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As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 4879 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4878 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supreme Court will not announce Prop 8 action until Monday or later

The U.S. Supreme Court will not announce until at least Monday and possibly later whether it will review the case of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 3, 2012 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 4878 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 | 4875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board restores some administrative jobs

As the fiscal year for Pleasanton Unified School District closed today, the board got down to the nitty gritty as tit weighed...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:53 am | 78 comments | 4871 Views

SPORTS

Politcs In AV Sports

The real truth of the freshmen players is this. Of the 5 that made Varsity, NONE of the girls actually play on Coach Gray's...

Original post made by knowsfacts on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by JackRabbitSlim, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:37 am | 38 comments | 4869 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reason for Accusation of Sensationalism Left Out of Talking Points

It's interesting that the reasons for the accusation of sensationalism by the Pleasanton Weekly regarding crime reporting...

Original post made by Mark on May. 2, 2008
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Pleasanton firm helps 2-year-old fight brain tumor

Employees at Service Champions, a Pleasanton heating and air conditioning company, spent last weekend installing a surgical...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 4869 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miley talks up taxes, regulations and still gets loud applause

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told members of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton last week that they may have to pay more...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hotslide, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 4866 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 | 4863 Views

AROUND TOWN

PW Opinionist Challenges the Federal Takeover of Grammar

PW's designated 'opinionator', Tim Hunt, writes the following: "The novel legal theory to cast aside the state’s role...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 4861 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 4860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents drive toward kids crossing streets

I have been observing this phenomenon every day for the past 7 years. I drive past three Pleasanton schools as I drop...

Original post made by Louise on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Kristina, on Oct 15, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 4858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 4856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police interrupt home burglary on Blacow Court, arrest 3

Three young men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in an apparent attempted residential burglary in the area of Blacow Street...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 4855 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 | 4854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drivers throwing lit cigarettes out of cars - what to do?

Just wanting a reality check here: what does one do when the driver in front of you rolls down the window and flings a lit...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 27 comments | 4854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who is Fred Watson and why is he running for City Council?

I think everyone should be very aware of all the candidates running for city council. I am particularly alarmed at one...

Original post made by Lillian on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 41 comments | 4853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back from Paris in the nick of time

When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Kidding right?, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 4853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 4852 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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