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RESTAURANTS

Rage/Rings Restaurant - What Happened

Went to Rage/Rings this Saturday and it was closed. We have been going there for years and were shocked. Anyone know what...

Original post made by Cindy B on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 3095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday news round-up from around the Bay

Here's a round-up of Friday news reports from around the Bay provided by the Bay City News bureau. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by retailer, on Mar 2, 2012 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Country Club Murders' to air on CBS at 10 p.m. tonight

A prediction made by Ernest Scherer III around the time he was on trial for murder has come true, but not in the way he'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Missy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD cuts 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family activities are fun for all

There are many local activities families can enjoy together, so that parents feel involved in their children's lives as opposed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Mar 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

I wonder if the press gets this sort of thing happening in Pleasanton?

Much has been in the press about a Berkeley city official acting on the orders of a police official showing up at a reporter's...

Original post made by Jake on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by correct, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save our Water Slides? Meeting on March 15

Shadow Cliffs Water Slides Tomorrow the East Bay Parks Operations Committee is having a meeting during which they will...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cwbierdeman@gmail.com, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland marathon, festival on Sunday to close streets, interrupt bus service

Oakland officials are urging those coming to their city Sunday to be aware that some major streets will be closed and bus...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Carmen, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Chances Charity

Someone came by knocked door and was asking for donation to Second Chances about 8 pm or so. Are they genuine? ...

Original post made by aResident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by emily, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last day for book sale at Pleasanton library

Friends of the Pleasanton Library are holding the final day of their weekend-long Spring book sale today with 35,000-40,000...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tomato planting time

Growing your own tomatoes can save money but, even better, your own garden can supply you with tasty produce. As the warm...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cornell, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man the democrats are on fire!

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Kangaroo on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Apr 3, 2012 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Appeal

I read in the paper this morning that Matt Sullivan has filed an appeal against the ruling to permit Walmart from opening...

Original post made by Cindy on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by omg, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New emergency communications system adds to public safety

Next month, public service agencies in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including Pleasanton, will move seamlessly into...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outrageous Pensions, on Apr 9, 2012 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 1267 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline tomorrow for entering our Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly again is holding its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thrish, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline at 6 a.m. tomorrow to vote for Mother-Daughter Lookalikes

The 10 finalists in the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are now posted, and you can [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2012.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on May 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art exhibit by local high school and college students at Firehouse Arts Center

Showcasing the phenomenal talent of a select group of art students from Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools. Juried by...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown resident, on Apr 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning Commissioner Jerry Pentin to seek election to City Council

Pleasanton businessman and city Planning Commissioner Jerry Pentin has announced that he will seek election to the City Council...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on May 6, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill & Terra Bella family farm plant sale Sunday

Stock up on summer plants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, May 6 in in Foothill's north parking lot. Foothill's special education...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Harriet B. Hind, on May 4, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 884 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,993 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 633 views