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AROUND TOWN

Isn't traffic bad enough

I fully support the right of all persons getting their political message across, but did Kay, Karla and Cindy (and some supporters)...

Original post made by Susan on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 22 comments | 2403 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with all the crows in town?

They are driving me crazy. The early morning squawking is worse than a rooster. Is this a seasonal thing here?...

Original post made by Wish I were a scarecrow on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 4, 2010 at 7:00 am | 40 comments | 2401 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

From the East Coast to Pleasanton

by Katie Lyness Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2827 posted Friday, August 17,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by Nancy Lyness, on Aug 19, 2007 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 2399 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 2398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff Mirkarimi keeps his job, gets back pay after 9-month suspension by San Francisco mayor

Ross Mirkarimi will be reinstated as San Francisco's sheriff after the city's Board of Supervisors fell two votes short of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 12 comments | 2398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rain possible next week to ease low water levels

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by shaky shaky, on Jan 5, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 8 comments | 2398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local gymnast has sensational season

Lacy Dagen, a 9-year-old gymnast from Pleasanton, just completed her level 7 season. She was one of only 25 9-year-olds in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 2396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Huckleberry Finn' re-write: Political correctness or censorship?

Next month, NewSouth Books will publish a combined edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 10:00 am | 33 comments | 2396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove foe Mary Roberts to challenge Hosterman for mayor's post

Mary Roberts, a long-time member of the Pleasanton Planning Commission who also served as its chairwoman several times on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 1, 2008 at 10:35 am | 60 comments | 2394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brentwood man arrested as suspect in providing 19-year-old driver liquor

A 21-year-old Brentwood man was arrested Monday for allegedly providing the alcohol a 19-year-old woman drank before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 16, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 14 comments | 2393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Response to editorial

I would like to thank Jeb Bing and the Pleasanton Weekly for the January 18 Editorial, “School district braces for state...

Original post made by John Casey, Superintendent on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 8 comments | 2391 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's healthcare: You can keep the change!

The actress Natasha Richardson died after falling skiing in Canada . It took eight hours to drive her to a hospital. If Canada...

Original post made by Keep the Change on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 18 comments | 2391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs 9-building apartment complex next to I-680 freeway

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved a developer's plan to build nine three-story-high apartment buildings and 97...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 8, 2013 at 8:45 am | 22 comments | 2391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge gives McKewon sentence of 4 years

Kathy Williams said it took her months to get the strength to leave her home and begin doing normal things again. "None...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 13, 2008 at 1:16 am | 33 comments | 2390 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>Sharks end season with new league record Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6046...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by miles, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 69 comments | 2389 Views

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Pleasanton water supplier forced to tap into emergency reserves

Zone 7 Water Agency has for the past five days been tapping into its emergency water supply after it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by amy, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's running?

Looks like Mary Roberts is going to attempt a run for Mayor and Howard Neely is going to try for a Council seat. That's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:10 pm | 34 comments | 2388 Views
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