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Council gives go-ahead for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but run-down cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Patriot, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 4 comments | 1341 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

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Strike averted as BART management, unions agree to tentative new 4-year contract

BART management and its three unions representing 2,800 workers announced this morning that they have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

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Chinese candy recalled due to high lead levels

The California Department of Public Health has warned consumers not to eat an imported Chinese candy called Jigong Chayote...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Terri, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Senior citizens support Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5678 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger budget projects less spending for CSR

http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_14204413 My favorite quote after financially strangling schools the last...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged

Originally posted: July 29, 2009 Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged Syndicated talk show host...

Original post made by Combs on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 1340 Views

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President Obama returns bust of Sir Winston Churchill back to Britain

Why would he do this? The UK is our greatest ally. It is really more curious why the main stream media (MSM) didn't report...

Original post made by WOW on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by To rest, on Aug 10, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 18 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Jerry McNerney? - Townhall NO, fundraisers YES

Despite puppetmaster Pelosi's assurance that her members are returning to their districts to make the case with the voters...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 17 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Goodbye PW...

This will probably please the Pleasanton Weekly, and many democrat readers. This is my last post and I vow not to visit...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by zenmonkman, on Oct 18, 2010 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 1340 Views

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Listen to the House Rockers tonight

Enjoy great music from the House Rockers tonight from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Lions Wayside Park (corner of First...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Michael Wilkins, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

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Thief gets away with jewelry in overnight burglary at JC Penny store in Pleasanton

A JC Penney store at Pleasanton's Stoneridge Mall was burglarized early Thursday morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11132...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1340 Views

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State Supremes rule juvenile convictions can qualify under '3 strikes' law

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Thursday that a previous juvenile court judgment can qualify as a "strike"...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1340 Views

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City hosting grand opening celebration for Bernal Park Saturday

The city will host a grand opening celebration Saturday for the Bernal Community Park. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2553...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amazing we haven't seen this in the PW...

By Ron McNicoll, The Independent Absentee ballots are already sent to voters. The polls will be open June 2 for...

Original post made by Good Article on G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 25, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1339 Views

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Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber Monday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave Spiller. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by once more, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

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Yellow jackets sting more than 70 during Alameda County Fair's fireworks show

More than 70 people were stung by yellow jackets at the Alameda County Fair last night after a ground nest was apparently...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:43 am | 6 comments | 1339 Views

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Former Pleasanton resident admits to income tax evasion

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded guilty Wednesday in Federal court to three counts of income tax evasion with authorities...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Achilles, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

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Holiday Fund: Valley Humane Society -- purrrfect for our community

When Valley Humane Society takes in an animal, its life is guaranteed. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8934...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by volunteer, on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1339 Views
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