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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank near mall robbed Friday

Around 1:12 p.m. Friday a man reportedly robbed a Washington Mutual Bank on Stoneridge Mall Road. Police said the man threatened...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 22, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 3663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 41 comments | 3662 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 8 comments | 3662 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 3661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Deborah, on Mar 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 3659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police officers association to hold memorial run Saturday

The California Peace Officers Association will hold an inaugural memorial run and barbecue Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on May 8, 2009 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 3658 Views

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Bikers, hikers closing Niles Canyon Road on Sunday

Following decades of public requests for improved recreational access to historic Niles Canyon in southern Alameda County,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 13, 2015 at 7:51 am | 10 comments | 3658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How to choose the best credit card...for you

A common question among financial consumers is "what's the best credit card?" Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/12/how-to-choose-the-best-cred...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 3658 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Furloughs start tomorrow at Livermore Lab

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Money for Nothing?, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 3657 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 3656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 3655 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 3653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. Enjoy! I’ll never forget when Pleasanton...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Jun 13, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 36 comments | 3652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI insists Pleasanton bomber will be caught

An FBI expert on criminal behavior said Monday that an animal rights activist accused of planting bombs in Emeryville and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 3652 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domus to close Pleasanton store next Thursday

Domus, a popular downtown gift and housewares store, will close next Thursday, July 31 after nearly 10 years of doing business...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 1, 2008 at 6:58 am | 14 comments | 3646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 3646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3645 Views

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Ugly Buses

I wonder how much money the bus company (is it Wheels?) gets for allowing the bus to be completely covered with advertising....

Original post made by OldTimer on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tamieka, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 3645 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 3645 Views

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Chowchilla kidnapper granted parole but remains in prison

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on May 27, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 8 comments | 3643 Views
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