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Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with City Employee Contract?

Now that Fialho's attempt to grandstand and get hired by San Ramon has failed, does anyone know the status of the city employee...

Original post made by taxpayer on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 3, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

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Canned Food & Non Perishable Items

Please drop off your unwanted canned food and non perishable items to the VBC FOOD PANTRY Bin in front of Towne Center...

Original post made by teresa on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on May 3, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 991 Views

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Hundreds pay tribute to Pleasanton GI killed in Afghanistan

A capacity crowd of mourners filled the Veterans Memorial Building Saturday to pay tribute to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by snapshot, on May 3, 2011 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

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On-going programs at Hope Hospice

Hope Hospice offers on-going grief support services for adults, teens and children including a transitions support group;...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin, on May 3, 2011 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

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State's distressed housing market improves

The share of distressed homes sold in March declined from February but was unchanged from a year ago, the California Association...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Homeowner, on May 6, 2011 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 948 Views

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Bras for the Cause Cancer Walk tomorrow evening

The sixth annual "Bras for the Cause Breast Cancer Walk" will be held in downtown Pleasanton from 5:30-11 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by I Hate Cancer, on May 6, 2011 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Boosters bring in big bucks for bands Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8119...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Marilyn Palowitch, on May 6, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Francisco to stop detaining arrested Illegals aliens

Just another reason why our schools lack funding. San Francisco will start releasing illegal immigrants for minor offenses...

Original post made by Mike on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tijuana Tony, on May 10, 2011 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special public art exhibit opens today at Pleasanton Senior Center

The 17th annual "Celebrating Art Made Easy" student exhibit starts today at the Pleasanton Senior Center with paintings done...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by yvonne giordano, on May 11, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Hike for Hope raises $70,000 for hospice services

Under perfect blue skies, 672 hikers and 62 volunteers, including two on horseback and two on ham radio, recently gathered...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin, on May 12, 2011 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views

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Heritage Association honors St. Mary Street home

The Pleasanton Heritage Association has announced that Don and Noel Anger are the recipients of the second annual Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by downtowner, on May 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

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Wild ride: woman holds onto minivan from Manteca to Pleasanton

The Manteca man accused of hitting speeds of 100 miles an hour with his wife on the hood of their minivan will get his day...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by hannah, on May 13, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 953 Views

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ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

Join a Local Group of Artists and paint on Selected Friday mornings around town. ACC/Art Critique & Coffee invites you to...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on May 16, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

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2 dogs adopted out from 10 rescued from hoarders

Little Bear is a sweetheart. She's a large black dog, apparently a Labrador-chow mix, who loves to take walks and get attention...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sara, on May 17, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

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Mother's Day rescue just ducky

Firefighter Paramedic Brandt Jorgenson was part of the team that rescued eight ducklings rescued from the bottom of a storm...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 906 Views

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Notice of Appeal filed in Lins vs. City of Pleasanton

A notice of appeal was filed on Thursday. Therefore, it appears that the Lins are appealing the dismissal of their lawsuit...

Original post made by frank on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

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GIGANTIC Garage Sale for the Animals!

GIGANTIC Garage Sale for the Animals! Saturday, May 21 and Sunday May 22 8AM - 3PM 3229 Curtis Circle - Pleasanton...

Original post made by Mary on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on May 20, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 979 Views

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Of note

<B>Teams ready for DestiNation Imagination Global competition Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8158...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on May 21, 2011 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1138 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2251 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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