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Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 5480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Massage parlors

Just drove thru the rose pavilion shopping center and spotted a new massage parlor with the doors and windows covered with...

Original post made by Map on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Moral Turpitude Forever , on Jul 17, 2013 at 4:58 am | 29 comments | 5462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

The Pleasanton City Council is likely to ratify a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:06 pm | 23 comments | 5444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by to confused, on May 5, 2014 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 5437 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues into Sunday's accident that killed Dublin cyclist on Pleasanton's Foothill Road

Pleasanton police are investigating the circumstances of an accident Sunday afternoon when a motorist struck and killed Diana...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 144 comments | 5429 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

'Hunger Games' a little bit 'The Most Dangerous Game'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 5421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Goodbye California, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 64 comments | 5387 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal, Michigan State today in Rose Bowl

With the Rose Bowl today, Stanford coach David Shaw has been fielding some of the same questions all week and Monday's final...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by From The Sheds, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 5387 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is with all of the portable basketball "stands" in the streets?? LEGAL?

With it getting late early I came home the other evening and nearly ran in to one of many portable basketball posts in our...

Original post made by Amy Nonomos on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 38 comments | 5379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools mourn death of seventh-grader

The school community is mourning the death of a young teenager and asking parents to keep a close eye on their children over...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 2, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 74 comments | 5369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

19-year-old driver arrested in fatal Foothill Drive crash

Katie McKewon, the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a head-on collision that killed her friend Laurel...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by everyones to blame, on Nov 13, 2007 at 9:07 am | 321 comments | 5344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA explains decision not to file charges in Middleton Place case

Evidence indicates that the Pleasanton man found injured and unconscious outside his home on Middleton Place last September...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chimp, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 9 comments | 5329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

11 cited for selling alcohol to minors in Pleasanton

Employees at 11 restaurants were given citations for selling alcohol to minors Friday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/19/11-cited-for-selli...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Carman, on Nov 19, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 5328 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Union Wages Are Outrageous: Why Do Corporations Stay in the United States?

A new study offers proof positive that unions' wages are way out of line with the rest of America -- or at least the America...

Original post made by Pinkerton Policy Is Freedom on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 5327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Watching Small Times Thieves Have Their Way @ Safeway

I'm at whits-end watching petty thieves at local retailers stealing at will with no response from the retailer. I was shopping...

Original post made by Theft Prevention on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Marvin, on Jun 29, 2011 at 6:21 am | 34 comments | 5307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Save our pristine hills and our park

We had planned to stay out of the debate over the Oak Grove referendum; however misinformation about the project and confusion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by noMansionOwner, on Dec 9, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 87 comments | 5302 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 5288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by CA girl, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 5284 Views

AROUND TOWN

ComCast dropping Channels

Hello TV Fans, If you had not noticed ComCast dropped a few channels last Nov. This is for folks that have the basic...

Original post made by Don on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 22, 2008 at 8:00 am | 42 comments | 5284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Tom F., on Jun 11, 2014 at 5:03 am | 20 comments | 5281 Views
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