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RESTAURANTS

La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 2253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FRUSTRATED MOM IN HUD HOUSING

My daughter is 18. She and boyfriend 21 were caught in a sting set-up to buy alcohol. The Police followed them to Kottinger...

Original post made by Connie Whitson on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Harmon, on Aug 29, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 14 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton Hate Speech

Yesterday I encountered a very disturbing sight in downtown Pleasanton. A man was spouting hateful things, all boiling down...

Original post made by Mrs. Fields on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | 14 comments | 3167 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Assemblywoman's teacher-firing bill passes Legislature

The state Legislature passed a locally authored bill Friday that aims to protect and ensure the safety of children. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by local, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:52 am | 14 comments | 1432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive to Livermore

How is the Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore working out? When it opened there was lots of whining and gnashing of...

Original post made by Edward on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by tax dollars, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 2268 Views

AROUND TOWN

CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Right wing nuts, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 4585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kindness

I was having a lousy day the other day. Soon after arriving home, the doorbell rang. With slight dread, I answered it only...

Original post made by Kindness on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Feels good, on Mar 21, 2014 at 9:58 pm | 14 comments | 833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD Has Deleted Public Records Act web page and JV investigation report

Apparently in the interest of 'transparency,' after the story from the Pleasanton Weekly about two district employees refuting...

Original post made by Now you see it, now you don\\\'t on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Not clueless, on Mar 24, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 14 comments | 2803 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Trash Can Cleaning Company

Has anybody used this great new service?! I had a tag left on my trash can so gave them a call, because mine did need doing....

Original post made by Carol on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Marcy, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:55 am | 13 comments | 3047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor and Council Votes Itself A Raise

The Pleasanton Mayor and City Council is voting itself a gigantic pay raise up from $600 to $1050 a month for the mayor and...

Original post made by Jack Hovingh on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 10, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 2674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorials slated for 19-year-old woman killed in car crash

A visitation for Laurel Alice Williams, 19, who was killed Saturday in a car accident, will be held from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 26, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 13 comments | 2985 Views

AROUND TOWN

OAK GROVE DEVELOPER FILES LAWSUIT

Although not reported in the weekly, the Oak Grove developer has filed a lawsuit to block the referendum. Talk about big...

Original post made by iwasthereto on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Nicole, on Dec 23, 2007 at 7:51 pm | 13 comments | 2309 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown's new sizzle

There's more than coffee brewing at Tully's Plaza in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3453...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Growing in Pleasanton, on May 18, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 2163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 13 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote in our Readers Choice!

On your mark...get set...VOTE! Opening ceremonies for the Pleasanton Weekly's 2008 Readers Choice have begun. Vote for your...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Adrianne Weiss, on Jun 30, 2008 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 1996 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smart & Final to open Pleasanton supermarket Aug. 13

Smart & Final will open its newest supermarket Aug. 13 in the Pleasanton Square Shopping Center on Johnson Drive Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by ArekNikiret, on Sep 5, 2009 at 4:22 am | 13 comments | 2518 Views
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