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Police action

On W. Las Positas over weekend. Anyone know what was going on? Heard my teenage son and friends talking about it....

Original post made by Frank on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 906 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

City passes on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9646...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 1046 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Football on KTVU? Please Vote Now

http://www.ktvu.com/s/sports/highschoolsports/ scroll to middle of page. Go to this web site to vote to see the Novato...

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund: Valley Humane Society -- purrrfect for our community

When Valley Humane Society takes in an animal, its life is guaranteed. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8934...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by volunteer, on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1019 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

TEA Partier arrested after shooting at GLSEN offices in DC

If my headline was yesterday's headline, do you suppose NBC Nightly News would devote just 17 seconds to the story? Do you...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1219 Views

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Long-range planning under way for Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

The city's new East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force has started the process of determining how best to develop a 1,000-acre...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by June, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 1934 Views

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Tennis fundraiser over Labor Day weekend for Valley Humane Society

The Ruby Hill Golf Club, Castlewood County Club and Livermore Valley Tennis Club are joining together to host a benefit tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by JL, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cultivating student success

Degi Haastrup knew for almost 10 years that he wanted to go to Las Positas College. Haastrup is a student from Nigeria, and...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys West Coast hot rod & custom car event heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

The west's largest hot rod & custom car event features over 3,000 vintage hot rods, custom cars and classics sprawled throughout...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by CraigLinda, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 1979 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Soldiering on

To look at him, you wouldn't be able to tell that Jay Wilkerson is a decorated combat veteran who spent nearly 40 days in...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by dissappointed , on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 6 comments | 1069 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2526 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1853 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 3149 Views

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Job fairs planned for Paragon Outlets mall, scheduled to open Nov. 8

Hiring fairs for Livermore's new Paragon Outlets mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 25 comments | 19945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why???

Why is it lately that a person will put a clear topic on the Town Square Forum , and the next person to comment goes to...

Original post made by tango on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 23 comments | 1115 Views

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"You Did Not Earn Those Olympic Medals!"

Remember "athletes"..."you did NOT earn those medals!" Forget all your hard work! Yes, there were many people along who...

Original post made by Democrat Mindset on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by The Mittster, on Aug 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 1344 Views

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Is San Ramon pulling away from the Tri-Valley alliance?

The city near the center of the Tri-Valley is at the center of a debate about cooperation among the five cities that have...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 5 comments | 1491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 lawyers sue Chevron for 'gross negligence' in causing Aug. 6 refinery fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron Wednesday, claiming the oil company was "grossly negligent" in its...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 9 comments | 1175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeMarcus launches campaign for election to City Council

Transportation consultant Erlene DeMarcus launched her campaign for election to the Pleasanton City Council Wednesday, telling...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dangerous, on Aug 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 23 comments | 1534 Views
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