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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley We the People makes top 10 finals at Nationals!

The Amador Valley "We the People" competition civics team has just found out that they are in the 10 ten out of 50 competing...

Original post made by Civic Minded on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Announce To The World..., on May 12, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituaries

Dunn B. Mangabay Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4673 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chris Heredia, on Apr 20, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane wants $125,000 how much is new Exec paid?

The Contra Costa Times reports that the Valley Humane Society needs $135,000 in the next thirty (30) days or it may close...

Original post made by Ptown taxpayer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mal, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1152 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 2 comments | 3446 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thursday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy and have fog this morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial

For most of us, the closest we came to Monday's mass demonstrations over state and federal immigration policies was on the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Former Mayors were In Developers' Pockets

I feel like the headline should read what it actually IS. Those mayors supporting development in the hills have never changed...

Original post made by hikergirl on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 1, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Lab holding science lectures at Bankhead Theater today

Livermore Lab scientists are joining with a local science teacher this morning to present "It's Gust About Time: Harnessing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Vlado Bevc, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 1350 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Job fair at Las Positas College on Thursday

Bay Area employers will be at a Job Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, April 14, at Las Positas College, Student Center,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday news round-up from around the Bay

Here's a round-up of Friday news reports from around the Bay provided by the Bay City News bureau. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by retailer, on Mar 2, 2012 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fremont Bank to mark 50th anniversary with Fairgrounds fireworks

Fremont Bank will light up the night sky Sept. 3 in celebration of its 50th Anniversary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/28/fremont-bank-to-ma...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Shelley, on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 4946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin chief to take regional communications post

Dublin Police Chief Tom McCarthy has announced plans to leave his post at the end of February to become the executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART station apartments clear first hurdle

Planning Commissioners were on board with plans for a 350-unit apartment complex next to the future West Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 2481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 police cars this morning...

Kind of surprising to see 5 police cars, with their lights on all lined up behind a WHEELS bus this morning, pulled over...

Original post made by Earlybird on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patsy, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2441 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Country Club Murders' to air on CBS at 10 p.m. tonight

A prediction made by Ernest Scherer III around the time he was on trial for murder has come true, but not in the way he'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Missy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 2930 Views

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State Insurance commissioner gives homeowners tips in wake of devastating fires in Southern California

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Friday that homeowners' insurance policies may cover living expenses as well...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on May 15, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's Graduation Day for Pleasanton's Class of 2014

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools will hold graduation ceremonies today for the Classes of 2014. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 6452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garrido's Exact words to the press

Original post made by Jeremy on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1077 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1326 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Damage Obama Has Done...

Breathtaking... http://weaselzippers.us/2011/02/19/%E2%80%9Cthe-damage-obama-has-done%E2%80%9D/ ...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by inconvenient truth, on Feb 20, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 625 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 469 views