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Morgan fire on eastern slope of Mount Diablo now 45% contained

The Morgan Fire, which has blackened the slopes of Mount Diablo and caused the evacuation of dozens of homes, is now 45%...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by republicrat, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:00 am | 5 comments | 2504 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Start tomorrow off with a walk before Thanksgiving dinner gets underway

Pleasanton's "World Walk to Wellness" organization is sponsoring early morning strolls tomorrow through the Ken Mercer Sports...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Jerri, on Nov 26, 2014 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 2504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 2503 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 | 2503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather to support education

About 350 people rallied in front of Amador Theater Friday afternoon to show support for increased state funding for education....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by VHMom, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 35 comments | 2502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Homework policy, district finances to be discussed by Pleasanton school board tonight

The Pleasanton school board will take its first look at a new homework policy for the coming school year at its meeting tonight. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by James, on May 26, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 33 comments | 2502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bernal Freeway OnRamp

Why are there always people who think they are special and don't need to wait in line like everyone else? The traffic on...

Original post made by Diane on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

OAK GROVE DEVELOPER FILES LAWSUIT

Although not reported in the weekly, the Oak Grove developer has filed a lawsuit to block the referendum. Talk about big...

Original post made by iwasthereto on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Nicole, on Dec 23, 2007 at 7:51 pm | 13 comments | 2500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2499 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 2499 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 2497 Views

SPORTS

Panthers NAMED 2008 USA Jr. National Cheeleading Champions

On Sunday, March 2, 2008, in the Hyperion Theatre at the California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, the Panthers...

Original post made by Victoria on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2008 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water Meter Error - Pleasanton residents

I am interested in comments from those residents (or city officials) who received a letter this month from the City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:34 am | 36 comments | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD considers fundraising efforts in wake of parcel tax defeat

With last week's defeat of the parcel tax, three fundraising options were brought before the Pleasanton school board at last...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve K, on May 16, 2011 at 8:38 am | 38 comments | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 69 comments | 2495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gun Shots Fired!

I'm a resident in the Vintage Hills neighborhood and this morning (March 28th 2008) @ approx. 4:00am, it sounded like someone...

Original post made by Brenson on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by gangsta, on Jun 9, 2008 at 2:14 am | 9 comments | 2494 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 2494 Views
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