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Harvest Park principal tapped for Amador Valley High post

Parents of Amador Valley High School students have gotten their wish. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4496...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by chocomilk, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 15 comments | 2042 Views

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Who profits from the fair??

We were at the fair last friday and saw tons of people shelling out money for food, vendors, arcades, entrance fees, parking,...

Original post made by Just curious on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by a very nice time, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 16 comments | 2565 Views

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Old Liquor store sign on Cycle Pro

I was just in the new CyclePro bicycle shop on Main Street in the old Liquor store location. Nice to have the space filled!...

Original post made by Lorraine on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 8 comments | 2358 Views

SPORTS

Jockey Chad Schvaneveldt caps races in Pleasanton with three stakes wins

Every year there seems to be someone who steps up and takes control of the stakes races at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by MM, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:21 pm | 4 comments | 4083 Views

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Local Republican leaders endorse McNerney

Dublin, CA – Local Republican leaders Mayor Mike Doyle of Danville, Councilmember Steve Abercrombie of Tracy and former...

Original post made by Chet on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Jul 12, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 11 comments | 1631 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Obama Was Elected...(short youtube video 1/4)

If you are not aware, inform yourself of how Obama was elected. Part 1/4 >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGZFgMNM-UU&feature=related ...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 1275 Views

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One Community...

I was raised in Pleasanton and am in the process of moving back. I recently spent several days in town and found it to be...

Original post made by Dennis Jones on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 12, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 31 comments | 3138 Views

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Flag back on Sunol Grade, but still without a permit

There will likely be at least one permanent mural of an American flag in the vicinity of the Sunol Grade section of Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kermit, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:54 am | 12 comments | 2319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sirens?

Am hearing lots of sirens (3:45pm, Monday) going up and down Foothill Rd ... any idea what's going on?...

Original post made by Wondering? on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by ogranny, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 2738 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Graph of the Day

Unemployment Under different U.S. House Majorities: (Source for the unemployment figures: a spreadsheet taken yesterday...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 25 comments | 1971 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Team brings home the gold

Debbie Ayres, coach of the USA Under-21 Women's Deaf Basketball Team, proudly announced that her team brought home the gold...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mike Wallace, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 1971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Help Is On The Way" in Nevada and...

Help is on the way in ... Nevada...and California too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BzQvDVSUD8&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next AHVS Principal - Jim Hansen?

Hearing thru the grapevine that Jim Hansen, current principal at Harvest Park, is slated to become principal at Amador Valley...

Original post made by AVHSFan on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Whoop!!, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 22 comments | 4002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SF CITY electricians charged in huge scam...must read

Huge, 3 page investigative report in SF Chronicle...comments got so heated it was pulled from site. Read Sun July 4 paper,...

Original post made by More taxpayer hits on Jul. 9, 2010
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Eastbound I-580 to close overnight between Foothill-Hopyard for BART work

BART and Caltrans will need to close a portion of eastbound I-580 overnight starting at 11 p.m. Saturday to install an aerial...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by non, on Jul 9, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Forum about under age drinking

I am a Dad of a Highschool student. I am sick at how much drinking and drugs go on right under our nose. Its on campus,...

Original post made by Parent keeping teens sober on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by LongLivePotter, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 41 comments | 4466 Views

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Pleasanton names Emily Wagner as its new finance director

Emily Wagner, economic development fiscal officer for the city of Pleasanton, has been named the city's Finance Director...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by fact checker, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:45 am | 6 comments | 3252 Views

RESTAURANTS

Nonni's Bistro

Does anyone know when it will open?...

Original post made by just curious on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nor Cal Girl, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 5662 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's and McNerney's "Unionized" States of America

We now live in the Unionized States of America -- a phrase that evokes how Obama, McNerney and company have gone into overdrive...

Original post made by on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by questioning, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 2098 Views

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See 'Rooster's Teeth' perform tonight

Enjoy a free concert in the park tonight from 7-9:30 p.m., Friday, July 9 at Lions Wayside Park (at the corner of First and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1663 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
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10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday
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