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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect caught in Pleasanton home invasion robbery

One of the men suspected in the robbery of a Pleasanton man who won big at a Bay Area casino in August was captured Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mitch, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 5558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 5510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Bridge opens as drivers compete for 'first' trips across new eastern span

Hundreds of motorists followed CHP patrols cars and motorcycles starting at 10 p.m. last night to be among the first to cross...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 5495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another business closing in downtown

First was Domus, then Amelia's and Cupids Tooth-Closing tomorrow November 30 is the little cafe on First Street across from...

Original post made by Sandy on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 3, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 23 comments | 5490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 5482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is music director Joe Hebert leaving CCOP, really?

Somme comments posted on Facebook about this and the announcement: I cannot believe that Joe Hebert is leaving CCOP!!!...

Original post made by Concern Member of CCOP on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Friend of the Truth, on Sep 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 68 comments | 5463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local UPS driver saves Milfleur shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 22 comments | 5454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 5447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Job fairs planned for Paragon Outlets mall, scheduled to open Nov. 8

Hiring fairs for Livermore's new Paragon Outlets mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 25 comments | 5424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 5415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 5409 Views

AROUND TOWN

The perfect 10

Pleasanton's Morgan Buenz was a perfect 10 when she was born 10 minutes after 10 on the 10th day of the 10th month in 1990...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:21 am | 4 comments | 5384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear demographer's call for 2 new elementary schools at tonight's meeting

A new elementary school will be needed in the Pleasanton school district in the next 10 years, according to a demographer's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Sep 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 5359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Black Friday? That's so yesterday

If you can't find a place to park today as you make your way around town to start your Christmas shopping, think positive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Quote of the day, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 7 comments | 5350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for new Safeway store return to Planning Commission

Nearly a year and a half after South Bay Development Company introduced its plans for a new Safeway supermarket at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Where is Safeway?, on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 5328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 28, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 19 comments | 5293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers Choice 2011 Winners

First- and second-place winners in the 2011 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice contest Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7445...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dayna, on Jun 6, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 5291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Foothill Drive crash

Police are looking into the likely possibility that alcohol was the cause of a car accident last Saturday that killed a 19-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 9, 2007 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 5285 Views

RESTAURANTS

Readers Choice 2012

The tallies are in for the Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice 2012 contest with a total of 26,365 confirmed votes. Thanks for...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 5281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 5272 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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