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Planning commissioner Kathy Narum wins Pleasanton Council seat

Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum was elected to the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday, receiving 4,586 votes or 39.62% of...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmm., on May 24, 2013 at 12:27 am | 34 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 5205 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Scientists Reject Global Warming: 1.6% of International Scientists Reject the Idea of Human Generated

If there wasn't any doubt before, now we know: Not all scientists do agree that humans are causing global warming. As...

Original post made by Debunking Global Warming Myth on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Science Teacher, on May 23, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 3 comments | 1184 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorneys threaten 'costly' lawsuit against Pleasanton if Measure PP becomes law

Years of effort to restrict residential and commercial development on Pleasanton hillsides ground to a halt this week after...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Matt Morrison, on May 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 2747 Views

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Over the top yearbook photo can run

An Amador Valley High senior will be allowed to have his distinctive photo in the school's yearbook after all. Read the...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by "member", on May 23, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 10 comments | 1143 Views

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Fox spotted near 680 and Stoneridge

Was excited to see a fox and a pup wandering the sidewalk at the 680 overpass and Stoneridge Dr. I hope Mrs. B does not run...

Original post made by Rob on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jumbo, on May 23, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 895 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boston Marathon Bomber Left Curious Notes Inside Boat: 'Hillary' Implicated?

As police searched for him, and as he lay bleeding in his boat hideout, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...

Original post made by Avid Reader on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on May 23, 2013 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 3444 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley cities to keep funding Washington-savvy consultant despite San Ramon dropping out

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne said this week that he and other Tri-Valley mayors will keep working with a local consulting...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2013 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 920 Views

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Pleasanton memorial service planned May 25 for Jack Dove, who would have turned 90 that day

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, for Jack Dove, a well-known Pleasanton community activist and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike Tassano, on May 23, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 2309 Views

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Is California worth the price?

For those of you have lived in other states do you think Calif is overpriced in comparison or are you happy to pay the difference...

Original post made by hoops on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 23, 2013 at 8:31 am | 45 comments | 2194 Views

RESTAURANTS

Resturant suggestions

We are a group of ladies around 25 of us that are looking for a restaurant that can seat all of us together. We meet monthly...

Original post made by Pat on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Linda Krafty, on May 22, 2013 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 1332 Views

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Pleasanton city employees agree to higher pension contributions, but gain first wage increases in 3 years

The Pleasanton City Council approved a proposed three-year agreement last night with the union representing 220 regular city...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 22, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 8 comments | 1102 Views

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Obama Is Killing Americans: Republicans Raise Suspicions About Weather Triggering Device

(Post removed by Pleasanton Weekly staff because no source given for information posted.)...

Original post made by Vote for Liberty over Death on May. 22, 2013
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Leaf Community Market opens in Vintage Hills Center at 10 a.m. today

New Leaf Community Market will open its new store at 10 a.m. today in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center at 3550 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by D, on May 22, 2013 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 1430 Views

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Pleasanton Council to discuss proposed employee union contract at meeting tonight

"Pleasanton Council to discuss proposed employee union contract at meeting tonight by Jeb Bing Pleasanton Weekly Staff...

Original post made by J.Q.P. on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 21, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 1004 Views

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The Question is Why Do We Allow This To Happen

If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally you might...

Original post made by Daveg on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on May 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 952 Views

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Readers Choice Pleasanton: Voting ends today

Readers Choice Pleasanton voting is under way! Cast your ballot [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/best_of/voting/form.php...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Eddy, on May 21, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 5 comments | 1330 Views

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To Whom It May Concern

Hi, my name is Stanley and this is my story. How does an eight year old dog end up at the shelter? Why did my owners leave...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pepper, on May 21, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 1059 Views

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Outrage Against the Obama Machine at Fevered Pitch: All Tea Party Groups Are Non-Partisan Social Welfare Groups, Didn't the IRS Know?

The outrageous inquiries made by the IRS of groups committed to abolishing America's tax system continues to boggle the minds...

Original post made by Freedom Sometimes Must Come at the Expense of Others on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by b-yatch, on May 21, 2013 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 1467 Views

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World War II: Mexican Air Force Helped Liberate the Philippines

We are taught certain things about American history, and most of it is how we won WWII. But, the reality is that it took...

Original post made by dublinmike on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 20, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 1352 Views
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