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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boxer, other senators to seek release of detained hikers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) and three other senators will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by J.G., on May 5, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 12 comments | 2013 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Attorney General asks banks to suspend foreclosure actions

Following his office's negotiations with the state's top loan servicers and Friday's announcement by Bank of America that...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Barnstormer, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 6 comments | 2013 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Promises That Cannot Be Kept

I know we are all hoping that the economy truly turns around and things get better. But even if it does, we as a society...

Original post made by Time to get serious on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by ?, on Jul 9, 2011 at 8:31 am | 29 comments | 2013 Views

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Huntsman

It is sad that someone like Huntsman, who is a highly intelligent,experienced moderate conservative, gets zero respect.He...

Original post made by hoops on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 2013 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Need part-time legislature

Here is a great reason why we should go to a part-time legislature. In California, the legislature has proposed 2,189 bills...

Original post made by enough on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by part-timer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 2013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lady with the Bird

What is the deal with the lady who walks around with the bird on her shoulder? I get wanting to take your pets everywhere,...

Original post made by Concerned Shopper on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Madge, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:59 pm | 7 comments | 2013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes Santa Claus: Visiting St. Nick is a Tri-Valley tradition

Whether a child is thrilled to meet Santa or bursts into tears at the proximity of the portly red-clad stranger, it is an...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2013 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commission urges more design work on proposed small subdivision downtown

Pleasanton planning commissioners indicated support Wednesday for the concept of subdividing three neighboring Augustine...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by member, on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 2013 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 2012 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Second Stimulus Package needed Democrats say!

Here we go again. Another stimulus package being called for by the heartbeat away from the Presidency Joe (The speech Cheat)...

Original post made by Pedro on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Love Palin, on Jul 9, 2009 at 7:24 am | 11 comments | 2012 Views

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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 | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hallelujah! Flashmob at Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Mall

A mob took over Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Shopping Center--and they weren't even shopping. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5792...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 23, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adopt Your Next Best Friend!

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) will once again take part in the Maddie’s Pet Adoptions Days free adoption event this Saturday...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on May 31, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 2012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blessing the new fruits of the vine

Winery owners and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at Las Positas Winery to bless the first grapes plucked from vines in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bunch of drunken snobs?, on Sep 2, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 2012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Opinion

For more than two years, the City Council has wrestled with housing issues not of the current council's making. Like all...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dianna, on Jan 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 2012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking to Make Change in our Community

Hello everybody, My name is Sabari Somanathan and I am a Sophomore at Amador Valley High School looking to make real change...

Original post made by Sabarigirish Somanathan on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Apr 6, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Web page to follow Downtown Specific Plan

A new webpage dedicated to providing easy to access information and updates related to the update of Pleasanton's Downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by PtownNative, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Glazer dominates Election Night

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer appears headed to the California State Senate after posting a nearly double-digit advantage on...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by A correction factor, on May 25, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why won't Obama get tough with Wall Street?

"President Obama has not been strong on the issue, and Timothy Geithner coddles the wanton bankers whenever they freak out...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2010 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville councilman in intensive care with meningitis

Long time Danville Town Council member Mike Shimansky is listed in serious condition in a San Diego hospital, where he is...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 28, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 2010 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 29 comments | 845 views

Dublin recall unlikely to make June ballot
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 526 views

Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 148 views