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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Tri-Valley golf pro gets 27 years for abusing boys he taught

A former Tri-Valley golf instructor was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in state prison for sexually abusing three boys he...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by bill, on Oct 11, 2014 at 7:17 am | 3 comments | 1404 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

Based on candidate forums the Pleasanton Weekly and Tri-Valley Community Television (TV30) have hosted, editorial staff interviews...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How can we support Mr. Vranish?

Of course, we are al upset about him being ousted. What more can we, as a community, do to get our principal reinstalled?...

Original post made by WGMOM on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by StopWithTheLies, on Oct 10, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 9 comments | 746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man seen taking photos of Hart students

Hart Middle School posted a safety notice on the school website Tuesday about an unknown white male seen taking pictures...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 10, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 13 comments | 1884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

A generous donor for Bowen Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/10/10/letters posted...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sal, on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 399 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Man displaying new gun robbed by 2nd man with gun

Well, so much for the often-repeated "if only there were one good guy with a gun" theory for fighting gun violence. What...

Original post made by Damon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Miles Long, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:54 am | 3 comments | 425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school board candidates

Voter information pamphlets have been mailed out to Pleasanton's 41,152 registered voters, followed by mail-in ballots on...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:21 am | 6 comments | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Antique & Collectibles Faire in downtown Pleasanton Sunday

The Fall Antique & Collectibles Faire is returning to downtown Pleasanton from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 9, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blood Drive at Kaiser Pleasanton

Kaiser will be hosting a Blood Drive on October 24th. Look for the big RED BUS in the parking lot​ from 9-3​....

Original post made by Nurse on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scammer Alerts

Two local incidents in one day. The disappointing one that really takes gall is taking donations of Disabled Vets. My 3 bags...

Original post made by Charitable Victim on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 246 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Renovation, expansion plans for 2 downtown parks gets City Council OK

A proposed Master Plan that will enhance the amenities and appearance of Pleasanton's downtown Lions Wayside and Delucchi...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by MustUseRecycledWater, on Oct 9, 2014 at 7:28 am | 3 comments | 1822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing, growth, taxes, water dominate candidates' concerns in Pleasanton election

Candidates for election to the Pleasanton City Council voiced their views on a wide-ranging number of issues from housing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by just heard, on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 38 comments | 3883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bicyclist hit on Santa Rita after school - where hedge obstructs view

At a little after 3, two fire trucks, an ambulance with a stretcher and the police were at the driveway entrance to Noah's/Safeway...

Original post made by update? on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Oct 8, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton commission set to approve new plan for city's Pioneer Cemetery

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will consider approving a new master plan for the city-owned Pioneer Cemetery...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by George, on Oct 8, 2014 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 4074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Classmates recall homicide victim and suspect

Portraits emerged this week of both the victim and the suspect in this homicide case as classmates and friends remembered...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by And Justice For All, on Oct 8, 2014 at 1:44 am | 14 comments | 2720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Popular oyster farm at Point Reyes to close Dec. 31

After a two-year legal battle to stay open, an oyster farm at Point Reyes National Seashore announced Monday it has settled...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 7, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Middle School Cheer Team Rummage Sale - Oct. 18th

The Harvest Park Middle School Cheer Team will be holding a fundraising rummage sale on Saturday, Oct. 18th, from 8AM-4PM....

Original post made by Jon Bice on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inconsiderate dog owners at Marilyn Kane Park

This beautiful walking, biking, running trail is being ruined by inconsiderate dog owners. The path is littered on both sides...

Original post made by Dogtess on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by show me the citations Pleasanton PD, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 664 Views

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Ruby Hill conflict goes to city commission tonight

The owners of a newly-built multi-million-dollar home in Ruby Hill will square off tonight before the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by AngryContractors, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 22 comments | 6781 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senators to consider bill to create a 51st state

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/10/walmart-walton-heirs-net-worth-cities The question is, what would we call...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Oct. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 360 Views
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