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Oakland marathon, festival on Sunday to close streets, interrupt bus service

Oakland officials are urging those coming to their city Sunday to be aware that some major streets will be closed and bus...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Carmen, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 2250 Views

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Second Chances Charity

Someone came by knocked door and was asking for donation to Second Chances about 8 pm or so. Are they genuine? ...

Original post made by aResident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by emily, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 850 Views

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Last day for book sale at Pleasanton library

Friends of the Pleasanton Library are holding the final day of their weekend-long Spring book sale today with 35,000-40,000...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1027 Views

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Tomato planting time

Growing your own tomatoes can save money but, even better, your own garden can supply you with tasty produce. As the warm...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cornell, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

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Man the democrats are on fire!

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Kangaroo on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Apr 3, 2012 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 988 Views

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Walmart Appeal

I read in the paper this morning that Matt Sullivan has filed an appeal against the ruling to permit Walmart from opening...

Original post made by Cindy on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by omg, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

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New emergency communications system adds to public safety

Next month, public service agencies in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including Pleasanton, will move seamlessly into...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outrageous Pensions, on Apr 9, 2012 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 1343 Views

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Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1106 Views

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Deadline tomorrow for entering our Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly again is holding its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thrish, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1642 Views

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Deadline at 6 a.m. tomorrow to vote for Mother-Daughter Lookalikes

The 10 finalists in the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are now posted, and you can [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2012.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on May 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

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Art exhibit by local high school and college students at Firehouse Arts Center

Showcasing the phenomenal talent of a select group of art students from Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools. Juried by...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown resident, on Apr 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1170 Views

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Planning Commissioner Jerry Pentin to seek election to City Council

Pleasanton businessman and city Planning Commissioner Jerry Pentin has announced that he will seek election to the City Council...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on May 6, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

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Foothill & Terra Bella family farm plant sale Sunday

Stock up on summer plants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, May 6 in in Foothill's north parking lot. Foothill's special education...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Harriet B. Hind, on May 4, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 971 Views

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Today is Comic Book Day downtown Pleasanton

Today is "Comic Book Day" across the country and Pleasanton's Heroes & Villains' comic book store will celebrate with a day...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by Leland, on May 5, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly wins awards in California newspaper contest

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for articles on a wide range...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on May 7, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1101 Views

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Timing is Everything ! for Obama

I don't have a strong a opinion either way on the gay issue. So, the evolver flip-flopped. However, the 'timing' of Obama's...

Original post made by Observer on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on May 11, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching P.E. one flashmob at a time

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9354 posted Friday, May 11, 2012, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by joanna, on May 11, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fun Run, flash dance raises $60,000 in donations for Walnut Grove Elementary School

A surprise flash mob for Principal Jon Vranesh and a day of "Fun Runs" May 4 raised more than $60,000 in donations at Walnut...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congratulations!, on May 13, 2012 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1680 Views

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Pleasanton bank robbed Wednesday afternoon

The US Bank branch office at 5870 Stoneridge Mall Road was robbed yesterday afternoon by a man who demanded money from the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by steven, on May 13, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Angela Street arsonist gets one-year sentence

The woman who set her home and herself on fire in a December 2008 arson at her East Angela Street home was sentenced Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by 3 -1/2 long years, on May 18, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1744 Views
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