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Arson task force investigating 2nd fire at Livermore home

A fire in a single-family home in Livermore Saturday morning is being investigated as arson, fire officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ellen, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roadshow: The torture that is the I-680 evening commute

http://www.mercurynews.com/mr-roadshow/ci_27795665/roadshow-northbound-interstate-680 Q I've noticed that small wooden stakes...

Original post made by Anonymous on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spend an evening with a Rebel soldier

The Museum on Main will acknowledge the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War in "An Evening with A Rebel...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 4692 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 4028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Thought for Saving Water, Saving Money

Residential septic systems: Residential home owners could consider converting from city services to installing their own...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 216 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 3570 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 3665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Apr 5, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 12 comments | 1976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea

A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 4, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 5 comments | 2565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steam Preschool

Watched this report at most recent PUSD Board meeting. Another fancy acronym to entice parents to pay big $1300.00 + per...

Original post made by Member on Apr. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holocaust survivor to talk about how she spied on Nazis

Marthe Cohn, an author and Holocaust survivor, will talk about her experiences fleeing, fighting and living under Nazi rule...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 3245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested, two men under suspicion in identity theft case

An Oakland woman was arrested March 25 after a citizen reported a suspicious vehicle in the area of Calle Madras and Hansen...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Map, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 30 comments | 9720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Student Takes Fourth Place at State Geography Bee Finals

Seventh grade Quarry Lane student, Rhea Mitr, took fourth place at the 2015 National Geographic State Bee, making it the...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Apr. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 172 Views

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Bunny Hop Egg Hunt in downtown Pleasanton Saturday

Children ages 10 years and younger are invited to participate in the Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Bunny Hop Egg...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by K9er, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 941 Views

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City Council Thinks There is No More Drought

Plans move ahead for Bernal Park, and all of the greenery that will need water, yet not a word about using reclaimed water....

Original post made by Pleasanton thinks the drought is over on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spotlighting Pleasanton poets laureate

The Pleasanton literary arts community is coming together next week to celebrate city poets laureate, past and present, at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Apr 2, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WWII veteran turns 100 in Pleasanton

Lanthey Pepares, a veteran who served during World War II, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Veterans Memorial Building...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 3519 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district to host Common Core workshop

The Pleasanton Unified School District, along with the Alameda County Office of Education, is set to host a Common Core State...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by West side Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 10 comments | 1849 Views
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Skin cancer rates soaring as Baby Boomers age
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 796 views

Begging to Differ
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 430 views

School of Rock
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 388 views