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AROUND TOWN

'Suspicious' grass fire extinguished as it nears homes in Kottinger Ranch

A grass fire on a Kottinger Ranch hillside was quickly contained Wednesday afternoon but not before worried residents away...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 3572 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 3572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any parents hear about the "Assassin game"?

I've been hearing about a game that the area high school seniors "play" as a tradition. You "pay to participate" and you...

Original post made by Anne on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sean's sweethearts, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:20 am | 39 comments | 3571 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Tri Valley Babe Ruth All Stars 14s win championship

By Ron Dronkers The Tri Valley Babe Ruth All Star 14's beat Tallahassee, Florida 1-0 to earn the 2010 World Series Championship...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by baseballfan, on Sep 7, 2010 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 3570 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 3570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikers, hikers closing Niles Canyon Road on Sunday

Following decades of public requests for improved recreational access to historic Niles Canyon in southern Alameda County,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 13, 2015 at 7:51 am | 10 comments | 3566 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen driver leaves scene of single-vehicle crash

Pleasanton police are investigating a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Ruby Hill Drive. The call to the 3400 block...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Run from the fire, on Oct 18, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 25 comments | 3566 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chowchilla kidnapper granted parole but remains in prison

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on May 27, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 8 comments | 3565 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 3565 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot killed in plane crash Monday night north of Livermore Airport

One person is dead after a plane crashed Monday night north of Livermore in unincorporated Alameda County, Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Monika, on Jun 2, 2015 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 3559 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 3557 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Furloughs start tomorrow at Livermore Lab

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Money for Nothing?, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 3556 Views

AROUND TOWN

A's reject offer to extend lease on Coliseum

The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Oakland...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 3555 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 | 3553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why a pay lane for 680 South instead of North?

I drive from Pleasanton to San Jose everyday for work. When I get to carpool it is great there is a carpool lane going south...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Member, on Sep 8, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 14 comments | 3553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Litter at Sports Park skate park

I am rather disgusted at the litter that seems to build up at the skate board park. There are at least 3 trash cans that...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 3, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 22, 2007 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 3551 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 | 3551 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 3549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...? Part 2

Following up on an April 8 post http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=1648 on the PUSD reserve fund getting...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | 88 comments | 3548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tempest in a tea cup

Taxed Enough Already was the theme at the Tea Party held from 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. It was...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 69 comments | 3545 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,273 views

Bikes and Cars don't mix
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 196 views