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Downtown set for lively events over next 8 days

Get set for a full week of events as the Pleasanton Downtown Association and merchants swing into overdrive with almost non-stop...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Aug 3, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mohr Elementary named California Distinguished School

Pleasanton Unified's Mohr Elementary School has improved its test scores and narrowed the achievement gap - and has won some...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Apr 23, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 6 comments | 2103 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hurricane, heavy rains show importance of flood insurance

As homeowners across the East Coast weathered Hurricane Irene and the heavy rains that followed, the importance of flood...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by R. Jensen, on Sep 21, 2011 at 5:37 am | 3 comments | 2103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Downtown "Belongs to Everyone"?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5484 posted Friday, April 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Al Bronzini, on May 5, 2009 at 8:26 am | 12 comments | 2103 Views

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Amador band scholarship to honor John McWilliams

Perhaps because John McWilliams lived across the street from Amador Valley High School, he considered its band members "his...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by april bishop, on Feb 2, 2011 at 9:37 am | 6 comments | 2103 Views

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Another Spare the Air day due to unhealthy levels of smog, smoke

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for today due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 2103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Commotion on Angela St. Last Night?

Anyone know why W. Angela was blocked off with police cars and fire trucks last night, around 5:30pm?...

Original post made by Curious on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vets' Parade - Why I love Pleasanton

Despite the rain, many Pleasanton residents came out to Main Street to honor those who have served the USA and defended our...

Original post made by Robert Byrd on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by , on Nov 7, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

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AC Transit's CFO pleads not guilty to church theft charges

AC Transit's chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 2101 Views

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Schwarzenegger sets March 30 as day to honor Vietnam vets

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Julie Nickels Schau, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 2100 Views

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REACH names home for disabled for retiring 22-year board member

REACH, a Tri-Valley nonprofit that provides housing and other services for developmentally disabled adults, has dedicated...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kurt, on Jun 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMIGOS Volunteer Information Session

High school students can volunteer for 5 to 8 weeks next summer in Latin America with Amigos De Las Americas. Live with host...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by K2Mom, on Sep 30, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 2099 Views

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Wente Vineyards celebrates National Chardonnay Day tomorrow

Livermore Valley's Wente Vineyards will celebrate National Chardonnay Day from 5:30-7:30 p.m tomorrow at the Cresta Blanca...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Regina M. Lutz, on May 22, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. TEACHERS BREAK W/UNION & SUPPORT PAY CUTS

In the April 6, 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Times, reporter Howard Blume reports that the L.A. School Board Chief, Monica...

Original post made by doglover on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 2098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What would your schools look like?

I think both sides agree that there can be substantial improvement to our education system. So my question to all of you...

Original post made by MrNice on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by To the teacher, on Feb 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 2098 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fmr. Nat'l Security Advisor of Communist Romania (now a proud American) on the "Occupy Movement" (A Sobering Read)

This author finds a 'stunning' similarity between the American Democrat Party's "Change" and the lyrics to former Communist...

Original post made by A Sobering Read on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Nov 5, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 5 comments | 2098 Views

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Zone 7 celebrates new water demineralization plant with open house

Zone 7 Water Agency celebrated the recent opening of its Mocho Groundwater Demineralization Plant with an open house last...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Mr., on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 6 comments | 2098 Views

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Campana Jazz Festival

The 35th Annual Campana Jazz Festival will from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by jazz lover, on Feb 12, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 2098 Views

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"Solyndra is not just crony capitalism, it is criminal fraud"

A very good read of the Solyndra situation thus far is this article by former Asst. US Attorney Andrew McCarthy. (McCarthy...

Original post made by PayPerView? on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:21 am | 11 comments | 2097 Views

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Any Ideas for Reducing Costs for Students?

Wow, this week was more than even I anticipated. Student Activity Fees, Yearbooks, Senior Pictures, Grad Night, Sports...

Original post made by Todd on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 29, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 25 comments | 2097 Views
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