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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown going down?

What has happened to the standards for our downtown? I just drove down to First Avenue to see a banner for "Cigarette City"...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen! on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria S., on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 61 comments | 5956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion

We are in one of the worst recessions in our nation's history. Many people have lost their jobs, their health insurance,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 9, 2010 at 9:45 am | 61 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why so many Haters of Ruby Hill?

One thing I've noticed in my short time on the PW Town Square Forum is that so many contributors seem to have this intense...

Original post made by maja7 on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:17 am | 61 comments | 10922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers sound off on possible Lund Ranch referendum

Letters, phone calls and Town Square postings on the Pleasanton Weekly's website have been coming fast and furiously since...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, 13 hours ago | 61 comments | 3211 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 3278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney skips victory party as lead narrows to 121 votes over Republican challenger

The McNerney family voted along with thousands of others in Pleasanton and millions across the country yesterday in mid-term...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 7, 2010 at 10:07 am | 61 comments | 2093 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by gdanjou, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 61 comments | 3497 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 61 comments | 255788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 3700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 2735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar 'option' on Pleasanton school board's agenda for tomorrow night

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for the June 17 meeting, which includes: a discussion and vote for an "alternative...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Shadow, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 60 comments | 5261 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 60 comments | 3826 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hip Hip Hooray!

Maine vote REJECTS gay marriage law! Gay marriage has now lost in every single state -- 31 in all -- in which it has been...

Original post made by Hip Hip Hooray! on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:56 am | 60 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Preachers Alter Weekend R & R

This topic has been discussed before, but not in recent months. A group of street preachers go into the different towns...

Original post made by mac on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2009 at 10:10 am | 60 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

To "Some" Dog Owners........

I have noticed an increased number of dog owners who walk their dogs past my home and allow the dogs to urinate/poop on my...

Original post made by Frustrated! on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by ron, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 60 comments | 3903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery needed for empty Nob Hill - why be against it?

I don't understand why the mayor and city council would be against Walmart putting a smaller sized grocery store in the EMPTY...

Original post made by foodshopper on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 60 comments | 3763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove foe Mary Roberts to challenge Hosterman for mayor's post

Mary Roberts, a long-time member of the Pleasanton Planning Commission who also served as its chairwoman several times on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 1, 2008 at 10:35 am | 60 comments | 3115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit in crosswalk accident dies

One of two people hit in a Pleasanton crosswalk on Oct. 12 has died. "We received word that the female pedestrian succumbed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:57 am | 60 comments | 38416 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 533 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 339 views