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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police nab suspect in foot chase after Jack-in-the-Box robbery

Courtney Dariko Townsel, 19, was arrested last night in a foot chase by Pleasanton police after a man wearing a mask jumped...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 4 comments | 3717 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3716 Views

RESTAURANTS

What ABOUT Fast-Food Workers?

Hey, wait a minute. I thought going to college was supposed to ensure that everyone becomes a millionaire! Well, at least...

Original post made by Milty on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Niles, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 3715 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reclaiming America in 2016: Where there's a will there's a way

Republicans need to take heart after their inexplicable defeat of a couple weeks past. Despite Gov. Mitt Romney's heartfelt...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by OtherObserver, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 3714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Warrant For Arrest

http://www.facebook.com/#!/album.php?aid=16748&id=100000851397789&fbid=143722795666099 James Owen. Please notify everyone...

Original post made by CaringCitizen on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by G., on Oct 24, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 3708 Views

RESTAURANTS

What is the new restaurant moving into the old Baker's Square?

Looks like a new restaurant where Baker's Square was, next to Trader Joe's. I saw El Balazo trucks there for weeks, but now...

Original post made by Robyn on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 3705 Views

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Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 3705 Views

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Parents again push for smaller class sizes in Pleasanton schools

Parents were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting last week to plead their case for class size reductions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Frank Lyn, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 3705 Views

RESTAURANTS

Love of the Navy runs in local restauranteur's family

Pleasanton's Mike Gutierrez has reason to be proud. His Emilio's El Portal restaurant on Main Street is now the oldest, continuously...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by Don Person, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 3704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What do you think about this tiger incident?

Wow - I don't know who to feel sorry for at this point. This poor tiger at the SF zoo sounds like he was being taunted. I...

Original post made by Mitch on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Dec 31, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 31 comments | 3704 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 | 3704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

The current discussion about the proposed parcel tax for schools in the Pleasanton Weekly thus far has me worried. For those...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Arijit De, on Mar 4, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 73 comments | 3702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

If you pratonize downtown restaurants beware of police

Last Friday night my husband and I were driving down main street at approximately 9:45pm. A police officer followed us into...

Original post made by MJ on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by PTown Girl, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 33 comments | 3702 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WWII veteran turns 100 in Pleasanton

Lanthey Pepares, a veteran who served during World War II, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Veterans Memorial Building...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on May 6, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 7 comments | 3701 Views

SPORTS

Play Ball! Pleasanton Little Leagues open 2013 season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out Saturday for the opening day of the Pleasanton Little League's 2013...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by PNLL parent, on Mar 11, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3697 Views

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Trinity Lutheran about to lose pastor

The situation at Trinity Lutheran should be a clarion call to other church congregations to keep careful watch on the lay...

Original post made by James on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 44 comments | 3694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Valley Humane Society launches photo contest

The Valley Humane Society is launching its first photo contest today to show the lovability and worth of pets. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 3694 Views

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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 | 3691 Views

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Why we won't sign the Save Pleasanton's Hills petition

I'm interested in reading other people's reasons for why they won't sign the petition. Here is mine: I won't sign the...

Original post made by Shelley on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by i was there, on Dec 5, 2007 at 9:29 pm | 44 comments | 3690 Views

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New homes vs. old house on Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton city planning staff and Ponderosa Homes will ask the City Council tomorrow to allow the construction of 12...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fredrick, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 3687 Views
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