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35th annual Fleet Week kicks off today on San Francisco's waterfront

San Francisco's waterfront will be buzzing with action this week as the 35th Annual Fleet Week kicks off. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by MaryM, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 1864 Views


Bikers, hikers closing Niles Canyon Road on Sunday

Following decades of public requests for improved recreational access to historic Niles Canyon in southern Alameda County,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by TC, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 1603 Views


Native son Tony Furtado on stage at Firehouse Sunday

Pleasanton native and nationally celebrated artist Tony Furtado returns to the Tri-Valley for a special concert appearance...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Tony Furtado, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 202 Views


NO ClutterLess (CL) Meeting Columbus Day Mon Oct 17

No ClutterLess (CL) Meeting on Columbus Day Mon Oct 17 ClutterLess (CL) is a nonprofit, peer-based, self-help, support...

Original post made by Volunteer on Oct. 8, 2015
There are no comments yet. 30 Views


Houses or church site? Council to decide Tuesday night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide at its meeting Tuesday night whether to rezone a church site for new houses in the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 4, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 1918 Views


Convert church land to more houses in Pleasanton? Say no.

I just read this in another newspaper and was surprised the Weekly is not covering the story. Trade a church site for more...

Original post made by Fred Monroe on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Montessori Mom, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:19 am | 12 comments | 275 Views


Livermore Airport to hold open house Saturday

The Livermore Airport will hold its 19th annual public open house Saturday and at the same time will celebrate the 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 1, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1855 Views


New Leaf Community Markets Raises Starting Wage to $12 per Hour

Beginning on January 1, 2016 New Leaf Community Markets, with a store at 3550 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, will implement new...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 105 Views


City honors Mike Fulford, landscape architect who died at age 62

Mike Fulford, who served as a landscape architect for the city of Pleasanton for 30 years, died Sept. 22, two days after...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pam Hardy, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:52 am | 13 comments | 2430 Views


Phone scam -- call from IRS, supposedly

I got a call supposedly from the IRS asking me to call back before 5 pm today. When I looked up the number (1-877-766-2161)...

Original post made by Al on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 393 Views


What happened to the horse stables just west of the airport.

For my 23 years in Pleasanton there was an area for boarding horses just west of the Livermore airport. With the opening...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 147 Views


Constrcution next to Sports Chalet?

It looks like the empty spot next to Sports Chalet is undergoing some heavy construction. any ideas who's moving in there?...

Original post made by jim on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 341 Views


Oakland Businesses Can Now Become “Alzheimer’s Friendly”

Free Trainings for Businesses Aim to Reduce Isolation Among Families Impacted by Alzheimer’s For the 15 million Americans...

Original post made by Ron MacArthur on Sep. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 44 Views


Reception Tuesday for opening of century-old nails exhibit at the Firehouse Arts Center

A reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday for the opening of Pleasanton Art League's autumn exhibit at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Sep 28, 2015 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1413 Views


Spencer Freeman Smith sentencing

Judge Michael Gaffey sentenced Spencer Freeman Smith to five years felony probation and a year in county jail but noted that...

Original post made by Edwin on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 28, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 256 Views


1 dead, 5 injured after SUV crashes into Livermore gym

Pedal confusion led to a fatal crash this morning at a Livermore gym when an SUV crashed through the doors of the building...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Franco, on Sep 25, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 24 comments | 5586 Views


'Tales of Olympus Jr.' at Firehouse Arts Center tonight through Sunday

The Civic Arts Stage Company in partnership with Bay Area Children's Theater is presenting "Tales of Olympus Jr.," a rollicking...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Christina, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 788 Views


FREE Flim Screening: Most Likley To Succeed

Presented by: The City of Pleasanton & The Pleasanton PTA Council Most Likely To Succeed Thursday, October 15, 2015...

Original post made by Andrea McGovern on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 95 Views


whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes?

whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes? yesterday i saw him holding on to a pole spinning his head around...

Original post made by another mpm on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:38 am | 20 comments | 1330 Views


Axis receives national awards for quality of services

Axis Community Health recently received not one, but two national quality awards from the federal Health Resources and Services...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 746 Views
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 19 comments | 734 views

Prosperity problems in the Bay Area
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 569 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 530 views