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Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1521 Views

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Hallelujah! Flashmob at Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Mall

A mob took over Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Shopping Center--and they weren't even shopping. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5792...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 23, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 1521 Views

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VFW resurrects swing era at Tea Dance this afternoon

Put on your dancing shoes and head to the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St. today, May 15, for an afternoon Tea Dance....

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 13, 2013 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Blackwater snipers in Iraq

This is a MUST see video of Blackwater snipers in Iraq. Watch the entire video. Alarming is that these former contractors...

Original post made by Ben on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 8 comments | 1520 Views

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Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolution" hits home

Has anyone watched the new TV show Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolutation"? It started two weeks ago and I would say that...

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Apr 6, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 15 comments | 1520 Views

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City Council to vote tomorrow on high-density housing plan

The Pleasanton City Council will hold back-to-back meetings starting tomorrow to consider and likely approve a detailed plan...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 1520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

General Plan delayed again by housing cap dispute

Community and city leaders started updating the Pleasanton General Plan in 2003, a hoped-for three year process that is just...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Why, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

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Big community turn-out for Army Capt. Jared Miller as he returns home from Afghanistan

Several hundred well-wishers from around Pleasanton joined in a rally to welcome home Army Capt. Jared Miller, 25, from a...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Janis Mulhall, on Dec 29, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

A couple of months ago, I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by True Tea Party, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 10 comments | 1519 Views

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Crash closes portion of Bernal Avenue Wednesday afternoon

A truck and a motorcycle collided around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, leading police to close westbound Bernal Avenue between...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 10 comments | 1519 Views

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A note to cyclists

There are a lot of people out on bikes either for commuting or exercise which is great to see. However, I've seen a lot...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1519 Views

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Tri-Valley College and Career Fair is tonight, Sept. 29

High school students and parents are invited to attend the Tri-Valley College and Career Fair tonight from 6:30-8:30 p.m.,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments | 1519 Views

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5,900 motorists in Bay Area cited for cell phone violations last month, CHP reports

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by me, on May 17, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 1519 Views

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Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1519 Views

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School district hosts H1N1 forum tonight

The public is invited to learn more about the H1N1 flu virus in a forum tonight sponsored by Amador Valley Adult Education...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1519 Views

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Blessing the new fruits of the vine

Winery owners and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at Las Positas Winery to bless the first grapes plucked from vines in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bunch of drunken snobs?, on Sep 2, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 1519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How is measure G being communicated to property owners

How is measure G being communicated to property owners that are not residents of Pleasanton? Is this an instance of taxation...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 1518 Views

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JP Morgan and Governor Bown

If JP Morgan execs are going to resign over a $2B trading loss, then why isn't Governor Brown and his Finance Director resigning...

Original post made by Nomad on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on May 13, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 1518 Views

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Community Craft & Rummage Sale Downtown

I will be doing the Community Craft and Rummage Sale in Downtown Pleasanton on First Street at the site with the 3 churches...

Original post made by Sandra on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After Measure G Fails

Will the PUSD heed the call of the community and cut spending in the areas that it should (i.e. S&C) or will it move forward...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 25, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 17 comments | 1517 Views
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