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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police investigating bottle explosion on Amador Valley High quad

Two Amador Valley High students sustained minor injuries after a glass bottle exploded in the school's quad Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Jan 6, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 12 comments | 3039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Super Bowl Lawsuit by Santa Clara Youth Soccer

The City of Santa Clara pulled several fast ones when it came to building Levi's Stadium and selling it to the public. We...

Original post made by Youth Soccer Fan on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 11 comments | 653 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mark Geregos - John Deming's lawyer - has another one

This is the same attorney representing the family of John Deming who was shot and killed by Pleasanton police while attacking...

Original post made by Watcher on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 3850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Carbo Loder , on Jan 5, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 29 comments | 4029 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council could wind up years of Lund Ranch debates tonight

After bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council will re-open its...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gordon, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

SPORTS

Funeral arrangements pending for Goodguys founder Gary Meadors

Gary Meadors, founder and chairman of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, died Sunday of natural causes. He was 76. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ron and Deanna Hulse, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 9 comments | 4148 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Father Serra portrayal replacing Phoebe Hearst at Firehouse Jan. 5

The scheduled performance for Jan. 5 "An Evening with..." Ed Kinney speaker series at the Museum on Main has been changed. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:44 am | 2 comments | 1678 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

AL GORE: "Environmental Armegeddon by Jan. 27, 2016"

On Jan. 27, 2006 Al Gore made an apocalyptic prediction that the planet would be at "point of no return" in 10 years. This...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 405 Views

RESTAURANTS

Church Coffee Shop Downtown

I was hoping the Weekly could do some investigate reporting into whether or not the Inklings 'coffee shop'/church is exempt...

Original post made by Meredith on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by res, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 321 Views

SPORTS

Harvest Park club wins inaugural cricket tourney

The Harvest Park Middle School Cricket Club took first place in the first-ever Inter School Cricket Tournament played in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Thomas White, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 906 Views

AROUND TOWN

STUPID GUNFIRE LAST NIGHT

Every year we get rousted out with the gunfire and fireworks at midnight. It lasts for fifteen to twenty minutes after midnight. The...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Pareny, on Jan 2, 2016 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 2957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco signs letter of intent to acquire 40-acre Johnson Drive site in Pleasanton

With 22,000 members in Pleasanton, it's no surprise that Costco Wholesale wants to build a store here to relieve the overcrowded...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jan 2, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 42 comments | 8214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scout Tree Recycling

Pleasanton Christmas Tree Recycling Project This year the Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 will conduct their annual Christmas...

Original post made by Boy Scout Troop 941 on Jan. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 548 Views

RESTAURANTS

Baker, Glazer discuss education issues at joint forum

The Tri-Valley's state legislators held an education forum this week to answer residents' burning questions about overcrowding...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Rosecolin, on Jan 1, 2016 at 2:23 am | 1 comment | 1160 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates heading up New Year's Day for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting tomorrow to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by You can opt out of one TRASH fee., on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 602 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Sensiba: Man of the Year

John Sensiba, managing partner of regional accounting firm Sensiba San Filippo LLP whose professional expertise helped rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Meredith , on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 2612 Views

AROUND TOWN

County launches Artsfund grants program for 2016

A workshop will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Livermore Community Center to assist organizations in preparing grant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jo Schwan, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 834 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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