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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turkeys pardoned by President Obama named by Pleasanton students

The two turkeys chosen for this year's presidential pardon owe their unique names to a gaggle of Pleasanton students. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:16 am | 6 comments | 3018 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 | 3018 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 exec quits after being cleared on harassment charges

Glenn Davis, executive director of TV30 since July 2005, has resigned, leaving the station with a shrinking staff with only...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by CB, on Jun 17, 2008 at 9:39 pm | 8 comments | 3017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOTE YES ON G - Help our schools.

I urge you to vote Yes on G. You will be happy with the outcome. :)...

Original post made by Unclehomerr on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

2,000 turn out for Rotary's Father's Day Spirit Run

Some 2,000 runners and their families turned out Sunday for the 21st annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Jun 19, 2014 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 3015 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police officer files claim against department

The family of a 19-year-old San Jose man who was fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last month has filed a wrongful...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2015 at 10:28 am | 25 comments | 3015 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 3014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay Stand Down wraps up its 4-day event as homeless veterans head back to where they were

Hundreds of Bay Area homeless veterans are back to wherever they were a week ago after four days of special care during the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Silver Rivers, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 3014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman endorses Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday endorsed Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10342...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Middle of The Town Observer, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:27 am | 30 comments | 3013 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 3012 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 3012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Morgan fire on eastern slope of Mount Diablo now 45% contained

The Morgan Fire, which has blackened the slopes of Mount Diablo and caused the evacuation of dozens of homes, is now 45%...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by republicrat, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:00 am | 5 comments | 3012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 3011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Pleasanton Garbage Service so slow in switching out cans?

I called Pleasanton Garbage the other day to inquire when I'll be getting a smaller garbage can -- I ordered one back in...

Original post made by A resident on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tony F., on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 3011 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Coffee, Beans & Bistro Closed too?

I have seen the windows boarded/papered up in the last few weeks, Charlie always had a hard time in that spot...What a prime...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Isabelle, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 3011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Pay Cut for San Jose Firefighters

The union has agreed to put to a vote the proposal for a ten percent cut to pay and benefits as well as a two tiered pension...

Original post made by your turn Pleasanton on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mayor Reed's the man, on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 3009 Views
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