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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Urban living - Indecent Exposure

Tonight my friend had a man knock on her door soliciting magazine subscriptions. He said he was from Missouri and working...

Original post made by Neighborhood watch on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Craig, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 25 comments | 2863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros and cons for adopting a new pet

When Gail Ruvalcaba met Puddles at the Valley Humane Society, she knew he was the purrfect pet for her. She was seeking to...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by shannon boule, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged molestation case continued again

Henry John Germain, tennis director at Castlewood Country Club, remains in custody on charges of eight counts of sex crimes...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 35 comments | 2862 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smoke grenade sparks fire at Army base in Dublin

Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 3:20 am | 2 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Anybody remember the Scare Fair???

I was just curious as to what happened to the Scare Fair thing Pleasanton use to have in the back of the fairgrounds. I was...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by raven, on Nov 10, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident robbed at gunpoint in mall parking lot

Around 8 p.m. Monday night a female Pleasanton resident was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her car in the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 11 comments | 2857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE BAD CONTRACTORS THEN

I should have known that someone would have taken exception to my description of the people that took advantage of me rather...

Original post made by James on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 27 comments | 2856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2855 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know about a fatal car crash on Bernal Ave. near St. Augustine's Sunday eve?

I heard there was an car accident Sunday evening (raining hard about 5PM)on Bernal Avenue (near St. Augustine's driveway)...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 19, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 2855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly to hold community-wide forum for municipal candidates on Oct. 4

A free, community-wide forum for candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 in...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 12 comments | 2855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off and running: Oak Tree horse racing at the County Fair through July 5

Oak Tree Racing, now in its second year partnering with the Alameda County Fair and the California Authority of Racing Fairs...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Christine , on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 2855 Views

AROUND TOWN

California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history

California has become the nation's first state to require its public schools to teach students about the history and contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 65 comments | 2854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council OKs gas station, new Starbucks drive-through coffee shop next to Safeway

Safeway was given the OK by the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night to start construction on a self-serve gas station and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 20 comments | 2854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton men, teen arrested for alleged felony assault of a disabled man

Two men and a 16-year-old girl from Pleasanton have been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, torture and...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by john wayne 2, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 108 comments | 2853 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 | 2853 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wounded Livermore soldier back in U.S.

A Livermore Marine is back in the U.S. after being severely wounded while in Afghanistan. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=6449...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 2851 Views
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