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We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton couple leading effort to give back to veterans

A Pleasanton couple is spearheading the local arm of a national campaign to create Freedom Day, a day in which local businesses...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Hey Mike, on Sep 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum drama on Pleasanton's advance from its rowdy days to modern times on tap tomorrow

The Museum On Main's Ed Kinney Lecture Series will present "From Brothels & Bar Rooms to the City of Planned Progress" at...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Hey, on Jul 17, 2010 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 1140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Store Come & Gone?

What hapened to the small "florist" shop that moved into the former Little Valley Wine Shop? We saw the sign for the grand...

Original post made by Dave on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Little Mikey, on Aug 3, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 993 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART planning to eliminate non-stop Pleasanton line connection to SFO

The board of directors for BART will decide Thursday whether to approve a plan that would eliminate the connection of the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 21, 2007 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 3100 Views

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Truck kills Pleasanton pedestrian in Dublin

A Pleasanton resident was killed around 6:30 p.m. Monday when she was crossing Dublin Boulevard east of Regional Street in...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Kim, on Jan 4, 2008 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 2594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

After 18 years, popular crossing guard signs off

Look for some sad faces among the thousands around town who used to cross the busy Harvest Road-Black Avenue intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Jacqui Schrote, on Jul 4, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 3274 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Restaurant will be open late on Grad Night

Blue Agave on Main Street has graciously agreed to take reservations until 10pm on Graduation night, June 12th. In return,...

Original post made by Brenda Abramovich on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 2162 Views

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Fall Festival will be held downtown tomorrow

Pleasanton's second annual Fall Festival will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by kathy felton, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Super Bowl AVHS

I heard from my kids that 80 people are performing at the Super Bowl halftime show? Is that true?...

Original post made by Jonathon on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 671 Views

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Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Group files brief in support of Prop. 8 law banning same-sex marriages

The Pacific Justice Institute has filed an amicus brief with the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Prop....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:08 am | 2 comments | 1765 Views

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2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

One of our greatest national security threats you haven't heard...

I encourage you to inform yourself about what is at stake here. The democrats...(yes, and non-conservative RINO republicans)...

Original post made by Concerned for America on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 20, 2012 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 1419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harvest Park students show their school spirit as classes end

What does geometry, leadership and passionate school spirit all have in common? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/22/harvest-park-students-sh...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Wednesday Street Party

The last one of the year, the First Wednesday Street Party will celebrate Pleasanton from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 2 in downtown. Dance...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by C of C is Better than Nothing, on Sep 2, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

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At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

Back in 1986 when the East Bay Regional Park District was dreaming big, it envisioned an Iron Horse Trail that reached from...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Feb 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 1348 Views

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6 cars burn in fire at Livermore Premium Outlets

Six vehicles were damaged Saturday in a parking lot fire at Livermore Premium Outlets in a blaze and column of smoke that...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by spread, on Sep 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 2417 Views

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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 | 2226 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 632 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 473 views