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Hundreds turn out for Rotary's 19th annual downtown Spirit Run

More than 1,300 runners turned out Sunday for the 19th annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the Rotary Club...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by really?, on Jun 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 7 comments | 1363 Views

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Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by gdanjou, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 61 comments | 2786 Views

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Anyone see white Jaguar spin out on Vineyard Saturday Afternoon June 16?

Did anyone see the lady in the white jaguar hit the curb and spin out on Vineyard Ave on Saturday? I was wondering what happened....

Original post made by member on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by homer, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1003 Views

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61-year-old woman found drowned at her home

Police don't expect to find foul play in the apparent drowning death of a Pleasanton woman on Sunday. The 61-year-old woman...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by pTownLover, on Jun 18, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

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Time for an old-fashioned family tea party at Museum on Main

Children and family members are invited to an Old-Time Tea Party from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday June 16, at Museum on Main,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Jun 18, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 15 comments | 1450 Views

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Foundation leaves trail of unfulfilled promises

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation seems to have been offering more hype than help to the area. As [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9444...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 1646 Views

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New CVB leader -- too little too late

For many years merchants watched the CVB play at bringing business downtown, never did they really succeed. Fees to join...

Original post made by Merchant on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 993 Views

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Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 4, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:18 am | 18 comments | 1864 Views

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Selling tourists on views of Mount Diablo

The executive director of the Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau is moving aggressively and successfully in promoting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1466 Views

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Controlled Burn

So we have spare the air days but, hey can control burn at Camp Parks. Makes good sense doesn't it?...

Original post made by Tango on Jun. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1024 Views

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Tim Hunt: Closed door bullet train deals

In a maneuver that is arrogant and desperate, Gov. Jerry Brown and supporters of the bullet train will try to tie judges'...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Rosemary Ortega, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 1671 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 CA girl, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 5736 Views

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PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 16, 2012 at 12:33 am | 12 comments | 3292 Views

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Controlled burn at Camp Parks

Don't be alarmed by smoky skies next week. Camp Parks will be conducting its annual controlled burn from June 18-22 to reduce...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

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Real Estate Agent requests

Is it now normal for a real estate agent to request for a family to move out of their home while it is on the market for...

Original post made by resident on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Raven Road Resident, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 9 comments | 1291 Views

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Another Alameda County Superior Court Frank Roesch Decision overturned

Looks like another California Appeals Court has thrown out a Frank Roesch verdict. In this case, the Appeals Court ruled...

Original post made by First Amendment on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2050 Views

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BART Transbay Tube open after hellish commute

BART announced at 3:44 p.m. that its West Oakland station is open for normal service, after the Transbay Tube was shut down...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 1361 Views

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Pleasanton Police on facebook?

Does Pleasanton police have a page like this one? Much better than the text only police blotter. https://www.facebook.com/polkcountysheriff...

Original post made by pTownResident on Jun. 15, 2012
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Quarter century for triathlon in Pleasanton

The 25th annual Tri-for-Fun Triathlon Series kicks off this weekend with close to 1,000 triathletes expected Saturday to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2012 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The school district has lost the plot

The school district informed parents this week that they plan to shorten the school day by almost an hour in 1-3rd grade....

Original post made by Disappointed on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tami, on Jun 15, 2012 at 7:38 am | 85 comments | 4653 Views
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