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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Supreme Court upholds Prop. 8, but allows 18,000 prior same-sex marriages to stand

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote Tuesday upheld the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dilbert' cartoonist planning custom home here

In addition to crafting cartoons for his nationally-syndicated "Dilbert" comic strip or managing two local eateries, Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by cialis eli lilly, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 16 comments | 1884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Riverside educator named chancellor of Cal State University system

California State University officials named a new chancellor yesterday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10193...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 1884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garbage Dumping Doubles for Pleasanton Contractors!

I have read recently about the new garbage rules regarding the new recycling bin and the rate increase but i would also like...

Original post made by liz venema on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 21, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need for scholarships pushes pageant revival

It's been over 20 years since Alameda County has held a pageant, but that is about to change as a "Miss" will be crowned...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 20 comments | 1882 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes on 99, if you're in favor of governmental control and property confiscation

Confused about Prop 98 and 99? Well of course you are, and thatís intentional. Most of what you hear is designed to take...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by DCM, on May 30, 2008 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1882 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

99 Ranch, Panda Express, Fresh & Easy sign leases at Rose Pavilion

The owner of the Rose Pavilion shopping center on Santa Rita Road and Rosewood Drive announced this week that three new tenants--two...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deserving the Pensions

Please tell me how or why these gov't workers deserve these huge pensions.Lets see....they are overpaid while they are working,sit...

Original post made by hoops on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 18, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 64 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction starts on $2.4 million trail between Pleasanton-Dublin

Ground was broken this week on a 794-foot project to connect trails in Pleasanton and Dublin that end abruptly at Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Curtis, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 33 comments | 1882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All solicitors ARE photographed

Recent robberies in my neighborhood have led me to begin taking pictures of individuals and their support teams soliciting...

Original post made by Wayne on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abandoned/good ghost hunting?

Anyone know of any abandoned buildings or good places to ghost hunt in Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Derek on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Antny, on Apr 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 1881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High's 'We the People' team among top 10 advancing to finals Monday

Amador Valley High School is advancing to the championship round of the 2011 "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Rene Siegel, on May 3, 2011 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' group calls state funding reductions too deep

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) said yesterday that funding cuts to California schools that are...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacher & Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 39 comments | 1879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's 'Scary Larry' retires today after 20-year 'reign of terror'

Known as "Scary Larry" thrughout the Tri-Valley, Larry Chan has been the supposed terror of the Pleasanton Department of...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mia, on Sep 24, 2011 at 7:34 am | 14 comments | 1879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has anyone heard about the incident at Amador?

I've been checking periodically for a week trying to get details on an incident that occured at the last school dance held...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 18 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mother, son found dead on Mt. Diablo in suspected murder-suicide

A Walnut Creek woman and her teenage son were found fatally shot Friday night on top of Mount Diablo in a case that appears...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by allyn, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 18 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narum names her campaign staff in bid to win City Council seat in special election May 7

Pleasanton City Council candidate and city Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum has named two colleagues and a community activist...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pages of Pleasanton's past

Who is this Kottinger guy? And what's this you hear about a Hearst's castle in Pleasanton? Why did San Francisco own Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by martin, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 1877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Abducted boy found in West Oakland

An Amber Alert issued for a 5-year-old Dublin boy has been called off. The boy, Justin Nottingham, was located in West Oakland...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Preserve our way of life, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 1877 Views

SPORTS

Foothill in comeback defeats Amador Valley 31-21

By Kevin Gehl Reporter Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area Trailing 14-0 in the first quarter, Matt Sweeney reminded his Falcons...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 17, 2009 at 9:19 am | 6 comments | 1877 Views
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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 1,072 views

Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 788 views

CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
By Gina Channell-Allen | 3 comments | 657 views

Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 553 views