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SPORTS

Help wanted: Someone to cover football games

Do you like football? Do you like to write? The Pleasanton Weekly is looking for someone to go to the AVHS and Foothill home...

Original post made by Dolores Fox Ciardelli on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Idea, on Oct 5, 2012 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2586 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers of buses for handicapped children threaten to strike today in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school district is gearing up for a possible strike by bus drivers for physically-challenged students. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 47 comments | 4100 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 3171 Views

AROUND TOWN

grass fire?

There is a very strong smell of grass/wildfire on the west side of town this evening, around 9:15pm. I really hope not, but...

Original post made by hope not... on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1059 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Temperature could reach 103 degrees today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Air quality in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley today is forecast to reach unhealthy levels for a third day in a row, prompting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Union hater, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Facts Regarding Pete Stark

For years, Stark has lived in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay region and flies back to California for town halls and other events....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council candidate Karla Brown to host fundraiser later today

Pleasanton City Council candidate Karla Brown will host a wine and cheese fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. today in the ground floor...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lisa G, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:32 am | 20 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 1885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New book club meets tonight to deal with challenges of success

A new book club is meeting at the Pleasanton library tonight to discuss "The Price of Privilege" by Dr. Madelyn Levine, a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sherie MacGregor, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockout ends: Castlewood workers will return to work Oct. 16

The lockout of Castlewood workers is over. Workers will return to their old jobs at the country club Oct. 16 under terms...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 30 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Everything on sale at Domus as popular Main Street store shuts down, again

Domus, the popular kitchen and home accessories retailer on Pleasanton's Main Street, is now open with a store-wide sale...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by No deals there, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 24 comments | 3253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2296 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Which presidential candidate do you plan to vote for?

Vote in the Pleasanton Weekly's poll. It's at the bottom of the homepage. ...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Romney fan, on Sep 30, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 7 comments | 4042 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NFL ref strikes more union loons

Anybody else not surprised that left wing loon NFL union refs pretty near destroyed American football? It is the same with...

Original post made by Mack on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mack, on Sep 30, 2012 at 7:20 am | 6 comments | 1375 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voter Apathy?

Hopefully, voters in the 15th District will not fall prey to voter apathy and blindly vote for Pete Stark. He has shown...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 7342 Views
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” … and my friend here will have the kibble."
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Sentinels of Freedom Newsletter
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
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When those covering the news become the news
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