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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART negotiation numbers to think about

Ten days before the strike deadline, BART management and the BART unions are $112 million apart. There are 2,375 union members...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:57 am | 9 comments | 697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More Questions Than Answers.

The other day in the Bay Area News Group reported on the Lancaster Vs City of pleasanton case. City Attourney Jonathan Lowell...

Original post made by Watchman on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Record, on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 1080 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1146 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2340 Views

SPORTS

Stanford expecting a noisy reception tomorrow in Seattle for game against Washington State

Seattle has not been the kindest of cities to Stanford football over the years, and the Cardinal has yet to win at CenuryLink...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton earns top award for environmental successes

The city of Pleasanton has received a top award for its success in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saving energy, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Sep 27, 2013 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 1384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California pays scammers

Fraudulent MediCal claims are a 'career' for many, because they 'payoff'. Watch CNN, at 7:00 and/or 10:00 tonight for part...

Original post made by Taxpayer or Sucker on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer or Sucker, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:38 am | 11 comments | 1123 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Builder plans 4-story apartment complex across from Hart Middle School

Summerhill Homes, a home builder and developer, has asked the Pleasanton Planning Commission for approval to tear down several...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 26, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 7 comments | 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eric Swalwell -- makes vulgar speech to Congress

At first I thought it was a joke, but it isn't. The Washington Post (who has posted the video) and many others are reporting...

Original post made by you\\\\\\\'ve got to be kidding on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Forest, on Sep 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 33 comments | 1730 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 2369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive improvements OK'd in advance of October opening of roadway's extension to Livermore

Construction will start next month on a $1.3-million intersection improvement project at Santa Rita Road and Stoneridge Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Emily, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 11 comments | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 2530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to consider developer's agreement tonight that could add $2.9 million in district funds

The Pleasanton school board will look at ways to add some money to its coffers at its meeting tonight. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 8 comments | 4252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 to update Pleasanton's possible uses of 'Chain of Lakes' at meeting today

The Zone 7 board's Water Resources Committee will get an update on the agency's evaluation of potential feasible uses of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 5343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 3426 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV30 offering viewers chance to win gift cards, theater tickets in October

Tri-Valley TV is offering viewers an opportunity to win free stuff by signing up to be a TV30 "Lucky Fan." During the month...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

An open letter to "Teresa" the librarian who just ripped a kid's head off

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff)...

Original post made by MAG on Sep. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 928 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E's Electrical Service is 3rd World

Once again we get hit by an extended PG&E electrical outage. This is the forth time this year for us. The previous three...

Original post made by No Juice Again on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 12 comments | 1943 Views
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