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AROUND TOWN

12/12/12 - It's last sequential day, month, year in our lifetime

It's Dec. 12, 2012 or 12/12/12, the last time we will experience a sequential day, month, and year combination in our lifetimes....

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by M, on Dec 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 16 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahalo Grille Closed

According to the information on Yelp, supposedly validated as provided by the owner of Mahalo, they are permanently closed....

Original post made by downtown diner on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by JVD, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 22 comments | 2895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne to be sworn in as Pleasanton's new mayor tonight

Councilman Jerry Thorne will be sworn in tonight as Pleasanton's new mayor along with two newly-elected members of the City...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2892 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Pt. 2'

Pottermania reaches a crescendo with this taut and thoughtful final installment in the impressive "Harry Potter" film franchise....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Jul 16, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joint meeting brings city, schools closer together

The Pleasanton City Council and school board congratulated the city's two high school "We the People" teams Monday for attaining...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emotions run high with school cuts on the line

With the elimination of class-size reductions on their worry lists, parents, educators and others packed a school district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Need Credibility, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 99 comments | 2890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: 'Dash and dine' becomes felony charge in Pleasanton

A San Francisco man was arrested at about 2:51 a.m. Feb. 9 in Pleasanton on a charge of felony burglary for what's commonly...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 19, 2012 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 2889 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting along

A number of my neighbors were talking the other day during a neighborhood garage sale, why we just can't all get along. I...

Original post made by MOTHER OF 4 on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 2883 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 2882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider new elementary schools tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will once again look at possible new elementary school sites at its meeting tonight.to Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Idea, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 2882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 2881 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Committee oversees bicycle, pedestrian plan

"Bicycles should be equal to cars," is how Bill Rose sees it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3459...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 2880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PPIE announces 14 student grants for innovative projects

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced yesterday the winners of its Innovative Student Grant awards...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 8 comments | 2880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Haggerty, 2 other Alameda County supervisors, endorse for Cook-Kallio Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Freddy, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 35 comments | 2879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate dropped bid for Pleasanton school board to focus on class size reduction

The short-lived fourth candidate for Pleasanton school board says he dropped out of the race to dedicate his time to reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Rudy, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 63 comments | 2878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any parents hear about the "Assassin game"?

I've been hearing about a game that the area high school seniors "play" as a tradition. You "pay to participate" and you...

Original post made by Anne on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sean's sweethearts, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:20 am | 39 comments | 2876 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits pedestrian by Tawny Park - who knows anything?

Yesterday afternoon a pedestrian was hit by a car near the intersection of Tawny and Norton. It was hard to tell but it...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | 13 comments | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 2: 680 SOUTH TOLL LANE CRISIS CONTINUES

Day 2 of the new 680 southbound toll lane over the Sunol Grade was no better than the first. Without any accidents or roadwork...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | 16 comments | 2874 Views
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