, 2011 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Suckers for St. Jude' raises money to help fight cancer

Abby Smith, Addy Mapes, and Haley Carr, fourth graders at Walnut Grove Elementary School, team up to sell lollipops, raising...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kelly Hilton, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1472 Views

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Organization plans autism, developmental disabilities screenings here Sunday

The School of Imagination, a leading education center that pairs typically developing children and children with developmental...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:52 am | 2 comments | 1477 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PleasantonWeekly caves into White House on story?

PleasantonWeekly has made national news by agreeing to edit out "unflattering" comment about Michelle Obama. See the following...

Original post made by PW_Independence on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views

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comcast

What's happening with cable from comcast? I've been getting only FOX and MSNBC, and no other channels on my TV during the...

Original post made by Patel on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by ComcastMark, on May 6, 2011 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 914 Views

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Advice for Parcel Tax 3.0

From the perspective of an outsider who has been following this saga from not-too-afar, drawing liberally from comments made...

Original post made by javadoc on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by javadoc, on May 6, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1174 Views

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Mom and two daughters win lookalike contest

It's been a record year for moms and daughters: More than 60 mom-and-daughter lookalikes sent in photos for our Mother-Daughter...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pyle, on May 6, 2011 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deja Vu - We acknowledge an error in judgment was made

This post from the Measure G campaign in 2009 is worth repeating: We acknowledge an error in judgment was made Publisher's...

Original post made by Deja vu on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1712 Views

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Free Comic Book Day on May 7

Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world will give away comic books absolutely free to anyone...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by comicgeek, on May 18, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1063 Views

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New Report: ARRA: 450k Government Jobs Saved/Created While 1 Million Private Sector Jobs Stalled/Destroyed

Simply breathtaking. The Obama Admin ... including McNerney has destroyed up to 1 million private sector jobs while adding...

Original post made by VoteDemsOut on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Not for us, on May 16, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

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Register for happy hour with widows, widowers

The Widows and Widowers of Northern California invite others to join them for happy hour from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 19,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on May 18, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 910 Views

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Renaissance woman

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D., Pleasanton) presented Amador Valley High School sophomore Claire Williams with bronze and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dave & Mary Young, on May 23, 2011 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 1406 Views

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Yes on Measure E Committee in Debt?

Word on the street is the Yes on Measure E Committee is several thousand dollars in debt. And is passing around the proverbial...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on May 20, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1551 Views

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The Weekly closes issues just because they can?

For what reason die the weekly close the New city employee contract unanimously Blog? If people are interested enough...

Original post made by Why close the new city employee contract unanimously blog on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 24, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1023 Views

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Drug activity suspected in Livermore apartment complex explosion

Police have found evidence that an explosion Saturday at a Livermore apartment complex may be connected to illegal drug activity...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jen7, on May 25, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1063 Views

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Free cats! Free dogs! this weekend

This weekend, in an attempt to empty the animal shelters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, dogs and cats will be adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by AW, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

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2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views
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