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State Senate special election set for Tuesday

The stage is set for Tuesday's special primary election that could decide the new state senator for District 7, which covers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 4525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

With all the recent burglaries, do you feel safe in Pleasanton?

Over the past few months, we've been reporting on a rash of car and residential burlgaries occurring all around the city....

Original post made by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 10, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 4525 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 | 4524 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 | 4521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gridley administrator named new Pleasanton school superintendent

Rick Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified School District in Butte County, was named as Pleasanton's new superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 4520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

School district urged parents to check vaccinations before classes start

The Pleasanton school district is asking parents to make sure their pre-teen students have all the vaccinations recommended...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 3 comments | 4519 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Amy Chua's Tiger Mom

any thoughts on this book or topic? Also related Lac Su's book about his childhood with parents that made him eat brains...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2011 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 4519 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS BRIEFS: Water polo, soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis

The Pleasanton Seahawks swam as champions at the California-Nevada Spring Championship in Las Vegas earlier this month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by justlaxin, on Apr 7, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 4514 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Some interesting observations on Obamacare

There are some winners and some losers from a cost point of view as health care insurance rates are becoming solidified....

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 4514 Views

AROUND TOWN

I cannot believe the selfishness of the people in this city

I thought this was a city that prided itself as a community of character. When all the surrounding cities in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Linda on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Lifer, on May 12, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 75 comments | 4513 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Most Pleasanton parents, students favor non-traditional calendar options

Parents and students voiced their opinions at Tuesday's school board meeting about the calendar options that could be adopted...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:12 am | 36 comments | 4511 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 4510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alert citizen aids in arrest of prowling suspect in Pleasanton

A 20-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Wednesday morning after an alert citizen noticed a suspicious person prowling near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Mar 22, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 4510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman suspect in Home Depot robbery arrested in Fairfield

Detectives from the Pleasanton Police Department's Criminal Investigations Unit arrested Ainslee Smith, 25, in Fairfield...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by sean christensen, on Apr 14, 2015 at 12:36 am | 10 comments | 4508 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly publishes candidate endorsements

Based on candidate forums the Pleasanton Weekly and Tri-Valley Community Television (TV30) have hosted, editorial staff interviews...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 20 comments | 4506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs homes atop Kottinger Hills--Again!

Ending four years of community meetings, public hearings and countless land use, geotechnical and architectural studies,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by I really want the park that I can actually use, on Oct 20, 2007 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 4506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LPFD Captain loses battle with cancer

A retired Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Captain has died after a three-year battle with cancer. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Spike, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 4505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board honors Donlon's Ruth Highstreet

Walk into the Donlon Elementary School office, and chances are that you will be greeted by the friendly smile of Ruth Highstreet,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Donlan Parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 4498 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 | 4498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Candidates

OK all you arm-chair quarterbacks, there are 3 seats up for election on the school district board. Who is willing to jump...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 40 comments | 4496 Views
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