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Large meteor streaks across Bay Area, thrilling stargazers

A large meteor streaked across the night sky last night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by doug, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2166 Views

SPORTS

Friday Oct. 19, 2012 – FOOTHILL FOOTBALL

FOOTHILL vs SAN RAMON VALLEY Come on out for Foothill’s last HOME game of the regular season as they take on the San Ramon...

Original post made by Foothill Football 2012 on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by FHS SENIOR PARENT, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 2660 Views

SPORTS

Bernard Laffers criticism of FHS XC

Once again, Bernard Laffer has chosen to use the PW to air his issues about FHS Cross Country. Having a student on the...

Original post made by XC Mom on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jorge Quero, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 11 comments | 4704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

WOW--I just received yet another mailer for Measure B1 in today's mail. This one is all feel good and no mention of the...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 18, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 3815 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama not afraid to answer the tough questions...like the feud on American Idol

We are so fortunate to have a fearless leader like Obama to guide this country. http://www.y100.com/player/?mid=22529916 "Small...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 18, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 40 comments | 2435 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge questions reliability of key witness in 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

A judge Wednesday questioned the reliability of a key prosecution witness in the murder of 14-year-old Pleasanton high school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Oct 18, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

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Pleasanton's downtown Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. today

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its weekly meeting starting at 12:15 p.m. today at Hap's Restaurant in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tina Case, on Oct 18, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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State Senator Ellen Corbett to run for Congress in 2014

State Senator Ellen Corbett (D-10th) has announced to members of the Valley Real Estate Network that she plans to seek the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 3060 Views

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Fountains bring sounds of serenity

The first thing Linda Bourland asks people looking for a new fountain is, "What do you want it to sound like?" Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 18, 2012 at 7:54 am | 8 comments | 1567 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Riverside educator named chancellor of Cal State University system

California State University officials named a new chancellor yesterday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10193...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 1897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Financial Fitness' expo set for 9 a.m. tomorrow in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host a free financial fitness expo for those 55 and older Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

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New law to increase transparency in campaign financing

A State Assembly bill now signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown will go into effect in January 2013, requiring more transparency...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:34 am | 3 comments | 1351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff Mirkarimi keeps his job, gets back pay after 9-month suspension by San Francisco mayor

Ross Mirkarimi will be reinstated as San Francisco's sheriff after the city's Board of Supervisors fell two votes short of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 12 comments | 2408 Views

SPORTS

Another lackluster performance by the Foothill Hs X Country Coach

High school cross country is well under way and as normal Foothill HS cannot hold a candle to the Amador HS team. Is the...

Original post made by Bernard Laffer on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Rennirhome@gmail.com, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

Yesterday I received in the mail an 8 page booklet supporting Measure B1. I found it to be very misleading in how the Measure...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 13 comments | 2609 Views

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does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by aw, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 21 comments | 2969 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home sales, job creation could rise with sensible lending standards

New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by D X, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 1990 Views

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City Council faces full agenda tonight as current terms draw to close

It's a full agenda for tonight's meeting of the Pleasanton City Council where key housing, growth management and consideration...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Dance fest' to raise money for orphans displaced from Burma

A Pleasanton teen is offering something for the mind, body and spirit for those who come out to her Girl Scout Gold Star...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 5672 Views
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