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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit trying to cross I-580

One lane of I-580 in Pleasanton was blocked after a truck hit a pedestrian who was reportedly attempting to cross the freeway,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 3164 Views

AROUND TOWN

RE: editorial, "City Union Workers Watch Out"

It is regretable that Pleasaton needs to reign in over-spending by creating a two tiered pay and benefit system -- however,...

Original post made by anon on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 48 comments | 3163 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 | 3161 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 3158 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police detective, dispatcher receive top year-end recognitions

Detective Eric Fredgren's tireless work to clear criminal cases and dispatcher Betsy Jones' penchant for a strong work ethic...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 3153 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone's - you must try it!

My husband and I tried Amarones (next to New York Pizza) about a week ago and I have to say that I felt like I was right...

Original post made by Jillian on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Italian Food Guy, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 3153 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rage/Rings Restaurant - What Happened

Went to Rage/Rings this Saturday and it was closed. We have been going there for years and were shocked. Anyone know what...

Original post made by Cindy B on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 3153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open San Ramon Neighborhood Market, five others today

San Ramon's Walmart Neighborhood Market will open at 7:30 a.m. today in the grocery space vacant since 2010 at the Country...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Matthew, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 26 comments | 3152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 3150 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 63 comments | 3148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was this a Pleasanton principal??

[If not, shudda been!] ...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by one of "those" teachers from another district, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 32 comments | 3147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin celebrates St. Patrick's Day today, tomorrow

Put on your kilt for the 31st annual city of Dublin St. Patrick's Day celebration today and tomorrow. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 17, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 6 comments | 3145 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 3144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Support group for depression and bipolar meets on Wednesdays

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, DBSA, is a support group for people who live with depression, bipolar and other disabilities....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Family member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 25 comments | 3143 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County ranks 4th in median income

The statewide median income for all 2012 individual tax returns was $35,910, an increase of 3.5% over 2011's median income...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Employee, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 5 comments | 3138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 3138 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 | 3136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Major Pleasanton developer wants school district to halt tonight's expected approval of half-billion-dollar facilities plan

The developer of a multi-million-dollar apartment complex in Hacienda Business Park criticized the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 3136 Views

RESTAURANTS

Ponderosa shows plans for gated senior community in Ironwood

If built, it would be the first gated senior residential development in the city. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3762...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by Perry, on Jan 17, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments | 3135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why blame the Teachers?

From what I understand, half the population of Pleasanton moved here in the last five years. I'll bet our wonderful school...

Original post made by School District Supporter on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Feb 11, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 117 comments | 3135 Views
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