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Home invasion robber sentenced to 12 years prison

An Oakland man involved in a Pleasanton home invasion robbery in August 2013 was sentenced to 12 years state prison on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Black Panther, on Dec 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 2335 Views

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Livermore, 9 other movie houses showing 'The Interview' today

The Livermore 13 Cinemas and at least nine other theaters in the Bay Area and Monterey Bay regions plan to show the controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1434 Views

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Red Cross seeks blood donations at 2 Pleasanton locations during holiday season

The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift -- a blood or platelet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1330 Views

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PLEASANTON POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

Some folks speak poorly of the Pleasanton Police Force. I suspect that is the folks that probably received a deserved citation....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 26, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 313 Views

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An Idea for downtown Pleasanton

Especially around this time of year, Downtown Pleasanton is very crowded and it is hard to find a parking space. I would...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 25, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 5 comments | 413 Views

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Merry Christmas from the Pleasanton Weekly

All of us at the Pleasanton Weekly wish you a joyous Merry Christmas. Have a happy holiday season. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Klisvak, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Field trips for Alisal????

Does anyone know why Alisal is the only Elementary school in Pleasanton that does not participate in 4th grade Field trip...

Original post made by concered parent on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Alisal Mom, on Dec 24, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 41 comments | 2874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2908 Views

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Police receive reports on driver who ran down bicyclist

Police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who struck and killed Diana Hersevoort...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 23, 2014 at 9:38 am | 12 comments | 4695 Views

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Pedestrian, 25, killed last night on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman Parkway

A 25-year-old pedestrian was killed last night when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Misty Reardon, on Dec 23, 2014 at 8:11 am | 26 comments | 7784 Views

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Council votes to move forward on East Side development planning

Following through on their campaign pledges, newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton City Council voted last...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by To Bill, on Dec 22, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 24 comments | 4011 Views

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Vandals in Kottinger Park

I was walking my dog through Kottinger Park near Adams Way on Sunday Dec 21 around 4pm. I witnessed two young men in their...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by Post the photo, on Dec 22, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 6 comments | 547 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Livermore Lab's National Ignition Facility earns magazine's award

Physics World, an international monthly magazine published by the Institute of Physics, has named Livermore National Laboratory's...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hitchcock, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:25 am | 4 comments | 3871 Views

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Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 10946 Views

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Ken Mano named Pleasanton Weekly's Man of the Year

Meet Ken Mano, Pleasanton Weekly's "Man of the Year" for 2014. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/19/man-of-the-year...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Clay Anderson, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 5096 Views

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Arizona woman injured at Livermore outlets died Tuesday

A 61-year-old woman who was injured Dec. 9 in a suspicious incident at the Livermore Premium Outlets parking lot died Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by WaitingToHear, on Dec 21, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2680 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund now underway

Today marks the start of the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 12423 Views

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Celebrating Hanukkah at Christmas-time

Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish festival of lights dating back 21 centuries, is being observed through next Wednesday, which...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 900 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Jennifer Hosterman spearheaded city achievements

Some of us thought that Jennifer Hosterman traveled a lot when she was Pleasanton's mayor, a post she left just two years...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Joey, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1641 Views

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2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry born in Pleasanton

Just came across this interesting tidbit that I don't recall seeing mentioned in the local news: Prof. William E. Moerner...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 18, 2014
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
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Net Neutrality?
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Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
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