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AROUND TOWN

Our mayor vs. Canada's tar sands

We don't often comment on national or global issues, but since Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is speaking out publicly on behalf...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ngo Loon, on Dec 1, 2011 at 9:17 am | 32 comments | 2020 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 | 2019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Livermore children dead, two women in custody

Livermore police are investigating two separate suspicious child deaths that occurred in the past week resulting in the arrests...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed at CofC's comment, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:31 am | 14 comments | 2019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's with SOME bike riders around Ptown lately?!

In less than two days, it's been an almost unfortunate and always frustrating situation when some (not all), bike riders...

Original post made by MiffedPtownDriver on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Oct 6, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

I dare you

There are a lot of people with a lot of nasty things to say about things going on around this city. The unkind words said...

Original post made by BOOMER on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Koko, on Jun 3, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board sets special meeting for Saturday on conflict of interest concerns

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting Saturday to discuss governance--how the board is run--and to get...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Geeneeyus, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:26 am | 47 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers needed to help Bay Area homeless veterans

Caring citizens are invited to join in giving a "hand up" to our less fortunate men and women who have served honorably in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 2019 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton's soccer season 2014 opens with parade on Main Street

Hundreds of youngsters paraded down Main Street in Pleasanton Saturday to mark the opening day of games among the Ballistic...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 19 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: End the lockout of Castlewood workers

by Matt Sullivan We are in one of the worst recessions in our nation's history. Many people have lost their jobs, their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Apr 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 44 comments | 2018 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Wow. McNerney's SEIU Now Freely Admits Communist Ties

So with this news out in the open, let's see if our Pleasanton Weekly "journalists" will do their job and ask McNerney (who...

Original post made by McNerneysSEIU on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Saturday NonShopper, on May 9, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 2018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food fight festival coming to Fairgrounds Oct. 1

Sometimes a little good, clean fun leaves you covered in smashed tomatoes. Come next month, the fruit will be flying in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Tomato, tomahto, $25, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:35 am | 10 comments | 2018 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman's body found in brush at BART station

A woman's body was found Thursday afternoon in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station parking structure,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 2018 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Plans for Debates Between Pete Stark and Eric Swalwell?

Hopefully people will react to Pete Stark's current position on debating Eric Swalwell. Congressman Stark says he will not...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Character first, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 2018 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Out-of-state retailers must start paying state sales taxes this month

Out-of-state retailers will have to start paying the sales tax due to the California jurisdiction their goods are being sent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 7, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2018 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Pleasanton student dead in Marin County homicide

A former student at two Pleasanton high schools was identified as the victim of a homicide discovered June 6 at Point Reyes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Maryanne , on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 9 comments | 2018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

12-foot cross vandalized

A 12-foot wooden cross on the property of R. Roman, was chopped down sometime between the evening of Nov. 6 and 7. The Happy...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 27 comments | 2017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4th Tracy torture suspect arrested where he works in Pleasanton

A fourth suspect was arrested Tuesday at his Pleasanton job in the Tracy torture case that's made national headlines of a...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by jj, on Jan 8, 2009 at 10:49 am | 13 comments | 2017 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district looks at student stress, homework

A months-long look into whether Pleasanton expects too much from its young people began Nov. 17 with a showing of the movie...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by I'm A Parent Too, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 26 comments | 2017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Was I foolish to move back to Pleasanton?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5759 posted Friday, June 12, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by True?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 52 comments | 2016 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Panda Closing

I was referring to the Panda Restaurant on Angela Street...

Original post made by Citizen on Dec. 3, 2009
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,153 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 858 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 672 views