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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

He Knew

We now hear that the WhiteHouse was notified within 2 hours of the Benghazi attack. So Obama and the State Department...

Original post made by He Knew on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:20 am | 27 comments | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary's Halloween Spirit Run set for Sunday on Main Street

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its second annual Halloween Spirit Run on Sunday with proceeds to benefit the club's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by POed, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, alumni, parents honor Amador band director

It's been a great month for Amador High School's band director Jon Grantham. Not only has he been honored as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Gehl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Debate

My main takeaway from the debate was that Romney really is weak on foreign policy and knowledge about the military.He memorized...

Original post made by hoops on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:15 am | 19 comments | 1097 Views

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Affordable housing

Like it or not, affordable housing is coming to Pleasanton, and with it, as is nearly always the case, come questions about...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Diana N, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:16 am | 11 comments | 1068 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rotary Club's Halloween Spirit Run on Main Street this morning

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton will hold its second annual Halloween Spirit Run this morning with proceeds to benefit the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Get a life, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 1011 Views

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Candlelight vigil against drug abuse starts at 7 p.m.tonight on Main Street

Mothers With A Purpose, in conjunction with the National Coalition Against Drug Abuse, will host a candlelight vigil starting...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Friend, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 983 Views

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Jewelry worth more than $55,000 stolen from 2 nearby Pleasanton homes

Two homes less than a half mile away from each other were hit by a thief or thieves the same day and near the same time,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 25, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 1663 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We are, indeed, TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY ! ! !

NO on Prop 30! This is JUST federal Income taxes. Consider all of the other ways in which you are taxed, double taxed, even...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by No on 30 and 38, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 24 comments | 3135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty say current system 'too costly to keep going'

Proponents of a measure on the November ballot that would repeal the death penalty in California said Monday the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 31 comments | 1350 Views

SPORTS

S.F mayor, Nancy Pelosi make bets with their Detroit counterparts that Giants will win World Series

Another San Francisco politician, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, is placing a bet with colleagues in Detroit over...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by take the hag, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1684 Views

SPORTS

FHS Soccer Program

I have a son who will be an incoming freshman next school year and I ww live in an area where he can choose either HS to...

Original post made by FHS Soccer Fan on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Soccer Fan, on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district moves emails to new system, seeks to recover lost messages, data

The Pleasanton school district's email system was down for nearly a week, between Oct. 16 and 22, but the district has moved...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Dear Cloud?, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:43 am | 11 comments | 1563 Views

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Erlene Demarcus a lobbyist for James Tong?

I received a mailer from Erlene Demarcus with a picture of her that claimed she was a regional transportation leader. But...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 18 comments | 2675 Views

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'West Side Story' doesn't miss a beat at Bankhead Theater performances

Can "West Side Story" really be 55 years old? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10287...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by laverne, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1299 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry for women

I am dismayed that I cannot vote for Jerry McNerney this year, and I'll tell you why. I am a new transplant - I used to...

Original post made by SJC TRANSPLANT on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Financial Collapse, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 971 Views

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Where's the money gone?

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is in rough financial waters, facing questions of poor financial management, misapplying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by TRI-VALLEY ?, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 20 comments | 2243 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay gay Boy Scout delivers petitions signed by 400,000 demanding he be given Eagle Scout award

A local Boy Scout who has drawn national attention after recently being kicked out of his troop because he is gay delivered...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 33 comments | 1639 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 930 Views

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Pleasanton police cracking down on cyclists violating bike helmet laws affecting those under 18

Pleasanton students riding bicycles without wearing helmets can expect to get pulled over by police and could be issued courtesy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kids' police blotter , on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 951 Views
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