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Chamber honors Tom Fox for global philanthropy

Pleasanton Realtor Tom Fox has been recognized by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for philanthropic and community contributions...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Forcier, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 934 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by I Love Oil Companies, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum honors Black History Month

The Museum on Main celebrates February as Black History Month in a special performance of "An Evening from A Grandmother's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 4, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 10 comments | 832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ValleyCare at 50

ValleyCare, which opened its first medical center 50 years ago in Livermore, is now rated one of America's top 100 hospitals...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Wow batter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Season of Sharing

For future reference, before donating to the Season of Sharing charity, if you wish your donation dollars to stay in/help...

Original post made by dischanted on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 1068 Views

SPORTS

Somber mood in Bay Area as 49ers lose to Baltimore in Super Bowl 34-31

49er fans seemed to take their team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in stride late Sunday as San Francisco came up three points...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by disappointedfan, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 5217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull attack in Birdland

Just read about this in this week's PW. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family who's dog was mauled by these two pitbulls....

Original post made by Jeannie on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Puppy Bowl, on Feb 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 8 comments | 2314 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Survey says: Bike racks not used

A survey of bike racks in the downtown area Friday, Dec. 28, found two of the 68 stands in use, it was reported Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by The survey says-, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Pleasanton asks judge to dismiss federal lawsuit

The city of Pleasanton is, for the second time, trying to get a federal case tossed out of court. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by YouveBeenTrolled, on Feb 3, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 12 comments | 1168 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rent' performance at 8 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center

"Rent," which features rockin' music and energized, evocative dancing, is at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton at 8...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Theatre, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 1217 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Lunch period promotes bullying Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10191 posted...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:24 am | 16 comments | 1488 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 2768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pittsburg man busted for ID theft

Jerry Michael Beaman, 47, of Pittsburg was arrested by Pleasanton police Monday for identity theft and receiving stolen property...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Devin, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 3247 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nanny State Expands, Creates New Hunger Games for Starving Students

The Obama administration proposed regulations Friday that would prohibit U.S. schools from selling so-called unhealthy snacks. ...

Original post made by Fed Up on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 846 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crossing guard schedule?

Does anyone know what the typical schedule is? I would assume it is 30 minutes prior to 1st bell until 10 minutes after last?...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 1235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of Commercial Burglaries

As a business owner and having had our own recently burglarized when we were closed (and safely home) I would like to warn...

Original post made by Local Business on Feb. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Falcons soar to top at Nor Cal district career development conference

Foothill High School's DECA student organization was one of the top groups at the district Career Development Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Sarah Chew, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board passes $506 million facilities plan

Members of the Pleasanton School Board want to make it clear that they have no intention of seeking funding for all the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by You've got to be kidding..., on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 39 comments | 4475 Views
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