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Deadline tomorrow for entering our Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly again is holding its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thrish, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1800 Views

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Deadline at 6 a.m. tomorrow to vote for Mother-Daughter Lookalikes

The 10 finalists in the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are now posted, and you can [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2012.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on May 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1584 Views

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Art exhibit by local high school and college students at Firehouse Arts Center

Showcasing the phenomenal talent of a select group of art students from Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools. Juried by...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown resident, on Apr 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1323 Views

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Planning Commissioner Jerry Pentin to seek election to City Council

Pleasanton businessman and city Planning Commissioner Jerry Pentin has announced that he will seek election to the City Council...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on May 6, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

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Foothill & Terra Bella family farm plant sale Sunday

Stock up on summer plants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, May 6 in in Foothill's north parking lot. Foothill's special education...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Harriet B. Hind, on May 4, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views

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Today is Comic Book Day downtown Pleasanton

Today is "Comic Book Day" across the country and Pleasanton's Heroes & Villains' comic book store will celebrate with a day...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by Leland, on May 5, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 1468 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly wins awards in California newspaper contest

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for articles on a wide range...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on May 7, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1235 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Timing is Everything ! for Obama

I don't have a strong a opinion either way on the gay issue. So, the evolver flip-flopped. However, the 'timing' of Obama's...

Original post made by Observer on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on May 11, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching P.E. one flashmob at a time

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9354 posted Friday, May 11, 2012, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by joanna, on May 11, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fun Run, flash dance raises $60,000 in donations for Walnut Grove Elementary School

A surprise flash mob for Principal Jon Vranesh and a day of "Fun Runs" May 4 raised more than $60,000 in donations at Walnut...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congratulations!, on May 13, 2012 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1912 Views

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Pleasanton bank robbed Wednesday afternoon

The US Bank branch office at 5870 Stoneridge Mall Road was robbed yesterday afternoon by a man who demanded money from the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by steven, on May 13, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Angela Street arsonist gets one-year sentence

The woman who set her home and herself on fire in a December 2008 arson at her East Angela Street home was sentenced Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by 3 -1/2 long years, on May 18, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon man arrested in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist in Dublin

A San Ramon man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist in Dublin on Tuesday, police officials...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by What is it where 100 Attorneys are buried up to the neck? , on May 18, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1840 Views

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School board meeting tomorrow to discuss May revise, management salaries

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider, among other issues, a report on the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Meghan, on May 21, 2012 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1719 Views

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Appeals court rejects disabled citizens' bid to obtain medical marijuana

Four disabled Californians who want to use medical marijuana lost a bid to a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 23, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1362 Views

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San Ramon art and wind festival opens at 10 a.m. Sunday, Monday

The San Ramon art and wind festival is a family friendly festival that features professional kite flying demonstrations,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by not a fan, on May 24, 2012 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1417 Views

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HP's plan to cut 27,000 jobs will impact workforce here in Tri-Valley, other Bay Area, worldwide installations

Palo Alto tech giant HP announced this weeky that it would cut 27,000 jobs -- or 8% of its global workforce -- by mid-2014,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by res, on May 24, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Fire

Saturday afternoon 5/26 around 5:15 p.m. smelled a lot of smoke. Heard a lot of sirens. Air was very smokey in Vintage...

Original post made by Vinelander on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on May 26, 2012 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

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Today's last chance to see historic WWII planes at Livermore Airport

Today's the last chance this year to see, smell, feel and walk through a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a Consolidated B-24...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ron, on May 28, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1769 Views

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Doors Legacy band to re-create late 60s sounds on June 16 at Firehouse Arts Centerperform

The Doors Legacy Band recreates the late-sixties sound and feel of Jim Morrison's Doors in a vintage rock concert experience....

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 30, 2012 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1319 Views
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