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Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2182 Views

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World War II combat airman, 91, to tell his story at Las Positas College today

Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (Ret.), 91, will discuss his experiences as a member of the "greatest generation" at a public...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2366 Views

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grass fire?

There is a very strong smell of grass/wildfire on the west side of town this evening, around 9:15pm. I really hope not, but...

Original post made by hope not... on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1111 Views

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Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1950 Views

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Lottery ticket worth $220,648 bought here last month remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1633 Views

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Mrs. Doubtfire lives on in Danville memories

Drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest and handsomest stars might have been a highlight of Mike Doyle's tenure...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 4904 Views

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Large meteor streaks across Bay Area, thrilling stargazers

A large meteor streaked across the night sky last night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by doug, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2235 Views

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Judge questions reliability of key witness in 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

A judge Wednesday questioned the reliability of a key prosecution witness in the murder of 14-year-old Pleasanton high school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Oct 18, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

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City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 922 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 4, a week before the holiday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Erika, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 949 Views

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Food truck frenzy

The mafia has come to Pleasanton and there are plenty of people who are happy to hear it. Rest assured there'll be no godfathers...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Oct 26, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1983 Views

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S.F mayor, Nancy Pelosi make bets with their Detroit counterparts that Giants will win World Series

Another San Francisco politician, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, is placing a bet with colleagues in Detroit over...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by take the hag, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Granite Bay High wins Sweepstakes award at Foothill Band Review

Main Street in Pleasanton was filled with the sounds of music last Saturday as 50 marching bands from high schools and middle...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 28, 2012 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 995 Views

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These cheerleaders helped make a difference

These five cheerleaders and their classmates at Pleasanton Middle School helped make a difference last weekend. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 1515 Views

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Transportation tax measure still failing as Oakland Zoo measure loses

A measure that would double Alameda County's transportation sales tax to a full 1 cent was still narrowly trailing in updated...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven , on Nov 8, 2012 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 1218 Views

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Californians have 10th longest commute times, report says

Californians have the 10th longest commute times in the country, according to reports. Americans spend an average 23.7 minutes...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Beckie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 1169 Views

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New Poetry Group Forming

Pleasanton Poetry League, is taking shape and I want to send a shout out to all poetry enthusiasts. All interested please...

Original post made by Claudette on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

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Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer scheduled for Jan. 5

Four decades of soccer players from Pleasanton schools will be playing in the 10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jess, on Dec 5, 2012 at 2:24 am | 2 comments | 1999 Views
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