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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools near districtwide mandates to improve minority test scores

Even as the Pleasanton school district deals with state-mandated improvement at schools, the district is looking at a new...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by just a parent, on May 2, 2012 at 10:14 am | 36 comments | 3334 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Truth behind Aids

http://www.modernhistoryproject.org/mhp/ArticleDisplay.php?Article=FinalWarn08-5 This group of Anglo-American financiers...

Original post made by Ron on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 23, 2009 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 3331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

59-year-old man shot in attempted car jacking

A 59-year-old Pleasanton man was shot after he refused to give a gunman his car keys, according to police. The incident...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 7 comments | 3329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Buses

I wonder how much money the bus company (is it Wheels?) gets for allowing the bus to be completely covered with advertising....

Original post made by OldTimer on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tamieka, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 3329 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 3327 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 | 3325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former President of Kottinger Ranch HOA Speaks Out

The debate over Measure D has created a rather polarized response in parts of Pleasanton. Since I was part of the group...

Original post made by Bing Hadley on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by forex robot, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 40 comments | 3324 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 | 3322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug House on 2nd St.?

Does anyone have an update on what is going on at this house? There is some sort of paper posted on the front door that...

Original post made by Dawn on Mar. 23, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Nov 2, 2007 at 11:34 pm | 4 comments | 3321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Give Concessions to Help PUSD

Another local paper reported this morning about the concessions that Pleasanton teachers' union gave. (I didn't try to post...

Original post made by PTA Mom on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 3321 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 | 3320 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Dishcrawl event is tomorrow night

An interactive website to help connect people with food is launching in Pleasanton and the organization is hosting a "Downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2011
Last comment by @karlmarx, on Mar 29, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 9 comments | 3320 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 | 3319 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 | 3319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Deanna Wolford, on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 3319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 3319 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 | 3319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Losing 2 great businesses downtown!

Just wondering if there will be a story on Downtown Pleasanton losing 2 great concept and family owned businesses? Within...

Original post made by PDA Hopeful on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by PleasantonResident, on Jan 9, 2009 at 10:01 am | 10 comments | 3318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone here have regrets in voting for Obama?

If you voted for Obama, are you beginning to have your doubts? Just curious. ...

Original post made by phil on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by furloughed middle-class, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 am | 90 comments | 3318 Views

RESTAURANTS

La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 3318 Views
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