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AROUND TOWN

Civic leader Dave Walden dies at age 69

Dave Walden, a well-known Pleasanton civic leader and real estate mortgage and sales training professional, died last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Pentin, on Mar 31, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 18 comments | 3184 Views

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Inside Marine One, President Obama's helicopter

One could imagine what it would be like to fly in the helicopter that safely picks up and delivers President Barack Obama,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by winoceros, on May 24, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 35 comments | 3184 Views

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VFW members distribute 'Buddy Poppies' to help veterans

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ambrose D. Regalia Post 6298 distributed Buddy Poppies over the Memorial Day weekend...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 29, 2013 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 3183 Views

RESTAURANTS

Nonnis

Thought we would give nonnis restaurant downtown a try for lunch today, have never been there, not crowded today, only 7...

Original post made by Mal on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Barbara, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 am | 15 comments | 3182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wal-Mart could open its Neighborhood Market this summer, city says

As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly last July, Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jargon, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 80 comments | 3180 Views

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New details emerge about Foothill crash

New details are coming out about a car crash that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams, a 2006 Foothill High School graduate. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 3178 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 3177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 3176 Views

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NFL player, former Amador football star Rick Kane dies

When Dennis Georgatos thinks about Rick Kane, he remembers the best football player to ever come out of Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tim Trent, on Apr 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 3176 Views

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Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Parent to Parent, on Dec 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 69 comments | 3174 Views

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Pleasanton teacher gains nationwide recognition for rethinking learning

A fifth-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary School has been bringing some innovative approaches to classrooms in the district...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hans Sebastián Perl Matanzo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:52 am | 10 comments | 3173 Views

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Chevron to cut 500 jobs at corporate headquarters in San Ramon

Roughly 500 people working out of Chevron's corporate offices in San Ramon will be losing their jobs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:46 am | 21 comments | 3173 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 3172 Views

AROUND TOWN

How many "No On D" signs can one city handle LOL?

So I was coming home from Mother's day shopping last weekend when low and behold, I see one Kay Ayala planting "No On D"...

Original post made by trying to understand D on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on May 14, 2010 at 11:23 am | 73 comments | 3172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh hearing ends

The hearing in former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh's appeal of his termination from the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:36 am | 7 comments | 3171 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Balazo and Mama Rosa and Tower Grill

All owned by the same people I'm told. Now we can have THREE restaurants with illegals working there, how exciting!! I.C.E....

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 3171 Views

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Tri-Valley Heroes awards go to 8 'dedicated' community leaders, organizations for service throughout region

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dorene Paradiso-Carroll, on Nov 22, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 3171 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 3170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug problem at Foothill

Someone really needs to check into the drug problem at Foothill High School....

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 8, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 3169 Views

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Lawsuit: Santa Rita Jail discriminates against people with disabilities

Advocates for people with disabilities filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Alameda County of engaging in systematic discrimination...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Casanova, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 27 comments | 3169 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
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