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AROUND TOWN

BART a boon for Stoneridge sales as Christmas shopping season gets under way

The decorations may have been up for weeks, but Thanksgiving weekend marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 28, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 19 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

California AG Brown sues Pleasanton over housing cap

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday sued the City of Pleasanton to remove its "draconian and illegal" limit on...

Original post made by Carlos C on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:48 am | 19 comments | 1787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Revolving Door Temporary Principals Now at Harvest Park Middle School

It appears that PUSD no longer has Jill Butler as interim principal at Harvest Park, but now has two alternating day-by-day...

Original post made by Temporary day-by-day principals on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Nov 18, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 19 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud noises last night...gunfire?

My husband and I woke to what we thought were repeated sound of gunfire last night at about 1:30 am. There were 2 episodes...

Original post made by Muirwood Area Resident on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 26, 2012 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 4840 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL PASSED THE BUCK

Tuesday Evening Mayor Jerry Thorne, council members Karla Brown, and Kathy Narum voted to place the east side development...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 3, 2015 at 8:58 am | 19 comments | 1108 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Loser and Winner

H. Abram Wilson, San Ramon's mayor since 2002 and its first elected mayor, defeated three other well-known candidates to...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 9, 2008 at 6:06 pm | 19 comments | 2392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Parcel tax would fund 'We the People'

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5663 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by bottom line, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 1674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man pulling down pants of women joggers in Livermore

Livermore police are warning female joggers or walkers to be aware of a man who approaches women and pulls down their pants. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Been there, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 19 comments | 3972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 9660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school board meets tonight to consider restoring jobs in district

The Pleasanton school district will look tonight at a one-time spending plan of more than $2.7 million that would restore...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 19 comments | 3410 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council members chosen to write ballot arguments for and against Oak Grove development proposal

City Council members have been chosen to write arguments in favor and against a ballot referendum to be voted on June 8 that...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't buy the hype, on Mar 2, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 19 comments | 1603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for two female robbery suspects

Pleasanton police were notified of two robberies in the early hours of the morning. One incident led to an arrest, while...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2008 at 8:50 pm | 19 comments | 2540 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 2161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High School Aresst

Earlier this week I was informed by my child thata freshman boy was arrested at Foothill during first period on Wednesday...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 3390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wellllll................tell me about the meeting

Had to work tonight and could not attend the Planning Commission meeting. Want to hear all about. How 'bout a blow by blow. And...

Original post made by Frank on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 19 comments | 2069 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 | 15753 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Debate

My main takeaway from the debate was that Romney really is weak on foreign policy and knowledge about the military.He memorized...

Original post made by hoops on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:15 am | 19 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 3176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Permit parking only at Trader Joe parking lot

Does anyone know why the row of spots next to the street at Trader Joes is only for cars with permits? It's bad enough that...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by FnSuite, on Dec 13, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 19 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 4247 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 651 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 486 views