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AROUND TOWN

Woman robbed of purse in 9 a.m. hold-up on Pleasanton's Main Street

A woman told police she was held up at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 in the 300 block of Main Street, near the Bank of America. The woman...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Murph, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 2748 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates rise again in Bay Area

Unemployment rates rose in July in the Bay Area and statewide, even as the national unemployment rate declined, state officials...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by chemist, on Aug 20, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 21 comments | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Spotornos' Full Page PW Ad

I'd like to draw attention to the full page ad the Spotornos took out in yesterday's Pleasanton Weekly. Did anyone not see...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cheap Motorhomes, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:50 am | 21 comments | 14218 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council Eyeing Surplus to Shore Up Pension Shortfall

In a contentious work shop at city hall, the city council was given recommendations by its financil staff to shore up its...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by it is hopeless, on Feb 12, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton police should patrol Alisal more

Why is it that 'soccer moms' think it is okay to block traffic and/or park and wait for their kid on the red zone? Where...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:54 am | 21 comments | 2556 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Numbers show Obama is very popular in Pleasanton

Original post made by Kelly T on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:56 am | 21 comments | 1884 Views

SPORTS

City of Pleasanton - inconsiderate to young children

My daughter booked two fall sports classes for my 3 year old grandson. Thursday he got up and dressed for his baseball...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Indya, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 21 comments | 4118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9800...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 3256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable Housing, Not High Density Housing

Proposed high density housing is being pushed onto the Pleasanton community again under the mask of affordable housing, and...

Original post made by Happy Disposition on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 4, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 21 comments | 1595 Views

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Same-sex couples celebrate in Pleasanton

Some of Pleasanton's same-sex couples are celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that once again makes their marriages...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 21 comments | 2339 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 | 2316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Democrats explained - Why they vote as they do...

Clipped from Vision to America website.... Painfully true - explains a lot. "When your friends cannot explain why they...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Answer, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's Unity Day in Pleasanton, wear orange

Pleasanton city officials are recognizing October as Bullying Prevention Month and asking residents to wear orange today,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 23, 2015 at 9:08 am | 20 comments | 2221 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Freedom in America is on the Brink. The Time is NOW. You Must Choose Sides.

With the news today that in New York City, the high income earners should expect a tax rate of 57 percent, that is not freedom....

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 20 comments | 1412 Views

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Bicyclists...Do they have the right to NOT share the road?

Question...Why does our society often tolerate some bicyclists' general disregard of the laws that govern our roadways? ...

Original post made by Ange on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Rider, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:09 am | 20 comments | 1448 Views

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Obama - hater of America - has a secret plan

So ever since Obama got elected, I've been hearing that he hates America and Americans (especially white ones) and wants...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 29, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 20 comments | 1202 Views

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Protests turning ugly as crowds in downtown Oakland react to Mehserle trial verdict

Protests in downtown Oakland sparked by the verdict in the Johannes Mehserle trial appear to be taking a violent turn. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Letsy, on Jul 17, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 20 comments | 1634 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Casino winner target of home invasion robbery

Pleasanton police are investigating a home invasion robbery on Monday afternoon that apparently targeted a winner at a Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by suzy, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 20 comments | 5052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen shouting obscenities from car

Happened twice to us this week - teen boys shouting obscenities at us from cars (presumably on their way home from Amador...

Original post made by Pleasanton Valley Resident on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 20 comments | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 3365 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 645 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 484 views