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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Which presidential candidate do you plan to vote for?

Vote in the Pleasanton Weekly's poll. It's at the bottom of the homepage. ...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Romney fan, on Sep 30, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 7 comments | 4043 Views

AROUND TOWN

I cannot believe the selfishness of the people in this city

I thought this was a city that prided itself as a community of character. When all the surrounding cities in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Linda on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Lifer, on May 12, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 75 comments | 4037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD superintendent review set for today in closed session

Pleasanton school Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi will get an annual review by the school board later today. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by fact checker, on May 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 14 comments | 4037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:39 am | 34 comments | 4032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district agrees to pay Signature, Standard Pacific $2.6 million to settle suit

The Pleasanton school district announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 million to local developers Signature Properties...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 58 comments | 4029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed while bicycling remembered as animal lover, doting grandmother

The daughter of a Dublin woman killed while bicycling on Foothill Road on Sunday said the driver who struck her mother has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Nina r, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 119 comments | 4028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Grass fire comes close to homes along upper Bernal Avenue

A grass fire in the hills above Amanda Place across Bernal from St. Augustine Catholic Church late Saturday was quickly extinguished...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 31, 2012 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 4027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police arrest 4 on mail theft charges

Four East Bay men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing mail out of mailboxes from homes in as many as 13 Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 12, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 13 comments | 4025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No fireplace fires Christmas Eve, government rules

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 34 comments | 4024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

At last, better housing for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

For the low-income seniors living in Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens, there's better housing in the offing. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 11, 2014 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 4024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove wins council approval in 4-1 vote

The City Council voted 4-1 to give final approval to the Oak Grove project Tuesday, which will allow the landowners to build...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Concerned about Growth, on Nov 16, 2007 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 4021 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Brown signs bill that requires online retailers to pay state sales taxes

Approving a landmark legislative compromise that creates jobs and ensures that online retailers do not receive an unfair...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 28, 2011 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 4020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman cleared of all charges?

Although Mayor Hosterman admits to using city resources for her recent campaign (and apologized for it), she is cleared of...

Original post made by Steve Lynn on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Sara G., on Apr 6, 2007 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 4017 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dumbledore gay? Now what?

Dumbledore is gay. What's next??? J.K. Rowling outs Hogwarts character By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Sat Oct...

Original post made by Dumbledore has been outed on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 4016 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi biggest Bay Area Spended

Excerpts from Dec 12, CCTimes article. House MINORITY (sounds so good) LEADER Nancy Pelosi spent ONE MILLION, One Hundred...

Original post made by .Penny Pincher on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jan 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 18 comments | 4015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Wells Fargo inside Safeway robbed Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4570 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 29, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 3 comments | 4014 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Panda closing?

Hope not - the food is wonderful...

Original post made by Citizen on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 4013 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton tennis coach arrested for child molestation

The head tennis instructor at Castlewood Country Club has been arrested on multiple counts of child molestation and sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 9, 2008 at 6:39 am | 144 comments | 4012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 4008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who is Fred Watson and why is he running for City Council?

I think everyone should be very aware of all the candidates running for city council. I am particularly alarmed at one...

Original post made by Lillian on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 41 comments | 4005 Views
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