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AROUND TOWN

Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:50 am | 5 comments | 2819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 2819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Make an informed decision on Oak Grove Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3264...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by karen, on Dec 6, 2007 at 11:49 am | 11 comments | 2818 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Transit unions have donated $3M to CA State Assembly Democrats

The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU, of which the BART train operators are members) and the Service Employees Service Union...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 21 comments | 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grassroot Effort to Save Class Size in Pleasanton

There is a grassroot effort to keep the Class Size to a 25 students to 1 teacher ratio for K-3. No money is due now. Only...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Really! Really!, on May 19, 2011 at 8:19 am | 24 comments | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advertising Vodka to kids at school

There has been a blimp flying around Pleasaton today and for the past couple weeks. It's not the Goodyear Blimp but a "Hanger...

Original post made by why? on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Internet browser, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 2816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arabian horse racing world today's main feature at Alameda County Fair track

The eyes of the Arabian Horse Racing World will be on Pleasanton and the Alameda County Fair today as the HH Sheikh Zayed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Blake Richards, on Jul 10, 2013 at 2:31 am | 1 comment | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 2814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug problem at Foothill

Someone really needs to check into the drug problem at Foothill High School....

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 8, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 2813 Views

AROUND TOWN

No bail set for Castlewood tennis coach facing molestation charges

No bail has been set for Henry John Germain, the director of tennis programs at Castlewood Country Club, who was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by apparent, on Sep 30, 2008 at 7:36 am | 37 comments | 2811 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Builder scuttles $10-million waterpark at Shadow Cliffs

Plans for a multi-million-dollar California Splash waterpark that could have attracted tens of thousands of water enthusiasts...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 23 comments | 2810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leaf Blowers at 7 AM on Weekends -- REALLY???

Dear thoughtless neighbor, You have your yard service come out at 7 AM on every Saturday and I have put up with the endless...

Original post made by quiet resident on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on May 14, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 23 comments | 2810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman, 86, bilked out of life savings by son, daughter-in-law

An Auburn man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for bilking his 86-year-old mother, a Pleasanton resident, out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Victor, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can someone explain to me

Why are the cuts being proposed in Pleasanton totally focussed on elementary schools here - the schools people seem to love...

Original post made by concerned on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:55 am | 75 comments | 2809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 2809 Views

RESTAURANTS

Organizations joining with Pleasanton Weekly to promote shopping locally

The Pleasanton Downtown Association is joining forces with the Pleasanton Weekly, the city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Coupons & discounts drive me to stores, on Feb 16, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools join in statewide Day of Action

In the 30 minutes before school started Thursday, teachers, classified staff, administrators and parents joined the statewide...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Einstein, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 106 comments | 2807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you plan to vote on state taxes for schools?

Have you decided on how you are voting on the upcoming tax measures that say they will help schools? Are you going for Jerry...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FedUpMom, on May 3, 2012 at 9:12 am | 80 comments | 2807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Evacuations, SWAT Teams, and road closures

We were evacuated from our house at 3am (Thursday June 21st)and not allowed back until 9:30 am. We were not told anything...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Jun 25, 2007 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 2806 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 2806 Views
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