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Metering Light is Causing Gridlock

Why is Caltrans allowed to turn on freeway metering lights when doing so causes gridlock on city streets? Today was the worst...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Feb 12, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 43 comments | 6374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 6364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UPDATE: Pleasanton Middle School investigated for compromised testing practices

Staff gathered at Pleasanton Middle School Thursday to discuss the withholding of the school's Academic Performance Index...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 11, 2007 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 6360 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 6357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police release sketch of home burglar

Pleasanton police now have a sketch of a suspect in a Dec. 3 residential burglary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/19/police-release-sketch-of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by C. Bronson, on Jan 5, 2014 at 1:14 am | 12 comments | 6345 Views

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Unions urge members, Democrats to rally against Walmart market planned for Pleasanton

Union leaders called on members and others at a Democratic Party rally to protest at upcoming meetings throughout the East...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by ChooChooHank, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 105 comments | 6344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police officer charged

Officer Kenneth Baxter, a 38-year-old resident of the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood, was charged last week with a felony...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Laura, on Nov 2, 2008 at 9:29 pm | 12 comments | 6344 Views

AROUND TOWN

KPIX confirms that Seattle weathercaster will replace Pleasanton's Roberta Gonzales as weekday anchor

KPIX, the CBS station in San Francisco, confirmed Tuesday that it is replacing Roberta Gonzales as its weeknight weather...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 13 comments | 6339 Views

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IT manager, Pleasanton parent seeks election to school board

Pleasanton school parent and information technology manager Mark Miller is seeking his first year on the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cletus Clevinger, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:05 am | 26 comments | 6339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another Class A violation at Centerpointe Preschool?

Is it true that the State cited Centerpointe Preschool for yet another Class A child care regulation violation late last...

Original post made by Another one again? on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 6338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board meets tomorrow for 3rd look at 2015-16 calendar

The Pleasanton school board will be taking another look at the previously-approved modified lite calendar during Tuesday's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 47 comments | 6333 Views

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Unemployment rates in Bay Area below state average

Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, with Alameda County ending the month...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by faxis fax, on Mar 26, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 6324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 6319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father of driver in cyclist death arrested

The father of the 18-year-old under investigation for running down a bicyclist on Foothill Road has been charged by the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by No Surprise, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 49 comments | 6307 Views

RESTAURANTS

Main Street Brewery is now like a strip club?

We have long taken friends from out of town and even younger ones over the years to the Main Street Brewery for good music,...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:16 am | 49 comments | 6301 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court strikes down Pleasanton housing cap

In a ruling that could halt all commercial and residential building in Pleasanton for months to come, Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 107 comments | 6291 Views

RESTAURANTS

the RedCoat

Everyone go and try out the new Restaurant Downtown, The RedCoat! The food is great. ...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Myrna, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:31 am | 14 comments | 6285 Views

RESTAURANTS

Forno Vecchia

Has anyone been to this restaurant that recently opened where Amarone was?...

Original post made by Susan on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Alberto, on May 16, 2011 at 8:57 am | 20 comments | 6282 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's economy: A very good year for City of Planned Progress

Wrapping up her work as Pleasanton's finance director for the last 4-1/2 years, Emily Wagner has given an upbeat assessment...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 6276 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On Obama Unprecedented Address to Public School Students on Sept. 8 ...

Dear Obama: I'll be listening VERY carefully to what you have to say in your unprecedented speech to public school students...

Original post made by Jill on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by tj-24, on Sep 8, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 111 comments | 6270 Views
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