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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill seniors cheer first day of their final year

Many of Foothill High School's 593 seniors who make up the Class of 2009 donned Falcon tops, cheered and waved banners at...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by mom of 2, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

William Heffelfinger Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4343 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by Panya Wilson, on Aug 28, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 4548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cholo

I have read many PW threads and Cholo appears in each one, no matter the subject. I think Cholo is really a retired dot...

Original post made by Senorita on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Dublin BART Parking Garage

I am amazed that Dublin thinks that the Bart Parking Garage they have allowed to be built is ugly. With all of the ugly stuff...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:51 pm | 11 comments | 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom Sells Rule-Breaking Son's Car

Thought some parents may be interested... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080109/ap_on_fe_st/odd_car_ad Mom sells rule-breaking...

Original post made by Karen on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 2027 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2223 Views

SPORTS

Michael Vick sentence fair?

Michael Vick is sentenced for 23-month jail imprisonment for "animal cruelty" as what other people utter for being the instigator...

Original post made by MrNiceGuy on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 11 comments | 3054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stoneridge Drive Extension is GOOD for Pleasanton!

Modeling was done WITH and WITHOUT the Stoneridge Drive Extension to see how traffic would be affected in our city ... and...

Original post made by Alice on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 3493 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: No kids allowed is unfair

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4373 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 1571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds jam Smart & Final's Pleasanton store opening

Smart & Final opened its newest Bay Area store Tuesday with grocery specials on the inside and kiosks outside serving hamburgers,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 1603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 1958 Views

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Sick of wasting gas?

Pleasanton claims it wants to be a green city but they are wasting gas on our behalf. Have you ever wondered how much gas...

Original post made by Out of Gas on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 1590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove Appeal Dismissed For Failure To File Opening Brief

The headline is not mine, but recorded by the 1st Appellate Court in the case of Lin et al. v. City Clerk of the City of...

Original post made by frank on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 26, 2008 at 9:43 am | 20 comments | 1841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 2492 Views

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As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 14 comments | 1766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 2062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

I have a motto that if half the readers aren't ticked off at us, we're not doing our job. We can't please everyone, nor do...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 10:30 am | 14 comments | 1708 Views
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