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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Goodguys hit by bad guys

A classic car, a classic pickup truck and two Harley Davidson motorcycles were stolen while parked at or near the Goodguys...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cheever, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 2555 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stark, Swalwell take top 2 spots in November's 15th District congressional race

In the newly-aligned 15th Congressional District that covers all of Pleasanton, longtime Congressman Pete Stark advanced...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 33 comments | 1469 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension Reform -- at last!

San Jose and San Diego voters have had enough, and they voted overwhelmingly for strict pension reform. http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_20794968/san-jose-employee-unions-fi...

Original post made by taxpayer on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1016 Views

SPORTS

Heartbreaking loss for Amador Valley girls at softball championships

Amador's dreams of a perfect season and a possible No. 1 national ranking ended Friday night in the North Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ptown, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 48 comments | 3445 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Taxpayer Revolt

Public unions from around the country have spent most of a year campaigning in Wisconsin...apparently for naught. There was...

Original post made by PleasantonTaxpayer on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Jun 7, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 39 comments | 1577 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police release sketches of woman found in trash can

Drawings made by a sketch artist were released Wednesday as Pleasanton police try to determine the identity of the woman...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Concerened , on Jun 7, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 1677 Views

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Pleasanton woman to carry Olympic torch

Sarah Williams, 19, a Pleasanton resident who started the Creative Kindness blanket project that produced thousands of blankets...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mick H, on Jun 7, 2012 at 4:56 am | 4 comments | 1284 Views

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Readers Choice 2011 Winners

First- and second-place winners in the 2011 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice contest Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7445...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dayna, on Jun 6, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 13189 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sleep Train's New Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

To help give foster kids the extra confidence boost that comes with a new tee or jeans, Sleep Train is hosting its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 6, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 968 Views

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Soooo how did good old Pere Stark so yesterday?

Do tell....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 894 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is paying for Obama's Frequent Campaign Trips to California?

Who is paying for the recent trips to California that Obama is making on his reelection campaign. Specifically, planes, security,...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 6, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 11 comments | 1794 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: "A Tale of Two Govs...Chris Christie vs. Jerry Brown "

Very revealing article about how these two Governors, when faced with tough choices, only one of them is demonstrating true...

Original post made by Compare These Govs on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 6, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 10 comments | 1251 Views

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Ballots will look different in today's statewide primary

Voters going to the polls today in the California primary will find their ballots looking quite different from those in years'...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Concernedd, on Jun 6, 2012 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 1213 Views

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Maddie's Matchmaker Adoptathon

Looking for a new best friend? Join Valley Humane Society (VHS) this weekend for the Maddie's Matchmaker Adoptathon and take...

Original post made by Valley Humane Society on Jun. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1019 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County board deadlocked on replacement for Nadia Lockyer

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors deadlocked 2-2 Tuesday on appointing a replacement for Nadia Lockyer, raising the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Yikes!, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

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Find the Fair logo and win free tickets and maybe a box at the races!

As you peruse last Friday's edition of the Pleasanton Weekly, look for the Alameda County Fair's 100th anniversary logo....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by ccwc, on Jun 6, 2012 at 7:39 am | 3 comments | 1108 Views

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Parks commissioners agree: Keep waterslides open

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission was unanimous Monday night in requesting a liaison meeting with East Bay Regional...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 6, 2012 at 4:22 am | 5 comments | 1281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues in shooting deaths

The two victims in Monday night's shooting in the 3200 block of Stacey Court were shot once in the head, according to the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 1 comment | 1015 Views

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Beamer and hot mom

I had to get this out. Scene outside CostPlus market: Hot mom puts kid in car seat, straps properly in car seat and double...

Original post made by incredulous on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Milo Thompson III, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 6 comments | 1239 Views
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