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AROUND TOWN

Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2464 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 | 2464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD officer burglarizes the dead

today i was informed on how officer Jones, was arrested for lying, theft, and drug possesion. a recently past resident's...

Original post made by aaron on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 28 comments | 2463 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in 31 tire slashings in two neighborhoods

Two Pleasanton teens face felony charges in two of three recent tire-slashing incidents. "On April 19, 2012, two boys, ages...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sonja m., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 47 comments | 2462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Police Citizens Academy

Enrollment is continuing for the Fall Pleasanton Police Citizens Academy. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from...

Original post made by Sgt. Mike Tryphonas on Aug. 28, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2460 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Former Leftist David Horowitz: "The Communist Party is the Democrat Party"

In a recent speech, Horowitz said "We (the US) are in reach of a totalitarian state in this country...These are very dark...

Original post made by inform yourself on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 17 comments | 2460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newest API scores show Pleasanton slipping when ranked with similar schools.

The newest published API scores show Pleasanton Unified really slipping when ranked with similar schools. This ranking is...

Original post made by Scores are sinking! on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by localyocal, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2459 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 | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library celebrates 25 years tonight

The Pleasanton Friends of the Library play host to the 25th anniversary celebration of the present library building tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Nov 18, 2013 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD is Poorly Managed. Management Shake Up is a Must

If The Cupertino Union School District can provide their students with high-quality education and programs with only $4373...

Original post made by Devon on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by michael miller, on Jan 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 34 comments | 2457 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar nabbed in string of Pleasanton thefts

A Castro Valley man has been arrested in connection with a string of local burglaries. Peter Grgurevic III, 19, has been...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Castro Victim, on Jan 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 2457 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 2457 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 | 2457 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 in Pleasanton protest plans to cut Social Security

Ten people, largely senior citizens, showed up at the Pleasanton office of Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) last Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 2455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Robys: Our couple of the year

Anne and Brock Roby have been named "Couple of the Year" for 2013, joining the select group of individuals and couples who...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Roger , on Mar 21, 2014 at 1:43 am | 7 comments | 2455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More than 100 gather for peace vigil

About 100 people gathered at the Museum On Main Street downtown Wednesday night on the fifth anniversary of the War in Iraq...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by A Grateful Citizen, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

http://positivelypleasantonschools.org/

A friend sent me this. Interesting how the teachers say there is no political agenda. Really? This is not an attempt to promote...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Critic, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 72 comments | 2452 Views
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