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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jarrod Poston completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Jarrod Bradley Poston, son of Mary and Bradley Poston of Pleasanton, successfully completed six weeks of basic training...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 660 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WOMEN ARE SMARTER THAN MEN

If men could get pregnant it would be a different world. I do not remember where I heard that statement. It could have...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 8, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 196 Views

AROUND TOWN

PW blocks any comments about City Officials or their employees

Lately the PW has had a heavy hand in blocking general comments to stories, especially about the local government and the...

Original post made by PW BLOCKED another topic on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Sep 8, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board set to discuss school calendar again next Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board may reconsider the 2015-16 school calendar that was adopted in June after parents and students...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 4296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unsubscribing from the Pleasanton Weekly

I'm tired of the biased, pointless, [removed] presented by the Weekly under the auspicious of journalism. Our community...

Original post made by Disappointed on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 8 comments | 497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto versus Pleasanton

Does the Pleasanton Weekly ever write editorials that are critical of local administrators? Why is it that the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Where are the editorials? on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The other side of suicide

Startled by the Friday afternoon call from the police dispatcher, I realized my day was about to take a dramatic shift. I...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 17 comments | 1508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville Weekly post Tri-Valley University fraud conviction story (which is mysteriously absent on Pleasanton Weekly site)

Embarcadero Media is the company controlling the Pleasanton Weekly and Danville Weekly. The Danville Weekly on its Danville...

Original post made by Sing Like a Canary on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 3257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long time store closing

Since I have not seen any mention of this in the Weekly. Sincerely yours cards and Gifts is closing after 18 years Downtown....

Original post made by R Lou on Sep. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Chamber to host candidates' forum Sept. 16

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 1916 Views

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Water or no water?

Despite recent comments from city officials that "Zone 7 still has water," meaning, "No, we can't and we won't stop all of...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 13 comments | 448 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

why are so many older homes for sale downtown?

I've been looking to buy a home in or near downtown. My dilemma has been what I consider fixers are priced fairly high and...

Original post made by buyer on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Sep 5, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 11 comments | 459 Views

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Graffiti found at Foothill High over weekend

Pleasanton police are investigating vulgar and racially charged graffiti that was found on the Foothill High School campus...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 18 comments | 1411 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PPIE raises record $330,000 during school registration

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation raised $330,000 -- a record amount of donations -- during the launch...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1904 Views

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Do people in Pleasanton know the purpose of a sidewalk?

I see so many people walking in the street when there is a perfectly nice sidewalk available to them. They get in the way...

Original post made by Lyndalu on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks on a weeknight

Does anyone know why there were fireworks at nine o'clock on a weekday night? I heard them go off between 9 and 9:10 tonight....

Original post made by Just curious on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 625 Views

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Celebrate 'Green' at tonight's last 1st Wednesday street party

Celebrate Green in downtown Pleasanton tonight during the 1st Wednesday Street Party, the last one of the summer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:26 am | 6 comments | 840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services Sunday for Robert Warnick, former Public Works Director

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday for Robert Warnick, a Navy veteran and former public works director...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1368 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,628 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,242 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 82 views