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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 | 4388 Views

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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 | 4387 Views

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Pleasanton Jack-in-the-Box worker stabbed, Dublin woman seized

An employee at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a woman customer. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Abdul, on May 11, 2014 at 2:59 am | 6 comments | 4387 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 4386 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All solicitors ARE photographed

Recent robberies in my neighborhood have led me to begin taking pictures of individuals and their support teams soliciting...

Original post made by Wayne on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 4384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest pair after home break-in

Police arrested two men on suspicion of breaking into a Pleasanton home Tuesday morning. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/14/pleasanton-police-arre...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Coexist, on Oct 16, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 23 comments | 4382 Views

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Antioch's Ridiculous Cat Extermination/Starvation Ordinance

The City of Antioch could actually be working on something useful like how to fight crime, prevent kidnapped children from...

Original post made by Mew, I\'m starving on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2014 at 9:26 am | 10 comments | 4380 Views

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 | 4378 Views

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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 | 4378 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'American Idol' contestant visits Pleasanton Middle

Pleasanton's very own American Idol contestant Maddy Hudson visited Pleasanton Middle School Friday to spread her message...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 4376 Views

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4 now in race for Pleasanton City Council

Four candidates are now in the race for election to the Pleasanton City Council, along with two others seeking election as...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Aug 12, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 12 comments | 4370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother to serve 5 years in prison for having sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another court observer, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 4369 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lavish Lifestyle in the White House: Another Round of Golf Anyone?

What seems stuck in the craw of millions of patriotic Americans is Obamas’ 1 percent lifestyle — the endless ski...

Original post made by Jeff Davis on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments | 4367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scool Budget Crisis: Have we really thought outside the box?

A couple of months ago I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | 148 comments | 4366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 4366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On the Fast Track

More than 70 businesses participated in the Pleasanton Business Expo held by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and City...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 25, 2007 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 4363 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 | 4363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union says Raley's grocery workers on strike

Thousands of unionized grocery workers walked off their jobs at Raley's supermarkets this morning, citing management's unlawful...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by rob, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 4362 Views

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Know the Candidates in the Pleasanton City Council Race

The Pleasanton Tea Party (PTP) is launching one of its own for the Pleasanton City Council in the upcoming election. It...

Original post made by Rae on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 8, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 40 comments | 4360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Male pedestrian fatally struck on I-580's Dublin grade today

A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin this morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mar, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 21 comments | 4360 Views
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