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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell asks Homeland Security to reverse policy allowing knives on airplanes

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Homeland Security agency to reverse its decision to allow passengers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vern, on Apr 21, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART fares rise 5% on first day of work in 2014

BART passengers will start their first day of commuting in the new year today with fares up an average of 5 %. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 7, 2014 at 11:13 am | 11 comments | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change is Not always for the best

So many changes in the last three years are causing divisiveness and inequity at our little school. Decision makers at Sunol...

Original post made by A voice unheard on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Drusilla (aka)kawigurl, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:18 am | 37 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is www.ourpleasanton.org distorting the facts?

I get these mailings from www.ourpleasanton.org and am appalled by their distortion of the facts. I have no problem with...

Original post made by Lance M on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anti-union, on Feb 3, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 40 comments | 2520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New details emerge about Foothill crash

New details are coming out about a car crash that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams, a 2006 Foothill High School graduate. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2519 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: City should protect citizen's rights

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3469 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Angela, on Jan 24, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 2519 Views

SPORTS

Sports Briefs

Long drive qualifies for Worlds Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4542 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by ME, on Dec 4, 2009 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2519 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Willow Tree in Dublin???????

I've spent my last dollar at the Willow Tree in Dublin. Uncooked food and burnt food for the last time. [portion removed]...

Original post made by UPCHUCK on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Pension Update

Unfortunately (as expected), the Pleasanton public employee pension situation has gone from bad to worse. The City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sick of entitlements, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 47 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to Pleasanton's “Central Park” on the Bernal Property?

Remember all that big talk 10 years ago regarding the development of a large “central park” on the Bernal Property? This...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 12 comments | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diamond Dogs take first

The Coldwell Banker Diamond Dogs celebrated their first place win June 2 for the Pleasanton Girls Softball League (PGSL)...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domestic dispute led to 9-hour SWAT standoff

Residents in the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood were evacuated out of their homes early Thursday morning as a suspect in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputies beaten in Castro Valley fight

Two Alameda County sheriff's deputies were hospitalized after being beaten by three suspects while trying to break up a fight...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by George Zimmerman, on May 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 2515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rain possible next week to ease low water levels

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by shaky shaky, on Jan 5, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 8 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

water

Have you got you latest bill? Were you able to cut back your usage? Are they not fining people for over usage? None of my...

Original post made by Erline on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy Clem, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 31 comments | 2515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking points

Newsflash! We are living in an ever-changing, evolving media climate. How we get our news, when we get our news and who provides...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 4, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 2514 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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