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AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery needed for empty Nob Hill - why be against it?

I don't understand why the mayor and city council would be against Walmart putting a smaller sized grocery store in the EMPTY...

Original post made by foodshopper on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 60 comments | 3432 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare—and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Btw, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 18 comments | 3429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Cops nab thieves in separate incidents

Four people were arrested this week on auto burglary charges after reports from a home and the Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Fanny, on Jan 2, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 5 comments | 3428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in crash on Vasco Road

A motorcyclist suffered major injuries when he crashed into a fire hydrant on Vasco Road near Livermore yesterday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 6, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 3426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Handles Gastropub to replace Farmer Restaurant at Pleasanton Hotel

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served next Sunday...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by CCC, on Jul 23, 2011 at 12:22 am | 39 comments | 3425 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No decision, no new information on principal's ouster

The Pleasanton School Board took no action regarding ousted Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranish on Tuesday night, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not the teacher, on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 3424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable housing in Pleasanton

Like it or not, affordable housing is coming to Pleasanton, and with it, as is nearly always the case, come questions about...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Feb 21, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 81 comments | 3422 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 | 3421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police interrupt home burglary on Blacow Court, arrest 3

Three young men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in an apparent attempted residential burglary in the area of Blacow Street...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 3419 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 3419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Most Pleasanton parents, students favor non-traditional calendar options

Parents and students voiced their opinions at Tuesday's school board meeting about the calendar options that could be adopted...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:12 am | 36 comments | 3419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trinity Lutheran about to lose pastor

The situation at Trinity Lutheran should be a clarion call to other church congregations to keep careful watch on the lay...

Original post made by James on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 44 comments | 3417 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of the new restaurants section?

Hi, I'm co-founder of BooRah, the company that's working with the Pleasanton Weekly on the new online Restaurants section...

Original post made by Eric on Apr. 7, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on May 2, 2007 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 3415 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Those who opt out of PG&E's 'SmartMeter' program will pay fees

Over boos and hisses from opponents of PG&E's SmartMeters, the California Public Utilities Commission Wednesday voted to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by other Bill, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 18 comments | 3415 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council may settle affordable housing litigation issues Tuesday

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to agree to a court order Tuesday that scuttles a 29,000-unit housing cap law approved...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 22 comments | 3412 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court rules cities, counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that cities and counties have the right to ban medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 3412 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3411 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 3410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Options

We are new to the area. We have a high schooler and middle schooler. We are really disappointed in the high school for...

Original post made by New Mom on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Been there, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:04 am | 30 comments | 3409 Views
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CIA’s Five Stages of Woe
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Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
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Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 670 views