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Millennials seek smaller houses, but won't sacrifice details

As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ptowngal, on Jan 28, 2015 at 10:54 pm | 5 comments | 3539 Views

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 | 3538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 3538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 3536 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 | 3536 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador grad highlights problem that is widespread but unknown

Jillian Corsie, a 2005 Amador Valley High grad, was in middle school when she noticed that a good friend of hers didn't have...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Corinne, on Apr 7, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 3535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 3534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton driver selects wrong gear, crashes into Cosmo's Barber Shop on First Street

Cosmo's Barber Shop in the Pleasanton Center closed early today, and with good reason. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5952...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by tango, on Jan 20, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 14 comments | 3534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WRONG SIDE OF THE BOARDER

WAKE UP PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT. THE UNUSED RAILROAD TRACKS BETWEEN CASE AVE AND SUNOL BLVD. FROM BERNAL AVE TO JUNIPARO...

Original post made by TRACKS on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by lessismore, on Oct 27, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 3534 Views

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Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health center

Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 5 comments | 3532 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 | 3531 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident robbed at gunpoint in mall parking lot

Around 8 p.m. Monday night a female Pleasanton resident was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her car in the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 11 comments | 3531 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 | 3531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Making Pioneer a livelier place

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission approved a long-range master plan last week that calls for expanding Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 3530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber holds ribbon-cutting today for new bakery at Safeway's Gateway Center

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. today to officially open The Corner Bakery,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lani, on Dec 10, 2012 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3529 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 | 3529 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day Tuesday at the polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 21 comments | 3528 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City must decide what's a road

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Vintage Hills Resident, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 3528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Lobbies to Lower Taxpayer Protections

Debbie Look, Pleasanton resident, is the Director of Legislation for the California PTA. http://www.capta.org/sections/basics/board-of-directors.cfm Debbie...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 3527 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swimmer charged in sexual assault gets felony conviction

A 21-year-old Pleasanton man and former swimmer at UC Davis has been convicted of a felony in connection with an attack on...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by MikeAugustine, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 3526 Views
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