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AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the San Ramon lawyer accused of hit and run?

I'm referring to Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney accused of striking and killing Bo Hu on Dougherty Road in 2012, leaving...

Original post made by John on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School Book Sale Fundraiser

Do you have any children or young adult books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle...

Original post made by Mr. Vergon on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Student, on May 8, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smarter Balance Assessment - Just say No!

I like the rest of PUSD parents received the letter from Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi informing us that our children will...

Original post made by Smarter Parent on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 270 Views

SPORTS

Warriors may move to S.F.'s Mission Bay instead of waterfront

The Golden State Warriors' proposal to build an arena along San Francisco's waterfront has reportedly been dropped and the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by hoodoo7, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Store Closed, Free Stuff

Saturday April 26th Only - 11am to 3pm Woodcraft Of Dublin has closed. We are giving away (FREE) miscellaneous hand tools,...

Original post made by Mike Cunningham on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mike Cunningham, on Apr 25, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 311 Views

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Rotary Clubs Announce 50-Year Anniversary Celebration

Pleasanton’s three Rotary clubs have announced plans for “50 Years of Rotary in Pleasanton,” a year-long event series celebrating...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1645 Views

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Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore molestation suspect accused of trying to hire hit man

I'm surprised that this local story hasn't appeared in the Pleasanton Weekly yet. Andrew Michael Nisbet of Livermore, 32,...

Original post made by Damon on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not surprised, on Apr 30, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly opens Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly is launching its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Margo, on May 2, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PLEASANTON SCHOOL BOARD & SUPERINTENDENT

Many of us moved to Pleasanton for the great public schools. Our elected school board have been sweeping issues under the...

Original post made by Laverne on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 5, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 388 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Big Draw

Thank you for the amazing coverage on The Big Draw Chalk Art Festival for this Saturday, May 10. There are two wonderful...

Original post made by Jill Vellinger on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Claudette, on May 9, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 468 Views

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Motorist spots burglary in progress, calls Pleasanton police

An alert citizen reported a residential burglary that occurred Monday, and now four suspects are in custody. Read the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sue, on May 6, 2014 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bike to Work Day underway today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Hacienda has teamed up with other sponsors of Bike to Work Day in Pleasanton and the rest of the Bay Area today by hosting...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Frequently bike to work, on May 8, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 446 Views

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Dublin hosting Mother's Day 'Spring Faire' tomorrow

The city of Dublin will host its 3rd annual Spring Faire at the Dublin Heritage Park and Museums tomorrow, just in time for...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Megan, on May 10, 2014 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community of Character award ceremony set for Wednesday

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church will be honored Wednesday as this year's recipients of the Juanita...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 12, 2014 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Review: 'The Other Woman'

The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brown Act violations?: Why does Palo Alto Unified announce the potential candidate PUSD holds secret hiring sessions in closed sessions?

Why is it when other Districts have a candidate finalist for administrators for the Board of Education to approve or not...

Original post made by Lack of transparency on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Right , on May 19, 2014 at 3:33 am | 1 comment | 269 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly's Misguided Endorsement Editorial

Misguided Endorsement The Pleasanton Weekly’s endorsement of Sbranti glosses over the facts about how he has blindly supported...

Original post made by daveg on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 19, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dogs frighten children near Mohr elementary

I was running near Mohr elementary, when I noticed two women with dogs (unleashed) running back and fourth, across the end...

Original post made by kbenson on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2014 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 248 Views
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