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Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics

Pleasantonís Tri-Valley Rockets win three GOLD medals at Special Olympics The Tri-Valley Rockets started out as a basketball...

Original post made by Ken mano on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 165 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Don't forfeit past tax refunds

Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn't owe any income...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Penny Atkinson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area prices on rise, led by fuel, food, housing

It's not just housing prices that are going up in the Bay Area, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 19, 2014 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring starts today, but where's the rain?

Today is the first day of spring, and the rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by luis, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 438 Views

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UCSF clinic's computers stolen with 9,000 patients' data

The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ron, on Mar 21, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 570 Views

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REAL ESTATE: Luxury home sales jump nearly 40%,

East Bay luxury home sales jumped nearly 40% in February as the high-end housing market continued its strong performance,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Richard Goh, on Mar 23, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 459 Views

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East Bay luxury home sales jump 17% in January

The East Bay's luxury housing market began the new year with a bang as sales in January were up sharply from a year ago and...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Richard Goh, on Mar 23, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 473 Views

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Pleasanton group presenting ADHD program tomorrow

Is ADHD as common as some say it is? If so, what's the best way to help a child succeed? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/23/pleasanton-group-p...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Spudly, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Annual Night of Drums and Dance

Come out to Amador High School tonight to watch Hart MS, Pleasanton MS, Foothill and Amador Colorguard and Foothill and Amador...

Original post made by Fan of the Arts on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Blue

I see that there is a new film coming soon, called "Blue." From the description in this link below, this film is a counter...

Original post made by Not Green on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 26, 2014 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville Weekly post Tri-Valley University fraud conviction story (which is mysteriously absent on Pleasanton Weekly site)

Embarcadero Media is the company controlling the Pleasanton Weekly and Danville Weekly. The Danville Weekly on its Danville...

Original post made by Sing Like a Canary on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sing Like a Canary, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:22 am | 1 comment | 268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber recognizes 6 for community leadership

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has recognized individuals, groups and businesses that demonstrated excellence and community...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ed Dantzig, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3258 Views

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Emmy Kasten new VP of Marketing at Visit Tri-Valley organization

Emmy Kasten has joined Visit Tri-Valley in the newly created position of Vice President of Marketing. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Al Cortes, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 319 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2437 Views

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Large Fox spotted at Stoneridge Mall Rd.

This morning around 7:45am I spotted a larger fox crossing Stoneridge Mall Rd. walking into the parking lot of lower Macy's...

Original post made by Rob on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ellen, on Apr 11, 2014 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 109 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Apr 11, 2014 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 306 Views

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RIP Mrs Z

The world lost a beautiful lady yesterday. The beloved "Mrs Z" (Christine Zoraster) from Sonshine prechool passed away after...

Original post made by Beth on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Big Fan, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 308 Views

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Electronic expressions

We've all been there. We press the number sequence for the department or person we need, and we hear, "Please hold." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Debby Andrews, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 291 Views

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49ers announce Santa Clara game plans as some players face legal problems

The San Francisco 49ers' first-ever home game at the planned $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium will be a preseason contest in mid-August...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 288 Views
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