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BOOKS & MOVIES

Metropolitan Opera star at Las Positas College tonight

Opera fans only have to go to Las Positas College to enjoy "A Night at the Met." Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/04/metropolitan-opera-star-at...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by noor khondokar, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New I-580 Toll/Express lanes to open eastbound Friday, westbound Monday

The I-580 Toll/Express lanes will open in the eastbound direction at 5 a.m. Friday and Monday at 5 a.m. westbound, completing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:07 am | 15 comments | 3526 Views

AROUND TOWN

CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 16 comments | 8899 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Millenials' interest in Bernie Sanders (and Hillary) represents the failure of public schools

So the 2016 Presidential election has now come down to a vote between oppression and liberty. Amazing. For those, especially...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 747 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report: High-speed rail to launch in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael L. , on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:20 am | 5 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another purse-snatching, assault reported at Stoneridge Mall

A 63-year-old woman who was standing by her car at Stoneridge Shopping Center was kicked, threatened with a gun and robbed...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Transplant, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 3630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider layoffs, Wi-Fi funding tonight

Pleasanton's school board will weigh Tuesday night whether to lay off dozens of school employees in light of reduced funding....

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by EBurke, on Feb 24, 2016 at 9:59 am | 14 comments | 2880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 23, 2016 at 11:37 pm | 8 comments | 3726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witness describes Livermore crash that killed woman, 14-month old girl

A woman described in court Friday the horror of watching as an allegedly drunk driver killed her cousin and her cousin's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 3385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton siblings raise 3,000 toys for kids in court

Colin and his sister Taryn were the driving force behind a recent toy drive that raised more than 3,000 toys for children...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angela T., on Feb 23, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are fake posters posting to town square topics claiming to be Pleasanton Weekly reporters?

I was looking at the comments from the Pleasanton Weekly posted in the thread from the publisher about not being able to...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:50 am | 2 comments | 349 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming Jr. Autopsy, PW has a responsibility to report the findings.

http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/blogs/p/2016/02/17/its-our-responsibility-to-report-not-make-assumptions#comment_form "It's...

Original post made by DJohns on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 22, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

With quick changes over recent weeks in the lineup of frontrunners in the presidential race, Mayor Jerry Thorne is taking...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by kaycn, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 2416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS principle AWOL?

Is it true that the principle at Amador has abandoned the school ever since he announced his resignation? Does anyone know...

Original post made by Strato on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 656 Views

AROUND TOWN

PleasantonWeekly.com launches 'pay meter'

Frequent visitors to the PleasantonWeekly.com website will soon need to either become subscribing members to obtain full...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monthly Painting Demonstrations by ADAS

Have you ever wanted to watch a professional artist create. ADAS has monthly meetings where they invite a Guest Speaker,...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Feb. 22, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Curious about Nuclear Radiation

Hi Pleasanton, I have been hearing in the news about the on-going problem with the nuclear power plant reactors in Fukushima....

Original post made by Meg on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Damon, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Could nearby districts' superintendent searches affect Pleasanton's hunt for new leader?

With two other Tri-Valley school districts searching for a superintendent this spring, questions have been raised about whether...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jamie Hintzke, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming - who could have helped?

I was driving downtown last night and I went past Specialty Sales, where John Deming was shot to death by Pleasanton police...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 19, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 40 comments | 1843 Views

SPORTS

Foothill girls varsity in North Coast Section soccer playoffs

The Foothill girls' varsity soccer team finished out the regular season with a 1-0 win over Amador Valley, giving the Falcons...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lessismore , on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 1607 Views
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Mark Davis clearly is serious about Sin City Raiders
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Debate: What do you think?
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