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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

If you pratonize downtown restaurants beware of police

Last Friday night my husband and I were driving down main street at approximately 9:45pm. A police officer followed us into...

Original post made by MJ on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by PTown Girl, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 33 comments | 3999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joint meeting brings city, schools closer together

The Pleasanton City Council and school board congratulated the city's two high school "We the People" teams Monday for attaining...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 3995 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Treatment district opens new recycled water fill station in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides wastewater treatment to Pleasanton, opened its second residential...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by PW Reader's husband, on Jul 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 3995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds public hearing Tuesday about instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board will discuss and hold a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:48 am | 44 comments | 3993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to get 3% raises in each of next 4 years

Unionized firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department are being offered 3% pay increases each year over the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lugnut, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 3993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council approves BRE housing project for Hacienda

Facing a packed meeting room of more than 100 construction union leaders and their members, the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 15 comments | 3993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shareholder rights attorneys questioning Safeway-Albertson's deal

Shareholder rights attorneys are investigating the proposed acquisition of Safeway, Inc. by the private equity company Cerberus...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Joe Kellar, on Oct 2, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 3993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 3993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Irene Pons

When Irene Pons began high school at Amador Valley, it was called Amador Valley Joint Union High School. It was 1923, one...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Cathy Mills, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man dies while abalone diving off North Coast

The body of a Pleasanton man who was diving for abalone off the Mendocino County coast last week has been recovered. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 29, 2015 at 11:11 am | 9 comments | 3990 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 3989 Views

SPORTS

Bee-ing good at spelling

Thirty-six students at Walnut Grove Elementary studied a spelling booklet that had 42,000 words, then did their best to correctly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by haha, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 3988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 3988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where Bowser gets his campaign funds from...

I've been looking around the internet, something I like to do. When checking out www.netfile.com/agency/coa I found some...

Original post made by JustlookingAround on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Laursen's gotta go, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 47 comments | 3987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping Chickens in Pleasanton

I'm interested in getting some egg layers for our back yard. I know that we're not allowed to have any roosters (noisy at...

Original post made by Bird Brain on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 3987 Views

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Foothill grad Cody Hall charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old whose vehicle struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by CHX, on Aug 1, 2013 at 1:59 am | 4 comments | 3987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meting at 6 p.m. tonight in the district's headquarters, 4665 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Watching, on Apr 22, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 14 comments | 3985 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 candidates in race to fill City Council seat in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Janis, on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 24 comments | 3984 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 3983 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill teacher out on bail after drug arrest

A Foothill High School teacher is out on bail after being arrested Oct. 26 on drug charges Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8099...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Former Falcon, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:49 am | 74 comments | 3983 Views
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