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AROUND TOWN

Vote in our Readers Choice!

On your mark...get set...VOTE! Opening ceremonies for the Pleasanton Weekly's 2008 Readers Choice have begun. Vote for your...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Adrianne Weiss, on Jun 30, 2008 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 5334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council meets tonight on ice rink, public park

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider a master plan for a 17-acre community...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Men stabbed at downtown Shell station

Two men were reportedly stabbed at the Shell gas station at Vineyard Avenue and First Street around 6 p.m. Wednesday night....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 3088 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney hosting event Saturday at Richert Lumber

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host the next installment of his Congress at Your Corner series this Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2142 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's mediation for residents, senior living developer

Developers who want to build a senior living facility on the northwest side of town are now headed toward mediation with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Jun 16, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 2613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs Staples location for ice rink

The City Council Tuesday night approved by a vote of 4-1 a master plan for a 17-acre community park in Staples Ranch with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris G, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 2590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County sheriff turns to gamblers' Web site for help in solving murders

The son of a Pleasanton couple that was killed in their Castlewood community home three months ago is now being investigated...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 2344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2723 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DA finds school board member within law

School board trustee Pat Kernan appears to be off the hook, for now, after recently being accused of maintaining a primary...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Jun 22, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 9 comments | 2359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Monterey vegetable processor makes record-setting donation to county food bank

The Alameda County Community Food Bank has received a truckload of 5,780 cases--or nearly 70,000 cans--of diced tomatoes...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 17, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to hear public comment on court case Tuesday

Since the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school district will hold a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 17, 2008 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district stands by litigation over Neal School

After meeting in closed session Tuesday afternoon regarding the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 26, 2008 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 2677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Presenting the class of 2008

Bayley Adams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4087 posted Friday, June 6, 2008,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 31994 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citizens' initiative cleared for Nov. 4 ballot

The City Council Tuesday accepted a ballot box initiative for voters to consider on the Nov. 4 that would block some steep...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm | 35 comments | 2277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Denied

Calling an agreement between the school district and a developer to build Neal Elementary School "ambiguous," a judge this...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

Assemblyman Bill Maze introduced legislation this session that could potentially affect how you transport your dog(s). If...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Jun 19, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial

For hundreds of Pleasanton residents--perhaps even thousands--who live within earshot of the Union Pacific railroad trains...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Xman, on Jul 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 49 comments | 2940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council plans special meeting Thursday on impact of Ayala initiative

Pleasanton City Council members, after spending part of an opening hour at their June 17 meeting trying to find a suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 14 comments | 2225 Views

SPORTS

21st annual Tri-For-Fun series kicks off this weekend

This year's Tri-For-Fun Triathlon Series will begin this Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park. One-thousand registered...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Alex from Pleasanton, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 2923 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 21 comments | 662 views

The Frinks return to the states from Africa
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 548 views

Tour of the Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 184 views