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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 | 2844 Views

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The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 2844 Views

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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 | 2842 Views

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New Leaf to open market at Vintage Hills Center next year

New Leaf Community Markets, an independently-owned grocer known for carrying locally grown, organic foods, will open a store...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fredrick, on May 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 20 comments | 2841 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 | 2840 Views

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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 | 2839 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 | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowds cheer Pleasanton's new mayor, City Council members as they take office

The installation of Pleasanton's new mayor and two newly-elected members of the City Council played to a full house Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 9 comments | 2836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools near districtwide mandates to improve minority test scores

Even as the Pleasanton school district deals with state-mandated improvement at schools, the district is looking at a new...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by just a parent, on May 2, 2012 at 10:14 am | 36 comments | 2834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 2834 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 | 2833 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 | 2830 Views

AROUND TOWN

A's reject offer to extend lease on Coliseum

The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Oakland...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2830 Views

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Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 2829 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 | 2829 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 | 2828 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 | 2825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Appeal

Just one question....It seems the major complaint againt Walmart is their low wages.So am I missing something or what the...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by local, on Mar 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 68 comments | 2823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank you teachers

Dear PUSD Teachers From the bottom of my heart, I want to say Thank You for all that you do for our students. The tragedy...

Original post made by New Mom on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Thank you Pleasanton!!!, on Dec 23, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 14 comments | 2823 Views

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Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 2822 Views
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