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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic trees cut down on Bernal Avenue by fairgrounds

I was horrified to see a tree crew cutting down historic walnut trees along the fence outside the fairgrounds along Bernal...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Jul 31, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 2107 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse ends on high note for Pleasanton high schools

Foothill High varsity lacrosse team prevailed against Amador Valley, 8-4, in the North Coast Section semifinals held at Foothill...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by SportsFan, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 2106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer takes the stand in his murder trial

Ernest Scherer III, a professional poker player accused of killing his parents for financial gain in March 2008, testified...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 2106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 13 comments | 2105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools update 8/4/09

Here's the latest I Love Pleasanton Schools update. Please read to the end--there's lot of good info! (To comcast.net...

Original post made by ILPS on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black Xs on residential sidewalks.???

I have been told that there are black Xs showing up all over town, on sidewalks in the residential areas. Does this seem...

Original post made by Tango on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Aug 27, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving around town

I'm always amazed by the rude behavior some drivers exhibit around town. Most are courteous, but when I encounter these displays...

Original post made by Courtesy rules on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 2105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Turning fury into funny

"I have a lot of rage," Carrie Gilbert said with a laugh. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4082...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swimmer charged in sexual assault gets felony conviction

A 21-year-old Pleasanton man and former swimmer at UC Davis has been convicted of a felony in connection with an attack on...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by MikeAugustine, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent, school board bungled Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5988 posted Friday, August 7, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 68 comments | 2102 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Economic stimulus plan will offer tax filers refunds of $600-1,200

Congressional leaders and the White House have forged a deal to stimulate the U.S. economy by offering tax filers refunds...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Plaudits to Frank, on Feb 3, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 2101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FOOD STAMPS!!!

I am absolutely appauled that this woman in Southern California is receiving food stamps for her children. She had NO business...

Original post made by small biz owner on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 2100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to review decision to allow late-night music at Barone's Restaurant

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of late-night live music and other entertainment at an outdoor patio at Barone's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Different Perspective?, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 50 comments | 2100 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2100 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters: American flags torn down

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4378 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 1, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 12 comments | 2099 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 | 2099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Road to the Rose Bowl: Stanford starts festivities at Disneyland for today's game

Stanford's charter plane touched down in sunny Los Angeles at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. But the Cardinal did not truly arrive...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views
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