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Convention bureau hopes to announce new CEO shortly

Tri-Valley California, the new name for the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hoping to name a new president...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wind Fairies, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2077 Views

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Bill Berck: Still helping others after years as superintendent

It's hard to recall all the schools and organizations former Pleasanton School Superintendent Bill Berck has served, but...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Evelyn Borner, on Dec 17, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

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Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2076 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 funding - very interesting

The SF Chronicle has the link on their website to search the public-record database of where the funding both for and against...

Original post made by Grace on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Robyn, on Nov 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 15 comments | 2076 Views

RESTAURANTS

Suggestions for Rehearsal Dinner???

We're planning our first Rehearsal Dinner and wondering if anyone has had some experiences that they'd be willing to share....

Original post made by mach1mary on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jersey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 12:11 am | 7 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman claiming AIDS threatens Stoneridge Mall security officers with needle

A San Francisco woman was arrested May 25 for felony and two misdemeanors in an incident that began as a simple shoplifting...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views

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Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 2075 Views

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Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 2074 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly is biased toward development

Does anyone else but me notice that Jeb Bing and his newspaper is practically working for the Lin Family??? Since the newspaper...

Original post made by openyoureyes on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by floober, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 35 comments | 2074 Views

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Prop 8 supporters seek to nullify ruling that struck down measure

The sponsors of California's Proposition 8 filed papers in federal court in San Francisco yesterday seeking nullification...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Rita, on May 2, 2011 at 8:56 am | 30 comments | 2074 Views

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Armed robberies in Dublin, Livermore Wednesday night

Police in Livermore and Dublin are searching for suspects after armed robberies Wednesday night at the Bank of America branch...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 30, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice Recorders in the Classroom

I think all classrooms should have a recording device that we can be reviewed if a student reports unprofessional...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by I can't believe it, on Jul 30, 2008 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 2073 Views

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Dublin man severely injured in 680 crash

California Highway Patrol has issued a SIG alert for northbound I-680 near Stoneridge Drive after a Dublin man reportedly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2009 at 7:53 am | 4 comments | 2073 Views

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Tickets on sale for the 'New Year's Eve Ball at the Mall'

North Rotary announces the first annual New Year's Eve Ball at the Mall from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Friday, Dec. 31, at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 29, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 2073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Better Way to Support Schools

As we all well know, schools need our financial help. A Parcel Tax is not the way to do it. For one thing a parcel tax...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fool me once, on Feb 8, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 18 comments | 2073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton mortgage broker arrested for attempted murder

A former mortgage broker and professional party thrower is free on $130,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michele McP , on Jul 21, 2012 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 2073 Views

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Children's Hospital seeks help on rebuilding through county-wide parcel tax

Children's Hospital of Oakland, one of the country's largest and the only hospital and research center serving children exclusively...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2072 Views

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Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 2072 Views

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Goodguys rolls into town this weekend

The Goodguys 26th All American Get-Together is back this weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Area gearheads and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 31, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hatfield-McCoy feud comes to Pleasanton

We've all heard about the legendary Hatfield-McCoy family feud of the late 1800s that pitted two back-country West Virginia-Kentucky...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 29 comments | 2071 Views
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