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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Students star in TV30's 'Tri-Valley Youth View'

A new edition of Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle school and high school students...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2126 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Bay Area comic group plans Pleasanton show

The third annual Tri-Valley Comic Book Show will be Oct. 8 in the Hall of Commerce at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1196 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline Sunday to apply for volunteer student sportscaster job at TV30

Are you an aspiring TV broadcast reporter? Here is a way to gain some on camera experience. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/29/deadline-sunday-t...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Convert church land to more houses in Pleasanton? Say no.

I just read this in another newspaper and was surprised the Weekly is not covering the story. Trade a church site for more...

Original post made by Fred Monroe on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Montessori Mom, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:19 am | 12 comments | 638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Costco seen as potential buyer of Pleasanton development zone site

Pleasanton planners moved a step closer last week to creating the city's first Economic Development Zone along Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2015 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-580 toll lanes opening delayed; I-680 projects on the way

With jam-packed freeways an all-too-common roadblock for many drivers in the area, Pleasanton is on track to soon find itself...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by smuchs, on Sep 30, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 15 comments | 8146 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Riley Curious, on Sep 29, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 2551 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Community Markets Raises Starting Wage to $12 per Hour

Beginning on January 1, 2016 New Leaf Community Markets, with a store at 3550 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, will implement new...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 375 Views

AROUND TOWN

City honors Mike Fulford, landscape architect who died at age 62

Mike Fulford, who served as a landscape architect for the city of Pleasanton for 30 years, died Sept. 22, two days after...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pam Hardy, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:52 am | 13 comments | 3793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Phone scam -- call from IRS, supposedly

I got a call supposedly from the IRS asking me to call back before 5 pm today. When I looked up the number (1-877-766-2161)...

Original post made by Al on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 1527 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the horse stables just west of the airport.

For my 23 years in Pleasanton there was an area for boarding horses just west of the Livermore airport. With the opening...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon attorney, Spencer Smith, pleads no contest AGAIN in Dublin hit and run

Spencer Smith, the San Ramon attorney who hit and killed a man in Dublin pled no contest again for felony hit and run and...

Original post made by Litman on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Sep 28, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland Businesses Can Now Become “Alzheimer’s Friendly”

Free Trainings for Businesses Aim to Reduce Isolation Among Families Impacted by Alzheimer’s For the 15 million Americans...

Original post made by Ron MacArthur on Sep. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reception Tuesday for opening of century-old nails exhibit at the Firehouse Arts Center

A reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday for the opening of Pleasanton Art League's autumn exhibit at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Sep 28, 2015 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spencer Freeman Smith sentencing

Judge Michael Gaffey sentenced Spencer Freeman Smith to five years felony probation and a year in county jail but noted that...

Original post made by Edwin on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 28, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Right To Die Law Is Human Euthanasia

Human euthanasia is a deliberate intervention under taken with the express intention of ending human life in order to relieve...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Grandma, on Sep 27, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes starting Oct. 1 offer help for parents with difficult teens

Pleasanton Unified is launching a parent-involvement course that will help adults intervene with difficult adolescents. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by reson mustpreval, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 1607 Views

AROUND TOWN

1 dead, 5 injured after SUV crashes into Livermore gym

Pedal confusion led to a fatal crash this morning at a Livermore gym when an SUV crashed through the doors of the building...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Franco, on Sep 25, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 24 comments | 6736 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fire victims say 'Thank you, Pleasanton'

Thousands of pounds of food, clothing and household supplies are in the hands of hundreds of victims of the Valley and Butte...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by audrey, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2966 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Tales of Olympus Jr.' at Firehouse Arts Center tonight through Sunday

The Civic Arts Stage Company in partnership with Bay Area Children's Theater is presenting "Tales of Olympus Jr.," a rollicking...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Christina, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1640 Views
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