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AROUND TOWN

Unionized Castlewood workers ask City Council to support labor agency's rule to end lockout

Union members, who said they are among those who were locked out of their jobs two years ago in a wage and benefit dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 41 comments | 2133 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown's Bibiane Bakery closing today

Bibiane Bakery, the popular bakery and coffee shop located at 349 Main St. in downtown Pleasanton, will close its doors at...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 2061 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City College of S.F. on brink of insolvency, state takeover

City College of San Francisco could be on the brink of insolvency because of high spending that is at odds with ongoing funding...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 1877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 3616 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cheers and checks at Walmart grand opening

A large crowd of eager shoppers gathered early Wednesday morning to celebrate the opening of San Ramon's first Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jonas, on Sep 24, 2012 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 1939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Commitment remains strong Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9774 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Sep 23, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Signs

Karla Brown, a candidate for Pleasanton City Council, has placed a large campaign sign on the back of a truck on Hearst Drive....

Original post made by Ben on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Watchful Eye, on Sep 23, 2012 at 11:06 pm | 8 comments | 1869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs $15-million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10107...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by ?, on Sep 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 29 comments | 2636 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney two-faced on green energy: says one thing, votes differently

McNerney is suddenly running away from the issue that defined his candidacy and his entire record in Congress -- the advocacy...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Metzler, on Sep 23, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2388 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal parolee arrested in Sept. 11 Bank of America robbery

An Oakland man on federal parole for bank robbery was arrested Wednesday as a suspect in last week's robbery of the Bank...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Remember This, on Sep 21, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 11 comments | 2660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Harris drops out of Pleasanton City Council race

Mike Harris, a Pleasanton resident and software engineer, said Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Dad, on Sep 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society holding animal welfare festival today in Pleasanton

The Valley Humane Society will hold its second annual pledge-driven dog walk and festival today to raise money to support...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Nan, on Sep 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 in Pleasanton victims of identity theft in past week

Three residents were the victims of identity theft over the last week, according to Pleasanton police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Balam Letona, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 3883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Space Shuttle Endeavour flyover pushed back an hour to give fog time to burn off

The Space Shuttle Endeavour's once-in-a-lifetime flight over the Bay Area this morning has been pushed back an hour to give...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by bizworldusa, on Sep 21, 2012 at 8:17 am | 3 comments | 4608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enjoy free ice cream, bundt cakes as BART celebrates 40th anniversary

This month marks 40 years of BART service and the transit system is ready to celebrate with ice cream giveaways, free field...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Sep 21, 2012 at 2:50 am | 2 comments | 1506 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley's competition Cheer groups win 3 top trophies at Anaheim competition

For the first time in AVHS history, Amador Valley competition cheerleaders came home with three 1st Place trophies and banners...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Aamdor Cheer Alumni, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 2291 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 2467 Views
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