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AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 3274 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 3271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing crisis or window of opportunity?

It seems like each morning when I open my paper I find more alarmist headlines that paint a bleak picture of the country's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 3269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton leaders, vets welcome home Army Specialist Eith from Afghanistan

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out Sunday afternoon to welcome home Army Specialist Kyle Eith to Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marsha Buck, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 3267 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls special meeting to consider agreement with Oak Grove developers

The Pleasanton City Council has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Monday to hear public comments on an agreement it is...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 1, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 26 comments | 3266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Goodguys hit by bad guys

A classic car, a classic pickup truck and two Harley Davidson motorcycles were stolen while parked at or near the Goodguys...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cheever, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 3262 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rural Tennessee fire sparks conservative ideological debate

Here's the short version of what happened: In rural Obion County, homeowners must pay $75 annually for fire protection services...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 22 comments | 3261 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 3261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Sneaker sales lead to fight

A fight over the new Air Jordan sneakers at Stoneridge Shopping Center has led to a felony charge of criminal threats against...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Gollum, on Mar 20, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 7 comments | 3259 Views

RESTAURANTS

2 more restaurants open in Safeway's Gateway Center

Baja Fresh opened its second Pleasanton restaurant this week, joining Bagel Street Cafe at the Valley Avenue side of the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 3259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need ideas for new in town

We are new in town and are desparately unhappy. We moved here last spring and have not found the community to be very welcoming....

Original post made by New in Town on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another Parent, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:54 am | 45 comments | 3258 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 3255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open San Ramon Neighborhood Market, five others today

San Ramon's Walmart Neighborhood Market will open at 7:30 a.m. today in the grocery space vacant since 2010 at the Country...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Matthew, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 26 comments | 3254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing link on Pleasanton's section of Iron Horse Trail set for January completion

With the Iron Horse Trail due to be completed in January, those who commute to and from Pleasanton will soon have an easier...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Aug 3, 2014 at 12:33 am | 5 comments | 3253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit trying to cross I-580

One lane of I-580 in Pleasanton was blocked after a truck hit a pedestrian who was reportedly attempting to cross the freeway,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 3253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 3252 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Haggerty up on Stoneridge Drive offer

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4464 posted Friday, September 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by beenThere, on Sep 15, 2008 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 3251 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD broke but offering Pre K

PUSD constantly broke, asking for funds from parents, however suggesting: Pleasanton Unified School District pre-registration...

Original post made by WTF on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Janene, on Mar 9, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 18 comments | 3251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 3247 Views
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