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Mothers with a Purpose meets tonight at Foothill High

Mothers' with a Purpose will be holding it's first meeting of the New Year tonight, Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7:00 p.m. (doors...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Neighborhood Community, on Jan 12, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 1872 Views

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What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 1872 Views

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Obama goes deep on smokers and fat people are next

President Obama signed legislation taxing heavily smokers and guess what folks healthcare is next and and fat people or anyone...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 5 comments | 1871 Views

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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1871 Views

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ELECTION ROUNDUP: New mayors for Livermore, San Ramon as Kamena, Wilson lose bids for City Council seats

The mayors of both Livermore and San Ramon, both longtime top political voices in their communities, lost their bids for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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Have an opinion on Shadow Cliffs? Come to a scoping meeting May 4

The East Bay Regional Park District is in the process of making a new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1871 Views

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Obituaries

Cengiz (James) Gulek Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6678 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Nancy Finney, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 3 comments | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10-year-old cancer survivor raises money for research

As medicine and technology improve, there are, fortunately, more and more people who can say they survived cancer. But Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by bonnniee, on Jan 25, 2010 at 4:15 am | 1 comment | 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German Program at Foothill cuts????

Heard some rumors the program may be getting some cuts... Does anyone know more facts? ...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to receive Measure I1 update Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will receive an update on the Measure I1 bond program as part of its regular meeting agenda Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by Lydiksen teacher, on May 13, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 16 comments | 1870 Views

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Yet another "feel-good" liberal agenda item that failed...

Michelle's toxic veggie garden contaminated by Clinton's sludge. I love it. There is not one democrat agenda item that is...

Original post made by Ruth on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:10 am | 13 comments | 1870 Views

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American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1870 Views

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Swimming, ice skating, shopping, parade--all happening today in Pleasanton

If you like parades, holiday shopping bargains, outdoor ice skating and a major swim meet all at the same time, you'll surely...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by friend, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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On-going programs at Hope Hospice

Hope Hospice offers on-going grief support services for adults, teens and children including a transitions support group;...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin, on May 3, 2011 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1870 Views

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Cyclists, runners jam Pleasanton streets for ALS fundraiser

Several thousand cyclists and runners filled downtown Pleasanton yesterday for the Fast and Furious Festival, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by sam, on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 6 comments | 1870 Views

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Tomatoes! Onions! Save money by growing your own

With the economy down, the number of home gardeners is up so Pleasanton is hosting an event to help those wishing to start...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Daniel, on Aug 12, 2011 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 1870 Views

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AMERICAN FATHERS

I took my son backpacking for the first time, all weekend. It was grueling, we were eaten my mosquitoes, and today I’m...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by No Thanks, on Jul 1, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 9 comments | 1869 Views

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Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1869 Views

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Welcome home celebration for Army Sgt. Rick Seymour

More than 75 well-wishers turned out for a welcome home ceremony recently for Army sergeant Rick Seymour at his grandparents'...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 9, 2011 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1869 Views

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Several hundred turn out for 9/11 ceremony in Pleasanton

Several hundred turned out Sunday morning for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton parent, on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 1868 Views
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Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
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