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Pleasanton council set to OK gas station next to Safeway with drive-through Starbucks coming next

A new Starbucks coffee shop with drive-through service is now planned for a vacant site next to Safeway's recently opened...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ms Araya, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 2203 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday

Heading to San Francisco this weekend? You'll need to take a different route or avoid going all together. That's because...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Ringwood, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 2202 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2202 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 2202 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley's competition Cheer groups win 3 top trophies at Anaheim competition

For the first time in AVHS history, Amador Valley competition cheerleaders came home with three 1st Place trophies and banners...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Aamdor Cheer Alumni, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 2201 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 | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district stands by litigation over Neal School

After meeting in closed session Tuesday afternoon regarding the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 26, 2008 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 2199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E - Expensive Out of Town Consultants Funding AND Running Campaign

The Support Pleasanton Schools campaign has just filed their expense reports with Alameda County and their single largest...

Original post made by Samantha on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 32 comments | 2199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Receive 2.7% Pay Raise-NOT!

See info below regarding tentative agreements between PSUD and the teachers union. Recently there was another topic that...

Original post made by Get Your Facts Straight on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Longtime resident, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 2199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension Reform Dead - HSR approved -State Broke

CalPERS has just ended their fiscal year losing 10 billion dollars while projecting they would earn 18.6 billion, for a net...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 2199 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Greatness

I know that this will make some people angry, however I feel compelled to write it. Im up to my spleen with hate mongers...

Original post made by Herbert Marshall on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:29 am | 27 comments | 2198 Views

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Utility, beautification improvements planned for Stanley Boulevard

Alameda County has big plans for a stretch of Stanley Boulevard between the Pleasanton and Livermore city limits--to the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by marty, on Sep 24, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 2198 Views

SPORTS

WORLD CUP EXTRAVAGANZA

I was up at 6:30 this morning watching the USA play Slovenia in the World Cup. I was hooting and hollering in my PJ's, sloshing...

Original post made by New Soccer Fan on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by MPA, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pool Associations Need More Supervision.

In my daily walks around town I pass the pool area for subdivisions & see things that I find scarey. Most of these pools...

Original post made by Don on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2198 Views

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 | 2198 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly launches new website design today

Welcome to the new PleasantonWeekly.com! The revamped website introduces new section pages for news, art & entertainment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ennis, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:37 am | 13 comments | 2196 Views

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Report highlights Safeway's progress on environmental, lifestyle goals

Pleasanton-based Safeway this week released its sixth annual sustainability report, called the "Heart of Safeway,"which highlights...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 11 comments | 2196 Views

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Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Consulting Firm-Who Paid For It?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly (June 5, 2009) Jeb Bing writes, "...a mostly quiet opposition defeated a well-financed...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Pepe La Pew, on Jun 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 91 comments | 2195 Views
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