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AROUND TOWN

Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 41 comments | 3694 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 | 3694 Views

SPORTS

Foothill wins over Amador Valley with 2 late-game touchdowns

The Foothill High School Falcons walloped the Dons from Amador Valley High School Thursday night 21-7 with two fourth-quarter...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by foothill fan, on Nov 12, 2011 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 3691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 3689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Deborah, on Mar 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 3688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon cancels its popular July 4 fireworks show

San Ramon's traditional July 4 aerial fireworks display -- which grew tremendously popular year after year, especially as...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 5 comments | 3687 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 3685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family distraught over theft of dog

The break-in and theft of a family pet Monday morning has left a 15-year-old Pleasanton girl heartbroken. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | 12 comments | 3685 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 | 3683 Views

RESTAURANTS

Spring Rain Korean BBQ excellent

I recommend those who are interested in trying Korean food to check out Spring Rain, in the shopping plaza on Main and Del...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by SCAL Resident, on Dec 21, 2008 at 6:17 pm | 9 comments | 3683 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 | 3683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rural Tennessee fire sparks conservative ideological debate

Here's the short version of what happened: In rural Obion County, homeowners must pay $75 annually for fire protection services...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 22 comments | 3681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Ruby Hill homeowner's lawn

A Ruby Hill resident reportedly spotted a mountain lion this morning. Police responded to the home on Paladin Way around...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 33 comments | 3678 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 3677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third continuance issued in drunk driving case

A judge in the case against 19-year-old Katie McKewon granted a request to continue the case to April 11. In the hearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2008 at 7:47 am | 15 comments | 3677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Grant, Arkin, Hintzke win school board seats

Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke were elected to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday in what was the first...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by I've Been Around Here a Long Time, on Nov 8, 2008 at 9:07 am | 12 comments | 3676 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Wine Stroll draws more than 1,000 to downtown event

More than 1,000 strollers turned out last Saturday for the Pleasanton Downtown Association's annual Summer Wine Stroll held...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 3676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Tri-Valley students joining county-wide program to walk or bike-ride to schools

Students in some schools in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are joining this week in an Alameda County-wide two-week program...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim van Dyke, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 3675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We The People State Finals Result?

Anyone hear the result of the WTP state finals being held in Bakersfield yesterday? Both Amador and Foothill were competing....

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 20 comments | 3673 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How to choose the best credit card...for you

A common question among financial consumers is "what's the best credit card?" Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/12/how-to-choose-the-best-cred...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 3673 Views
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