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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 | 3052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget concerns, pension reform highlight meetings in San Francisco, San Jose, Sonoma County

The San Jose City Council voted Tuesday to move forward with an analysis of a proposal from Mayor Chuck Reed to rein in retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 25 comments | 3051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers must play role in budget fix

Viewpoint From The Sacramento Bee (well written): How do you know when you're in a family? When you're asked to clean...

Original post made by reader on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Insider, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 98 comments | 3050 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 | 3048 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Roller Girls Now Recruiting

The Tri-Valley Roller Girls (TVRG) are now recruiting in the East Bay/Tri-Valley area (Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, San...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Roller Girls on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Skater, on Jul 19, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 3046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2013 graduates at Foothill, Amador Valley high schools as principals also say goodbye

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools held commencement exercises Friday night with thousands of parents, other relatives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 3046 Views

RESTAURANTS

History of the TGI Fridays Location

Does anyone remember what restaurants have been in the building now occupied by TGI Fridays? Someone thought a Garcia's Mexican...

Original post made by Tom on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Teri, on Aug 12, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 3045 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 | 3045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands turn out for festive Pleasanton holiday parade, tree lighting

Thousands turned out to watch Pleasanton's popular Hometown Holiday Parade Saturday night with heavy rains ending in mid-afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 3044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 3044 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher's Feel-good Stage 2 Aircraft Ban

I'd just like to write to all of those folks who think Tauscher is doing great for her move against stage 2 aircraft as if...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 20, 2007 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 3042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 3042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Termite stories

Outside, about 9 feet above ground I have a cluster of something, thought it was nest at first. Online, I have learned it's...

Original post made by Need a fix! on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Sep 12, 2012 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 3041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by NoToCC, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 3041 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 3040 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse festival comes to Pleasanton Sunday

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club and Pleasanton Pride Girls Lacrosse are teaming up for their inaugural joint New Player Fall Festival...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lacrosse fan, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 3040 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 | 3039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Making Pioneer a livelier place

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission approved a long-range master plan last week that calls for expanding Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 3038 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore police urge high school students to stop playing 'Assassin' game

Livermore police are asking high school students to refrain from playing the "Assassin" game, which police say has led to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 3037 Views
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