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Commuter Alert: BART fares increase 3.4% for 2016

BART passengers will pay more for a ride today with fares increased around 3.4% starting New Year's Day. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jan 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 1898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Scout troop to pick up Christmas trees tomorrow morning

Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 will conduct its annual Christmas tree pickup service project and fundraiser tomorrow morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by PPL, on Jan 8, 2016 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1573 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State superintendent to host education forum in San Ramon Dec. 21

California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson will be hosting an education forum in the Tri-Valley about the impact of state...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by LoganYoung209, on Jan 8, 2016 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police chase down, capture suspected burglar of Raley's Center bike shop

A Vallejo man was arrested in connection with a break-in at a Pleasanton bike store early Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jan 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 2679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OK's developer's plan for 43 homes on Lund Ranch

The City Council closed out years of debate over building houses on Lund Ranch in the southeast hills of Pleasanton last...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 7, 2016 at 6:42 am | 7 comments | 2341 Views

SPORTS

Oakland A'S World Series champion Dave Henderson dies at 57

Oakland A's World Series Champion Dave Henderson died yesterday, officials with the Oakland Athletics said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Andre Ruiz, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police investigating bottle explosion on Amador Valley High quad

Two Amador Valley High students sustained minor injuries after a glass bottle exploded in the school's quad Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Jan 6, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 12 comments | 2989 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Super Bowl Lawsuit by Santa Clara Youth Soccer

The City of Santa Clara pulled several fast ones when it came to building Levi's Stadium and selling it to the public. We...

Original post made by Youth Soccer Fan on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 11 comments | 641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mark Geregos - John Deming's lawyer - has another one

This is the same attorney representing the family of John Deming who was shot and killed by Pleasanton police while attacking...

Original post made by Watcher on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 3828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Carbo Loder , on Jan 5, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 29 comments | 4000 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council could wind up years of Lund Ranch debates tonight

After bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council will re-open its...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gordon, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

SPORTS

Funeral arrangements pending for Goodguys founder Gary Meadors

Gary Meadors, founder and chairman of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, died Sunday of natural causes. He was 76. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ron and Deanna Hulse, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 9 comments | 4078 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Father Serra portrayal replacing Phoebe Hearst at Firehouse Jan. 5

The scheduled performance for Jan. 5 "An Evening with..." Ed Kinney speaker series at the Museum on Main has been changed. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:44 am | 2 comments | 1644 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

AL GORE: "Environmental Armegeddon by Jan. 27, 2016"

On Jan. 27, 2006 Al Gore made an apocalyptic prediction that the planet would be at "point of no return" in 10 years. This...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 379 Views

RESTAURANTS

Church Coffee Shop Downtown

I was hoping the Weekly could do some investigate reporting into whether or not the Inklings 'coffee shop'/church is exempt...

Original post made by Meredith on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by res, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 305 Views

SPORTS

Harvest Park club wins inaugural cricket tourney

The Harvest Park Middle School Cricket Club took first place in the first-ever Inter School Cricket Tournament played in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Thomas White, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

AROUND TOWN

STUPID GUNFIRE LAST NIGHT

Every year we get rousted out with the gunfire and fireworks at midnight. It lasts for fifteen to twenty minutes after midnight. The...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Pareny, on Jan 2, 2016 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 651 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 2931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco signs letter of intent to acquire 40-acre Johnson Drive site in Pleasanton

With 22,000 members in Pleasanton, it's no surprise that Costco Wholesale wants to build a store here to relieve the overcrowded...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jan 2, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 42 comments | 8121 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 415 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 281 views