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Relay for Life now underway at Pleasanton Middle School

The Pleasanton community is honoring cancer survivors and their families today during the annual Relay for Life now underway...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
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Pleasanton schools already set with rules around gender identity and bathrooms

Schools across the country are grappling with the Obama administration's request that public schools allow transgender students...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 30, 2016 at 9:40 am | 51 comments | 1975 Views

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Memorial Day observance at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow outside Pleasanton Senior Center

Pleasanton will observe Memorial Day Monday with an outdoor ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m. next to the Senior Center on...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
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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 | 1021 Views

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Sacrificing for Success: College and careers

When Kevin thinks about his future, he thinks about how nice it will be when he's able to afford a place for his mom and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 26, 2016 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2099 Views

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Metropolitan Opera star at Las Positas College tonight

Opera fans only have to go to Las Positas College to enjoy "A Night at the Met." Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/04/metropolitan-opera-star-at...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by noor khondokar, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1421 Views

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PDA to host special events day before Super Bowl

The Pleasanton Downtown Association is sponsoring special events Feb. 6 in recognition of Super Bowl Sunday the following...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sports, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1094 Views

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Teen Leadership Conference coming to Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is hosting a Teen Leadership Conference in early November to help high school students develop and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
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Comedian discusses life story, identity with equal rights-focused students at Amador Valley

Brian Copeland, a San Leandro-based comedian and author, took the stage at Amador Valley High on Thursday to discuss race,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by , on Nov 22, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

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Bay Area comic group plans Pleasanton show

The third annual Tri-Valley Comic Book Show will be Oct. 8 in the Hall of Commerce at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
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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 | 1415 Views

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Zone 7 hikes its new fiscal year budget by $7.6 million

Zone 7 Water Agency's board of directors have approved a $124.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, a $7.6 million...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
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Adult Summer Reading Game Starts at Dublin Library June 15th

Sign up to play the Adult Summer Reading Game at the Dublin Library! The game starts June 15 and continues all summer until...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
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Movie The Soloist Shown in Dublin Library Program Room on July 29

Join us on Wednesday, July 29, 2:00 PM, for the movie The Soloist, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, in the Dublin...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
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Book Donations @ Hart Middle School

Book Donations Fundraiser Do you have any young adult or children’s books lying around the house? Please think of...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Feb. 17, 2015
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Pleasanton author pens allergen-conscious cookbook

Pleasanton resident Christina Gray decided she needed to learn all she could about food allergies, and she spent the next...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lisa C, on Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 4599 Views

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History Detective: My Search for teh Chinese Yankee

Ruthanne Lum McCunn, author of the award-winning "Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel," will talk about her new...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 513 Views

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Livermore Lab's National Ignition Facility earns magazine's award

Physics World, an international monthly magazine published by the Institute of Physics, has named Livermore National Laboratory's...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hitchcock, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:25 am | 4 comments | 5336 Views

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Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 3642 Views

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Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 4454 Views
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The New Odd Couple
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