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Red Cross seeks blood donations at 2 Pleasanton locations during holiday season

The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift -- a blood or platelet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds special board meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, where it will consider and possibly...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views

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School board meeting tomorrow to discuss May revise, management salaries

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider, among other issues, a report on the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Meghan, on May 21, 2012 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 3892 Views

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UPDATE: Fire brings $37,000 in damages

A house fire on Clovewood Lane, off of Muirwood Drive, was quickly contained as five Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by chris, on Mar 14, 2008 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 2249 Views

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Sullenberger 'back to work' to ignite passion in young people about aviation,

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the Danville man famous for the January 2009 safe landing of a plane in the Hudson...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anna May, Hayward City Council, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

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Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2952 Views

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Planning to go to S.F.'s Cliff House this weekend? Don't, it's closed

San Francisco's famous Cliff House restaurant Thursday joined other popular attractions that closed as a result of the federal...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 7602 Views

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Pleasanton police seize out-of-town felons in traffic stop

A woman from Livermore and a man from Fremont face multiple felony counts after a Feb. 25 traffic stop near the intersection...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1970 Views

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Talking Points

Darn. I had National Grammar Day marked on my calendar March 4 but was so busy working, it completely slipped my mind. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by get real, on Mar 19, 2008 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 3280 Views

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REFLECTING THE NATIONAL MOOD

First of all I want to applaud the Pleasanton Weekly for having a Town Square Forum, especially in the turbulent political...

Original post made by m on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by m to n, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1215 Views

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How Did This Not End Up In The Forum?

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gTWB1M9VPOte4M77spW7Z62NsGyQD9ANUEJO0 I was surprised at first, that...

Original post made by Surprised...But Not Really on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1090 Views

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Animal Lover's Boutique

Help Tri-Valley animals while shopping for unique gifts for people and pets, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, Feline Medical...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1211 Views

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Saluting those who work on Christmas

When I was a cub reporter at the Chicago Tribune, I generally worked the Christmas holidays. Along with a skeleton crew of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Retired and Earned It, on Dec 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1170 Views

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Shareholder rights attorneys questioning Safeway-Albertson's deal

Shareholder rights attorneys are investigating the proposed acquisition of Safeway, Inc. by the private equity company Cerberus...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Joe Kellar, on Oct 2, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 3790 Views

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AVHS grad serves aboard USS New Orleans

A Pleasanton woman and Amador Valley High School graduate has been serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Donna Willy, on Apr 2, 2015 at 5:29 am | 2 comments | 4722 Views

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Congregation Beth Emek introduces new prayer book for Rosh Hashanah

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton introduced a new Reform Judaism prayer book at its Rosh Hashanah services. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1944 Views

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Obama/PelosiCare: "Buy a $15k Policy or Go To Jail" (!)

Unbelievable. Is this the America you're familiar with? Does a big, bad insurance company have the power to do this?...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 1184 Views

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Town Square Poets - Spin a Poetic Yarn

It's beautiful outside between the rain and sunshine, creativity is in the air. How about some poetry this week? Post it...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTown Poet, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 977 Views

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PMS Concert band earns top honors at Music in the Arts Festival

The Pleasanton Middle School Concert Band earned top honors at the Music in the Parks Festival earlier this month at Great...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1618 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
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