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Guest opinion: Select candidates who demonstrate independence and critical thinking

Regarding public employee pension liabilities and personnel costs, Pleasanton, like many cities, has had a failure in governance....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Re: Voting Patterns, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2518 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 | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

County Democrats, Pleasanton school district union endorse Olivia Sanwong for election to City Council

The Alameda County Democratic Party has endorsed Olivia Sanwong for election to the Pleasanton City Council in the vote-by-mail...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Lorentz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:33 am | 47 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanks Pleasanton PD

The Pleasanton Police Department does such a great job and it doesn’t get recognized nearly enough. We all realize the great...

Original post made by Pro Law on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Jan 10, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We the People' teams head to state finals tomorrow

Three Pleasanton teachers will again lead their government and civics classes to Sacramento tomorrow for two days of intense...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 2515 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 | 2515 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher: "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

Thank you Rep. Tauscher for stepping up and leading the charge on this important issue! It is about time we repeal state...

Original post made by holly blash on Jun. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton middle school student almost drowns during school field trip

Thought the Weekly would have posted this news article by now. A Pleasanton middle school student had to be resuscitated...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by town, on Jun 15, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 2512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home to home solicitation

Yet another knock on my door after dark last night. I live alone and didn't open my door but have to open a curtain to see...

Original post made by Single woman on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Knock Knock, Whose There?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00 am | 17 comments | 2512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Carden West parents battle over tuition payments

New details are emerging about Carden West, the school's bankruptcy and a fight between parents of students at the school. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by noncarden, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 14 comments | 2512 Views

SPORTS

Course learning: Tri-Valley golfers reflect on life lessons of The First Tee

Next time you're feeling cynical about the future of America's youth, take a drive over to the Pleasanton Golf Center, home...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Patti Bodnar, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need a Heater Repairman

Does anyone have a recommendation for a reputable heater company or technician?...

Original post made by Broken Heater on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 5 comments | 2511 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 | 2510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 2510 Views

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 | 2510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$4.5-million cemetery improvement plan goes to City Council tomorrow night

The Pleasanton City Council will consider a plan tomorrow night to spend up to $4.5 million to upgrade and substantially...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 16 comments | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Police Citizens Academy

Enrollment is continuing for the Fall Pleasanton Police Citizens Academy. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from...

Original post made by Sgt. Mike Tryphonas on Aug. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2509 Views

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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 | 2509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD officer burglarizes the dead

today i was informed on how officer Jones, was arrested for lying, theft, and drug possesion. a recently past resident's...

Original post made by aaron on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 28 comments | 2508 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 | 2508 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,388 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,158 views