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Vandals in Kottinger Park

I was walking my dog through Kottinger Park near Adams Way on Sunday Dec 21 around 4pm. I witnessed two young men in their...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by Post the photo, on Dec 22, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 6 comments | 824 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

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 | 5125 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 12883 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ken Mano named Pleasanton Weekly's Man of the Year

Meet Ken Mano, Pleasanton Weekly's "Man of the Year" for 2014. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/19/man-of-the-year...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Clay Anderson, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 6526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arizona woman injured at Livermore outlets died Tuesday

A 61-year-old woman who was injured Dec. 9 in a suspicious incident at the Livermore Premium Outlets parking lot died Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by WaitingToHear, on Dec 21, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 3661 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund now underway

Today marks the start of the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 13580 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Celebrating Hanukkah at Christmas-time

Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish festival of lights dating back 21 centuries, is being observed through next Wednesday, which...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Jennifer Hosterman spearheaded city achievements

Some of us thought that Jennifer Hosterman traveled a lot when she was Pleasanton's mayor, a post she left just two years...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Joey, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2759 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry born in Pleasanton

Just came across this interesting tidbit that I don't recall seeing mentioned in the local news: Prof. William E. Moerner...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 18, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Fremont Bank makes $5,000 grants to 18 charities

Fremont Bank Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Pleasanton's and the Bay Area's Fremont Bank, has chosen to support 18 local...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by CEW, on Dec 17, 2014 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Preliminary plan for East side on Pleasanton Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will get its first look at a preliminary plan for the future development of the city's east side...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 16, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 high school seniors win Community of Character $1,000 scholarships

Two high school seniors have been chosen as recipients of the 2015 Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship by the Community of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by , on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Fall Community Education Series wraps up tonight

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association Council will be hosting a free presentation tonight on parents'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Dec 16, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Recently termed-out Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan to seek State Senate seat

Former State Asemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat held by...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 3966 Views

SPORTS

Foothill alum looks to NFL after record-setting college career

Scan the list of all-time Pac-12 passing leaders, and it reads a lot like a who's who of some pretty good National Football...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Rick S, on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 7947 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish Chanukah festival starts at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Members of the Chabad of the Tri-Valley will mark the start of Chanukah from 5:30-7 p.m. tomorrow with its 10th Annual Chanukah...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Chabad, on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 3047 Views

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'My Son Pinocchio Jr.' at Amador Theater through Dec. 21

"My Son Pinocchio Jr.," is now being presented at the Amador Theater in Pleasanton through Dec. 21 by the Civic Arts Stage...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 14, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2800 Views

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Tri Valley Rotary sponsoring coat drive for needy children

Tri Valley Rotary is collecting and distributing coats to local students whose families may not be able to afford warm coats...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 4247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NAACP, oh my...

I have just finished watch the November 18th board meeting (find it here http://www.tri-valleytv.org/streaming/PSB/PSB-11-18-14.html)....

Original post made by Join, if you please. on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Ghandrabinator, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 11 comments | 1605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair set for January

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair on Jan. 10. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Dec 13, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 13 comments | 3279 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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