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AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Purple pipes are coming to Pleasanton

We've all tried to predict the weather. But the fact is, even with all our technology and weather-predicting gadgets, we...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 11, 2015 at 5:36 pm | 13 comments | 4612 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 | 4611 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen drug abuse is rampant say cops, counselors

It could happen to your child and your family. That was the message Tuesday morning at a Hart Middle School meeting to discuss...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by George, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 32 comments | 4604 Views

RESTAURANTS

Foiled again

I see that Dublin is getting a new BJ's restaurant at the new target shopping center, if it's anything like the one in Fremont...

Original post made by Mal on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Laura, on Dec 29, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 38 comments | 4603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Planet Hero' Hunter Lovins to speak in Pleasanton tonight

Pleasanton's Committee on Energy and the Environment is hosting a talk by Hunter Lovins on "Energy Efficiency and Long-Term...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gentle Harvester, on Jun 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 22 comments | 4601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home Depot security officer knocked down by car as woman flees with power toools

A Home Depot security officer was run down by the driver of a car in the Pleasanton store's parking lot last night as he...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 4600 Views

SPORTS

Course learning: Tri-Valley golfers reflect on life lessons of The First Tee

Next time you're feeling cynical about the future of America's youth, take a drive over to the Pleasanton Golf Center, home...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Patti Bodnar, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 4599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 4594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 4589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigation closes Pleasanton BART station at Hacienda

Police are investigating a suspicious package at the Pleasanton BART station on Owens Dr. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/01/police-investigatio...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 10 comments | 4588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 4587 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 4582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Outraged, on Nov 28, 2015 at 12:17 am | 53 comments | 4582 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feds offer $19 million 'emergency grant' to help unemployed NUMMI workers

East Bay elected officials yesterday welcomed a $19 million emergency grant from the federal government to help workers affected...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by non union white guy is 100% right, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 4581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutoring by PUSD teachers?

I am looking at a tutoring service in town and notice it is all Pleasanton teachers that work there. Just as a gut reaction...

Original post made by Amador Mom on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Change of Scenery, on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:48 am | 79 comments | 4579 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 7 comments | 4579 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free dog show closes today at Fairgrounds

Hosted by the Harvest Moon Classic Dog Cluster, one of the Bay Area's largest dog shows draws to a close at 6 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by chrisine, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 7 comments | 4578 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big rig fire fills sky with smoke, snarls rush hour traffic Friday

Smoke billows from a vehicle fire on 580 West and Santa Rita Friday during the evening rush hour Friday. A big rig caught...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by One day, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 4578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 4577 Views
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