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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dishonest politicians - another one added today

Locally we have Mary Hayashi and Ross Mirkarimi to look up to. I'm still dumbfounded that Hayashi hasn't resigned over her...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Charmine, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 2370 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 2370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 2369 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 | 2368 Views

SPORTS

Panthers NAMED 2008 USA Jr. National Cheeleading Champions

On Sunday, March 2, 2008, in the Hyperion Theatre at the California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, the Panthers...

Original post made by Victoria on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2008 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 2367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: City needs do-over on Oak Grove vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3805 posted Friday, April 4, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Huckleberry Finn' re-write: Political correctness or censorship?

Next month, NewSouth Books will publish a combined edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 10:00 am | 33 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Harvest Park break-in case resolved

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 23, 2013 at 11:09 am | 8 comments | 2366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home builders' association chief wants action on economy

Brian Catalde, president of the National Association of Home Builders, told his association's Board of Directors this week...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Oct 5, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Around Pleasanton

If you think new police chiefs are being appointed more frequently in Pleasanton, you're right. This week, Capt. Michael...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by ray mccloud, on Aug 10, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 2364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body found stuffed into trash can, left along Dublin Canyon Road

A body was found stuffed into trash can this morning, according to Pleasanton police who are investigating the discovery. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2012 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 2363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rain possible next week to ease low water levels

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by shaky shaky, on Jan 5, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 8 comments | 2363 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 2362 Views

SPORTS

Former local athlete in new battle

A former Amador Valley High School track star is in a race for her life, this time against brain cancer, but she's got her...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mat, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robber of Livermore Citibank branch

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Livermore on Thursday afternoon and are asking the public for assistance...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nut Cracker, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 2361 Views

AROUND TOWN

13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 2360 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Farmers Restaurant - Not so great

I went to the Farmers restaurant a few weeks ago and I must say that I am disappointed. It's missing all of the things needed...

Original post made by Just One Opinion on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 28, 2010 at 8:30 am | 13 comments | 2360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former police officer charged with elder abuse

A Pleasanton man and former police officer has been arrested and police are searching for his wife in a scam that involved...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 2358 Views
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Preserving Disorder
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Bi-Polar Disorder
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The drought drives lawmakers to action
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