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Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 3704 Views

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School board majority votes to rehire workers, approve administrative contracts

The Pleasanton school board wrapped up its work for the 2011-12 school year in a six-hour meeting Tuesday night that brought...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:42 am | 33 comments | 2856 Views

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Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3085 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Make your pet a star with the VHS Calendar Contest! Submit your furry friend's favorite photo for a shot at one of 13 spots...

Original post made by Melissa on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melissa, on Jun 29, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Readers Choice 2012

The tallies are in for the Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice 2012 contest with a total of 26,365 confirmed votes. Thanks for...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Jun 29, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

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China Daily newspaper

We have been receiving the China Daily newspaper on our driveway. Don't really appreciate this, especially when we are gone...

Original post made by Susie on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1283 Views

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Safeway switches to reusable containers for shipping produce

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has announced that it has switched to using reusable product containers rather than corrugated...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:19 am | 5 comments | 1115 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Swimmer at Olympic Trials

Just wondering why there isn't anything said about Pleasanton's Celina Li who is at this week's Olympic Swimming trials....

Original post made by FHS parent on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by congrats!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 2272 Views

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Imagination brings students success

Six sophomores from Foothill High School set out to use their problem-solving, teamwork and creative skills in the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 1767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Informational meeting on staggered start Tuesday June 26 at 5 pm in district board room

Who is going? Can you report back on what you learn?...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Livid, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 1542 Views

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Does anyone know what the small explosion or gun shots were from last night?

It was probably between ten and eleven last (Sunday) night and there was a very loud pop and then the sky in the direction...

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2337 Views

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'Everybody can do yoga, says studio owner'

People inquiring about yoga classes often mention stress, said Kate Coughlin, owner of Downtown Yoga on Main Street and Division....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 27, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 9 comments | 1014 Views

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San Ramon cancels its popular July 4 fireworks show

San Ramon's traditional July 4 aerial fireworks display -- which grew tremendously popular year after year, especially as...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 5 comments | 2395 Views

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Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 2267 Views

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San Francisco looking out to Modesto to boost its water supply

A part of San Francisco's future water supply that would be sourced from the Modesto area hangs in the balance as water district...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lahommed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville woman cops plea for child endangerment

The Danville woman who left her infant twins in her car to go shopping at the mall has taken a plea deal that would allow...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by alias man, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:44 am | 16 comments | 1654 Views

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2 arrested on assault charges at a Livermore Taco Bell

Two men were arrested Sunday afternoon following an assault at a Livermore Taco Bell, which led to the arrest of two others...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Nice Guys Finish Last, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:21 am | 5 comments | 996 Views

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Accident on First Street on Sunday afternoon

Anyone knows what happen to the small store located near Cosmo's Barber Shop. Appears that a van went through the front of...

Original post made by Mike on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by nancy s., on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

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All eyes on the Weekly at Kay Huff's 'Ladies' Day at the Races'

Several hundred women joined Pleasanton's fun-loving Kay Huff Thursday for her annual "Ladies' Day at the Races," celebrating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by participant, on Jun 25, 2012 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eco-Democrat Socialist Author in NYT: "America, prepare to give up your air-conditioning"

Now we should all "redistribute" and ration our air-conditioning systems, according to this eco-democrat socialist NYT author. http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/06/21/sho...

Original post made by More AC on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jun 25, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 6 comments | 1169 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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