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Doggie delight

It was animal heaven downtown last night as hundreds of owners entered their pets in the popular Pooch Parade, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by , on Sep 16, 2008 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 590642 Views

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TV30 recognizes Tri-Valley high school athletes

Tri-Valley Community Television recognized outstanding high school athletes last Thursday at an event with guest speaker...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sportysport, on Jun 7, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 6 comments | 36154 Views

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Will LaMarche signs with Detroit Tigers

Many young baseball players fantasize about one day playing professional baseball. For Pleasanton resident William LaMarche,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Karin Francis, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 23206 Views

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Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Yo, on May 14, 2009 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 22239 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Sad situation with Amador Valley girls basketball

What started as a promising season ended in shambles, with second-year Dons coach Al Chavira suspended thanks to one pair...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2018
Last comment by a proud resident in Pleasanton, on Mar 7, 2018 at 11:26 pm | 48 comments | 20212 Views

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Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by B, on Jul 10, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 91 comments | 18713 Views

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Pleasanton based NorCal Volleyball Club Wins Junior Olympic Gold

by Bill Kauffman - USA Volleyball - July 4, 2008 http://volleyball.teamusa.org/news/article/2396 DALLAS, TEXAS (July...

Original post made by Pleasanton Sports on Jul. 7, 2008
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Stanford won't have time to smell the roses this year

It's official. The Stanford football team will not be returning to the Rose Bowl, or the Pac-12 championship game for that...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 15052 Views

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Amador basketball has an aau team - is this ethical?

I just found out that Amador has an aau basketball team they put together this past summer. They are even called the "Dons"....

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 77 comments | 14824 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Community mourns two unexpected losses

Joe Rose Jr., a longtime leader with the Pleasanton Junior Football League, and Kevin Gallegos Lopez, a 2014 Foothill alum...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Karen, on Jan 8, 2021 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 11820 Views

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Foothill's loss to De La Salle ends Falcons season, but is it fair?

After holding De La Salle to its second lowest offensive output of the season, the Foothill football team saw its season...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by meeesterp, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:59 am | 38 comments | 11628 Views

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New Bernal Park sports fields, Oak Woodland now open

The latest Bernal Community Park expansion, a 54-acre, $16.5 million project that adds new lighted sports fields and a grand...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Use your dog park, on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:03 am | 13 comments | 11381 Views

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Foothill alum looks to NFL after record-setting college career

Scan the list of all-time Pac-12 passing leaders, and it reads a lot like a who's who of some pretty good National Football...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Rick S, on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 11253 Views

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Cardinal, Michigan State today in Rose Bowl

With the Rose Bowl today, Stanford coach David Shaw has been fielding some of the same questions all week and Monday's final...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by From The Sheds, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:28 am | 2 comments | 11195 Views

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Parcel tax may be back on the horizon

The words "parcel tax" and "cuts" were used abundantly Tuesday night as the school board discussed the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:33 am | 83 comments | 11185 Views

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Bernard Laffers criticism of FHS XC

Once again, Bernard Laffer has chosen to use the PW to air his issues about FHS Cross Country. Having a student on the...

Original post made by XC Mom on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jorge Quero, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 12 comments | 10846 Views

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Big bass breaks Shadow Cliffs record

This fish story has witnesses: Eric Doppee, 13, caught a black bass at Shadow Cliffs lake on Saturday that weighed 18 pounds...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 9, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 18 comments | 10799 Views

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Parking fees to rise to $3 Jan. 26 at BART stations serving Pleasanton

Parking fees will jump to $3 a day Jan. 26 at the two BART stations serving Pleasanton - West Dublin/Pleasanton next to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by What, No Ebonics?, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:20 am | 32 comments | 10420 Views

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Livermore judo instructor arrested for allegedly molesting teen girl

A Livermore judo instructor was arrested Wednesday for allegedly molesting a teenage girl in a New York City hotel room while...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by chandler, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:50 am | 39 comments | 10363 Views

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Editorial: Telling the difference between news stories and opinions

The Weekly's "Pleasanton Preps" columnist, Dennis Miller, wrote last week about a situation in which a set of parents did...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2018
Last comment by Calling BS on P.W. Here, on Mar 20, 2018 at 9:06 pm | 4 comments | 10286 Views
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