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AROUND TOWN

'Countdown 2012' so-called Rave event forced to flee fairgrounds

An event that had some residents worried about potential problems was booted from the Alameda County Fairgrounds after an...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peace&Love, on Jan 2, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 53 comments | 3039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Those who opt out of PG&E's 'SmartMeter' program will pay fees

Over boos and hisses from opponents of PG&E's SmartMeters, the California Public Utilities Commission Wednesday voted to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by other Bill, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 18 comments | 3038 Views

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Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty to host holiday Open House in Pleasanton

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty will open the doors of his Pleasanton district office Dec. 18 for a public holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by At least Nate's not inviting Oakland, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:14 am | 5 comments | 3038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parcel tax potentially targets senior citizens!!!

I read on another posting about language in the parcel tax which addresses seniors. I made my parents aware of this provision...

Original post made by Ray Johnson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by honestly, be honest, on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 75 comments | 3037 Views

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Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 15 comments | 3037 Views

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Livermore church presenting live nativity production through tonight

Trinity Church Livermore is presenting its 22nd annual Live Drive-Through Nativity production of the story of Jesus' birth...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Steverino, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 3036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 3034 Views

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Pleasanton Hotel restaurant to close New Year's Day

The restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel will close Jan 1 with an auction house coming in to sell off the furnishings Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by LEO Mc DONOUGH, on Jun 25, 2010 at 11:49 am | 52 comments | 3033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove PTA Board Elections

Why were there so many people at the Walnut Grove PTA Elections on Thursday night, yet, at the last minute almost the whole...

Original post made by Mommy on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 45 comments | 3031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 2 comments | 3026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The (PUSD) Board Failed!"

Cries of "The (PUSD) Board Failed!" came from the audience at tonight's school board meeting after the motion to restore...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2012 at 8:21 am | 59 comments | 3026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops suck in P Town

The cops are so busy trying to score tickets they don't even fight crime. I saw 3 kids riding skateboards in the middle...

Original post made by MoMo on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 12, 2007 at 5:20 am | 17 comments | 3021 Views

RESTAURANTS

Which Mexican food restaurant in town is the best?

After eating at all the local Mexican food restaurants, we have concluded that they are all very similar: bland food, so...

Original post made by Lee on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by S2, on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 14 comments | 3021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential school board emails/reports from Superintendent to school trustees?

Based on another thread from someone from Civic Square called uniformed talking about the Palo Alto district, I was looking...

Original post made by Lou on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 15 comments | 3021 Views

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TV30 facing financial fight for its life

The four Tri-Valley mayors who have taken control of TV30, the area's pioneer and only independent community television system,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Lou, on Feb 28, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 3020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire on Mohr?

We walked by the old ranch on Mohr (between Santa Rita and Martin Avenue), and it looked like it burned down. It is being...

Original post made by Member on Jul. 1, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

U-turns on main st.

Having a nice dinner at Strizzi's tonight while watching that 3way stop at st. Mary's and main st. Observed 2 vehicles make...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Year Round + Detension, on Aug 16, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 26 comments | 3017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Bay Pleasanton Mom keeps kids home for presidents speech:

San Jose Mecury news: In the East Bay, a few parents kept their children home from school. Bridget Melson said she...

Original post made by WoW on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 11, 2009 at 10:14 am | 104 comments | 3016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest made for cocaine sales

A 45-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for alleged cocaine sales after police served a search warrant on a residence on Wenig...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 3, 2014 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 3016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weddings

Shannon Helton and Thomas Durbala Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3047 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elaine DeSantiago, on Oct 14, 2007 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 3015 Views
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