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Guest Opinion: With Walmart vote, City Council aligns with the '1%'

In its zeal to be a mouthpiece for Walmart and the Chamber of Commerce, the Pleasanton Weekly has not only misrepresented...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 30, 2012 at 9:19 am | 28 comments | 1646 Views

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Doors Legacy band to re-create late 60s sounds on June 16 at Firehouse Arts Centerperform

The Doors Legacy Band recreates the late-sixties sound and feel of Jim Morrison's Doors in a vintage rock concert experience....

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 30, 2012 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 985 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police make second sweep of high school campus using drug-sniffing dogs

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by draconian abuse of power, on May 30, 2012 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 1212 Views

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how do you liberals like your pothead president

is this what all you liberals voted into the oval office ? this is what represents america today. what a shame you liberal...

Original post made by liberal loosers on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Spacini@comcast.net, on May 29, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 6 comments | 1029 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police confirm body placed in trash can was a woman

Police and the Alameda County Coroner's Office have so far been unable to identify the woman whose body was placed inside...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Rational Reality, on May 29, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 17 comments | 2039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Flags, medallions honor Pleasanton veterans

Pleasanton Scouts placed special bronze grave markers with flags on veterans' graves in the city's Pioneer cemetery and at...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on May 29, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1013 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body found stuffed into trash can, left along Dublin Canyon Road

A body was found stuffed into trash can this morning, according to Pleasanton police who are investigating the discovery. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2012 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 2184 Views

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Memorial Day observances start at 11 a.m. today outside Pleasanton Senior Center

Memorial Day observances will get under way at 11 a.m. this morning at the outdoor garden of the Pleasanton Senior Center. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Karla, on May 29, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon lawyer arrested in Dublin hit-and-run death

A San Ramon man was arrested Thursday night in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist on last Tuesday in Dublin. Read the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on May 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 40 comments | 3487 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: "Obama Holds Off on Pool-Destroying Regulations til After Election"

How nice of him not to close thousands of swimming pools in this country until AFTER the election. What? Didn't hear...

Original post made by NoMoreSwimming on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by John, on May 28, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 7 comments | 1294 Views

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Today's last chance to see historic WWII planes at Livermore Airport

Today's the last chance this year to see, smell, feel and walk through a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a Consolidated B-24...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ron, on May 28, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to look at restoring programs, new savings from union, management concessions

At tonight's Pleasanton school board meeting, members will be looking at possible programs to restore, made possible by concessions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by i've had enough , on May 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 71 comments | 9655 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Recently discovered: Ad Shows Obama at a Chicago Event Hosted by Socialists

This was hidden from the American public by the mainstream media during Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. No surprise...

Original post made by Not surprised on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 27, 2012 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 1021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Fire

Saturday afternoon 5/26 around 5:15 p.m. smelled a lot of smoke. Heard a lot of sirens. Air was very smokey in Vintage...

Original post made by Vinelander on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on May 26, 2012 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any Update on Double Shooting?

So about a week and a half has passed since this tragedy, are they authorities any closer to answers?...

Original post made by anon on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Don, on May 26, 2012 at 8:17 am | 8 comments | 1704 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge strikes down Defense of Marriage Act provision in state employees' case

A federal judge ruled in Oakland that the state's public-employee pension system must make long-term care insurance equally...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Equalityworks, on May 25, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 1400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Science Field Trip

I attended a field trip with my son who attends Alisal. It was a science event at Amador hosted by the Amador students. The...

Original post made by Amador Fan on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 25, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1172 Views

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Vintage hills grocery ( Green Leaf)

Which department at city hall do I go to to check on what is happening about the Green Leaf Grocery that is supposed to go...

Original post made by Tango on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 25, 2012 at 6:37 am | 3 comments | 1431 Views

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Funeral services set for man found dead at Pleasanton Ridge

Funeral services are planned for this weekend for a Pleasanton man who was found hanged in Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kiel, on May 25, 2012 at 6:36 am | 5 comments | 1296 Views

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4 way stop sign is needed at W. Angela@Peters.

How about getting a 4 way stop sigh at the intersection of Peters@W. Angela. Not only is this the street of the Farmers...

Original post made by Christine M on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by wanda, on May 24, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 14 comments | 1445 Views
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