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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Kaiser is Superior, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 8 comments | 2094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Economic stimulus plan will offer tax filers refunds of $600-1,200

Congressional leaders and the White House have forged a deal to stimulate the U.S. economy by offering tax filers refunds...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Plaudits to Frank, on Feb 3, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 2093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Firms must pay to remove lead paint in older homes

In a final ruling that could affect older homes in Pleasanton, a Superior Court judge in San Jose increased the amount that...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by They knew, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2093 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Turning fury into funny

"I have a lot of rage," Carrie Gilbert said with a laugh. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4082...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 2092 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FOOD STAMPS!!!

I am absolutely appauled that this woman in Southern California is receiving food stamps for her children. She had NO business...

Original post made by small biz owner on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 2091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 2090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters: American flags torn down

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4378 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 1, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 12 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer takes the stand in his murder trial

Ernest Scherer III, a professional poker player accused of killing his parents for financial gain in March 2008, testified...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 2089 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Alleged shoplifter charged after struggle with security guard

A scuffle at the mall between a suspected shoplifter and a security guard led to a forcible robbery charge against the would-be...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Nov 17, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 15 comments | 2089 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber hosting candidates forum this morning

With election season right around the corner, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum starting at...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mildred, on Sep 9, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 2089 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 13 comments | 2088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Castlewood management and union no closer to a deal

The stalemate between Castlewood Country Club and its locked-out workers continues despite another negotiation session yesterday. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 7, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 40 comments | 2088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council signs off on agreement to scuttle housing cap, build more affordable housing

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last night to pay $1.9 million in legal fees to two affordable housing coalitions in a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 31 comments | 2088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two suspects injured in I-580 crash yesterday after chase from Stoneridge Mall

Two auto burglary suspects sustained minor injuries after a car chase that led from the Stoneridge Shopping Center onto I-580...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 24, 2011 at 5:07 am | 24 comments | 2088 Views

SPORTS

Granada Men Handle SRV Wolves

Granada basketball is definitely on the upswing! Tonight the Granada Matadors easily handled the SRV Wolves in their own...

Original post made by EBAL BB 2011-12 on Jan. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2088 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans Need Help

I came across this article on Al Franken's Senate victory by a former "staffer for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hallelujah!, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 46 comments | 2087 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local labs sponsoring 'Expanding your horizons' conference today

The 34th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is being held today in the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Mar 2, 2013 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2087 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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