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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 2329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuits against city of Pleasanton not uncommon

Pleasanton police Chief Dave Spiller confirms there is an internal investigation into actions of a K-9 officer, but such...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Matt P., on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:08 am | 23 comments | 2329 Views

SPORTS

Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hometown hall of fame hero

<B>Pleasanton's John Madden to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=308...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 27, 2008 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police seek driver in hit and run crash

Pleasanton police are asking for help in finding the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a motorcyclist...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 9 comments | 2328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

If at least three of the five candidates currently holding filing papers for this year's Pleasanton school board elections...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2327 Views

SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 2327 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs gym, parish buldings at Elizabeth Seton

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to allow the Catholic Community of Pleasanton to build its long-sought 22,296-square foot...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paul Stonebarger's court date

Today was the court date for Paul Stonebarger, the young man who provided the alcohol to Katie McKewon and Laurel Williams,...

Original post made by interested on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by D, on Apr 25, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 2326 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: BUSC U10 Select opens season with great team play

Ballistic United's U10 Select team started off the season's first tournament last weekend with some great team play in four...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by soccermom, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:37 am | 9 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy Handed editing for Police Chief blog

I would like to know why we cannot have a meaningful discussion on the PW blogs about the Police Chief Michael Fraser's recent...

Original post made by George on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive this morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 2326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary - "Race to Nowhere"

I heard about this documentary about stressed teens called "RACE TO NOWHERE" and I think every parent, teenager, teacher,...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 38 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 tax?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 32 comments | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Street race leads to charges against teens

An impromptu street race in Pleasanton between a Cadillac and a Hummer led to charges against two juveniles. An officer with...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 2323 Views
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