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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss 'public employee' tonight

The Pleasanton school board may once again go into closed session at its 7 p.m. meeting tonight to take up the issue surrounding...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by DefinitelyMan, on Dec 17, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 4416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board postpones discussion on principal

Three people spoke in support of ousted Principal Jon Vranesh before the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night, although...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Will, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 45 comments | 7346 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Wal-Mart in Washington DC

Earlier this week, after much debate, Wal-Mart opened two stores within Washington DC. Some members of the DC city council...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 11 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Easy Ways to Lower Your Energy Bills This Winter

Winter is approaching, and it may have Pleasanton residents wondering what they can do to keep their homes warm while avoiding...

Original post made by Jessica Lee for StopWaste on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Planning commission OKs Ruby Hill right to govern home design

The Pleasanton Planning Commission Wednesday reaffirmed the city's longstanding agreement that gives the Ruby Hill Architectural...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 16, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 27 comments | 6508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton meat and fish market

My wife and I frequently walk down Spring St. to Main St and have noticed that the meat and fish store on the corner of Main...

Original post made by cdm on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by cdm, on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 3955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man named to FBI most wanted list for Shaklee bombing

A North Bay man has been named to the FBI's most wanted terrorists list for the alleged animal rights-related bombings of...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by 2 cents, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 1743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown-Vision and the "Main Street Partnership"

Re: Robert Byrd's article I have been in Pleasanton for more than 30 years and have the Downtown change very little-- The...

Original post made by Elle44 on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harvest Park students nab global championship

Two Harvest Park Middle School students are already at the top of their game. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/12/harvest-park-students-nab-glo...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vtasan Madabushi, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 5 comments | 3103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to increase by 5.2% New Year's Day

BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares starting Jan. 1 to help pay for new train cars and other projects. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 6017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in Thursday's fatal I-580 crash arrested

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after allegedly causing a fiery four-car crash...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 13, 2013 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 2391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday season bumps auto burglaries, frauds

Auto break-ins and frauds are up, with nine reported vehicle burglaries and seven cases of fraud reported in recent days. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by None of the Above, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1202 Views

RESTAURANTS

Black Bear Diner opens Monday in Pleasanton

Black Bear Diner will open its newest California restaurant Monday in Pleasanton, offering its famous breakfast specials...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Diner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:43 am | 23 comments | 13516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference Day for Community Service on Jan 18th 2014

Pleasanton's Community of Character Coalition is a sponsor of the "Make a Difference Day for Pleasanton," which will be held...

Original post made by Ken mano on Dec. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 690 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Happen to Californians?

I'm a native San Francisican born in 1947. I've always lived in the Bay Area. My husband unfortunately passed away earlier...

Original post made by Cindy on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Left the South, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 4707 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is with all of the portable basketball "stands" in the streets?? LEGAL?

With it getting late early I came home the other evening and nearly ran in to one of many portable basketball posts in our...

Original post made by Amy Nonomos on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 38 comments | 6575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood burning in fireplaces banned again today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for today, banning all wood...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 10, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Youth Golf Teacher charged with 65 counts of molestation

I saw on the news that the Youth Golf teacher in Livermore was charged with 65 counts of molestation and that he admitted...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 3376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fundraiser underway for beating victim

More than two months have passed since David Lamont was found unconscious outside his home after apparently being beaten...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1857 Views
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