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RESTAURANTS

Looking for recommendations

We frequently eat out at places such as Macaroni Grill, Panera's, Black Angus, etc. where we can get a reasonably good meal...

Original post made by Tim on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sophia, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 14 comments | 3296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Property Taken From Driveway

Just to make everyone aware. Earlier this week I placed 4 large compactor bags with several items, worth a few hundred dollars,...

Original post made by pj on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by JP, on Jul 1, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 11 comments | 3296 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Trash Can Cleaning Company

Has anybody used this great new service?! I had a tag left on my trash can so gave them a call, because mine did need doing....

Original post made by Carol on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Marcy, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:55 am | 13 comments | 3294 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 ann volonte gabbert, on Aug 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 3294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Main Street business busted for alleged prostitution

Tranquility Health Center on 739-E Main St. was closed in July after an undercover prostitution operation revealed illicit...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 24, 2007 at 7:30 am | 21 comments | 3293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents talk about about school safety worries at public forum

Armed guards. A police officer at every school. Locked fences. Those were a few of the suggestions raised by some Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 3293 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 3292 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare—and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Btw, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 18 comments | 3289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Records Act documents

Editor's note: This is reposted from a thread created Monday, Feb. 17, with the headline "PW makes PUSD public records request,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by AnnK9002, on Feb 21, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 3289 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen decoys working with Pleasanton police find local stores won't sell them tobacco

Sometimes no news is good news and this is one of those stories. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/30/teen-decoys-working-with-pleasanton-police...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by tim, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 3289 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKewon court hearing rescheduled for Jan. 9

Judge Hugh Walker granted the driver involved in a head-on collision that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams a continuation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2007 at 9:42 am | 81 comments | 3288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 dead, 4 injured in limo fire on San Mateo bridge Saturday night

The California Highway Patrol is investigating what led to a fire in a limousine that killed five women and injured four...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sadie, on May 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 7 comments | 3288 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2013 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 3287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident school board member making decision that affect Pleasanton tax payers?

The Parcel Tax is real news. How many people really care about split infinitives? I donít understand the value in repeated...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 29, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 53 comments | 3281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fees illegal?? Could it be??

ACLU Sues California Over School Fees Written by CA Political News on September 12, 2010, 11:34 AM ACLU Sues California...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by I never, on Aug 26, 2011 at 8:40 am | 61 comments | 3280 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 Funny, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 3278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 3278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OK's $240,000 facilities plan update despite objections

A plan to spend nearly $240,000 to update the Pleasanton school district's facilities master plan met with opposition Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Where did all the developer fees go?, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 71 comments | 3276 Views

RESTAURANTS

T.G.I.F. - CLOSED

TGIF's appears to have closed. But it was ageing and had lost all it's appeal years ago. Hopefully something new and fresh...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by KC, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:04 am | 11 comments | 3275 Views
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