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Bernal Park sports fields, woodland projects to start next year

Design work is nearing completion on a $16.5 million second phase at Pleasanton's Bernal Community Park with construction...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:20 am | 12 comments | 4973 Views

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Support Meeting

REMINDER... Mothers With a Purpose will be meeting, Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathleen on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 237 Views

SPORTS

AVHS basketball wins scholastic award

The boys varsity basketball team at Amador Valley High has bragging rights that go beyond the court, where it reached the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bball fan, on Jul 9, 2014 at 11:37 am | 9 comments | 3527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum presents "An Evening with Donner Party Survivor Margaret Breen" tonight

"An Evening with Donner Party Survivor Margaret Breen" will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Junipero, on Jul 9, 2014 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 790 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are Any PUSD American History Textbooks Authored by Howard Zinn? If so...

I do not have any children in the PUSD system. So I am just asking whether PUSD requires students to read any American History...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Yes, on Jul 8, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 11 comments | 556 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 5900 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Fair ends today

The Alameda County Fair ends today with live Horse Racing at the Budweiser Grandstand and the Night Ranger concert at 8 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Jul 8, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 1511 Views

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water

Have you got you latest bill? Were you able to cut back your usage? Are they not fining people for over usage? None of my...

Original post made by Erline on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy Clem, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 31 comments | 2469 Views

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Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 6407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 2596 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2014 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice winners

The balloting is wrapped up, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jul 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 12190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops bust guy handing out biz cards for porn industry @ fair

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/crime-law/man-arrested-soliciting-girls-porn-industry-alamed/ngZm3/ According to the story,...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 3175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traditional Fourth in Pleasanton today

Don your red, white and blue finery -- and grab some chairs and blankets -- then head to Lions Wayside Park for the 16th...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jul 6, 2014 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Checkmate: Chess Club offers strategies, problem solving and competition

Chess may be the "Game of Kings" but some young non-royals are giving it a go in Pleasanton. "You can be like a king and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 5, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 2939 Views

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Pleasanton to San Carlos and/or San Fran?? Terrible? Ok?

Hi, I read all the great comments on the topic of Pleasanton to South Bay coomute, very insightful. We are getting ready...

Original post made by NC to CA on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 5, 2014 at 9:18 am | 14 comments | 571 Views

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how do you handle 10% rent increase in this economy

Due to our current economy I have only received a 5% wage increase in the last 5 years, however after just over a year lease...

Original post made by kcmdancer on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 3349 Views

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The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2252 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 1865 Views
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