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rummage sale on vineyard? downtown?

has anyone heard of the huge rummage sale or craft fair on first/vineyard? a friend told me about it, but dont know who...

Original post made by Daisy on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 1895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harmer claims fundraising momentum increasing

David Harmer, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District that includes Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, raised...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by tehc, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:31 am | 4 comments | 1528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton in top 100 of Money Magazine 'best cities' survey

Money Magazine, in its annual survey of the best places to live in the U.S., ranks Pleasanton 63rd nationally and third in...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jul 16, 2010 at 3:50 am | 11 comments | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland officials, police end talks with layoffs to start today

Oakland City Administrator Dan Lindheim said talks aimed at averting looming layoffs for 80 of the city's 776 police officers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by It's a crime, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 6 comments | 1847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug and alcohol use leads to more expulsions from Pleasanton schools

An increase in drinking and drugs on campus has led to 33 expulsions and 604 suspensions in the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 15, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 13 comments | 2678 Views

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Jerry McNerney gives another payback to labor unions

The labor unions that operate Jerry McNerney's campaigns, staff Democrat HQ positions in DC, fund Jerry McNerney's election...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil tonight in front of Museum on Main

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will sponsor a Vigil tonight at 7 p.m. July 14 at the Museum On Main, 603 Main St. Reflect on the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by My 2/100, on Jul 14, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Business council hosting jobs program sessions for employers

The Tri-Valley Business Council is hosting two complimentary information sessions tomorrow and Wednesday for local to learn...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 1715 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Despite sluggish economy, Alameda County Fair had 2nd highest attendance in 20 years

More than 418,000 fairgoers decided to "Come Out and Play" at this year's Alameda County Fair. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Davis, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 2315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

DUI arrests down during holiday weekend Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5694...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by mistake, on Jul 14, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 2115 Views

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Fair wrap-up: 79,882 corn dogs consumed

The 2010 Alameda County Fair was a success, reports the fair association, with attendance at more than 418,000, an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pat Gallagher, on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 2378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:12 am | 17 comments | 2283 Views

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Woman charged in multiple crashes well over legal limit, court records say

A Pleasanton woman facing multiple charges following a multiple hit and run in April had a blood alcohol content of .28 --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Schoof, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:46 am | 32 comments | 2233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton in top 100 of Money Magazine 'best cities' survey

Money Magazine, in its annual survey of the best places to live in the U.S., ranks Pleasanton 63rd nationally and third in...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:36 am | 8 comments | 2046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local leaders urge restraint when verdict is announced in Mehserle trial

Bay Area police and community leaders including those in the Tri-Valley are hoping for calm when a verdict is announced...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 44 comments | 3649 Views

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Confidence in Obama reaches new low, new poll finds

Public confidence in President Obama has hit a new low, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Four months...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1478 Views

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The "October Surprise" is Coming

I strongly believe that Obama and his Admin will do anything possible...even diabolical...to stay in power. The democrats...

Original post made by Sobering Reality on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 1280 Views

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Did BP play a role in the release of a notorious terrorist?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20100713/bs_yblog_upshot/did-bp-play-a-role-in-the-release-of-a-notorious-terrorist#mwpphu-container...

Original post made by Letsy on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

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CNN Money: Pleasanton Named Top 100 Best Cities To Live

Yay, Pleasanton! Just don't read the negative blogs that permeate the boards here that put a sour taste to the feel of...

Original post made by Proud and Staying Positive on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 2831 Views
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