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SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: New column spotlights local youth sports

For 16 years, highlighting the exploits of prep athletes in the Tri-Valley was my life, and it was an incredibly rewarding...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Sep 15, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 2407 Views

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Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4550 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Relief effort for fire victims

It's time for us as a community to aid those victims of the tragic fires. I will take much needed items and deliver them...

Original post made by Jennifer Hosterman on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jennifer Hosterman, on Sep 14, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 501 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV drives off I-580, falls 25 feet to BART entrance below in Dublin

Two women are in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after their SUV drove off I-580 and landed on the sidewalk...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Sep 13, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 13 comments | 8105 Views

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OPINION: Remembering 9/11

Most of us awoke Sept. 11, 2001, to the news that the United States was under attack by terrorists. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 13, 2015 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE - Donation Statistics

Where can I find statistics on PPIE donations? I'd like to see breakdown by school, community demographic, and grade. I...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 578 Views

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Pleasanton PTA seeks 'Excellence in Education' nominations

The Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:15 am | 11 comments | 2785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1398 Views

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Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 4151 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

China's Show Of Military Might

China's communist party takes credit for its role in WWII. Excuse me! What war did President Xi's communist party fight? It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by WalMatt, on Sep 10, 2015 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 591 Views

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Americans embracing 'smart' homes

A survey of U.S. adults by Coldwell Banker Real Estate t and CNET, an online source of consumer technology news, found that...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by essayhelperonline, on Sep 10, 2015 at 12:23 am | 7 comments | 3130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans Memorial Goes Before Parks and Recreation Commission Thursday Night

On Thursday night September 10th, the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will review the proposed location for a...

Original post made by Doug Miller on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 420 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

When is SF Sherrif Mirkarimi going to jail for refusing to enforce federal law?

I'd like to know when Sheriff Mirkarimi of San Francisco, yes the same sheriff that beat his wife and took a plea and was...

Original post made by LM on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Follow all laws, on Sep 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves staff changes, budget adjustments, preschool plan

The Pleasanton school board met Tuesday night to approve staff changes, discuss the district's budget, start the process...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraiser for The Taylor Family Foundation

Thursday, Sept 17 is New Leaf Community Day. 5% of the day's sales at New Leaf will be donated to The Taylor Family Foundation...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 292 Views

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BART trains running under the Bay, but service off to a shaky start

The BART system is recovering this morning from major systemwide delays. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/08/bart-trains-running-under-the-bay-...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 8, 2015 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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'Spare the Air' alert for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Alert for today because of a high-pressure system...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 8, 2015 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway halts relationship with schools fundraiser

Safeway has discontinued its association with a fundraising organization that provides donations to school, including the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 8, 2015 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 6974 Views

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More on- I go through self-check while clerks chat it up!

I was ready to comment, but the last post was closed to regular posters, so I thought I would start a new one. The topic...

Original post made by Ms. Smith on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Suzy Q, on Sep 7, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 486 Views

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Bullet that struck, killed Kate Steinle ricocheted off pier wall

The single bullet that struck and killed a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight on San Francisco's waterfront last month appears...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 7, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 2410 Views
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