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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting along

A number of my neighbors were talking the other day during a neighborhood garage sale, why we just can't all get along. I...

Original post made by MOTHER OF 4 on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 2972 Views

RESTAURANTS

TGI Fridays closed

So when did TGI Fridays close? We went there only once a year or so, but it's still sad to see businesses in town close....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 3434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tommy & the 4 Speeds this Friday

As a long time attendee of the Friday concerts I have to say that the crowds are getting really out of hand. This Friday...

Original post made by concert lover on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers needed to help Bay Area homeless veterans

Caring citizens are invited to join in giving a "hand up" to our less fortunate men and women who have served honorably in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart or not

Haven't seen any activity at all in the old Nob Hill site. Are they putting in a Walmart grocery or not? The one is San...

Original post made by Regina on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 14 comments | 1635 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Campaigns on for mayor, City Council, with no election for school board

With the deadline now past for filing for municipal and school board elections in Pleasanton, two City Council members are...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Another Independent, on Aug 16, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 11 comments | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"A Great Day for Good Teachers"

Wouldn't it be nice if this could be the headlines all over the California news? Instead it's all over the New Jersey news,...

Original post made by Nomad on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2248 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take a survey on your rainwater use

Ph.D. candidate Neeraja Havaligi is asking Pleasanton residents to take an online survey for her to use with her thesis on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Beeky, on Aug 14, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 2330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City passes, on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? The School Board unanimously approved artwork comprising eight panels planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 19 comments | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Electricity Tomorrow Between 9am-4pm.

In the Mohr neighborhood, at least in my area. It's going to be a 100 tomorrow. Are they serious? 100 degrees. ...

Original post made by Diane on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by PG&E does NOT use common sense, on Aug 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 5 comments | 1435 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Motorcyclist killed in Livermore accident

A man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Livermore early yesterday, police said. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9854...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2470 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Los Angeles man charged in scam against Danville resident

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection with a lottery scam carried out against a Danville resident, police said...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by lancem, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was going on at Tassajara/Freeway last night?

About 8:30PM Friday 8/10 we exited 580 at Santa Rita/Tassajara. The parking area for the office buildings on the northwest...

Original post made by oldtimer on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Not the end of the line?, on Aug 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nebraska man sentenced in sexual abuse of 13-year-old girl

A man who traveled from Nebraska to meet up with a 13-year-old Alameda County girl was sentenced July 20 to 25 years to life...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:49 am | 9 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Mercedes-Benzes stolen from dealership

Three cars worth more than $138,000 were stolen from Mercedes-Benz of Pleasanton in the 5800 block of Owens Drive overnight...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by b, on Aug 12, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 12 comments | 1657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Lathrop 1-year-old safe; Pleasanton police find car used in abduction

An Amber Alert issued for a 1-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father from her San Joaquin County home near...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 14 comments | 1926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by ann volonte gabbert, on Aug 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 3293 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Juveniles arrested on suspicion of phone thefts on BART

Two juveniles suspected of "grab and go" thefts from unsuspecting customers on BART trains were arrested by San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 1191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Cash mob' will be in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m.tonight

Pleasanton's first "Cash Mob" will take over downtown streets starting at 6 p.m. tonight as part of a new national movement...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Even more on Mary Hayashi

1. She hasn't resigned her assembly position even after her conviction earlier this year for shoplifting from Neiman-Marcus...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:43 am | 13 comments | 1420 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 481 views