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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Offthefence, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 4362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 4361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

18-year-old Pleasanton man arrested in teen beating case

Richard Christopher Cordova, an 18-year-old Pleasanton resident, is in Santa Rita Jail after he was arrested on charges of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by anonomous, on Dec 19, 2007 at 9:03 pm | 15 comments | 4360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Halloween Brew Crawl tonight on Main Street

The third annual Halloween Brew Crawl, hosted by the Pleasanton Downtown Association, will be held from 5-8 p.m. tonight. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Right , on Oct 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 4356 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizza Resaurants

Recently a friend and I went to have pizza downtown. We have ate there in the past and always love the food, but the past...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 10 comments | 4353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeway noise in Canyon Creek Cir

We are currently looking to buy a home in Pleasanton, we saw a listing in Canyon Creek Cir but this house is back againest...

Original post made by Jenny on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 4351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 4349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador and Foothill Trailong Behind Dublin High School

How accurate is this? How can Amador and Foothill trail so far behind Dublin HS in CA/national ranking and in college readiness...

Original post made by Please Enlighten on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 11, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 34 comments | 4348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton-Dublin link opens under I-580

Bikers and hikers will no longer be blocked by Interstate 580 when traveling between Pleasanton and Dublin. The new Alamo...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 9, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 4348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 4347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 4347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill vice principal named principal at Walnut Grove Elementary

Jon Vranesh, vice principal at Foothill High School, has been named principal at Pleasanton's Walnut Grove Elementary School,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by gina, on Sep 2, 2011 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 4346 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stop the applause…

Pleasanton city council meetings are getting out of hand. “Let me tell you it’s ok to applaud but keep it moving”. No...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 4346 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 4346 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lottery winner of $425.3 millions plans to travel, start charity group

A man who won a $425.3 million Powerball jackpot from a single-play ticket decided to claim his prize in Sacramento today,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 4345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 4337 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 4336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 4336 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 4335 Views
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