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LOST YORKIE PUPPY

Please help us find our beloved puppy, Olive. 8 month old Yorkshire Terrier--- no collar. Black hair, brown face with touches...

Original post made by Owner on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 263 Views

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New interim vice principal named at Amador Valley

Retired Pleasanton Middle School principal John Whitney joined Amador Valley High's leadership team as an interim vice principal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 1, 2016 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 1708 Views

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Anti-School Bond Measure Country Song (Lyrics)

I'm back folks. Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for a school bond measure and about good old American...

Original post made by Buford on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Norris, on Apr 6, 2016 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 152 Views

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BART, unions reach tentative 5-year agreement to avert strikes

Heralding the tentative agreement as a turning point in BART labor relations, union leaders and management lauded a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by res, on Apr 12, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views

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First Street at Vineyard Avenue reopened after gas line break repaired

A gas line break closed the intersection of First Street and Vineyard Avenue for several hours, according to Pleasanton police. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 23, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1419 Views

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Cyclists, Rotary present grant to Sunflower Hill

The Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation and Cycling for a Cause have given a $1,000 grant to Sunflower Hill Gardens to purchase...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by tanya Ludden, Sunflowerhill, on May 2, 2016 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 1439 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3647 Views

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MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA Last night was Date Night, so I took Mrs. Kendall to the movies, to see a chick-flick. I...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3771 Views

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Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3820 Views

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American Drug Wars

On Saturday, November 14th, at 7:00 PM, the IBEW Hall will host a film event featuring the documentary, "American Drug Wars."...

Original post made by Paulette on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 3440 Views

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"War on Kids" documentary

I met a nice young man on Ebay who has been buying up some of my "vinyl" record collection. He is a psychology student in...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5153 Views

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Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3584 Views

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The wind beneath her wings

Imagine you're 7 years old, your mom's had lots of surgeries and when you go to look for her, you find her sprawled on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2144 Views

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Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1227 Views

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Spring concert by Pleasanton Community Concert Band set for today at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Community Concert Band is set to perform an eclectic mix at its Spring Concert being held at 2 p.m. Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Marion Stearns, on Apr 11, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 813 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Debate on Iraq

Just what is the Mayors agenda with going forward with this debate, does she plan to run for senator or governor, does she...

Original post made by Sherry W on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3333 Views

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Stop the applause…

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 4220 Views

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BART planning to eliminate non-stop Pleasanton line connection to SFO

The board of directors for BART will decide Thursday whether to approve a plan that would eliminate the connection of the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 21, 2007 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 3104 Views

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After 18 years, popular crossing guard signs off

Look for some sad faces among the thousands around town who used to cross the busy Harvest Road-Black Avenue intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Jacqui Schrote, on Jul 4, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 3280 Views

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Engagement

Shannon Helton & Thomas Durbala Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1741...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 4, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 2936 Views
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