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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amber alert issued for 2-month-old taken from mother's car this morning

Police are searching for a 2-month-old boy who was apparently taken by force from his mother by his father and uncle in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gotcha!

Photos from the farmers' market in August. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2438...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City, Pleasanton Garbage Service to host workshop on new program

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service will co-host a free informational workshop about Pleasanton's new recycling...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tammy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

In good hands

Nancy Mullins is passionate about running her in-home day care. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5978...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 6 comments | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board votes to fund music, counseling and reading specialists

Even though Measure G failed in June, some of the programs and positions supporters hoped to save will be at least partially...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 1225 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District attorneys: Reduced criminal sentences to balance budget could escalate crime rates

The California District Attorneys Association sent a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday saying that reducing...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Millie, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 954 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Raiders of the Lost Arc' is free movie in the park tonight

In just a couple hours, the last of the Thursday night summer movies in the park will commence at Delucchi Park, 4501 First...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by And..., on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Congrats to Ayala for Oak Grove work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5965 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Develop the hills, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 904 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Superintendent John Casey says he'll retire next June

Superintendent John Casey announced his retirement today, saying that his last day with the school district will be June...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 13 comments | 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks to pay $225,000 for shorting consumers in gift card redemptions

The district attorneys' offices of Sonoma, Monterey and Shasta counties have settled a civil complaint that claimed Starbucks...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let the music play: Barone's gets OK for live music, entertainment

After two dozen speakers and two and a half hours, the Planning Commission has granted Barone's restaurant its request to...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fund set up for son of mother killed in Vasco car crash

A trust fund is being set up for a 5-year-old boy whose mother was killed in a car crash on Vasco Road, south of Byron, Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 1454 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

William F. Burns Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6045 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by quinn, on Jun 20, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 29 comments | 1849 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1006 Views

SPORTS

16 players, coaches in Murray, Utah for Babe Ruth World Series competition

Sixteen players from the Tri-Valley left yesterday for the Babe Ruth World Series to be in Murray, Utah. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Brenda Dronkers, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Pass health care reform now

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6036 posted Friday, August 21,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gloria, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 873 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fairness online

Last June, both the State Assembly and Senate approved a budget containing an e-fairness provision, which would have clarified...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Ballon, Ph.D., Senior Policy Fellow, Technology Studies, Pacific Research Institute, on Aug 22, 2009 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 1340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County to turn San Leandro Hospital into rehab, urgent care facility

Alameda County Medical Center officials say they have signed a lease agreement that will ensure San Leandro Hospital remains...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by OSL Community, on Aug 27, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to launch search for new superintendent in October

The Pleasanton school board, already beleaguered by multi-million-dollar cutbacks in state aid for the current school year,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 129 comments | 3441 Views
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