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AROUND TOWN

Foothill High holds ceremony today as it converts parts of seniors' parking lot for carpoolers-only

A ribbon cutting to dedicate a new carpool parking area will take place in front of Foothill High School this morning as...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Feb 6, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 16 comments | 2270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 2270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coupe Welcomes Calls Per Pleasanton Weekly

Here is the publication's take on the meeting held on 1-28-08. **************************** Friday, February 1, 2008 ...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 5, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 10 comments | 2269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 2269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Candidates

OK all you arm-chair quarterbacks, there are 3 seats up for election on the school district board. Who is willing to jump...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 40 comments | 2269 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New laws focus on in-car texting, red light cameras, party buses

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2269 Views

AROUND TOWN

17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2269 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home Depot loses bid for 2nd Pleasanton store

Home Depot lost its two-year-long bid Tuesday to build a second home improvement store in southeast Pleasanton as part of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Dec 28, 2007 at 7:14 am | 3 comments | 2268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering lights increase congestion

The recently activated metering lights on the Bernal and Sunol southbound onramps to 680 are having the opposite of the intended...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Raenette, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | 18 comments | 2268 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 2268 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 | 2268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote in our Readers Choice!

On your mark...get set...VOTE! Opening ceremonies for the Pleasanton Weekly's 2008 Readers Choice have begun. Vote for your...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Adrianne Weiss, on Jun 30, 2008 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2267 Views

SPORTS

Can we use our baseball fields please,!

How is it that in one of the most sought after city's in the bay area highly educated and financially stable we can't use...

Original post made by Batter on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Batter, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:35 am | 13 comments | 2267 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2265 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Pailin QUITS!!

Just what the doctor ordered!!..... Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin shocked the political word Friday by announcing that she will...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 115 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High School teen named Presidential Scholar

Foothill High School senior flutist, Annie Wu, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, announced Monday by...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Robyn, on May 9, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 2265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather to support education

About 350 people rallied in front of Amador Theater Friday afternoon to show support for increased state funding for education....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by VHMom, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 35 comments | 2264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 2264 Views
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