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How to avoid an online vacation rental scam

Imagine renting a home on a beautiful beachfront from a trusted website, arriving to start your vacation and finding out...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen sentenced to prison for cyclist's death

A Pleasanton teen was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison for a crash in Pleasanton last June that killed a bicyclist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on May 30, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge gives McKewon sentence of 4 years

Kathy Williams said it took her months to get the strength to leave her home and begin doing normal things again. "None...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 13, 2008 at 1:16 am | 33 comments | 2854 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 2853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 2853 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I.C.E. investigation in Pleasanton

Homeland Security officials have confirmed they are conducting an investigation in Pleasanton. "I.C.E. (Immigration and Customs...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by dorothy, on Jan 24, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 20 comments | 2853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 2851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supermarket Sweep

Grocery shopping in Pleasanton keeps getting better. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3640...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by jim, on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 2850 Views

RESTAURANTS

Did you know Zorn's is now open for dinner

Wow, we went there tonight for dinner. They opened on March 1st for dinner from 6:30 to 9:00. I had the meatloaf and it had...

Original post made by Sharon M on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Huh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber holds ribbon-cutting today for new bakery at Safeway's Gateway Center

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. today to officially open The Corner Bakery,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lani, on Dec 10, 2012 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library celebrates 25 years tonight

The Pleasanton Friends of the Library play host to the 25th anniversary celebration of the present library building tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Nov 18, 2013 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 2850 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal proposal to lower DUI threshold draws mixed reaction

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2849 Views

RESTAURANTS

Staceys - How I love it

Not all my restaurant posts will be nagative, but we usually get noticed for negative news anyway. I was at Staceys last...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Erin, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 2848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise--California's electoral votes

Should California's electoral votes be split up as the GOP has made an effort to do? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3043...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Oct 12, 2007 at 3:43 am | 9 comments | 2848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feds offer $19 million 'emergency grant' to help unemployed NUMMI workers

East Bay elected officials yesterday welcomed a $19 million emergency grant from the federal government to help workers affected...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by non union white guy is 100% right, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 2847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with French flag

I want to thank the Pleasanton Weekly for explaining to citizens why this guy was out there with that gigantic French flag,...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 8, 2007
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SPORTS

REMEMBERING COACH *JOSELITO GONZAGA* PFLL

" WHAT HAPPENS ON THE BASEBALL FIELD, STAYS ON THE BASEBALL FIELD " WHEN IT COMES TO POLITICS IN SPORTS, PLEASANTON IS TOPS....

Original post made by GO GIANTS on Sep. 12, 2012
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SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2846 Views
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