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County supervisors ask sheriff to halt immigrant-alert program that could lead to deportation

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:00 am | 29 comments | 1545 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell applauds reversal of TSA knives policy

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) Monday praised the decision by TSA to delay implementation of its revised prohibited...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by billy bob thornton, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:36 am | 11 comments | 3527 Views

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Didn't like robo call from Dave Miller

Miller is running a big town type campaign for our small town. Who'd he pay to record and send 'Vote 4 Me' calls to our...

Original post made by Ptownlife Voter on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Walt, on Apr 25, 2013 at 9:36 pm | 10 comments | 1027 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police offer drug 'Take-Back' drop-off from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today

The Pleasanton Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the fourth annual Drug...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by lola palozza, on Apr 25, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 1236 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 bills approved by State Senate committee to make prescriptions safer

Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) has passed the Senate Business, Professions...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 25, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1009 Views

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Down-home touch keeps new golf/tennis business booming

Beth Logan has advice for all small business owners in Pleasanton who sometimes feel overwhelmed by the chain store and corporate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by a, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:37 am | 3 comments | 1691 Views

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When does it open

The new Walmart grocery that is. Anyone know? It will be nice to have a grocery option close enough to walk to....

Original post made by Ben on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 13 comments | 964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay Regional Park District to start Pleasanton Ridge shuttle runs May 4

People who are unable to hike all the way up and down Pleasanton Ridge will be able to get alift up to the top as part of...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 1930 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police searching for man missing for nearly 10 years

Pleasanton police are asking for the public's help to find a man who went missing nearly 10 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by just sayin', on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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Pleasanton featured in LA Times Travel section

Our great Downtown got a lovely photo essay and article about being a destination for a weekend getaway: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-pleasanton-escape-20130414-photos,0,5...

Original post made by Ptown Proud on Apr. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador parents, staff, students create wish list for new principal

Parents of Amador Valley High School students want a principal who can balance being an administrator and still be personable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by LOLcat, on Apr 23, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 8 comments | 1756 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district email did not endorse Sanwong for Pleasanton Council

In an email sent April 16 to the Pleasanton Weekly, long-time Pleasanton school district employee Lisa Lorentz took issue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Johnny Echo, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 16280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Talkers Foundation to provide free child developmental screenings today

The founders of the School of Imagination in Dublin and the Happy Talkers Foundation for Autism have teamed up with CBS and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2263 Views

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TONIGHT! Council candidates face off at Pleasanton Weekly forum

Candidates for a single seat open on the Pleasanton City Council will face off tonight at a community forum being hosted...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:02 am | 38 comments | 14066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Las Positas College invites community to open house and building dedication

Las Positas College will hold an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday to show the public projects made possible through the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by www.torontolimoservice.com, on Apr 23, 2013 at 4:55 am | 10 comments | 2286 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Enter now! Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly again is holding its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by nancy, on Apr 23, 2013 at 2:10 am | 5 comments | 1746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council decides roads are not part of hillside protection ordinance

The Pleasanton City Council approved a final version of a hillside protection ordinance called Measure PP Tuesday night with...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 1998 Views

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Pleasant Plaza on 1st Street is Googie Architectural Gold

Pretty much everyone in Pleasanton is familiar with Pleasant Plaza on First Street in Pleasanton. In a town filled with bland,...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 22, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 12 comments | 1763 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Texas to Companies: Come One Come All!!!

We have yet another story of Texas freedom. Freedom to pollute, freedom to maintain unsafe workplaces, freedom to store...

Original post made by TP Revival, Today Not Tomorrow on Apr. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 787 Views

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$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 846 Views
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