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'PTA Shops Ptown'

Pleasanton PTA Council representatives will be hitting the streets soon to drum up support for its program, PTA Shops Ptown. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1747 Views

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Scouts wrap it up today at Northern California Jamboree at fairgrounds

More than 15,000 Scouts, leaders and families are continuing their giant Northern California Jamboree today at the Alameda...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scouter John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1552 Views

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Weekly, pleasantonweekly.com win top awards in statewide competition

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:13 am | 4 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alviso Adobe Community Park - On Wikipedia

The Alviso Adobe Community Park is a 7-acre (2.8 ha) park in the city of Pleasanton, California, United States. It is built...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Apr. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Banquet groups leaving Castlewood due to labor strife

Two major Pleasanton organizations have cancelled their annual luncheons at Castlewood Country Club so that their participants...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 65 comments | 2295 Views

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NFL player, former Amador football star Rick Kane dies

When Dennis Georgatos thinks about Rick Kane, he remembers the best football player to ever come out of Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tim Trent, on Apr 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 3318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Obama Budget Proposal Likely to Decrease Charitable Contribution by Billions"

Quick... think about one of your favorite charities. For our family, it is Homeward Bound Goldens ... an amazing Golden...

Original post made by Mark on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 19 comments | 1177 Views

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Elimination of home interest expense deduction

I believe that elimination of the interest expense deduction on home loans will be the next major undertaking of the Obama...

Original post made by Pablo Escobar on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Apr 19, 2010 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 1187 Views

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Burned-out Angela Street house finally demolished 16 months after explosion, fire

With insurance investigations completed, a wrecking firm has demolished a house at 839 E. Angela St. that exploded and burned...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Foreclosures in California, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:02 am | 40 comments | 8958 Views

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A matter of life and death

The scene was somber on Foothill Road in front of the high school today as juniors and seniors gathered to witness the enactment...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 18, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 1924 Views

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Letter: 3 reasons for 'no' on D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6897 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 17, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 10 comments | 1276 Views

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Taxes lowest in 60 years thanks to President Obama

While the Tea Party faithful gather at the tax-payer funded Fairgrounds, a new report out of Washington indicates Americans...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Apr 17, 2010 at 10:07 am | 15 comments | 1059 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police surrount an abandonned taxi on 4/6

Several police cars surrounded what looked like an abandonned taxi on Birch Creek Drive after 10:00 on 4/6. It was parked...

Original post made by Birch Creek Resident on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dave in Alaska, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:53 am | 15 comments | 3152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paris of vested people with clipboards at intersections

I have seen pairs of people with clipboards sitting at significant intersections around town. Anybody know who they are...

Original post made by Citizen on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by June, on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 1553 Views

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Letter: Airport noise vs. housing

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6892 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1256 Views

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Where is T. Coleman Andrews when you need him most?

Note at the bottom who wrote this letter: Congress [in implementing the Sixteenth Amendment] went beyond merely enacting...

Original post made by Jeff on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Apr 16, 2010 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

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TEA, WINE & POLITICS

As I sat outside a Main Street restaurant sipping my white wine in the early evening, I wondered about the Tea Party Event...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 16, 2010
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Throw the Bums Out! sign on 680

Congratulations to the person(s) who got this sign up on 680. I encourage everyone to register to vote. May 24 is the deadline....

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 7 comments | 1790 Views

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COMMENTARY: Pleasanton's costly housing cap

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night deferred until its April 20 meeting a decision on how to proceed on a court's ruling...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Mao, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:45 pm | 33 comments | 1699 Views

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Who are the Tea Party supporters?

Food for thought . . . According to a just released NYT/CBS News poll, those who identify with and support the Tea Party...

Original post made by Rae on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 35 comments | 1312 Views
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