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AROUND TOWN

City of Pleas wants to know why I am making less money

I applied to renew my business license in Pleasanton - before the deadline of Jan. 31. I've done business in Pleasanton...

Original post made by ptown consultant on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 15 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three homes hit by burglars in recent days,

Three homes were hit by burglars in recent days, including one daytime break in that netted an arrest. The other break-ins...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 15 comments | 1050 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose's minimum wage goes to $10 with downtown association liking it

San Jose's minimum wage officially rose to $10 an hour Monday and business people who once opposed it now see it as a way...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton memorial service planned May 25 for Jack Dove, who would have turned 90 that day

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, for Jack Dove, a well-known Pleasanton community activist and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike Tassano, on May 23, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 1950 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin Remains Relevant: Skewers Obama and Mainstream Media

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps this nation's last remaining true patriot, continues to remind us of why we need...

Original post made by Dave Champion on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 882 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More high density apartment complexes coming to Pleasanton

St. Anton Partners, a California-based owner-driven, privately held, multifamily development and investment company, is expected...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jun 8, 2013 at 9:03 am | 15 comments | 1120 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Community Markets selected as top 'Right to Know' grocer

New Leaf Community Markets, with a store in Pleasanton, has been selected as one of the top 10 organic grocers. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by choicesaregood, on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 3695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Task force plan can make sure Pleasanton meets state housing numbers

Plans for developing a 400-acre site on Pleasanton's east side along Stanley Boulevard with high density housing and more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 2042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Being Neighborly Needing Some Sleep

I am a mother of twins who are now 6 months old, we have been in our home for about 2 years now and we have a neighbor who...

Original post made by Annoyed Neighbor on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 1174 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART negotiations stalled by union

KTVU news reported this morning that contract negotiations have not resumed because the union is waiting for e negotiator/arbitrator...

Original post made by Right on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall tries to get bail set, today 9 AM

The local murderer-by-stupid-driving sociopath will be in court to try to get released on bail. The judge will need to get...

Original post made by Keep him locked up on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Sep 13, 2013 at 4:59 am | 15 comments | 920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girasole Closed

I will miss you Scoozi Bread! Maybe the Pleasanton Weekly can get Skip to share the recipe with all of us who have enjoyed...

Original post made by Gladys on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 15 comments | 1830 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If you're a democrat, you should NOT celebrate Thanksgiving!

Most people do not know the real significance of Thanksgiving. Did you know that the real "Thanks" is a thanks to God and...

Original post made by bradford on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by WAl-Marty, on Nov 26, 2013 at 12:16 am | 15 comments | 1193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh removed as principal of Walnut Grove Elementary

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by I , on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 3345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton home damaged in fireplace blaze

A house fire in Pleasanton left a family's home badly burned but nobody was hurt, firefighters said late Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by right wing nuts, on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 15 comments | 2726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 15 comments | 2257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Seymour Cagney, on May 21, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 15 comments | 1922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Sen. Leland Yee in court on fraud, drug running charges

State Sen. Leland Yee was arraigned in U.S. District Court Wednesday on charges of weapons trafficking and scheming to defraud...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by YeeYee, on Mar 27, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 1916 Views
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