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Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 2266 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton teen visits U.N. with Girl Up

Not every day does an American teen get to meet the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, but last month Sri Muppidi, 17, was...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giants' celebration costly to PUSD

Celebrating the San Francisco Giants' victory in the World Series will cost the Pleasanton School District more than $13,000...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:47 am | 65 comments | 1678 Views

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OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

I’m so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 17009 Views

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Goodguys honoring veterans today at Autumn Get-Together at Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

The Goodguys 23rd Autumn Get-Together is honoring veterans today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds where the final show of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1616 Views

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Home holdup reported at Oak Vista Way

Pleasanton police are investigating a Nov. 1 robbery at a home in the 1500 block of Oak Vista Way. The holdup was reported...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:16 am | 4 comments | 1271 Views

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Time for real republicans to return

Please,I beg all of the Limbaugh,Palin,Norquist types to go away and the moderate,common sense republicans to come back and...

Original post made by Hoops on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Myself, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:33 am | 20 comments | 1486 Views

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Hosterman endorses Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday endorsed Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10342...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Middle of The Town Observer, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:27 am | 30 comments | 2228 Views

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Pleasanton-Dublin link opens under I-580

Bikers and hikers will no longer be blocked by Interstate 580 when traveling between Pleasanton and Dublin. The new Alamo...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 9, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 2464 Views

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Swalwell wins 15th Congressional District

Dublin City Councilman Eric Swalwell has unseated Pete Stark for the 15th Congressional district. As of early Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Nov 9, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 1593 Views

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5,000 turn out for Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade

More than 5,000 spectators lined the sidewalks along Main Street in Pleasanton Sunday for the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans Day...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:25 am | 10 comments | 1800 Views

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Jerry Thorne plans to 'hit the ground running' when he takes office as mayor Dec. 4

City Councilman Jerry Thorne, who was elected mayor of Pleasanton Tuesday, said Wednesday that he wants to restructure council...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bamboozled by Jerry T, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 8 comments | 1026 Views

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Haggerty, 2 other Alameda County supervisors, endorse for Cook-Kallio Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Freddy, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 35 comments | 2846 Views

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Californians have 10th longest commute times, report says

Californians have the 10th longest commute times in the country, according to reports. Americans spend an average 23.7 minutes...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Beckie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

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Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 13 comments | 4497 Views

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Romney victory parade?

Since the Giants are having a victory party, shouldn't we have one for Romney? Rasmussen has Romney winning every state...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:43 am | 39 comments | 1818 Views

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Transportation tax measure still failing as Oakland Zoo measure loses

A measure that would double Alameda County's transportation sales tax to a full 1 cent was still narrowly trailing in updated...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven , on Nov 8, 2012 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

These cheerleaders helped make a difference

These five cheerleaders and their classmates at Pleasanton Middle School helped make a difference last weekend. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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Police log: Shoplifting team nabs $5,000 in pricey purses

An organized shoplifting crew made off with high-end handbags worth more than $5,000 in an Oct. 21 incident, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 4671 Views

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Brown, Pentin win seats on City Council

Karla Brown and Jerry Pentin won election to Pleasanton City Council handily, with Brown garnering 8,919 votes -- about 37%...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 2728 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,100 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 785 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 485 views