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AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student hit by La Petite Bus

Any news on the young lady that was hit at dismissal by the La Petite Academy bus in front of AVHS on Wednesday? Many kids...

Original post made by Anne on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Sep 2, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Can Pleasanton expand plastics recycling?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4411 posted Friday, August 22,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 31, 2008 at 8:34 pm | 2 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian struck, killed by SUV

A 59-year-old woman died Monday after she was hit by an SUV at the intersection of Rosewood Drive and Old Santa Rita Road,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jewels, on Aug 30, 2008 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: some Pleasanton apartment complexes discriminate

A new study released by ECHO Housing, a nonprofit housing counseling agency, says 30 percent of Pleasanton apartment complexes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 1521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill seniors cheer first day of their final year

Many of Foothill High School's 593 seniors who make up the Class of 2009 donned Falcon tops, cheered and waved banners at...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by mom of 2, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2414 Views

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Obituaries

William Heffelfinger Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4343 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by Panya Wilson, on Aug 28, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 4482 Views

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Cholo

I have read many PW threads and Cholo appears in each one, no matter the subject. I think Cholo is really a retired dot...

Original post made by Senorita on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Dublin BART Parking Garage

I am amazed that Dublin thinks that the Bart Parking Garage they have allowed to be built is ugly. With all of the ugly stuff...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:51 pm | 11 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom Sells Rule-Breaking Son's Car

Thought some parents may be interested... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080109/ap_on_fe_st/odd_car_ad Mom sells rule-breaking...

Original post made by Karen on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 1981 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2166 Views

SPORTS

Michael Vick sentence fair?

Michael Vick is sentenced for 23-month jail imprisonment for "animal cruelty" as what other people utter for being the instigator...

Original post made by MrNiceGuy on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 11 comments | 2995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stoneridge Drive Extension is GOOD for Pleasanton!

Modeling was done WITH and WITHOUT the Stoneridge Drive Extension to see how traffic would be affected in our city ... and...

Original post made by Alice on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 3443 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: No kids allowed is unfair

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4373 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 1518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds jam Smart & Final's Pleasanton store opening

Smart & Final opened its newest Bay Area store Tuesday with grocery specials on the inside and kiosks outside serving hamburgers,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 1533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 1938 Views

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Sick of wasting gas?

Pleasanton claims it wants to be a green city but they are wasting gas on our behalf. Have you ever wondered how much gas...

Original post made by Out of Gas on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 1552 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 681 views