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Born to race

A young racer from Pleasanton Middle School has been tearing up the track lately, staging some impressive come-from-behind...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Gordon Smith, on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 3499 Views

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Injury knocks out Wimbledon champ Bartoli in advance of today's Bank of the West Classic

Three-time Bank of the West Classic finalist and reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has withdrawn from the 2013 event...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 3343 Views

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Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparky, on Nov 25, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 8395 Views

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Dons finish high at state track meet

Several Amador Valley High stars competed in individual event finals at the CIF State Track and Field Championships earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 8:38 am | 3 comments | 2368 Views

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Pleasanton cheer teams qualify for nationals with high rankings

Four Pleasanton school cheer teams have qualified to compete at a national cheerleading competition scheduled for the end...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Nov 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 3946 Views

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Pleasanton's Mannion drafted by St. Louis Rams

Pleasanton native Sean Mannion, a star quarterback at Foothill High and Oregon State University, was drafted in the third...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 9, 2015 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 4809 Views

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High school winter sports preview

As the splendor of fall gives way to the frigid nights of winter, it is time for the second season of high school sports...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Me , on Jan 18, 2016 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 3423 Views

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Amador Valley grad joins the circus

Evan Wiley, 26, thought he might have a career in basketball when he played point guard at Las Positas College and Chabot...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jeez Louis, on Sep 16, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 2390 Views

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Pleasanton's Stephen Piscotty stays grounded while rising high in the majors

In so many ways, Stephen Piscotty is not your typical Major League Baseball player. Piscotty, the right-fielder for the St....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by bravo!, on Mar 16, 2017 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 3907 Views

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Pleasanton man throws out first pitch at Oakland A's game

Longtime Pleasanton resident Norman Pacheco experienced a thrill earlier this month that only a few baseball fans have the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jim T, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1650 Views

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How do you feel about the war in Iraq? Iran?

Thought I would post a topic here since no one else has posted any yet. Feel free to discuss your thoughts and opinions...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Elmo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 3 comments | 3630 Views

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To Munich and back for $273

I'm just back from a six-day "long weekend" trip to Munich, a quick turn-around visit with some of my family that included...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by I was there too, on Mar 1, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 5652 Views

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Ice rink, hockey arena gets thumbs up from City Council

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 3549 Views

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Councilwoman receives civic education award

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, who teaches AP Government at Irvington High School in Fremont, is one of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kurt, on May 15, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 3355 Views

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Yes on 99, if you're in favor of governmental control and property confiscation

Confused about Prop 98 and 99? Well of course you are, and that’s intentional. Most of what you hear is designed to take...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by DCM, on May 30, 2008 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 3281 Views

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Sarah Palin Email

Looks like Hosterman and Brozosky aren't the only public officials who get in trouble with their email. http://www.adn.com/sarah-palin/story/526281.html "Palin...

Original post made by Stacey on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Sep 18, 2008 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 2933 Views

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News Digest

<B>Senior Center closed next week Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5042 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hamas Attacked Israel 1st, on Jan 2, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 2925 Views

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Take Us Along

Inside a cage in shark-infested waters. In the hand of a wakeboarder on Lake Shasta. With President Barack Obama (okay, so...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 3039 Views

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Hey, Pleasanton Weekly Editor, Why Not a "Top Post" ?

Dear PW Editor, I noticed that the following posting registered a total of 50 replies over the past couple days. ...

Original post made by kt on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Feb 17, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

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Get Use To Losing Free Speech!

Free speech is the enemy of liberals. Get use to losing free speech when Obama tries to impose the equivalent of the Fairness...

Original post made by - on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 3 comments | 2479 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 822 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 38 comments | 778 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 578 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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