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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove PTA Board Elections

Why were there so many people at the Walnut Grove PTA Elections on Thursday night, yet, at the last minute almost the whole...

Original post made by Mommy on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 45 comments | 3105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bullying a priority for PUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Apathy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 59 comments | 3101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Carla Graci, on Aug 12, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 3099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3096 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parcel tax potentially targets senior citizens!!!

I read on another posting about language in the parcel tax which addresses seniors. I made my parents aware of this provision...

Original post made by Ray Johnson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by honestly, be honest, on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 75 comments | 3096 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 3095 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 2 comments | 3093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops suck in P Town

The cops are so busy trying to score tickets they don't even fight crime. I saw 3 kids riding skateboards in the middle...

Original post made by MoMo on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 12, 2007 at 5:20 am | 17 comments | 3091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential school board emails/reports from Superintendent to school trustees?

Based on another thread from someone from Civic Square called uniformed talking about the Palo Alto district, I was looking...

Original post made by Lou on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 15 comments | 3091 Views

RESTAURANTS

Which Mexican food restaurant in town is the best?

After eating at all the local Mexican food restaurants, we have concluded that they are all very similar: bland food, so...

Original post made by Lee on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by S2, on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 14 comments | 3089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council creates task force to boost Alviso Adobe

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 last night to appoint nine members to the Alviso Adobe Task Force, which is charged...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 3089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 3086 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Hoga: The Not So Little Fireboat That Could

There was a ceremony on December 7, to honor the Hoga, the former Oakland Fireboat that is now the last operational Naval...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3083 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 3083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charity worker nabbed for Pleasanton bank robbery

Pleasanton police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a local Washington Mutual bank branch. Masala James, 39, of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by clyde barrow, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 3082 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 | 3082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon attorney changes plea for fatal hit-and-run crash in Dublin

A San Ramon attorney, who was arrested in May 2012 for allegedly running down a bicyclist in Dublin, pleaded guilty Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by I Have Been Following This Case, on Nov 27, 2014 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 3081 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letters to the Editor

<B>Labor Day Streetwise lacking wisdom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3011...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 4, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 3079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton stabbing victim identifies suspect as Livermore man

Pleasanton police have identified a suspect in a Wednesday night stabbing at Las Ventanas apartments in the 3800 block of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 11 comments | 3079 Views
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