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What's News>??

Wasn't there a newsworthy event at the Fairgrounds Saturday?? You'd never know it if you depended on Pleasanton Weakly...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Rasmussen, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 936 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oracle Trial Update: Google CEO tells jury, 'I think we did nothing wrong'

Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page told a federal jury in a copyright trial in San Francisco Tuesday that "I...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by marketer, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

About Genes...

Am I just not seeing it or was the post about Gene's Fine Foods removed. I read it earlier and intended to come back and...

Original post made by Fran on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by sybil, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 1513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman sets up campaign committee for Congress in 2014

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, who is winding down her last seven months in office after more than 10 years of public service...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Addicted to carrots, on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 8 comments | 894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two busted in daytime burglaries

Surveillance video taken at a March 26 daytime burglary in the 8000 block of Regency Drive has led to the arrest of a two...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sumati, on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 19 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Culture of Excess: Hot tubs, mind readers and clowns -- Wasting taxpayers' dollars

Reading about the lavish living of bureaucrats at the various GSA conferences... http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/04/cheers-photos-show-embattled-gsa-official-enjoying-w...

Original post made by Spend spend spend on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sonya, on Apr 16, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2270 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parks and Recreation Commission to hear update on waterslides tonight

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to hear an update on the status of the waterslides...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff Durban, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hill Market?

Everyone is so into the Walmart Market, that we forget we are supposed to get a market in the Vintage Hills area. So what's...

Original post made by Tango on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 2601 Views

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Construction starts on $2.4 million trail between Pleasanton-Dublin

Ground was broken this week on a 794-foot project to connect trails in Pleasanton and Dublin that end abruptly at Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Curtis, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 33 comments | 1682 Views

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Electric car charging stations now require special credit card, $1 an hour fee

A special credit card is now required for electric car owners who want to use downtown charging stations. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Greenbird, on Apr 15, 2012 at 11:13 am | 17 comments | 3298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Customer' turns robber, holds up dry cleaners

A Monday night armed robbery at a dry cleaners netted an undisclosed amount of money, but left the owner, who was just closing,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Apr 14, 2012 at 10:39 am | 14 comments | 1150 Views

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Hosterman named adjunct professor at Stanford

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, who is winding down her last seven months in office after more than 10 years of public service...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:32 am | 19 comments | 1151 Views

SPORTS

Hitting it out of the park

Most every family has a tradition, but for the Alioto boys, the family tradition comes with thousands of fans, manicured...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Who's Fabio?, on Apr 13, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

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Abandoned/good ghost hunting?

Anyone know of any abandoned buildings or good places to ghost hunt in Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Derek on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Antny, on Apr 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 1733 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ross Stores sees 15% sales gains in 2012

Ross Stores, Inc., which has its headquarters in Pleasanton, has reported that sales increased 15% to $955 million for the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Apr 13, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 922 Views

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Realtor group wins challenge to its trademark designation

The National Association of Realtors has won a challenge to the use of its trademark "Realtor" in a domain name operated...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Homeowner, on Apr 13, 2012 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 716 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local expert urges extra care after massive amount of data stolen from credit card holders

Millions of people with Mastercard or Visa credit cards will likely be getting data breach notification letters in the next...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Maggie, on Apr 12, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 4 comments | 1513 Views

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Calling all women in the Tri-Valley

Join GNON (Girls Night Out Networking) for our fifth annual TRADESHOW. Over 20 booths. Bring business cards, fliers, friends....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dozens of cars hit in Val Vista Sunday night

There were dozens of cars burglarized in Val Vista on early Monday morning. They hit about 3 streets and a dozen houses...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Martin Meunsenbacher, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2031 Views
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