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AROUND TOWN

'New' Stoneridge Drive now 40 mph

The speed limit on the newly extended section of Stoneridge Drive has been raised to 40 mph despite objections from City...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cluelessness, on Jan 26, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 24 comments | 7033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Sketch released of suspect who held up man at gunpoint at Shell Station

Pleasanton police detectives along with a forensic composite artist have created a sketch of the unidentified male who robbed...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sooo, on Jan 26, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 2253 Views

RESTAURANTS

What ABOUT Fast-Food Workers?

Hey, wait a minute. I thought going to college was supposed to ensure that everyone becomes a millionaire! Well, at least...

Original post made by Milty on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Niles, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 3678 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: The Invisible Woman

History, they say, is written by the victors. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/23/review-the-invisible-woman...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 4168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 32 comments | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Councilwoman Karin Mohr dies in fall

Karin Mohr, a Pleasanton City Councilwoman from 1980 to 1996, died Monday from injuries suffered in a fall. She was 74. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 16 comments | 15388 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 13820 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.F approves commuter buses, including those from Pleasanton

A proposal to allow private commuter buses to use certain public bus stops in exchange for a fee was approved Tuesday by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 2493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART officer dies after being shot by partner during Dublin search

A BART police officer was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search in Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 11 comments | 4140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 3691 Views

AROUND TOWN

City codes on blocking sidewalks and drive-ways

More and more, there are many things in my neighborhood that are blocking people from walking on the sidewalks. Within...

Original post made by Street Walker on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 33 comments | 5754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog attack

Anyone know any of the details of a pit bull that attacked a small poodle being walked by a lady and young girl on Via Del...

Original post made by Francine on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 5 comments | 1551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown declares drought emergency, urges conservation

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislators kill BART strike ban proposal

A bill that would have banned strikes by public transit employees, such as BART workers who walked off the job twice last...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 4148 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rotarians raise $5,000 for wheelchairs to Mexico's needy

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton raised more than $5,000 Saturday at its city-wide "yard sale" held in the parking lot at Amador...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Friend, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 16 comments | 4124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New judge appointed to Alameda County Superior Court

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced that he is appointing San Francisco attorney Tara Desautels to a judgeship in the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sa, on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens behind the Wheel

"We don't call them accidents," J.P. Rosales, a representative with Farmer's Insurance Pleasanton, said at the recent town...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 3794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference Festival is a HUGE Success

A VERY Successful "Make a Difference for Pleasanton Festival" was held on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at the Pleasanton Library....

Original post made by Ken mano on Jan. 21, 2014
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Martin Luther King Day...But Shhh...Dont' mention that he was a Republican

Notice how public schools and the media hide the fact that MLK was a Republican. Let's just keep this secret hidden they...

Original post made by Shhh... on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to vote tonight on Historic Preservation law

The City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to continue a public hearing a month ago on a proposed new law aimed at preserving...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Conserve, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views
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