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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony Monday at former Walnut...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ann O'Neal is correct, on May 2, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 1270 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton's Mannion drafted by St. Louis Rams

Pleasanton native Sean Mannion, a star quarterback at Foothill High and Oregon State University, was drafted in the third...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 9, 2015 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 2755 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Veteran of World War II

My husband Richard Dewey Hauser wrote a diary about serving in World War II I will just tell you some of it. He was in the...

Original post made by Lajoy Hauser on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Rhel, on May 13, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 648 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Political Jerk's NASTY Phone Trick

Talk about being inconsiderate: Political Callers have a computer "Call Ahead". I think they are trying to see if you...

Original post made by Automated Call - NO ONE There on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nomorobo, on May 19, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments | 280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students heading to Destination Imagination finals Wednesday

Two teams of Pleasanton students will be in Knoxville, Tenn. for three days starting Wednesday for the 2015 Destination...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Ajay Dhillon, on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 1991 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bonilla outspends Glazer almost 4-to-1; please read this!

This is far more than I would have thought possible. Susan Bonilla has received $2.6 million in contributions compared to...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Voter, on May 19, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 222 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Glazer dominates Election Night

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer appears headed to the California State Senate after posting a nearly double-digit advantage on...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by A correction factor, on May 25, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to discuss 'School Facility Fee Justification Study' tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hear a report and possibly take action on the School Facility Fee Justification Study...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on May 26, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 2035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Supreme Court action upholds county's 'take-back' drug ordinance

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday denying a bid by pharmaceutical associations to block enforcement of a Safe...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on May 29, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man gets 11 years for killing his 6-month-old son

A 29-year-old Livermore man who had been charged with murder for the death of his 6-month-old baby boy two years ago has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citing sky high legal costs of $900,000 since 2012, Palo Alto considering dumping PUSD law firm Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost

The Palo Alto newspaper reports http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/06/10/school-board-split-on-law-firm-contract this morning...

Original post made by JJ on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Jun 11, 2015 at 12:39 am | 3 comments | 734 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Museum hosts 'An Evening with FDR' at Pleasanton Firehouse tonight

Pleasanton will play host to a discussion of one of America's most recognizable presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Good times are back as city revenues soar past $106 million

Newly hired Pleasanton Finance Director Tina Olson just presented her first full-year municipal budget to the City Council,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by M.William, on Jun 16, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 3 comments | 949 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 183 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local teen receives $4,000 scholarship

A Pleasanton teen was awarded a scholarship from the ValleyCare Auxiliary, which gives scholarships to high school seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton company built Berkeley apartment complex where 6 died in balcony collapse

A Pleasanton-based construction company has been identified as the contractor of the Berkeley apartment complex where six...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 3816 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1043 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Debate on Iraq

Just what is the Mayors agenda with going forward with this debate, does she plan to run for senator or governor, does she...

Original post made by Sherry W on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3086 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stop the applause…

Pleasanton city council meetings are getting out of hand. “Let me tell you it’s ok to applaud but keep it moving”. No...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 3947 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sushi Lovers Check Out Sozos

When it comes to making great sushi in Pleasanton, Sozos definitely comes in first place!...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by iwc, on Aug 9, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 3582 Views
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