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SPORTS

Basketball: Amador vs Foothill - who will come out on top this year?

Just curious to know what are people's thoughts on the upcoming basketball season. I have small bet with my neighbor on which...

Original post made by Just Curious on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by P-town Mom, on Aug 13, 2010 at 12:32 am | 22 comments | 4561 Views

AROUND TOWN

1st Wednesday back again tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Pleasanton is gearing up for the start of its annual 1st Wednesday Street Parties tomorrow, ushering in the season of traditional...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Map, on May 8, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 14 comments | 4560 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'A breath of fresh air'

For Marsh Riggs, life has been pretty good in his 22 years as a director of tennis at various facilities throughout California...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on May 9, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 4560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, has signed a long-term...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anthony R.H., on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 39 comments | 4560 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center reopens

Pleasanton's popular Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center has reopened after a one-year renovation. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 4560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey under way for new parks, recreation plan for Pleasanton

A survey group commissioned by the city of Pleasanton has started a telephone survey of residents to seek input on a new...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Spudly, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 4549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 4548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tough act to follow

In their search for a successor to school Superintendent John Casey, who will retire next June, members of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Puhleese, on Nov 15, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 146 comments | 4545 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Museum plans 2012 preschool themes

The Museum on Main has announced themes for its 2012 preschool pre-literacy program, M.o.M.'s Reading Time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name of Teacher Reading?, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 4544 Views

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Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley 'We the People' team places 2nd in D.C.

After three riveting days of simulated congressional hearings on the U.S. Constitution in Washington, D.C., Lincoln High...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Proud Pleasantonian, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 4542 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

SOUTH PARK & RADICAL MUSLIMS

Something very interesting is about to happen. A radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park", Trey Parker...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 6 comments | 4537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Mindy Bolar, the principal of Lydiksen Elementary School, has been appointed the new director of curriculum in the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 4536 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotion of Lt. Eric Finn to captain last Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 4534 Views

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Staples Ranch project moves forward

Plans to develop Staples Ranch moved forward Wednesday when the Pleasanton Planning Commission gave its nod of approval to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Cyrus, on Feb 27, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 16 comments | 4531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FHS teacher Daniel Bradford accuses Pleasanton PTA Council President of teacher bashing

Here's what Daniel Bradford wrote: I've had a belly full of the teacher-bashing that goes on in the Pleasanton Weekly....

Original post made by PTA member on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 4529 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whatever happened to Christmas?

Sure, Dec. 25 is just 18 days away. But except for a brief flash of "Merry Christmas" on Wheels Bus No. 12 that I saw Monday,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Dec 23, 2007 at 1:34 pm | 65 comments | 4526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jen , on Mar 20, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 30 comments | 4526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AVHS hosts 'Every 15 Minutes' Thursday, Friday

The Pleasanton Unified School District and the Pleasanton Police Department will hold the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Dahlia, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 11 comments | 4526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Citizens' Group?

The following letter to the editor was printed 11/27/09 in the PW. Does anyone know what the "concerned citizens' group"...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:14 am | 199 comments | 4525 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 641 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 483 views