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Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 2843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: City needs do-over on Oak Grove vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3805 posted Friday, April 4, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County Sheriff Shocked

Anyone else see this supposed response by Sheriff Ahern to an Occupy protester's written complaint about his department? It...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Angus, on Jan 5, 2012 at 10:16 am | 36 comments | 2841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Meet the Pleasanton candidates

Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets will be mailed to Pleasanton's 41,150 registered voters Oct. 6 with mail-in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by jack parker, on Sep 29, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2841 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly candidates' forum set for April 9

The Pleasanton Weekly will host a free, public forum Tuesday, April 9 for the four candidates seeking election on May 7 to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by PW Fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 2838 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ayala seeks to block hillside developments

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala was back before the City Council last Tuesday, this time with another 5,000 signatures on a...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2008
Last comment by Don, on May 10, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 20 comments | 2837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Thorne have it all wrong?

In typical republican form, Thorne resorts to name calling with the classic “elitist” word. I guess if you oppose suburban...

Original post made by Ray Morris on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2836 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs - Eric Cavalli Fundraiser

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs to hold soccer fundraiser. On July 17 San Ramon, Danville, Dublin and Pleasanton will be hosting...

Original post made by Gary Thurner on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Meghan, on Jul 15, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2836 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prostitute at Pleasanton hotel calls police about early morning robbery attempt

Police are investigating a report of an early morning robbery attempt from an admitted prostitute at a room in the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 28 comments | 2833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the job of the School Board President?

I went online to the PUSD website to see what the job of School Board President is. Since the three men on the school board...

Original post made by Upset Voter on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by success, on Jan 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 52 comments | 2832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

From Kentucky Derby to the Pleasanton racetrack

Two weeks before the start of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Jeff Bonde was sitting in his small office in the stable...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:55 am | 11 comments | 2832 Views

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Around Pleasanton

I haven't been to a property auction since I was a kid and used to watch the fast-talking auctioneers selling off farms from...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2830 Views

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Rice out as chief of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

David Rice, the longtime president and director of the multi-million-dollar-funded Tri-Valley Community Foundation, was fired...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by disapointed, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:16 am | 27 comments | 2830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly 43,000 inmates

By Carol J. Williams 10:18 PM PDT, August 4, 2009 California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly...

Original post made by TopCop on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 27 comments | 2829 Views

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Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote May 7

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, to make a final decision on whether Walmart...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Freeman, on Apr 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 101 comments | 2828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 2827 Views

RESTAURANTS

"Partial Pizza Pricing Policy" Survey - Please Vote!

Question: What is the expected pricing policy on a pizza that has three (3) toppings on one half and one (1) topping...

Original post made by Crestline Crew on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Jun 2, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 2827 Views

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Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2827 Views
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