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Obama challenges homophobia in the Boy Scouts: Calls for an end to bigotry

Gay kids who want to "be prepared" alongside their straight peers got some big-time support during the Super Bowl yesterday:...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Feb 13, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 16 comments | 1482 Views


Little damage in Acadia Court attic fire

Quick response, quick action and a quick knockdown by fire crews are being credited with stopping an attic fire on Acadia...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by bitsy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views


Niles canyon

Does anybody know if Niles Canyon open? I read construction road work is coming. I want to get to Mowry and 880..the fabulous...

Original post made by Niles Canyon on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Becky n' Alex, on Nov 28, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1482 Views


Hacienda Housing Park or China Town

Hacienda Business Park is the biggest mistake in Pleasanton history. All we can do now is build housing and schools. They...

Original post made by Jim on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 24 comments | 1482 Views


BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports August sales gains of 11%

Pleasanton-based Ross Stores, Inc. has reported that sales for the four weeks ended Aug. 29 increased 11 percent to $557...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by ShellyBeamony, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1482 Views


Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1481 Views


No Child Left Behind I've never been comfortable with No Child Left...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views


The Census is Getting Very Personal...

To every American...this 5 minute (troubling) video is well worth watching. Video >>> ...

Original post made by Concerned American on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 37 comments | 1481 Views


Pleasanton featured in LA Times Travel section

Our great Downtown got a lovely photo essay and article about being a destination for a weekend getaway:,0,5...

Original post made by Ptown Proud on Apr. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views


PPIE launches Giving Fund for 2012-13 school year

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation has launched its PPIE Giving Fund for the 2012-2013 school year. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by JJ, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 4 comments | 1481 Views


What happened to the story about PPD dispatcher bust!

There was a story about PPD dispatcher getting busted with meth! It was here this morning.......

Original post made by republicrat on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by republicrat, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1481 Views


If I was President....My Platform

Make it illegal to lobby congress. Make all presidential candidates draw from a public fund. Make the needed common sense...

Original post made by Common Sense on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 17, 2011 at 10:11 am | 8 comments | 1480 Views


Missing boy found after 2-hour search in Rosepointe neighborhood

A 5th grade Hearst Elementary School student was found hiding in bushes near his home on Arlington Drive just before dark...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ed Saklak, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 1480 Views


CHP urges drivers, passengers to buckle up

The California Highway Patrol is warning Bay Area residents to buckle up when driving and that it will hold a statewide campaign...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Darwin-esque, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 8 comments | 1480 Views


34-year old Pleasanton cold case solved

Alameda County Sheriff's investigators say they can now close the book on a 34-year-old cold case in Pleasanton. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Dec 6, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 1480 Views



Why is it lately that a person will put a clear topic on the Town Square Forum , and the next person to comment goes to...

Original post made by tango on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 23 comments | 1480 Views


An open letter to "Teresa" the librarian who just ripped a kid's head off

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff)...

Original post made by MAG on Sep. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1479 Views


Book Donations

Do you have any books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle School? We are in...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views


Proponent of a new marriage initiative gets OK to start process for putting measure on state ballot

Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that the proponent of a new initiative that would eliminate the law allowing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 1479 Views


Ribbon cutting at Valley Humane Society today

Valley Humane Society will host a ribbon cutting and ground breaking ceremony tonight at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, at...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Karla, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 4 comments | 1479 Views
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