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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 | 2835 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just what WAS Romney thinking? Selective perceptions in the Republican bubble zone

It is becoming clearer. Romney's concession speech was as weak as it was because it was impromtu, written only minutes before...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 2835 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 | 2833 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 | 2830 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lavish Lifestyle in the White House: Another Round of Golf Anyone?

What seems stuck in the craw of millions of patriotic Americans is Obamas’ 1 percent lifestyle — the endless ski and...

Original post made by Jeff Davis on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments | 2827 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 | 2824 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 | 2821 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 | 2821 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare—and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Btw, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 18 comments | 2821 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 | 2820 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 2819 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 2819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police department promotes 2 officers

Two Pleasanton police veterans were promoted to the ranks of sergeants at a badge pinning and oath of office ceremony in...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tonya Clenney, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2819 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 | 2818 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton home damaged in fireplace blaze

A house fire in Pleasanton left a family's home badly burned but nobody was hurt, firefighters said late Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by right wing nuts, on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 15 comments | 2818 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber yesterday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by a former Peasanton res., on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 42 comments | 2816 Views

AROUND TOWN

KPIX confirms that Seattle weathercaster will replace Pleasanton's Roberta Gonzales as weekday anchor

KPIX, the CBS station in San Francisco, confirmed Tuesday that it is replacing Roberta Gonzales as its weeknight weather...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 13 comments | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E signs - where to get them

Where can I get a No on E sign? Are they available or do I have to take someones Yes on E sign and write No over the Yes. ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 65 comments | 2812 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Missing teen found in San Jose

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found safe in San Jose. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/04/missing-teen-found-in-san-jose...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tess, on Dec 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 2811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2811 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 976 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 728 views