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AROUND TOWN

Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2653 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Biker killed on Tilden

Am I the only one who thinks these bikers are taking unnecessary risks with their lives as well as the lives of the drivers? When...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:33 am | 37 comments | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Response to editorial

I would like to thank Jeb Bing and the Pleasanton Weekly for the January 18 Editorial, “School district braces for state...

Original post made by John Casey, Superintendent on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 8 comments | 2652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's Not Good About The Child That Escaped Kidnapper

What's not good about the eight year old girl who escaped from the kidnapper in Fresno is that the abductor will get a few...

Original post made by Deidra on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by ccwc, on Oct 7, 2010 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton mother helps police nab 'would-be' thieves

Pleasanton police arrested two would-be thieves--one of whom was on parole for a previous burglary conviction--Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by mark 094, on Nov 27, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 7 comments | 2652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD officer burglarizes the dead

today i was informed on how officer Jones, was arrested for lying, theft, and drug possesion. a recently past resident's...

Original post made by aaron on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 28 comments | 2651 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District outlines 'possible reductions' to balance budget

In a document released Thursday afternoon, the Pleasanton Unified School District outlined the budget challenges they face...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by "old tenured" 30yr old, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:12 am | 127 comments | 2650 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brentwood man arrested as suspect in providing 19-year-old driver liquor

A 21-year-old Brentwood man was arrested Monday for allegedly providing the alcohol a 19-year-old woman drank before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 16, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 14 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 2647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving cross country

The first day of traveling we drove through Pennsylvania. There was not much to look at out the window so Jenny and I read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Martha Grill, on Mar 23, 2008 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 2645 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>Sharks end season with new league record Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6046...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by miles, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We the People' teams head to state finals tomorrow

Three Pleasanton teachers will again lead their government and civics classes to Sacramento tomorrow for two days of intense...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 2644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 2643 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congregation Beth Emek names David Katz interim rabbi

After a summer of lay leaders holding services, Congregation Beth Emek of Pleasanton has hired Rabbi David A. Katz as interim...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Controlling, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton resident named to new city PR position

Joanne Hall has been named the community relations manager/public information officer for the city of Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Susan May, on Nov 1, 2007 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the money gone?

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is in rough financial waters, facing questions of poor financial management, misapplying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by TRI-VALLEY ?, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 20 comments | 2642 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Willow Tree in Dublin???????

I've spent my last dollar at the Willow Tree in Dublin. Uncooked food and burnt food for the last time. [portion removed]...

Original post made by UPCHUCK on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sidewalk/curb cuts in Vintage Hills

Has anyone noticed the sidewalk work being done in Vintage Hills this week? I think it's terrific that the sidewalks will...

Original post made by Vintage hills resident on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:04 am | 26 comments | 2640 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2640 Views
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