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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton PD Supports Public Drunks at Concerts

The PD has inordinately strict rules for drinking during the First Wednesdays and wine strolls. In fact, drinkers are roped...

Original post made by what\\\'s wrong with this picture on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by I'm with what's wrong with this picture, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 19 comments | 2731 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 | 2730 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 | 2730 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 | 2728 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal proposal to lower DUI threshold draws mixed reaction

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2728 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nominal change predicted for student enrollment

A demographer's report shows Pleasanton Unified School District enrollment numbers will provide little relief for the high...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 2723 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 2723 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse festival comes to Pleasanton Sunday

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club and Pleasanton Pride Girls Lacrosse are teaming up for their inaugural joint New Player Fall Festival...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lacrosse fan, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2723 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 | 2722 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 | 2722 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Castlewood couple's killers continues

It's been six weeks since authorities discovered the bodies of Charlene Abendroth, 57, and her husband Ernest Scherer, Jr.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 2722 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to break ground this morning on new 'Lifestyle' store in Pleasanton

Civic leaders will join Safeway executives at 9:30 a.m. this morning at the traditional groundbreaking ceremonies for the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by OrganicMama, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 33 comments | 2722 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wounded Livermore soldier back in U.S.

A Livermore Marine is back in the U.S. after being severely wounded while in Afghanistan. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=6449...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 2722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 2722 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 2721 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 | 2720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Classmates recall homicide victim and suspect

Portraits emerged this week of both the victim and the suspect in this homicide case as classmates and friends remembered...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by And Justice For All, on Oct 8, 2014 at 1:44 am | 14 comments | 2720 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 | 2720 Views
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