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Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 6926 Views

AROUND TOWN

What have you done?

If you have spent any time reading the Town Square Forum on the Pleasanton Weekly site, you probably have noticed many posters...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Melanie, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 26 comments | 796 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri for Fun continues at Shadow Cliffs

Nearly 700 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday (July 19) in the second of four triathlons...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maria , on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 671 Views

SPORTS

3rd Tri for Fun coming to Shadow Cliffs Saturday

Nearly 600 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday in the third of four triathlons in...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 1783 Views

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Pleasanton to build $300,000 new dog park

Spacious and often elaborate dog parks are the rage of many American cities, and now Pleasanton is about to join in. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 37 comments | 5238 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How to choose the best credit card...for you

A common question among financial consumers is "what's the best credit card?" Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/12/how-to-choose-the-best-cred...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 2470 Views

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IT manager, Pleasanton parent seeks election to school board

Pleasanton school parent and information technology manager Mark Miller is seeking his first year on the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cletus Clevinger, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:05 am | 26 comments | 3656 Views

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4 now in race for Pleasanton City Council

Four candidates are now in the race for election to the Pleasanton City Council, along with two others seeking election as...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Aug 12, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 12 comments | 2798 Views

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2 now in race for Pleasanton mayor, 3 for City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/08/2-now-in-race-for-p...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by myob, on Aug 12, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 125 Views

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New Cameras

Anyone else notice the new cameras being installed on all the street lights as you drop into town from 680 onto Stroneridge...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tom f, on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:59 am | 7 comments | 295 Views

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Pleasanton Tennis Park Trash

While walking my dog Sunday, I found mounds of trash left in the park from the previous day's birthday parties. A poor park...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 12, 2014 at 7:28 am | 4 comments | 290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

If you were one of the Safeway customers that stopped the hit and run of my car.......

This is a note to the multiple customers that stopped a car that backed into my car and tried to flee. Everything happened...

Original post made by LP on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 12, 2014 at 7:21 am | 8 comments | 523 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway launches campaign to help 'special needs' people

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation have launched a campaign that will fund important programs that...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Aug 12, 2014 at 5:11 am | 7 comments | 2981 Views

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Power restored to 1,600 PG&E customers in Pleasanton

Power was restored yesterday afternoon to more than 1,600 PG&E customers in Pleasanton following an outage in which many...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by John, on Aug 11, 2014 at 11:58 pm | 7 comments | 1185 Views

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Firefighters battle blaze at Hopyard Road apartment complex

A two-alarm fire destroyed a second-floor apartment and damaged at least one other last night in a building at an eight-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by P-town Ghetto, on Aug 11, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 23 comments | 4423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs

Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Go Paige Go Mark, on Aug 11, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 79 comments | 6774 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yoga with a twist at Shadow Cliffs

How relaxing. Moving through various yoga poses all while taking deep, long breaths and staying present with my surroundings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 2185 Views

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Area code changes for S.F., Marin County, but ours stays the same

Starting next February, San Francisco and Marin County residents will have to do something they've never done before: dial...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Stone Age, on Aug 11, 2014 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 1298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

William Hogarty criminal case likely to come to close this Wed

If you are following the William Hogarty matter you should know that he will be in court Wed morning in Hayward and the case...

Original post made by Just me on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Francis, on Aug 10, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 21 comments | 1740 Views
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