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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home sales, job creation could rise with sensible lending standards

New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by D X, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 2034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:42 am | 105 comments | 2033 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Decking the streets

The decorators are at it again this year providing holiday displays even better than the years before. This year's decorations...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 2032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff investigators search for clues in couple's death

About 90 volunteer detectives from the Contra Costa County and Alameda County sheriff's offices scoured an area around the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again.

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, signed a long-term lease...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 2032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Parents Block Sidewalk-Walnut Grove students Squeeze Between Their Bumpers

Walnut Grove students who get out early and walk home on the sidewalk that goes by the Harvest Park Middle School parking...

Original post made by Sophia on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by HP Parent, on Apr 20, 2008 at 6:36 pm | 6 comments | 2031 Views

SPORTS

Alcatraz Boyz post 7-2 record at Cooperstown

The Alcatraz Boyz recently traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y. to play in a week long baseball tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Brent Bockover, on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Marine suffers major injuries when hit by grenade in Afghanistan

Marine Lance Corporal Cody Waller, son of Beth and Mike Waller of Pleasanton, was seriously injured Friday in Afghanistan...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Bryan, on Jun 4, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 9 comments | 2031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual attack in Livermore Park may be one in a series of similar incidents

Livermore police said today that they're investigating whether a sexual battery on a woman who was walking in Robertson Park...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on May 23, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 2031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Did you vote 'yes' on Measure G?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5911 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sunol rancher is home on the range

Rancher Tim Koopmann, whose projects earned him the 2011 California Leopold Conservation Award, recently led a tour of his...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pickering, on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 2029 Views

RESTAURANTS

Yogoholic

I was so excited to see a new shop go into the vintage hills shopping center, and to top it off a yogurt shop. It a nice...

Original post made by Janice on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by P-town Mom, on Aug 13, 2010 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 2029 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time to put a halt to global warming hysteria in California

The recognized global authority on "climate change", the IPCC has changed their story, now saying warming induced by a doubling...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 21, 2013 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Q. Is AT&T going to fix Dead Spot, near Santa Rita and Valley?

Just got an orange postcard from City of Pleasanton. Says Radha Sharma/AT&T (P13-2069) wants to "construct a wireless facility...

Original post made by AT&T poor reception on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Just Ditch AT&T, on Apr 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 12 comments | 2029 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Iron Horse Trail segment

I like the idea of the Iron Horse Trail. It seems amazing to me that it cost $1.6 million dollars to build that 1 mile segment....

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 2028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 2028 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like all you California rich folks are going to get surtaxed!

House Democrats led by the representatives from California are going to tax the wealthy making over $200,000 a surtax to...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 51 comments | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Schools Receive WAY MORE Money Than Other Districts

More important that which district are receiving parcel taxes, you have to look at how much money the district receive from...

Original post made by checking on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 13, 2011 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 2028 Views
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