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What happened to the San Ramon lawyer accused of hit and run?

I'm referring to Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney accused of striking and killing Bo Hu on Dougherty Road in 2012, leaving...

Original post made by John on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituaries

Dunn B. Mangabay Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4673 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chris Heredia, on Apr 20, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 2116 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 Loved Mrs. Z, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 691 Views

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Details of agreement of Safeway-Albertsons merger

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Albertsons announced Thursday a definitive agreement under which AB Acquisition LLC ("AB Acquisition")...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 4216 Views

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State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 4810 Views

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'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 3898 Views

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SAVE OUR SUMMERS!!!!!!!! PLEASANTON

The Pleasanton Unified School District is about to decide the fate of our school schedules. They will make their decision,...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wilma, on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:26 am | 21 comments | 3026 Views

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Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 3138 Views

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Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 2466 Views

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Does New Pleasanton Utility Billing Web Portal Work?

I wanted to register for this web interface after discovering its availability on my water bill. You can find the registration...

Original post made by Franco on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 2912 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart's Taxpayer Supported Practices Means Subtraction of 100,000 Teacher Jobs

When the facts show that over 6 billion $$$ of taxpayer money goes toward keeping Walmart and its labor practices in business,...

Original post made by Demoralized Educator on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 903 Views

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The President Steps Up

This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:28 am | 162 comments | 4369 Views

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AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2711 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DA Nancy O'Malley receives award for "contributions to the field of victims’ rights"

IT seems that the Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley has won two national awards. One is for her "contributions...

Original post made by Jtjh on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 5 comments | 421 Views

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Pleasanton real estate firm to celebrate grand opening today

Better Homes and Gardens Tri-Valley Realty's Pleasanton Office will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting event...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Homeowner G, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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Garbage rate increase Tuesday, and why

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/03/28/garbage-rate-increase-tuesday-and-why...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:50 am | 19 comments | 43864 Views

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Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 5881 Views

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Is the Federal reserve building a house of cards?

The news today is that the 3rd largest holder of US debt is Belgium. Maybe that doesn't sound newsworthy, but we do know...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 15, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Walnut Grove employees refute investigation details

Two Pleasanton school employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

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Record-High 60% of Californians Say They Pay Too Much Tax

Despite the fact that every statewide elected office is now held by a Democrat, a record number of Californians polled by...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 762 Views
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