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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Properties v. school district case trial begins

After more than five years of very-public dispute, another—and possibly decisive phase of the litigation between the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on May 24, 2008 at 11:34 am | 14 comments | 1847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2008 Election

<B>Steve Brozosky</b> Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4612 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:34 am | 26 comments | 1847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney introduces bill for Altamont Corridor Rail Project

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D., Pleasanton) today introduced legislation to help fund the Altamont Corridor Rail Project,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kemo Sabe, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 13 comments | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Dance fest' to raise money for orphans displaced from Burma

A Pleasanton teen is offering something for the mind, body and spirit for those who come out to her Girl Scout Gold Star...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 1847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

H1N1 some good tips

With the constant fear of H1N1 symptoms, the following measures can be practiced by one and all. Tamiflu does not kill...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Frederick, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:57 am | 3 comments | 1846 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UCSF-letter-concerning-health-risks-of-full-body-scanner-TSA-screenings

I'm one of the lurkers on PW forums. I have no idea about the validity of this, but thought some of the more well read members...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2010 at 2:32 am | 18 comments | 1846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forget Parcel Tax- Repeal Prop 13!

With more budget cuts looming for our schools, isn't it about time that we revisit Prop 13? California is loosing residents...

Original post made by Courtney on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 43 comments | 1845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Thousands in jewelry taken in Ruby Hill burglary

A burglary in the 3400 block of Torlano Court in Ruby Hill yielded three necklaces worth $1,000 apiece, two pair of earrings...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 17, 2011 at 12:49 am | 20 comments | 1845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voodoo Kitchen closed?

Looks like a new place, The Cove, is going in. This is at Valley/Bernal, across from Safeway. I liked Voodoo Kitchen and...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 12 comments | 1845 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Social Security payments to Canadians

Recently we had a couple of visitors from Canada. Years ago my husband had worked in Canada for an american company for...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 27, 2010
Last comment by J Flack, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:46 am | 7 comments | 1844 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by local, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1844 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City on lookout for new parks director

Jim Wolfe has a clock in his office that counts down the days, hours and minutes to retirement. That time will be running...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 1843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wells Fargo Bank on Main Street robbed Tuesday at closing time

Two male suspects robbed Wells Fargo Bank's Main Street branch at 5 p.m. Tuesday, escaping with an undisclosed amount of...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 9:50 pm | 9 comments | 1843 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Lady Falcons tally another win, remain undefeated

The Lady Falcons varsity soccer team has added another notch in their belts in the win category after shutting out Granada...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 1843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garbage Dumping Doubles for Pleasanton Contractors!

I have read recently about the new garbage rules regarding the new recycling bin and the rate increase but i would also like...

Original post made by liz venema on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 21, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are offering their time to raise money for schools

I've been so impressed with all the business in town offering donations for the online auctions. But I'm really floored...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Charge a fee, on Jul 14, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 36 comments | 1843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cigarette Butts

Yesterday I was driving down Valley and saw what I thought was steam coming up from the middle of the road where a small...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 10 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1843 Views
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