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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves accountability plan

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Deport Cholo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD is Poorly Managed. Management Shake Up is a Must

If The Cupertino Union School District can provide their students with high-quality education and programs with only $4373...

Original post made by Devon on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by michael miller, on Jan 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 34 comments | 2432 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar nabbed in string of Pleasanton thefts

A Castro Valley man has been arrested in connection with a string of local burglaries. Peter Grgurevic III, 19, has been...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Castro Victim, on Jan 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baron von Monocle

Pleasantopia is home to one of the most successful spies of recent history, the Baron von Monocle. He's one of these 21st...

Original post made by dOuGlAs KeNdAlL on Oct. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2431 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 2430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

From the East Coast to Pleasanton

by Katie Lyness Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2827 posted Friday, August 17,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by Nancy Lyness, on Aug 19, 2007 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

AROUND TOWN

13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 2429 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff Mirkarimi keeps his job, gets back pay after 9-month suspension by San Francisco mayor

Ross Mirkarimi will be reinstated as San Francisco's sheriff after the city's Board of Supervisors fell two votes short of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 12 comments | 2429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red camaro sought by investigators of Castlewood death

Sheriff's investigators have reportedly asked Castlewood Country Club residents if they've seen a red Chevy Camaro around...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by LOORNPREORI, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 11 comments | 2428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robber of Livermore Citibank branch

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Livermore on Thursday afternoon and are asking the public for assistance...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nut Cracker, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2423 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove foe Mary Roberts to challenge Hosterman for mayor's post

Mary Roberts, a long-time member of the Pleasanton Planning Commission who also served as its chairwoman several times on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 1, 2008 at 10:35 am | 60 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in 31 tire slashings in two neighborhoods

Two Pleasanton teens face felony charges in two of three recent tire-slashing incidents. "On April 19, 2012, two boys, ages...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sonja m., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 47 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

<B>Get motorcycles off Main Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8336 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Biker Bruce, on Jul 16, 2011 at 10:42 am | 30 comments | 2419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water supplier forced to tap into emergency reserves

Zone 7 Water Agency has for the past five days been tapping into its emergency water supply after it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by amy, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2418 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brentwood man arrested as suspect in providing 19-year-old driver liquor

A 21-year-old Brentwood man was arrested Monday for allegedly providing the alcohol a 19-year-old woman drank before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 16, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 14 comments | 2418 Views
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 898 views

Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 874 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 424 views