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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dozens protest reading cuts at Pleasanton school board meeting

A reading program on the chopping block drew an overflow crowd to the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, spilling...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Libby , on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 33 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton OKs 350-unit apartment complex near BART-Stoneridge

New development plans are changing the face and focus of Hacienda Business Park and the city's northwest side. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bel, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:29 pm | 10 comments | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Programming

I am wondering what percentage of kids can program a computer by the time they finish middle school. It is becoming an essential...

Original post made by yAPTR-yetAnotherPTownResident on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove feud moves toward court-ordered resolution

The legal fight over Oak Grove may be coming to an end. Opponents and supporters of a plan to build 51 estate homes in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 17, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 2323 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 | 2323 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in Thursday's fatal I-580 crash arrested

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after allegedly causing a fiery four-car crash...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 13, 2013 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 2323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

With Gov. Schwarzenegger declaring a fiscal emergency to reduce a looming $14 billion debt, this is clearly no time to vote...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Jan 17, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at gunpoint in Stoneridge Mall parking lot

Pleasanton police reported that a man was robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot at Stoneridge Shopping Center Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Security Officers, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 34 comments | 2322 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering lights increase congestion

The recently activated metering lights on the Bernal and Sunol southbound onramps to 680 are having the opposite of the intended...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Raenette, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | 18 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Dog (Pack), Will Travel

When a person takes a dog for a walk, the beings at both ends of the leash benefit. Fresh air, exercise, exciting new sights...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Abused by Priests' group urges church to reverse local parish appointment

A national organization whose mission is to identify abusive priests and warn congregations where they are still practicing...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 28, 2007 at 2:55 am | 11 comments | 2320 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair racing picks for today, July 1

By Dennis Miller Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4497 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dandyd, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's beginning to look a lot like . .

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go, and especially in Pleasanton where downtown and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 16 comments | 2320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 2319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

unregistered comments on Castlewood union protests

Just thought I'd start a thread that doesn't require registration. Unions, and sympathizers, like to try to intimidate,...

Original post made by yet another resident on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:57 am | 32 comments | 2319 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART a boon for Stoneridge sales as Christmas shopping season gets under way

The decorations may have been up for weeks, but Thanksgiving weekend marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 28, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 19 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote May 7

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, to make a final decision on whether Walmart...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Freeman, on Apr 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 101 comments | 2318 Views
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