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AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 3396 Views

AROUND TOWN

City honors Mike Fulford, landscape architect who died at age 62

Mike Fulford, who served as a landscape architect for the city of Pleasanton for 30 years, died Sept. 22, two days after...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pam Hardy, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:52 am | 13 comments | 3394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Tri-Valley University under federal investigation

Tri-Valley University of Pleasanton is being investigated by federal officials who claim the college is a front for illegal...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Raj, on Feb 1, 2011 at 9:49 am | 22 comments | 3392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands turn out for festive Pleasanton holiday parade, tree lighting

Thousands turned out to watch Pleasanton's popular Hometown Holiday Parade Saturday night with heavy rains ending in mid-afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 3392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Adams, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 3391 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

We're a top city again for liveability

Pleasanton has done it again. Following Money Magazine's inclusion of our town on its 2010 list of the "100 Best Places to...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 14 comments | 3390 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High School teen named Presidential Scholar

Foothill High School senior flutist, Annie Wu, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, announced Monday by...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Robyn, on May 9, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 3390 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Debate on Iraq

Just what is the Mayors agenda with going forward with this debate, does she plan to run for senator or governor, does she...

Original post made by Sherry W on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3389 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs 2-story addition to Val Vista home

After a two-hour-long exchange of words, Rodney and Trina Lopez won the City Council's approval to add a second floor to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 27 comments | 3389 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Consider life without owning a car

Most baby boomers couldn't envision their early adult years without a car. However, times are changing and younger commuters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 5, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 7 comments | 3389 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton wins, 12-0, in first game of World Series

Evan Wolfe pitched a perfect game Tuesday night for Pleasanton National Little League, representing California District 57,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 3388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donate prom dresses to the Princess Project

Ladies: Do you have any fancy dresses hanging around your closet? Give them a new chance at life - but, more importantly,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 3388 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More than 100 gather for peace vigil

About 100 people gathered at the Museum On Main Street downtown Wednesday night on the fifth anniversary of the War in Iraq...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by A Grateful Citizen, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 3388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 3386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador grad paralyzed in 1998 to skydive this morning at Monterey Bay airport

Ashley Olson, a graduate of Amador Valley High School who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1998, will show that skydiving...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siena, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 3386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 3386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 3386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supermarket Sweep

Grocery shopping in Pleasanton keeps getting better. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3640...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by jim, on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 3385 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton cheer teams qualify for nationals with high rankings

Four Pleasanton school cheer teams have qualified to compete at a national cheerleading competition scheduled for the end...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Nov 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 3384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekend Grafitti on Cole's Market and around Second St.

What's the story on the FSU graffiti popping up in this section of town Saturday night? Were there tire slashings too? That's...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 53 comments | 3383 Views
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