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AROUND TOWN

Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. Enjoy! I’ll never forget when Pleasanton...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Jun 13, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 36 comments | 3190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calstrs/teachers union opposes pension spiking bill

Teachers want changes in bill that limits public employee pensions "The California Teachers Association and California...

Original post made by Be a part of the solution on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Reviled, on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 170 comments | 3190 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing crisis or window of opportunity?

It seems like each morning when I open my paper I find more alarmist headlines that paint a bleak picture of the country's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 3187 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Slum Dog Millionaire

Just a warning -- Slum Dog Millionaire is not the feel-good movie that the advertising leads you to believe. For those of...

Original post made by Sandra Ryan on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 3187 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton must trim employee benefits or face citizens' initiative, council warned

A Laguna Oaks homeowner has asked the Pleasanton City Council to make employee pension and health care reform a top priority...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:42 am | 107 comments | 3187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gatetree gets their way

Great job Gatetree curcle neighbors! You successfully nagged your way to force the school district to turn down the speakers...

Original post made by What the heck on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 69 comments | 3182 Views

AROUND TOWN

To "Some" Dog Owners........

I have noticed an increased number of dog owners who walk their dogs past my home and allow the dogs to urinate/poop on my...

Original post made by Frustrated! on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by ron, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 60 comments | 3182 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lavish Lifestyle in the White House: Another Round of Golf Anyone?

What seems stuck in the craw of millions of patriotic Americans is Obamas’ 1 percent lifestyle — the endless ski and...

Original post made by Jeff Davis on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments | 3182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 3182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing, growth, taxes, water dominate candidates' concerns in Pleasanton election

Candidates for election to the Pleasanton City Council voiced their views on a wide-ranging number of issues from housing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by just heard, on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 38 comments | 3181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the Editor

<B>Don't censor Christmas Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3350 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 22, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 3180 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protests planned for today's Chevron shareholders' meeting in San Ramon

Ahead of Chevron's annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon today, Richmond's mayor and a coalition of environmental and human...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 29, 2013 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 3178 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Quake reported just south of Pleasanton

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck just south of Pleasanton Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:32 am | 8 comments | 3176 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Natural gas leak ruled out as cause of 'suspicious' fire

Police are eliminating a natural gas leak as one of the possible causes of an explosion and house fire on East Angela Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:12 am | 65 comments | 3175 Views

RESTAURANTS

T.G.I.F. - CLOSED

TGIF's appears to have closed. But it was ageing and had lost all it's appeal years ago. Hopefully something new and fresh...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by KC, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:04 am | 11 comments | 3172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeway noisy over recently opened trail connection

The recently completed trail connection between Pleasanton and Dublin that passes under I-580 is subject to noise from the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dolores, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 3171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Napa, other parts of No. California

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area this morning, damaging buildings and roads and leaving tens of thousands without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ali Reza, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 3170 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber to host speakers advocating tax increases at its Wednesday forum

Art Dao, executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission and Kevin Walthers, president of Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native , on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need ideas for new in town

We are new in town and are desparately unhappy. We moved here last spring and have not found the community to be very welcoming....

Original post made by New in Town on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another Parent, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:54 am | 45 comments | 3168 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan, Sierra Club join Oak Grove appeal effort

The Tri-Valley region of the Sierra Club has agreed to support an appeal by former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and her citizens'...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 21, 2008 at 6:21 pm | 53 comments | 3167 Views
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