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So many centennials

The year 1913 was memorable indeed! Coin collectors will relate to the first minting of Buffalo or Indian Head nickels. When...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner, on Aug 16, 2013 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1544 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell to discuss immigration reform at Hayward meeting tomorrow

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin5) will host an immigration forum for constituents in Hayward Saturday to provide information...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 10 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High one of more than 200 schools statewide to have 'breach' in STAR testing

The Pleasanton school district's Amador Valley High is one of more than 200 schools statewide to have a security breach in...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 27 comments | 5582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by founder, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:25 am | 5 comments | 2430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton teachers learn new strategies at summer institute

Teachers are headed back to school later this month armed with new tools. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11751...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bella, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:08 am | 26 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Danville streets to close for Hot Summer Nights festivities starting at 2 p.m. today

Motorists heading to Danville today should be advised that Hartz and East Prospect avenues will be closed to traffic from...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Business Briefs: Massage center OKd for Meadow Plaza in Pleasanton

Tranquil Massage Center has been approved by city planners to move its facility from the Santa Rita Junction Shopping Center...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father of driver in cyclist death arrested

The father of the 18-year-old under investigation for running down a bicyclist on Foothill Road has been charged by the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by No Surprise, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 49 comments | 4545 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Musty tasting water concerns residents in Pleasanton

Pleasanton residents may have noticed an earthy-musty taste and odor in their water starting in late July, according to Zone...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 13 comments | 2050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall in Court Wednesday

Cody Hall will enter a plea on Wed and you can bet it will be "not guilty". Not guilty of murder, a murder that was bound...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1042 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Bay Area news poll shows little support for BART unions

First it was the KPIX news poll showing that, by a 2-1 margin, Bay Area residents think the unions are being unreasonable. Now...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

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Booming Pleasanton is good news for Realtors

In her recent report to a Tri-Valley Realtors group, Pleasanton's Economic Development Director Pamela Ott said the city...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Sell it yourself, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

3 from Pleasanton added to Hope Hospice board

Three Pleasanton residents have been elected to the Hope Hospice board of directors, joining the organization's 15-member...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marcia K, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"Homeless-type person" holds up Public Storage on Santa Rita Road

Public Storage in the 2500 block of Santa Rita Road was held up late Monday morning by a "homeless-type person," Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by The Florida Stand Your Ground Law , on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:09 am | 5 comments | 1160 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's State Senator DeSaulnier suggests law to block BART strikes

As BART's unions agreed to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system, one California lawmaker is suggesting...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 10590 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 1979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Rescue needs help now

There has been a dramatic decline in kitten, cat, dog and puppy adoptions this summer, reports Tri-Valley Animal Rescue,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by SavingBandit, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 7 comments | 1452 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART, unions take a breather after governor prevents strike

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees took a breather yesterday after Gov. Jerry Brown intervened...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 3162 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Wine Bar Downtown

Went to the opening of the new, downtown wine bar, The Cellar Door, on Tuesday. What a great place! Tons of wines by the...

Original post made by Wine Lover on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 8 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lowell, Amador HS on State Naughty List

Lowell, Amador High School among top SF schools that leaked state test questions to social media. http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2013/08/12/top-sf-school-leaks-state-test-qu...

Original post made by WhatNow? on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,028 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 19 comments | 602 views