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ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 3330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton hotel closing

I had rented a room at the Pleasanton Hotel for an event next month, today I was informed by a staff member that the property...

Original post made by Willis on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by canon lenses, on Aug 27, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 34 comments | 3327 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 | 3326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen killed in I-680 crash near Sunol Boulevard

An early morning crash on Interstate 680, just south of Bernal Avenue, has claimed the life of a 14-year-old girl. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Alvaro, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 31 comments | 3325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4658 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 6:32 am | 96 comments | 3325 Views

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Ugly Buses

I wonder how much money the bus company (is it Wheels?) gets for allowing the bus to be completely covered with advertising....

Original post made by OldTimer on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tamieka, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 3323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michigan passing a Right to Work law

Michigan will today become the 24th state to pass a Right to Work law, which prohibits unions from collecting dues from non-union...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 7 comments | 3323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On the Fast Track

More than 70 businesses participated in the Pleasanton Business Expo held by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and City...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 25, 2007 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 3321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway launches campaign to help 'special needs' people

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation have launched a campaign that will fund important programs that...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Aug 12, 2014 at 5:11 am | 7 comments | 3321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council candidates warned to wait until March 29 to post campaign signs

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has asked candidates in the special City Council election scheduled for May 7 to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by John G., on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:10 am | 65 comments | 3320 Views

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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 | 3316 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 3316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk driving case continued to Feb. 11

The drunk driving case involving 19-year-old Katie McKewon has been continued to Feb. 11, it was decided this morning by...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jessie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 30 comments | 3313 Views

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Alameda County Fair opens to huge crowds

The Alameda County Fair began its 102nd year Wednesday with opening day crowds streaming in to take advantage of $1 admission...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 3312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

59-year-old man shot in attempted car jacking

A 59-year-old Pleasanton man was shot after he refused to give a gunman his car keys, according to police. The incident...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 7 comments | 3311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike likely tomorrow

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations today as union representatives announced that the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 66 comments | 3311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone here have regrets in voting for Obama?

If you voted for Obama, are you beginning to have your doubts? Just curious. ...

Original post made by phil on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by furloughed middle-class, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 am | 90 comments | 3305 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 3304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Give Concessions to Help PUSD

Another local paper reported this morning about the concessions that Pleasanton teachers' union gave. (I didn't try to post...

Original post made by PTA Mom on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 3301 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 3301 Views
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