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Chamber hosting candidates forum this morning

With election season right around the corner, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum starting at...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mildred, on Sep 9, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

You forgot the Boys!

My trusty Pleasanton Weekly informs me that, after 20 years of resting in peace, the Miss Alameda County pageant is being...

Original post made by Aa Former Beauty on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Feb 3, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 8 comments | 1952 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FOOD STAMPS!!!

I am absolutely appauled that this woman in Southern California is receiving food stamps for her children. She had NO business...

Original post made by small biz owner on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 1952 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 | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin man severely injured in 680 crash

California Highway Patrol has issued a SIG alert for northbound I-680 near Stoneridge Drive after a Dublin man reportedly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2009 at 7:53 am | 4 comments | 1952 Views

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Brown declares drought emergency, urges conservation

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1952 Views

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Man dies during arrest at Stoneridge Mall

Pleasanton police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old male Fresno resident who became unresponsive during a shoplifting...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 9, 2008 at 2:39 am | 38 comments | 1951 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 1951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angela Street fire investigation winding down

Without getting into details, a Pleasanton police sergeant said this week that investigators expect to wrap up their examination...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Lisa B., on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 1950 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse ends on high note for Pleasanton high schools

Foothill High varsity lacrosse team prevailed against Amador Valley, 8-4, in the North Coast Section semifinals held at Foothill...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by SportsFan, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 1950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 teens seized in string of robberies investigation

Five Dublin teenagers were arrested in Pleasanton early Thursday morning for their alleged involvement in a string of robberies...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 31, 2008 at 9:38 pm | 11 comments | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 1949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's with SOME bike riders around Ptown lately?!

In less than two days, it's been an almost unfortunate and always frustrating situation when some (not all), bike riders...

Original post made by MiffedPtownDriver on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Oct 6, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1949 Views

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Alameda County felons among dozens receiving governor's pardon on Easter weekend

On the day before Easter, Gov. Jerry Brown issued full pardons to 65 convicts who have "demonstrated exemplary behavior"...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

recent break ins

Just a heads up... I received an e-mail from St. Elizabeth's Seton (on Stoneridge) that three cars had been broken into...

Original post made by TI on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 21 comments | 1948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore church presenting live nativity production through tonight

Trinity Church Livermore is presenting its 22nd annual Live Drive-Through Nativity production of the story of Jesus' birth...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Steverino, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 1948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident near Downtown?

My daughter & I thought we saw paramedics pulling a gurney up from the creek near Main St. but I haven't seen any news about...

Original post made by JulieG on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by me, on Mar 22, 2008 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 1947 Views

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Ice rink, hockey arena gets thumbs up from City Council

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1946 Views
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