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Our reporter finds Santa's not always a big hit with her own children

A visit with Santa can go a couple of different ways: either with a happy ending with candy cane in hand, or a young mother...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Dec 12, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

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Dog killed in house fire caused by cigarettes, say firefighters

Cigarette ashes flicked into tan bark in the front yard landscaping most likely caused a house fire in Pleasanton, which...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dog heaven?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:42 am | 10 comments | 1539 Views

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18% of drivers call in sick as AC Transit struggles to keep buses rolling during contract dispute

AC Transit officials apologized to riders Monday after 18 percent of the district's bus operators allegedly called in sick...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Willo, on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 1539 Views

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Stoneridge Shopping Center celebrates 30th anniversary

Stoneridge Shopping Center is celebrating its 30th anniversary as a major regional mall in Pleasanton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by All better for it, on Sep 28, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

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Police log: Forged credit card leads to mall arrest

An attempt to use a bogus credit card at a jewelry store in Stoneridge Shopping Center led to the arrest of a Hayward woman...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 29, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republican AGAINST measure G

A recent posting online complained that he/she was a republican who was voting for measure G because he/she HAD NO CHOICE,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by for Katie, on May 26, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1538 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Very Good Legal Analysis and resource-heath Care Reform Blog

http://www.healthcarelawreform.com/tags/health-reform-bill/ House Democrats Issue Revised Health Care Reform Bill Posted...

Original post made by Law Student on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Guy, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 1538 Views

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77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 1538 Views

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Alameda County judge bars Target stores from illegal dumping of hazardous wastes

An Oakland judge has issued a preliminary injunction barring Target Corp. and employees at its 244 stores in California from...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by frequent Targeter, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1538 Views

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Letter: McNerney reached out

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6919 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 25, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 1538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

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Republicans at it again

The Republicans can't stop looking clownish. "Republicans will call two New Haven firefighters to testify in the confirmation...

Original post made by Phil on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 14, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 8 comments | 1537 Views

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Sleeping Bags for Donation

Does anyone know where in town I can donate sleeping bags for the needy/homeless, etc.? Thanks for the help!...

Original post made by ccwc on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 8 comments | 1537 Views

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Spring comes to Pleasanton in time for Lincoln's birthday

While our friends in many midwestern and eastern states are still battling the snow and chills of winter, it's an early spring...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by tiki3, on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

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BART talks continuing, but hit 'significant snag'

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that management is continuing to negotiate with union leaders representing more...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 29, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1537 Views

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Special Needs Children Kidz Karnival

Joni and Friends and CrossWinds Church partner for families affected by disability. The "Kidz Karnival" is from noon to 2...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Special Needs Aide, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 1537 Views

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McNerney's telephone town hall is rescheduled

Congressman Jerry McNerney's (Pleasanton, 11th) telephone town hall to talk about Medicare that was originally planned for...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 21, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1536 Views
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