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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Relatives, Friends,Clergy, Coaches, etc. The Real Risk to Children

I am frustrated with adults, we don't want to face the real threat to our children, which is people they know and trust....

Original post made by Jan on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Mar 4, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 2581 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Jazzed About Pets

Jefferson Starship guitarist Craig Chaquico will perform at Valley Humane Society's "Jazzed About Pets," from 7 to 10:30...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Funtime, on Mar 2, 2008 at 10:20 pm | 10 comments | 3986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

59-year-old man shot in attempted car jacking

A 59-year-old Pleasanton man was shot after he refused to give a gunman his car keys, according to police. The incident...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 7 comments | 3074 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did Barbara Bush Really Say That?

I just read this today, and I thought it was a joke. Unforunately, it's not. Barbara Bush actually said, on March...

Original post made by Taylor on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 3236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tentative Ruling by Judge Declares Referendum Illegal

The following is an excerpt that appeared this morning on the Superior Court website: "This Tentative Ruling is issued...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Tired of the whiners, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:52 am | 16 comments | 2534 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To Munich and back for $273

I'm just back from a six-day "long weekend" trip to Munich, a quick turn-around visit with some of my family that included...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by I was there too, on Mar 1, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 3594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman can keep her hawk

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman won her 15-month battle to keep her red-tail hawk Ariel in a backyard cage at her Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Yeah Hosterman!, on Mar 1, 2008 at 6:54 am | 11 comments | 3207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools find alternate beef supplier

Beef has returned to Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) school menus following what is being called the largest meat...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 29, 2008 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need for scholarships pushes pageant revival

It's been over 20 years since Alameda County has held a pageant, but that is about to change as a "Miss" will be crowned...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 20 comments | 1765 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 2007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 facing financial fight for its life

The four Tri-Valley mayors who have taken control of TV30, the area's pioneer and only independent community television system,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Lou, on Feb 28, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 2714 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Finance

Keep Our Park Committee Press Release Feb 4, 2008 OPPONENTS OF THE OAK GROVE PROJECT VIOLATE STATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS,...

Original post made by Angela on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:32 am | 65 comments | 2970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young Female Falls down stairs

What happened at the apartment complex on Rose Ave Saturday and she past away on Sunday?????????? I'm so sorry for the families...

Original post made by concern on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Concern, on Feb 24, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Radical left contempt

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3621 posted Friday, February 22,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 1816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attacks on Strangers are Rare

This is more or less in response to letters I see on occasion by people who insist that all dogs should be on leash wherever...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by DobeMom, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 3577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State recognizes Village High

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell recently named Village High School as a 2008 Model Continuation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult Ed Classes at Bernal Location: Too Dark at Night for Comfort

I took Spanish lessons through Pleasanton Adult Education. The classes were in the evening at the Bernal/First Street...

Original post made by Kyra on Feb. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sellers and realtors still in denial?

The Pleasanton Weekly won't print any actual facts like this (instead regurgitating propoganda from the national association...

Original post made by Homeowner on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Victimized, on Feb 21, 2008 at 10:50 am | 11 comments | 1924 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,248 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 803 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 677 views