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Healthcare law upheld!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see that Justice Roberts figured out that the individual mandate is a form of tax. There is...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:02 am | 56 comments | 2199 Views

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Does B of A really need that large empty parking lot?

Can anyone out there shed some light on the parking lot at the corner or Peters@W. Angela? Is it a city parking lot OR does...

Original post made by Majong on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by junebug, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 1001 Views

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Art, critique & coffee every Friday in Vintage Hills

Artists gather each Friday morning at Coffee Ali in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center to share their latest works for a gentle...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kristine Walker , on Jul 2, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Summer wine stroll from 6-9 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Downtown Association is holding its 12th annual Summer Wine Stroll from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, June 28, in downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1341 Views

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Readers Choice 2012 - Open Posting

Since the Weekly chose to create a "registered only" forum topic, are we allowed to create an open posting version?...

Original post made by newbie on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 872 Views

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Lemonade Project: financial literacy for kids

The Lemonade Project is a student group from Amador Valley High School/California DECA that introduces elementary school...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by No mittens, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 881 Views

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Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 4012 Views

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School board majority votes to rehire workers, approve administrative contracts

The Pleasanton school board wrapped up its work for the 2011-12 school year in a six-hour meeting Tuesday night that brought...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:42 am | 33 comments | 3005 Views

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Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3213 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Make your pet a star with the VHS Calendar Contest! Submit your furry friend's favorite photo for a shot at one of 13 spots...

Original post made by Melissa on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melissa, on Jun 29, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 781 Views

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Readers Choice 2012

The tallies are in for the Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice 2012 contest with a total of 26,365 confirmed votes. Thanks for...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Jun 29, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

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China Daily newspaper

We have been receiving the China Daily newspaper on our driveway. Don't really appreciate this, especially when we are gone...

Original post made by Susie on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1347 Views

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Safeway switches to reusable containers for shipping produce

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has announced that it has switched to using reusable product containers rather than corrugated...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:19 am | 5 comments | 1284 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Swimmer at Olympic Trials

Just wondering why there isn't anything said about Pleasanton's Celina Li who is at this week's Olympic Swimming trials....

Original post made by FHS parent on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by congrats!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 2392 Views

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Imagination brings students success

Six sophomores from Foothill High School set out to use their problem-solving, teamwork and creative skills in the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Informational meeting on staggered start Tuesday June 26 at 5 pm in district board room

Who is going? Can you report back on what you learn?...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Livid, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 1633 Views

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Does anyone know what the small explosion or gun shots were from last night?

It was probably between ten and eleven last (Sunday) night and there was a very loud pop and then the sky in the direction...

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2432 Views

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'Everybody can do yoga, says studio owner'

People inquiring about yoga classes often mention stress, said Kate Coughlin, owner of Downtown Yoga on Main Street and Division....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 27, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 9 comments | 1130 Views

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San Ramon cancels its popular July 4 fireworks show

San Ramon's traditional July 4 aerial fireworks display -- which grew tremendously popular year after year, especially as...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 5 comments | 2607 Views

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Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 2362 Views
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A Visit from Lulu
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