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AROUND TOWN

Commute Question

My family is considering relocating to Pleasanton from the East coast. I was recently hired by a firm in north San Jose and...

Original post made by Scott on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 37 comments | 14162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowser to announce bid for county office

Pleasanton School Board President Jeff Bowser will announce his candidacy for the office of Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bowser is Bad, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 14051 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board ponders plan to restore $2.7 million in jobs

The Pleasanton school district is considering adding some jobs that were cut in 2008, including a lead trainer for technology...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 31 comments | 13989 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike postponed again - this time for 7 days (or is it 60 days?)

BART's unions agreed Sunday night to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system for at least seven days at the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Aug 7, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 27 comments | 13883 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART contract details

Time for a little arithmetic here. The union's original demand was a 20.1% raise over three years. The end result was...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 11, 2013 at 6:06 pm | 38 comments | 13732 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Family Leave clause and Union dishonesty

Yes it's an embarrassment to BART management that the Family Leave clause was mistakenly left in the agreement document. However...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:27 am | 19 comments | 13722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Laramie Project' onstage at Amador Valley High tonight through Saturday

Amador Valley High School students will present "The Laramie Project at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday night in the Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:11 am | 19 comments | 13669 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 22 comments | 13658 Views

RESTAURANTS

Black Bear Diner opens Monday in Pleasanton

Black Bear Diner will open its newest California restaurant Monday in Pleasanton, offering its famous breakfast specials...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Diner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:43 am | 23 comments | 13630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 13616 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sick Movie Poster at Regal Hacienda

I was in Dublin at the movies last night, and I saw a poster for The Haunting in Connecticut. The poster evokes the...

Original post made by Andrea on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 13549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Report on the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene

The following is the text of the official police report on the arrest of the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene by the Oakland...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 4:35 am | 9 comments | 13371 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board votes down pay increase for itself

At a Pleasanton School Board meeting that gave raises to the district's top two employees and increases in step-and-column...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wanda, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 12 comments | 13197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves modified 'lite' calendar

After last night's two-hour report and discussion on the approval of a modified calendar option, the school board approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Twilight Zone, on Jul 13, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 169 comments | 13152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recycled water is coming to ease the pain

For those of us in Pleasanton exasperated by the current mandatory cutbacks in water use, there was a bit of good news at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by PAS, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 13050 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2014 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice winners

The balloting is wrapped up, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jul 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 12890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sandia honors 22 local area high school girls for outstanding achievement in math, science

Sandia National Laboratories honored 22 local high school girls for academic accomplishments at its recent annual Math and...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2013 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 12662 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local UPS driver saves Milfleur shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 22 comments | 12543 Views

SPORTS

Doggie delight

It was animal heaven downtown last night as hundreds of owners entered their pets in the popular Pooch Parade, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 12506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hearing set for tomorrow for Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi on shoplifting charge

A hearing is set for next tomorrow for Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th) on a charge of felony shoplifting after she was...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Toad, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:30 am | 88 comments | 12487 Views
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