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Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 4653 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton author pens allergen-conscious cookbook

Pleasanton resident Christina Gray decided she needed to learn all she could about food allergies, and she spent the next...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lisa C, on Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 4652 Views

AROUND TOWN

how do you handle 10% rent increase in this economy

Due to our current economy I have only received a 5% wage increase in the last 5 years, however after just over a year lease...

Original post made by kcmdancer on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 4650 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Immigration arrests made at area El Balazo restaurants

Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) searched area El Balazo restaurants, including the Hopyard...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:12 am | 149 comments | 4650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri Valley Rotary sponsoring coat drive for needy children

Tri Valley Rotary is collecting and distributing coats to local students whose families may not be able to afford warm coats...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 4649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 4648 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 | 4643 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 4641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Splash of color: Local artists bring beauty to Pleasanton utility boxes

What once were dull, unnoticeable metal boxes located around Pleasanton are being transformed into colorful stations dedicated...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Good, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:48 am | 31 comments | 4641 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 | 4637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist to be an exhibitor at Walnut Creek Artists' Market this weekend

Pleasanton artist Kurt Fehlberg will be one of 50 plus artists at the annual Artists' Market in Walnut Creek. The event will...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Claudete, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 4637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

President's address to students causing a stir

President Obama will address students Tuesday in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 88 comments | 4637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 4637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks back at county fair on Independence Day

The Alameda County Fair will kick off June 18 with later hours and a nightly fireworks show after the fair's free concerts,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Liberalism is a plague, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:55 am | 17 comments | 4636 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Albertsons, Safeway receive clearance for proposed merger

AB Acquisition LLC, which owns Boise-based Albertsons, and Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 4636 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Which presidential candidate do you plan to vote for?

Vote in the Pleasanton Weekly's poll. It's at the bottom of the homepage. ...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Romney fan, on Sep 30, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 7 comments | 4631 Views

AROUND TOWN

I cannot believe the selfishness of the people in this city

I thought this was a city that prided itself as a community of character. When all the surrounding cities in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Linda on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Lifer, on May 12, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 75 comments | 4631 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 | 4629 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State court rejects Lins plea to build homes above Pleasanton's Kottinger Ranch

The state Court of Appeal yesterday ruled against the owners of 562 acres of hilltop property in Pleasanton who claimed that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 56 comments | 4629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To Jerry McNerney: Where is Your Town Meeting on Obamacare in Your Online Calendar?

I may have overlooked something in your online calendar below. Most Congressmen are coming back home from your recess...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 28, 2010 at 9:14 am | 119 comments | 4628 Views
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