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AROUND TOWN

Janet Liang dies after bone marrow transplant

The young Pleasanton woman whose impassioned plea for help on Youtube led to thousands of people signing up as potential...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Trying to help, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 8 comments | 3965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber PAC endorses Thorne for Mayor, Narum, Olson for City Council

The Pleasanton Chamber's Political Action Committee Friday endorsed Mayor Jerry Thorne for re-election and Councilwoman Kathy...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Oct 20, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 38 comments | 3964 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Special beef cuts recalled by Petaluma producer

A Petaluma-based company recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of meat Saturday produced over the last year that may not...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 3961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Montessori School opens in Pleasanton

The Montessori School of Pleasanton has opened in a new facility at 3420 Cornerstone Ct. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/02/new-montessori-s...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by sticks 'n stones, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 10 comments | 3961 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All solicitors ARE photographed

Recent robberies in my neighborhood have led me to begin taking pictures of individuals and their support teams soliciting...

Original post made by Wayne on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 3960 Views

RESTAURANTS

Agora Bistro - strong out of the gate

Took the family to the Agora Bistro last night. I thought it a bit of a risk given that the restaurant is new and the site...

Original post made by John on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Andy, on May 11, 2008 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 3957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are helmets the law for scooters/skateboards?

I wanted to bring attention to the subject of helmets, after reading the previous post about bicycle safety. About 2 weeks...

Original post made by Mom on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 3957 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Museum plans 2012 preschool themes

The Museum on Main has announced themes for its 2012 preschool pre-literacy program, M.o.M.'s Reading Time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name of Teacher Reading?, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 3957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton RADD hockey squad earns silver medal

Pleasanton's Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled (RADD) Special Olympics regional floor hockey team...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Dec 27, 2014 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 3957 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 | 3955 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS NEWS: Pleasanton American 9 year olds win Danville tournaments

Congratulations to the Pleasanton American 9 year old All Star Team for winning the Pleasanton American Invitational and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Please stop being so nice to registered sex offenders, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 3954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 3950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board could name new Walnut Grove principal tonight

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to consider approving the hiring of a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 17, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 45 comments | 3950 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stop the applause…

Pleasanton city council meetings are getting out of hand. “Let me tell you it’s ok to applaud but keep it moving”. No...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 3947 Views

RESTAURANTS

Vinny's 2 Go - when and why did this place close?

I loved going to Vinny's 2 Go for panini sandwiches and pizza. I hadn't been there in a couple of months, and when I drove...

Original post made by Tom on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Angela, on Oct 18, 2007 at 7:36 pm | 5 comments | 3944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotion of Lt. Eric Finn to captain last Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 3944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 positions on possible chopping block in Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send notices of possible layoff for 27 full-time positions, fewer than expected...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 107 comments | 3944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Citizens' Group?

The following letter to the editor was printed 11/27/09 in the PW. Does anyone know what the "concerned citizens' group"...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:14 am | 199 comments | 3943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton-Dublin link opens under I-580

Bikers and hikers will no longer be blocked by Interstate 580 when traveling between Pleasanton and Dublin. The new Alamo...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 9, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 3940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools facing at least $6.9M in cuts

PUSD's latest budget forecast may not have hit rock bottom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6574...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 121 comments | 3938 Views
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