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AROUND TOWN

Harvest Festival this weekend

Enjoy the Pleasanton Harvest Festival at the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend from Sept. 16-18. The festival will...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Avenue Middle School locked down after Livermore police get call about a gun on campus

Livermore's East Avenue Middle School was locked down for several hours late Wednesday after a 911 call by an adult at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill Tyler, on Mar 1, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortgage rates decrease in first week of April

Mortgage applications decreased 2.4% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA)...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasantonians 4 Peace plan candlelight vigil Wednesday

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will hold a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, in front of the Museum on Main, 603 Main...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by corky, on Jun 14, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 10 comments | 1584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing suspect arrested in Manteca

The Livermore man wanted in a Nov. 14 stabbing at Las Ventanas apartments in the 3800 block of Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 2390 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State mourns death of California Transportation Commission director Bimla Rhinehart

Bimla G. Rhinehart, executive director of the California Transportation Commission who retired just last month, died Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore man arrested on child porn charges

A Livermore man was arrested this week on child pornography charges, police said. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/10/26/liveermore-man-arrested-o...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by P-Twn, on Oct 28, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 2579 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perry's Liquor license suspended for underage sales in Pleasanton

A Pleasanton liquor store had its liquor license suspended Thursday for selling alcohol to an underage person for the third...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Jan 20, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 12 comments | 5168 Views

SPORTS

Registration underway for Pleasanton's teen leadership program

Registration is now underway for Pleasanton-sponsored leadership training program for students who will be in high school...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:07 pm | 27 comments | 3685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Luncheon today to focus on Tri-Valley poverty

Concerns over poverty in the Tri-Valley will be discussed at a luncheon today sponsored by Hacienda Helping Hands, Kaiser...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lone Republican bows out of State Senate race

The only Republican candidate to qualify for the State Senate special election ballot announced Monday that she was dropping...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Devon, on Feb 22, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 3879 Views

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Guest Opinion

For nearly three years, we and more than two-dozen Pleasanton citizens have been hard at work to fulfill the direction given...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 15, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 3157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council raises City Manager Fialho's salary by 5%

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has been awarded a 5% salary increase, raising his annual pay to $206,877 from $197,026. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Stacey Bloom, on Jul 29, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 9 comments | 3041 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss resuming adult education courses, interviewing firms for superintendent search

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will decide Tuesday whether to resume adult education courses and which firms...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by AngelinaSmith, on Dec 20, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 14 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mr. Amador -- A family affair

The annual Mr. Amador show, an event held at Amador Valley High, is really turning out to be a family affair. My grandson,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Linda Ashcraft Hudak, on Apr 20, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton

I haven't been to a property auction since I was a kid and used to watch the fast-talking auctioneers selling off farms from...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 3254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Castlewood couple's killers continues

It's been six weeks since authorities discovered the bodies of Charlene Abendroth, 57, and her husband Ernest Scherer, Jr.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 3368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 3141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' group calls state funding reductions too deep

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) said yesterday that funding cuts to California schools that are...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacher & Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 39 comments | 2559 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 609 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 454 views