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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 | 3234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixed results in parcel tax voting across the Bay Area

A mail-in election wrapped up in several Bay Area counties Tuesday, where votes weighed in on a number of school parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on May 16, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 36 comments | 3233 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare to host 4th annual breast cancer symposium Oct. 16

ValleyCare Health System will host the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Symposium from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Palm Event...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 10 comments | 3233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some teens go above and beyond

Among all the college bound, scholarly students, athletes, artists, school officers, volunteers, dancers and musicians in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 3232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks?

Anyone know what the fireworks show at the fairgrounds was for?...

Original post made by Bill Stephens on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by Lynn Martin, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 3228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahalo Grille Closed

According to the information on Yelp, supposedly validated as provided by the owner of Mahalo, they are permanently closed....

Original post made by downtown diner on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by JVD, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 22 comments | 3227 Views

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Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 3227 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 | 3226 Views

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PUSD Neal School lawsuit ends

After spending $2 million to fight a lawsuit, the decade-long battle over construction of Neal Elementary School has ended,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cindy, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:57 am | 28 comments | 3226 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 | 3225 Views

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10 arrested in gang-related narcotics raid in Livermore

Ten people were arrested during the execution of a narcotics search warrant at a possibly gang-related residence in Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 3224 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 3223 Views

SPORTS

Oak Tree horse racing returns to Alameda County Fair

With $1.7 million in purses and six stakes races over a 12-day race meet, the Oak Tree Racing Association will be returning...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jimmy Jhon, on May 28, 2015 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 3221 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 3221 Views

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Pleasanton PTA stumps for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at Pleasanton schools that could secure funding for schools across the state for the next 12...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegseggerr, on Mar 23, 2012 at 9:00 am | 11 comments | 3221 Views

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Brock Roby honored with 2013 Mayor's Award

Brock Roby, a civil engineer, chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and for many years a church ministry leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Brett, on Sep 24, 2015 at 2:05 am | 8 comments | 3221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tobacco shop/ Hooka shop on First St.

Has anyone gone by the tobacco shop on First Street downtown? I was walking past and it appears to have several water...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Not Sure, on Oct 3, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 11 comments | 3214 Views

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Pleasanton Council rezones 73 acres for high-density housing

It took just 45 minutes for the Pleasanton City Council last night to rezone 73 acres in various parts of the city to accommodate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 3212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Work on Alviso Adobe progressing

In the pristine hills of west Pleasanton lies a key to the city's past. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2849...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly, on Aug 27, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 3212 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beach Impeach this Sunday 10/7!

There is an event this Sunday, 10/7 at the Berkeley Marina for anyone who's interested: www.beachimpeach.org As this...

Original post made by Janna on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Jam, on Dec 17, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 3211 Views
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