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SPORTS

98th annual Bay to Breakers marathon Sunday

Some of the world's fastest runners from as far as Kenya sat together at a luncheon in San Francisco Friday to talk about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 18, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mothers form group to deal with drug addicted children

Mothers with a Purpose, a newly formed support group, has been organized in Pleasanton to deal with deal with drug addicted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jul 18, 2011 at 11:46 am | 16 comments | 2117 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 | 2116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Money Does Not Fix Education!

Pleasanton Unified Spend $5492 per student. Washington D.C. spends $24600 per student (that is not a typo). Washington...

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 2116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

9-year-old bicyclist hit by minivan

A 9-year-old boy is now in stable condition at Children's Hospital in Oakland after being hit by a minivan on West Las Positas...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2008
Last comment by a resident of pleasanton, on Sep 27, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 2115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools to get extra $300,000 in state funds

The Pleasanton school district has a little more money in its coffers, but not enough to make a significant difference in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 2115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local leaders urge restraint when verdict is announced in Mehserle trial

Bay Area police and community leaders including those in the Tri-Valley are hoping for calm when a verdict is announced...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 43 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose's minimum wage goes to $10 with downtown association liking it

San Jose's minimum wage officially rose to $10 an hour Monday and business people who once opposed it now see it as a way...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sensiba a boost for ValleyCare

With Obama-care changes coming next year along with reductions in what Medicare and private health insurance carriers will...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really Blows, on Sep 2, 2013 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pastime Pool Closing

I just read in the Weekly that Pastime Pool is closing. Too bad. More gentrification and the boring down of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Pool Guy on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 17 comments | 2114 Views

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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 33 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Housing in Hacienda Business Park

This will interest some... http://ci.pleasanton.ca.us/services/news/?nid=641 Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Workshop...

Original post made by Stacey on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Sep 22, 2008 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 2113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds cheer Thorne at rally for his election as Pleasanton mayor

City Councilman and candidate for mayor Jerry Thorne told more than 100 supporters at his recent fundraising reception that...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ditto, curious too, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 am | 24 comments | 2113 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home sales, job creation could rise with sensible lending standards

New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by D X, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district receives one-time windfall from state

The Pleasanton school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11284...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am | 32 comments | 2113 Views

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You forgot the Boys!

My trusty Pleasanton Weekly informs me that, after 20 years of resting in peace, the Miss Alameda County pageant is being...

Original post made by Aa Former Beauty on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Feb 3, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 8 comments | 2112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police go back to black-and-white patrol cars

Pleasanton police cars will have a new look starting tomorrow when the department rolls out its new black-and-white patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by RR, on Dec 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 14 comments | 2112 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Influence on Mainstram Media on Adolescents

To those of you who have ever doubted your own beauty, been called something you’re not because you look a certain way, or...

Original post made by Annie Wu on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vickie, on Apr 13, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 2112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

8th Ryan Gordon Foothill/Amador Alumni Soccer Games

Foothill and Amador High School Alumni will be playing in the 8th Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games on Saturday, January...

Original post made by Curt Gordon on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Volunteer, on Jan 5, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 2112 Views
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