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AROUND TOWN

Why not a referendum?

The city is abuzz with backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's Jan. 5 decision to allow development...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by kmary1, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:20 am | 29 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Textbooks: A road is INFRAstructure

I am a resident of Pleasanton and I hold a Masters degree in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Environmental Planning....

Original post made by Jay Green on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by JohnGodfreySaxe, on Feb 1, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 29 comments | 967 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 3151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dear Concerned Pleasanton Voter

In today's Independent, Bill Rasnick's letter to the editor got published expressing his opinion on the Oak Grove lawsuit....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Apr 8, 2008 at 8:23 am | 29 comments | 2562 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers sue city that approved their Pleasanton project

Developers of a 600-acre tract in the southeast hills that would include 51 "estate" custom homes and provide 496 acres free...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:51 am | 29 comments | 2174 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 15, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 29 comments | 2282 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive: Same Old Two Obstructionist Council Members

Watching the Special Council meeting regarding the Staples Ranch and Stoneridge Road extension tonight, the two obstructionist...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 9, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 29 comments | 1927 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 29 comments | 1429 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fiorina pledges no new taxes as she opens campaign for Senate seat

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina brought her campaign for the U.S. Senate in the June 1 California primary to Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Action Jackson, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 29 comments | 1587 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mother sues McDonald's for using toys to market 'Happy Meals'

A Sacramento mother and daughter sued McDonald's Corp. in San Francisco Superior Court Wednesday, accusing the company of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 19, 2010 at 6:02 pm | 29 comments | 2487 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 3014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Striking butchers rallying in front of Pleasanton Raley's supermarket although other workers in store aren't unionized, aren't on strike

Members of the butchers union are demonstrating along the front walkways of the Raley's Supermarket on Sunol Boulevard, asking...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bryan, on Nov 12, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 29 comments | 5865 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors ask sheriff to halt immigrant-alert program that could lead to deportation

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:00 am | 29 comments | 2147 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feit out as CEO at ValleyCare Health System

Marcy Feit, ValleyCare Health System's president and chief executive officer since 1997, quit her post suddenly Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by furbur, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:37 am | 29 comments | 12767 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition

Representatives of IKEA will hold two community meetings next week to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, 9 hours ago | 29 comments | 3261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab alleged Main Street burglar in the act

Pleasanton police arrested a 19-year-old Pleasanton man who was reportedly caught attempting to rob Pans on Fire, located...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by ariel, on Apr 23, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 29 comments | 2288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton mother pushing infant son in stroller attacked on West Positas Boulevard

A mother pushing her infant son in a stroller near the bus stop on the south side of West Las Positas Boulevard west of Santa...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:12 pm | 29 comments | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High principal calls state budget impact on schools 'dire'

In a letter to Foothill High School students, parents and alumni, the school's principal John Dwyer said he had anticipated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dan Faraday, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 28 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to hold two parcel tax meetings next week

Pleasanton Unified School District announced they will meet Thursday, in addition to the public hearing Wednesday, to vote...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 28 comments | 1975 Views
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