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SPORTS

Stroke by stroke

For the majority of Amador Valley and Foothill seniors, life is pretty simple right now. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6661...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Dan Faustina, on Feb 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools could face more than $5 million in new cuts

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told Tuesday night that it could face as...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 76 comments | 2992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 2992 Views

AROUND TOWN

6 FIREMEN LEISURELY SHOPPING

It's 10:30 in the morning and there are 6 firemen leisurely shopping at Safeway. Six! That means if they spent an hour that...

Original post made by Getting Hosed on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by bitsy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 52 comments | 2990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 2988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public meetings under way on how Bay Area should look in 2040

Two regional planning agencies will hold a public meeting Wednesday in Dublin to seek comments on a blueprint-in-the-making...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by TOS (The Other Steve), on Jan 10, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 69 comments | 2987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, has signed a long-term...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anthony R.H., on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 39 comments | 2983 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman, 86, bilked out of life savings by son, daughter-in-law

An Auburn man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for bilking his 86-year-old mother, a Pleasanton resident, out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Victor, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 2983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council creates task force to boost Alviso Adobe

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 last night to appoint nine members to the Alviso Adobe Task Force, which is charged...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 2983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Lab center activated to check for nuclear fallout from Japan

A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 18 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

A's reject offer to extend lease on Coliseum

The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Oakland...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 2981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton commission set to approve new plan for city's Pioneer Cemetery

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will consider approving a new master plan for the city-owned Pioneer Cemetery...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by George, on Oct 8, 2014 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 2981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 2979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds public hearing Tuesday about instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board will discuss and hold a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:48 am | 44 comments | 2979 Views

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Council OKs plan to bring 4-rink ice skating, hockey arena to Staples Ranch

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 7 comments | 2977 Views

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The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 2977 Views

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Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 2976 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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