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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton mortgage broker arrested for attempted murder

A former mortgage broker and professional party thrower is free on $130,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michele McP , on Jul 21, 2012 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 1902 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds cheer Thorne at rally for his election as Pleasanton mayor

City Councilman and candidate for mayor Jerry Thorne told more than 100 supporters at his recent fundraising reception that...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ditto, curious too, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 am | 24 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus is closing?!

Say it ain't so! The TriValley Herald is reporting that Domus is "quitting business" (something about the end of the lease)....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by sad shopper, on Jul 30, 2008 at 1:41 pm | 16 comments | 1900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Casey Resigning?

It was stated on another thread that the day after Measure G failed, Dr. Casey put his house on the market. Does anyone...

Original post made by Anyone know on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 11, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 34 comments | 1900 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

For mayor of Pleasanton: now there are three

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox and former commissioner Mary Roberts plan to challenge Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 26, 2008 at 9:53 pm | 20 comments | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Website Problem

Does anyone else have problems with downloading files from the PUSD website? Specifically, I'm trying to download and save...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 27 comments | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall paying twice for same work

As a resident and taxpayer, seems that City Hall is stuffed with employees with fat salaries and pensions, but then City...

Original post made by Howard Javis supporter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 25 comments | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Animal Services should cite dog owners

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3466 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home prices are down, now is the time to buy!!!

OK, just kidding. Prices have a LONG WAY TO GO DOWN - 40% by some estimates. Don't buy now and watch your value drop. See...

Original post made by Homeowner on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1898 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Labor dispute at Castlewood could affect services

A labor dispute involving 40 full-time and part-time employees at Castlewood Country Club could disrupt services at the prestigious...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Castlewood Member Emeritus, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 49 comments | 1898 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 | 1898 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Wine Stroll draws more than 1,000 to downtown event

More than 1,000 strollers turned out last Saturday for the Pleasanton Downtown Association's annual Summer Wine Stroll held...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves accountability plan

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Deport Cholo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 1898 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The castlewood homicide

Hardly anything has been reported over the last few weeks at least that I've seen. Did I miss something somewhere? or are...

Original post made by Richard on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

47 possible violations recorded on Christmas Spare the Air Day

Nowhere in the Bay Area should chestnuts have been roasting on an open fire on Christmas due to a Spare the Air alert issued...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by pdullea, on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 28 comments | 1897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like measure E will lose!

It is still not final but it appears that measure E is going down to defeat. http://www.acgov.org/rov/current.htm ...

Original post made by Joanne on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on May 5, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 41 comments | 1897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Credit where credit is due for our President

President Obama stood in front of the UN General Assembly yesterday morning and said, "And friends of the Palestinians do...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 1897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Free Markets vs. Crony Capitalism

Since the beginning of our current Recession, there has been much disparaging of our current capitalistic economic system....

Original post made by GX on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 13 comments | 1897 Views
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