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AROUND TOWN

Council OKs Asian Gateway center on Pleasanton's east side

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved the construction of a multi-million-dollar, Asian-focused retail and office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 6, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 14 comments | 5985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal quits job at Alisal Elementary School

Alisal Elementary School principal Terri Quesinberry has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/principal-quits-job-at-alisal-elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 30 comments | 5981 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 5977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vranesh removed as Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton school board decided to replace Jon Vranesh as...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by eat, on Dec 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 12 comments | 5962 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton not Pleasantville...

If you have ever seen the movie Pleasantville than you know their town was perfect. It was a small town with little to no...

Original post made by moviebuff on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 15, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 39 comments | 5956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sira stepping away from 30 years of coaching at Amador Valley High

To be a coach in this era at the high school level is nothing short of a can't win situation. No matter how your season turns...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by accountability, on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:31 pm | 12 comments | 5952 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

O'Malley to be honored at TV30 gala Saturday

Tri-Valley Community Television, best known as TV30, is marking its 39th year as the broadcasting voice of the Valley with...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 19, 2015 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 5944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water, sewer rates could increase this fall

Brace yourself Pleasanton. Your water and sewer rates will likely increase in October, senior discounts on water bills will...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 33 comments | 5942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Tuesday to ratify city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday to consider final approval of its new Housing Element that incorporates...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by HELP US NOW PLEASE, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 11 comments | 5941 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday in downtown Pleasanton

The annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade will be held starting at 1 p.m. Sunday in downtown Pleasanton with more than 100...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 5937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 5929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High principal taking new job in Cupertino

Principal Greg Giglio is leaving Village High, the district's alternative school, after seven years at the helm to take a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 5924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

There's good news for low-income seniors living in the aging Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens homes off Kottinger Drive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 5913 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parcel tax measure defeated

With Measure E, Pleasanton's parcel tax measure suffering a narrow defeat Tuesday, supporters of the tax are promising the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 6, 2011 at 7:41 am | 240 comments | 5913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton Hate Speech

Yesterday I encountered a very disturbing sight in downtown Pleasanton. A man was spouting hateful things, all boiling down...

Original post made by Mrs. Fields on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | 14 comments | 5906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 62 comments | 5906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 5904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 5899 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyers attack Pleasanton Weekly on Twitter

The Los Angeles law firm of Geragos & Geragos has taken to Twitter to call the Pleasanton Weekly a "journalistic disgrace"...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 46 comments | 5899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gas station slated to add convenience store accused of selling cigarettes to minor

The Union 76 gas station at First and Ray streets in Pleasanton that's about to be expanded with a convenience store was...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 5884 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 753 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 541 views