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Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

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Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 1906 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Want to make a local pet a star? Then vote now in the 2013 Valley Humane Society Calendar Contest. All votes are just $1....

Original post made by Melissa on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 995 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama and the Democrat Party vs. the American Dream

"You didn't build that!" The real Obama who hates business, hates private sector, hates everything that has made America...

Original post made by I Built It on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by At least I read, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:40 am | 13 comments | 1085 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank crash

A late-model BMW SUV apparently attempted to give the Bank of America a drive-through lane on Sunday, July 21. Police say...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by betsy, on Aug 1, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 1511 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland's Pensions time bomb

Oakland has a generous pension plan. The 1,086 current retires, get raises to match 2/3 of pay of current workers, ++ Oakland...

Original post made by Anti-PUBLIC unions on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 1, 2012 at 10:13 am | 11 comments | 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway's 2nd quarter profit dips but revenue jumps to $10.4 billion

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has reported second-quarter profit fell to $121.7 million for the second quarter of 2012 compared...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Retired, on Jul 31, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1470 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Vanessa, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1677 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former BART board member Erlene DeMarcus campaigning for Pleasanton City Council

Erlene DeMarcus, a former BART board member and long-time Pleasanton resident, has announced her campaign for Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 14 comments | 1527 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly..unbiased editing?

How does the public feel about the editing being conducted by Pleasanton Weekly staff? Do you think it is fair to edit comments...

Original post made by Truth on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 30, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 35 comments | 1361 Views

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Police Officers Abuse Disability

Fraudulent disability claims are a huge issue which should be part of the governors 12 pension reform plan, but it isn't....

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 2800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador high teen busted in drug dog sweep

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. 25, 2012
Last comment by dalmations, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schoolers don't always 'like' Facebook

Facebook has been a phenomenon since Mark Zuckerburg created it in his Harvard dorm room in 2004 and it spread like wildfire...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 1665 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Community Foundation goes mum, hires PR firm

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation may be $3 million in debt and looking at bankruptcy, but it's not too broke to hire a...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Citizen on Facts, on Jul 29, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 1707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Presenting perfect pairings

Pleasanton's Palm Event Center was the scene last week of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association's Taste of Terroir...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 29, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1024 Views

SPORTS

Open water offers change of pace

Swimmers entered Del Valle Reservoir's 67 degree water early both days last weekend for the annual Del Valle Open Water Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Carlson, on Jul 29, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1331 Views

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Measure B Perpetual Tax

In 2000 Alameda County voters approved a 1/2% sales tax to fund transportation related projects. The revenue from this was...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Tim H, on Jul 28, 2012 at 7:22 am | 7 comments | 1435 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Planning Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

The 18-member East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force will hold its first meeting Thursday to begin a two-year planning...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by pTownLover, on Jul 27, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 1248 Views

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'Oklahoma!' now playing at the Bankhead is more than just 'OK'

Tri-Valley Rep's production of "Oklahoma" at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore this afternoon and through Aug. 5 does exactly...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 27, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1093 Views
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