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AROUND TOWN

Wal-Mart could open its Neighborhood Market this summer, city says

As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly last July, Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jargon, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 80 comments | 2081 Views

SPORTS

Crosstown Rival Basketball Transfer Examined

Last year, just about this time, Jabari Bird’s family and his head coach were scrambling to get the 6-5 Benicia High School...

Original post made by EBAL Fan on Jan. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage darkens Sunol Boulevard corridor Monday afternoon

A car hit a power pole on Sunol Boulevard between Riddell Street and Arlington Drive Monday afternoon, causing a power outage...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by xoxoxo, on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:42 am | 9 comments | 1280 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Embarrassment

Until tonight, I was undecided but leaning toward Newt Gingrich's corner. Now, I just cannot do it. I am embarrassed that...

Original post made by Your Neighbor on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Oklahoma Fats, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:23 am | 80 comments | 1882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Occupy Wall Street for what?

A bit of insight into occupy Wall Street here. Pleasanton Weekly readers in general comment that the occupy movement are...

Original post made by Occupy Wallstreet on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Angus, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 1265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four from Pleasanton schools receive $100 stipends

Retired teachers from the Tri-Valley are helping out their successors. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8579...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by toni, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars break into Dublin's new Target store, take $15,000 in merchandise

Dublin police attempted to arrest three suspects in a high-speed chase on westbound I-580 early Thursday after they were...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Walt, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:21 am | 11 comments | 1144 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will these Preambles be the next targets of Obama, the ACLU, the leftist Courts and other Democrats?

I thought it might be worth reminding people about the Preambles to our "57" States. These "offensive" Preambles! Offensive...

Original post made by ! on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve is an idiot, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 1684 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's First Years

In the face of stunning bad behavior, political name calling, posturing and pandering that we have all been subjected to...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jan 24, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 22 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is There School Tomorrow for AVHS Students?

According to the school calendar, there seems to be no school tomorrow for grades 6-12 due to a teacher work day. My student...

Original post made by Diane on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 1690 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New police chief is truly a 'cop's cop'

It's been more than half a century since a local marshal armed with a shotgun and several volunteer deputies patrolled the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by GJM, on Jan 23, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 1568 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill teacher arrested on drug charge undergoing treatment, escapes jail time

A Foothill High School teacher arrested for smoking oxymorphone in Livermore will get drug treatment -- not jail time. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 59 comments | 4455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tickets go on sale today for Sunday's 49ers-Giants game

The San Francisco 49ers' dramatic win on Saturday, paired with an upset win by the New York Giants on Sunday, means there...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Where have you gone Phil McConkey?, on Jan 22, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 6 comments | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have you seen me?

Has anyone lost a young in or around the general downtown area in the past month or so? This cat has long white fur is quite...

Original post made by Lost Cat on Jan. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assemblywoman sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th), who represents much of Pleasanton, pleaded no contest Jan. 6 to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by District resident, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 19 comments | 1500 Views

SPORTS

Granada Men Handle SRV Wolves

Granada basketball is definitely on the upswing! Tonight the Granada Matadors easily handled the SRV Wolves in their own...

Original post made by EBAL BB 2011-12 on Jan. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where did that post go?

Last night I read a post about the new Walmart grocery. A few comments were posted. Now it's gone! Why? Someone posts...

Original post made by Doris on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Low income housing here isn't really all that 'low'

While city officials await final approval from Alameda County Superior Court, the Urban Habitat affordable housing coalition...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 10957 Views
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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