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AROUND TOWN

Kick Swalwell out, he Won't help with these phone calls

I have been on the do not call list since nearly day one. I have just gotten the 4th call so far today from people violating...

Original post made by do not call list worthless on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by huh?, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 399 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda court rules Overstock.com guilty of false advertising

An Alameda County Superior Court judge has found internet retailer Overstock.com engaged in false advertising and unlawful...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 2034 Views

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Women's History Month, NOW meeting

The Alameda County Tri-Valley chapter of the National Organization for Women (ACTNOW) will hold their March chapter meeting...

Original post made by MJ Casper on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by right, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 373 Views

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scanner frequencies

just noticed that Livermore and Pleasanton Police changed their radio frequencies--does anyone out their have their new ones?...

Original post made by Megan on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by SpeedieB, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 2427 Views

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Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 1629 Views

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School board to consider five plans to cut early elementary class sizes

The Pleasanton School Board will look at two new scenarios for cutting class sizes for kindergarten through third grade at...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 6 comments | 1466 Views

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CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Right wing nuts, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 4563 Views

SPORTS

Changes to be eyed in city's parks, recreation facilities tonight

The Pleasanton City Council and the Parks & Recreation Commission will hold a joint meeting tonight to consider updates to...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 26, 2014 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

William Hogarty case update

I know this news outlet has been following this case and wanted to see if there is any updated news. There is a rumor floating...

Original post made by Monica G on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Q&A: Alameda County DA, on Middleton Place fight case

In the wake of the announcement that the Alameda County District Attorney's Office declined to press charges in the case...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:35 am | 59 comments | 3001 Views

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Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. Enjoy! I’ll never forget when Pleasanton...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Buford , on Feb 24, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 29 comments | 2171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay East Realtors honor 5 for 2013 achievements

Five local real estate professionals have been honored by the Bay East Association of Realtors for their achievements in...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Arnold, on Feb 24, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 500 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Feb 24, 2014 at 11:59 am | 29 comments | 4975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why not a downtown movie theater?

I'm sure this has come up on this forum but I was wondering if anyone knows if a movie theater has ever been proposed in...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Too Cynical, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Weekly should ask for more public records requests...

THe Pleasanton Weekly should demand that the District provide all of the Elementary school Wednesday PA announcement texts...

Original post made by Wondering... on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by AnnK9002, on Feb 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cody Hall deemed 'potential threat to human life'

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road will remain in jail without bond after a judge ruled...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 23, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 542 Views

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Severe Turbulence and your Seatbelt is off?

Winter flying and turbulence, not such a big surprise. Why is it that so many people think they need to be up when the seatbelt...

Original post made by fasten your seatbelt, moron on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 711 Views

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Narum launches campaign for election to council

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Kathy Narum launched her campaign for election to a full four-year term on the council at a...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack M, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:29 am | 5 comments | 526 Views

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Remember the Kaiser Doctor who

Former Kaiser Doctor Talks To ABC7 Saturday, November 12, 2005 | 1:21 PM Claims Many Medical Mistakes By Debora Villalon Nov....

Original post made by Kaiser Doc on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 21, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 12 comments | 3190 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court overturns restrictions on concealed weapons in California

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco struck down a San Diego law Thursday that restricted...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 21, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 66 comments | 1804 Views
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