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Friday's earthquake felt throughout Tri-Valley, much of Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose Friday afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Yet Another Teacher, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1625 Views


What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 1625 Views


Auctions are almost done

After tonight's group of auctions close, there will only be 2 more weeks. I predict we will have raised over $8,000 by 10pm...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Amy Taylor, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 6 comments | 1624 Views


CORE Campaign Video- Please donate $150 and forward to your friends

If you have children that attend a school in Pleasanton but haven´t made your $150 donation to the CORE campaign, please...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 18, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 1624 Views


How about a major conservative Christian for president? Poll:

How about a major conservative Christian for president? What would that look like? Would it work? Why? Why Not? How...

Original post made by Neil on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 21, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 1624 Views


Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1624 Views


Candidates for mayor, City Council share views on how they'd govern Pleasanton in years ahead

Candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council in the upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 took to the stage for the first...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 7, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1624 Views


County's new Website helps uninsured familes find health care

Alameda County is rolling out a new website designed to make it easier for uninsured families to access free and low-cost...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:56 am | 4 comments | 1624 Views


Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I don’t want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1623 Views


Letter: Are sidewalk curb replacements really necessary?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cee, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 15 comments | 1623 Views


School board to consider multi-million-dollar bond measure tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to consider placing a multi-million-dollar bond measure on...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:29 am | 11 comments | 1623 Views


Humanitarian groups seek donations for tsunami relief

Bay Area charities are encouraging people to donate money to assist the response to a devastating earthquake and tsunami...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 1622 Views


Valley Community Bank names Billen 1st vice president

Valley Community Bank has promoted Bernie Billen to First Vice President and Manager of its Pleasanton office, succeeding...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MICHAL, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1622 Views


Superintendent John Casey says he'll retire next June

Superintendent John Casey announced his retirement today, saying that his last day with the school district will be June...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 13 comments | 1622 Views


RE: Building community takes a village

I applaud Margaret Fuquea's courageous letter to the editor in today's Pleasanton Weekly. I too am considered a second class...

Original post made by Ro on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 4 comments | 1621 Views


SEIU Flyer Calls for Members to Flood California Town Hall

Unlike the Tea Party movement, which is a real grassroots bipartisan effort (admittedly, more conservatives than other),...

Original post made by Amber on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 30, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 9 comments | 1621 Views


Another workshop planned on curbside recycling program

In a follow-up to a standing-room only event held in August, the city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service (PGS)...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 18 comments | 1621 Views


Commemorative bricks being installed at Firehouse Arts Center

A contractor has started laying commemorative bricks at the Firehouse Arts Center, which will open in Setpember. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Jul 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views


Anastasis Ballet Company Presents 'Testimony'

The professional ballet company's performance will benefit Shepherd's Gate, a local non-profit serving the East Bay since...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Doug Miller, on May 2, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views


Big turnout for Pleasanton soldier returning from Afghanistan

About 75 family, friends and other Pleasanton well-wishers welcomed home Army Specialist Liberato Vallavicencio Saturday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views
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