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AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to Pleasanton's “Central Park” on the Bernal Property?

Remember all that big talk 10 years ago regarding the development of a large “central park” on the Bernal Property? This...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 12 comments | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Michelle Obama urges Pleasanton Council to listen to Obama's speech tonight

Although the Pleasanton City Council has a regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, President Obama's wife want its...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 23, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates present themselves and their opinions at forum

The Pleasanton Council Chamber was packed last Tuesday with residents and supporters who came to the Pleasanton Weekly's...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 21 comments | 2698 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supermarket Sweep

Grocery shopping in Pleasanton keeps getting better. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3640...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by jim, on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 2697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police re-arrest brothers busted for running a meth lab

Two men charged with running a meth lab out of their home were arrested on new charges after police stopped by their home...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Grace, on Feb 3, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2697 Views

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Hearst principal named assessment coordinator in Pleasanton school district

Mike Kufal, the longtime principal at Hearst Elementary School, has been appointed as the new coordinator of assessment in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Chris47, on Oct 1, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 2697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in Pleasanton school classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 27, 2013 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2696 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 | 2694 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged molestation case continued again

Henry John Germain, tennis director at Castlewood Country Club, remains in custody on charges of eight counts of sex crimes...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 35 comments | 2694 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 | 2694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Pleasanton resident Polly (Mrs. Jack) Dove victim of stroke at 89

Twenty-five-year Pleasanton resident Polly (Moyer) Dove died early Monday, less than a week after suffering a stroke. She...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jerry Pentin, on Aug 3, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 2694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekend Grafitti on Cole's Market and around Second St.

What's the story on the FSU graffiti popping up in this section of town Saturday night? Were there tire slashings too? That's...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 53 comments | 2693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County Sheriff Shocked

Anyone else see this supposed response by Sheriff Ahern to an Occupy protester's written complaint about his department? It...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Angus, on Jan 5, 2012 at 10:16 am | 36 comments | 2693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New laws focus on in-car texting, red light cameras, party buses

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters to the Editor--pedestrians at risk

<B>Pedestrians at risk in crosswalks Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2861...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Cindy, on Aug 30, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 2692 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 2692 Views

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Beach Impeach this Sunday 10/7!

There is an event this Sunday, 10/7 at the Berkeley Marina for anyone who's interested: www.beachimpeach.org As this...

Original post made by Janna on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Jam, on Dec 17, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Anybody remember the Scare Fair???

I was just curious as to what happened to the Scare Fair thing Pleasanton use to have in the back of the fairgrounds. I was...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by raven, on Nov 10, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2688 Views
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