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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Talkers Foundation to provide free child developmental screenings today

The founders of the School of Imagination in Dublin and the Happy Talkers Foundation for Autism have teamed up with CBS and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teenager- Ideas for Summer Fun

I have a teenage boy who will turn 16 in a few weeks. He is looking for a job but hasn't found one yet, and can't start...

Original post made by Susan on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 21 comments | 2129 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 2128 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 2126 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union picketing Castlewood today after country club locks out hourly workers

More than 40 pickets from the UniteHere! Local 2850 hotel workers union chanted and marched at Foothill Road and the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 82 comments | 2125 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanks for Saving Us From The Pot Plants in Sunol

I really can't believe my tax dollars are being wasted finding and destroying pot plants in Sunol. I can't believe my...

Original post made by Tracy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 47 comments | 2124 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An Urgent Plea

This community has always been very supportive of the We the People (comp civix) program as well as Project Citizen. These...

Original post made by Cheryl Cook-Kallio on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 5 comments | 2124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Councilman Thorne earns National League of Cities award

Pleasanton Vice Mayor Jerry Thorne will be recognized by the National League of Cities (NLC) for reaching the Bronze level...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 2122 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed leaving BART station

A 55-year-old woman was robbed after leaving the Pleasanton BART station Thursday night, according to police. A man allegedly...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 16 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 2120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary freezes

I am looking for more information because the information I've been receiving has been conflicting. I've been told by parcel...

Original post made by Fairlands Resident on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by i am with get the facts, on May 4, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 87 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown restaurant forced to close after water damage

A popular, upscale downtown dining establishment was forced to shutter its doors temporarily due to water damage. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Caesar, on Dec 23, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Heroes awards go to 8 'dedicated' community leaders, organizations for service throughout region

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dorene Paradiso-Carroll, on Nov 22, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 2120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

getting a forum for the kids

i think that getting a forum for kids in the pleasaton area would be nice. [make new friends] [meet people] [just......

Original post made by Bloodyrose on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Bloodyrose, on Dec 8, 2007 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 2119 Views

RESTAURANTS

Popi Lounge?

I heard that the Popi Lounge is reopened and now called RJ's Popi Lounge. Has anyone been there to see the changes?...

Original post made by Interested Patron on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by McPleasanton, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:28 am | 7 comments | 2119 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Remarkably Rosey Experience...

Today, I was blessed with a most singular experience downtown at the... Well, I shall not as yet reveal the title of this...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 15 comments | 2119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's Employees Move Closer to a Strike With Vote

Workers at one of Northern California's largest supermarket chains are moving closer to a strike after the supermarket declared...

Original post made by Analyst Dude on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 2119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI says Pleasanton bombing suspect may be hiding in Hawaii

The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 2119 Views

SPORTS

Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2118 Views
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