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Foundation leaves trail of unfulfilled promises

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation seems to have been offering more hype than help to the area. As [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9444...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 1635 Views

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New CVB leader -- too little too late

For many years merchants watched the CVB play at bringing business downtown, never did they really succeed. Fees to join...

Original post made by Merchant on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 985 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. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 4, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:18 am | 18 comments | 1854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Selling tourists on views of Mount Diablo

The executive director of the Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau is moving aggressively and successfully in promoting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Controlled Burn

So we have spare the air days but, hey can control burn at Camp Parks. Makes good sense doesn't it?...

Original post made by Tango on Jun. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1016 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tim Hunt: Closed door bullet train deals

In a maneuver that is arrogant and desperate, Gov. Jerry Brown and supporters of the bullet train will try to tie judges'...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Rosemary Ortega, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 1661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by CA girl, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 5684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 16, 2012 at 12:33 am | 12 comments | 3229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Controlled burn at Camp Parks

Don't be alarmed by smoky skies next week. Camp Parks will be conducting its annual controlled burn from June 18-22 to reduce...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

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Real Estate Agent requests

Is it now normal for a real estate agent to request for a family to move out of their home while it is on the market for...

Original post made by resident on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Raven Road Resident, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 9 comments | 1284 Views

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Another Alameda County Superior Court Frank Roesch Decision overturned

Looks like another California Appeals Court has thrown out a Frank Roesch verdict. In this case, the Appeals Court ruled...

Original post made by First Amendment on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2033 Views

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BART Transbay Tube open after hellish commute

BART announced at 3:44 p.m. that its West Oakland station is open for normal service, after the Transbay Tube was shut down...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 1349 Views

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Pleasanton Police on facebook?

Does Pleasanton police have a page like this one? Much better than the text only police blotter. https://www.facebook.com/polkcountysheriff...

Original post made by pTownResident on Jun. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 971 Views

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Quarter century for triathlon in Pleasanton

The 25th annual Tri-for-Fun Triathlon Series kicks off this weekend with close to 1,000 triathletes expected Saturday to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2012 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The school district has lost the plot

The school district informed parents this week that they plan to shorten the school day by almost an hour in 1-3rd grade....

Original post made by Disappointed on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tami, on Jun 15, 2012 at 7:38 am | 85 comments | 4645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toilet-Papered

Our home was toilet-papered this weekend. I want to remind parents that in the State of California, this can be considered...

Original post made by parent on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by KeithB, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 33 comments | 3025 Views

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Go 'Disease' Mocker Go !!

Thank you 'disease' mocker. Love your mocking and ridicule...beat mittens at her own game. If only Gina would or could block...

Original post made by Boycott on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Liberalism is worse then a disease, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 953 Views

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Neighbors from HELL

Does anyone else have a neighbor from hell? Or is it just me that went out of her way to get me fired....

Original post made by Marcos on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Seamus, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 1138 Views

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Pleasantonians 4 Peace plan candlelight vigil Wednesday

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will hold a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, in front of the Museum on Main, 603 Main...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by corky, on Jun 14, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 10 comments | 1062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent arbitrarily eliminates month and a half of instruction time for primary grades 1, 2 and 3

Pleasanton just sent out an email slashing instructional time for Grades 1 through 3. Pupils in primary grades 1-3 will...

Original post made by Kids Deserve Better on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Kids Deserve Better, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:50 am | 11 comments | 1296 Views
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