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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 2262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather to support education

About 350 people rallied in front of Amador Theater Friday afternoon to show support for increased state funding for education....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by VHMom, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 35 comments | 2261 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Pailin QUITS!!

Just what the doctor ordered!!..... Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin shocked the political word Friday by announcing that she will...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 115 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2261 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High School teen named Presidential Scholar

Foothill High School senior flutist, Annie Wu, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, announced Monday by...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Robyn, on May 9, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Election 2010

Something to think about for those still deciding on how to vote on Measure G, and seeking opinions of those not adamantly...

Original post made by Four Eyes on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by G is for Great!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 47 comments | 2260 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair racing picks for today, July 1

By Dennis Miller Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4497 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dandyd, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's Graduation Day for Pleasanton's Class of 2014

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools will hold graduation ceremonies today for the Classes of 2014. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 2260 Views

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PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 2259 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2257 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Rage defeats Mill Valley Rockers 1-0

The U12 Rage White played a solid game in their 3-1 victory over the Mill Valley Rockers at the Pleasanton Sports park Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by bluesquare, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 2257 Views

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Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Narum Taking Developer's Money?

Wow, I went to the city's website to look at the city council candidate's financial statements and was shocked at who...

Original post made by rick-native on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 50 comments | 2257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 15 comments | 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small dogs get new digs

The Parks and Recreation Commission decided to move forward on plans to create a small dog exercise area within the current...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by WOOD, on Aug 7, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton

I haven't been to a property auction since I was a kid and used to watch the fast-talking auctioneers selling off farms from...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 68 comments | 2256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Work on Alviso Adobe progressing

In the pristine hills of west Pleasanton lies a key to the city's past. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2849...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly, on Aug 27, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 2255 Views

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Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views
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