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AROUND TOWN

Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Male pedestrian fatally struck on I-580's Dublin grade today

A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin this morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mar, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 21 comments | 2800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grassroot Effort to Save Class Size in Pleasanton

There is a grassroot effort to keep the Class Size to a 25 students to 1 teacher ratio for K-3. No money is due now. Only...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Really! Really!, on May 19, 2011 at 8:19 am | 24 comments | 2800 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 2799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Latest revealing news on Garrido and the kidnapped victim and the children-Horror and grief-Unimaginable

Garridos' neighbours reveal 'Creepy Phil's' drug-fuelled orgies with the hillbillies: By Andrew Malone Last updated at...

Original post made by New news on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Censored, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 11 comments | 2799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 2799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Mattos honored with memorial scoreboard

In honor of late Amador Valley High School father, coach and Athletics Boosters Club member Steve Mattos, a state-of-the-art...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on May 17, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes job restorations, smaller classes

After years of paring down its budget, the Pleasanton School Board is considering bringing back some jobs permanently and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bravo Chimest, on Feb 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 2795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

So, unfamiliar with this. Is it really a dear, old AVHS tradition? ...

Original post made by Ricky on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by senior, on Sep 21, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 2794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Officers Abuse Disability

Fraudulent disability claims are a huge issue which should be part of the governors 12 pension reform plan, but it isn't....

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 2794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug problem at Foothill

Someone really needs to check into the drug problem at Foothill High School....

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 8, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 2793 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 2793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2792 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 2791 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore gathering to commemorate Hiroshima Day

Tri-Valley CARES members and supporters are gathering at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the gates of Lawrence Livermore National...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 8 comments | 2791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on May 26, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 86 comments | 2789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Referendum process in grave jeopardy

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3840 posted Friday, April 11, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 15 comments | 2787 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Restaurant owning couple cops plea in federal court

A Pleasanton restaurateur couple has pleaded guilty to immigration, Social Security and tax evasion at their Bay Area restaurant...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 49 comments | 2784 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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