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McNerney introduces bill to stop U.S. jobs from going overseas

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has introduced legislation to stop American jobs from going overseas. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 65 comments | 4247 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 8 comments | 4245 Views

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UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 4244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs to keep Pleasanton high school students on short leash

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 4243 Views

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Weekly wins key California newspaper award

The Pleasanton Weekly has won the second place award for business reporting in 2006 in the annual, state-wide "Better Newspaper...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Jul 27, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 4242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 4241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton hires Vallejo development director to head expanded planning group here

Brian Dolan, most recently the director of development services for Vallejo, has been hired as Community Development Director...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Mar 15, 2008 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 4241 Views

AROUND TOWN

13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 4239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district hires county's education office spokesman as new PR office chief here

Pleasanton's school board has coordinated a game plan to start the process of looking for superintendent candidates while...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 4236 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA Last night was Date Night, so I took Mrs. Kendall to the movies, to see a chick-flick. I...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 4236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyer's hit-and-run conviction reduced to misdemeanor in Dublin fatality

An Alameda County judge decided to downgrade the felony conviction of a lawyer who admitted hitting and killing a man with...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 24, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 4234 Views

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City manager comments on Weekly's editorial on asphalt plant, PR position costs

In a 525-word commentary emailed to the Pleasanton Weekly, City Manager Nelson Fialho took exception to an Aug. 10 editorial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Steve Brozosky, on Sep 5, 2007 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 4232 Views

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New principal prompts excitement, questions of leadership turnover from Walnut Grove parents

Parents and guardians gathered into a Walnut Grove Elementary auditorium Thursday night to hear about the school's future...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jan 13, 2016 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 4231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drive launches against Staples Ranch initiative

A citizens' group led by civic and business leaders has launched a campaign urging residents not to sign a proposed voter...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sara G, on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 4230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 4229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Trails and freeway noise

I am looking to buy a house in the Tri-Valley, and especially in Pleasanton. At first sight, Valley Trails seems like a nice...

Original post made by Sally on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Apr 29, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 16 comments | 4229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank near mall robbed Friday

Around 1:12 p.m. Friday a man reportedly robbed a Washington Mutual Bank on Stoneridge Mall Road. Police said the man threatened...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 22, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 4229 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letters to the Editor

<B>Labor Day Streetwise lacking wisdom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3011...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 4, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 4228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 4228 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch backers sizzle at GOP message to vote 'No'

David Erlich, the new chairman of the Alameda County Republican Party, is facing strong criticism from fellow party members...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 15, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 55 comments | 4228 Views
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School trustees move decisively
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