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AROUND TOWN

McNerney's 'Corner Congress' in Pleasanton turns out to be private chat

A small crowd of 25 people turned out Saturday to meet and talk to Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) but only a few...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 2843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Programming

I am wondering what percentage of kids can program a computer by the time they finish middle school. It is becoming an essential...

Original post made by yAPTR-yetAnotherPTownResident on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 2843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by No name!, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 26 comments | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone hear a loud boom in Pleasanton around 8:30PM on Friday night?

I was at the Foothill Amador Lacrosse game tonight at Foothill and heard a significant boom around 8:30PM, I got home and...

Original post made by Boom on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by I know, I know!, on May 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 27 comments | 2843 Views

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Pleasanton's new assemblywoman takes oath of office

The Tri-Valley officially has its new Assemblywoman, with Catharine Baker (R-Pleasanton) taking the oath of office Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by gV, on Dec 6, 2014 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Handles Gastropub opens Monday at Pleasanton Hotel

Handles on Main Gastropub, the newest restaurant in downtown Pleasanton, will open Monday following a special preview today. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 21 comments | 2843 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shhhh... (not taught in public schools and may soon be gone)

Shhh... Don't tell anyone you've seen the following because it may be too controversial. You'll be mocked by liberals wherever...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:05 am | 34 comments | 2842 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 | 2841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 2841 Views

SPORTS

U13 Headfirst Gamers Win All World Winter Madness Baseball Classic Tournament

The 13U Headfirst Gamers to First Place at the All World Winter Madness Baseball Tournament at Twin Creek the weekend of...

Original post made by Bruce Torquemada on Dec. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued for today

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/28/winter-spare-the-air-alert-issued-for-today...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 2840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

22 benches on Stanley Blvd

Any idea (other than a need to spend tax dollars) are there now 22 benchs on Stanley Blvd between Pleasanton and Livermore?...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:22 am | 30 comments | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival, cites lack of volunteers

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2015 at 9:37 am | 11 comments | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

My Favorite Apple Turnover Recipe. It is mighty tasty!

Here is my favorite Apple Turnover recipe. I hope at least a few people enjoy it. Please give me your critique. Apple...

Original post made by Paul on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by FOOOOOD, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 3 comments | 2838 Views

SPORTS

New voter registration card is more 'user-friendly,' state official says

Secretary of State Debra Bowen has unveiled a new California voter registration card that has been redesigned to make it...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jose Costello, on May 5, 2010 at 2:02 am | 4 comments | 2838 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

We were stopped in our tracks twice Monday, first by traffic on westbound Bernal Avenue that was waiting to be processed...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on May 16, 2008 at 1:17 am | 8 comments | 2837 Views

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Water, sewer rates going up Thursday

Sewer and water bills will increase across the board starting next Thursday on an average of $10.73 per bimonthly billing...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 8 comments | 2837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google Expeditions taking Pleasanton students on virtual field trips

Vintage Hills Elementary and Pleasanton Middle School students are set to participate in a Google Expeditions program today...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by PollyM, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 2836 Views
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