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AROUND TOWN

WHEN DOES IT BECOME RACISM

I live in a quiet Vintage Hills neighborhood. One of neighbors is Asian, another Hispanic, another Baptist and another a...

Original post made by Mellow Fellow on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Night Owl, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:10 am | 107 comments | 3838 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bakers square in pleasanton

I stopped by the other day at bakers square and it was closed. Anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by justin roberts jr on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by The Bully, on May 11, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 3836 Views

SPORTS

City of Pleasanton - inconsiderate to young children

My daughter booked two fall sports classes for my 3 year old grandson. Thursday he got up and dressed for his baseball...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Indya, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 21 comments | 3836 Views

SPORTS

Springtime now means lacrosse

It was only a matter of time once lacrosse took hold in the Western United States at the youth levels before California became...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Norcal Lax, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 3836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 3834 Views

RESTAURANTS

Handles Gastropub moving into Pleasanton Hotel

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close Sunday with a new restaurant to replace it...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mort, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 3832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty to host holiday Open House in Pleasanton

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty will open the doors of his Pleasanton district office Dec. 18 for a public holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by At least Nate's not inviting Oakland, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:14 am | 5 comments | 3830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to layoff 25 FTE Classified employees

The very last agenda item on the 4/12 board meeting is to layoff 25 classified employees. So, how are the PUSD and union...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a student, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 65 comments | 3828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother to serve 5 years in prison for having sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another court observer, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 3827 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 | 3825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bring out the bagpipes: the Scottish Games are on again today

Don your plaid -- if not a kilt -- and head to the Fairgrounds today for an adventure in everything Scottish, from bagpipes...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 3825 Views

RESTAURANTS

Love of the Navy runs in local restauranteur's family

Pleasanton's Mike Gutierrez has reason to be proud. His Emilio's El Portal restaurant on Main Street is now the oldest, continuously...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by Don Person, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 3824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UC Davis sophomore from the Tri-Valley charged with attempted rape at UC Davis

Pierce Hunter, a 19-year-old Tri-Valley sophomore has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape, according to reports...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by NBA fan, on May 7, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 44 comments | 3820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 3819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FHS teacher Daniel Bradford accuses Pleasanton PTA Council President of teacher bashing

Here's what Daniel Bradford wrote: I've had a belly full of the teacher-bashing that goes on in the Pleasanton Weekly....

Original post made by PTA member on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 3817 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any good bbq?

Just moved into the area, is there any good bbq around?...

Original post made by brisket bob on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Drexl, on Sep 17, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 9 comments | 3817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What do you think about this tiger incident?

Wow - I don't know who to feel sorry for at this point. This poor tiger at the SF zoo sounds like he was being taunted. I...

Original post made by Mitch on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Dec 31, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 31 comments | 3815 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home Depot security officer knocked down by car as woman flees with power toools

A Home Depot security officer was run down by the driver of a car in the Pleasanton store's parking lot last night as he...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 3815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 3812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 3812 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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