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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 dead, 4 injured in limo fire on San Mateo bridge Saturday night

The California Highway Patrol is investigating what led to a fire in a limousine that killed five women and injured four...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sadie, on May 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 7 comments | 3700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Finance

Keep Our Park Committee Press Release Feb 4, 2008 OPPONENTS OF THE OAK GROVE PROJECT VIOLATE STATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS,...

Original post made by Angela on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:32 am | 65 comments | 3699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Everything on sale at Domus as popular Main Street store shuts down, again

Domus, the popular kitchen and home accessories retailer on Pleasanton's Main Street, is now open with a store-wide sale...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by No deals there, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 24 comments | 3699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Male pedestrian fatally struck on I-580's Dublin grade today

A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin this morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mar, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 21 comments | 3694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Senior housing, but no Sharks on Staples Ranch

A groundbreaking celebration is scheduled Oct. 24 for Stoneridge Creek, an 800-unit retirement community on Staples Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by LivermoreRez , on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 3693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 3693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Slashes Instructional Time for Students in Secret

PUSD sent home a muddled barely readable letter that is difficult to interpret, but some say that they are cutting instructional...

Original post made by What? on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 83 comments | 3692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No decision, no new information on principal's ouster

The Pleasanton School Board took no action regarding ousted Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranish on Tuesday night, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not the teacher, on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 3690 Views

AROUND TOWN

12/12/12 - It's last sequential day, month, year in our lifetime

It's Dec. 12, 2012 or 12/12/12, the last time we will experience a sequential day, month, and year combination in our lifetimes....

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by M, on Dec 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 16 comments | 3688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cat crisis: TVAR in urgent need of kitten fosters

Kitten season came late this year and all the cats became pregnant at the same time, resulting in a kitty crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by MrsJJHH, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 3687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents talk about about school safety worries at public forum

Armed guards. A police officer at every school. Locked fences. Those were a few of the suggestions raised by some Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 3686 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New $34-million elementary school being considered in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board will have to decide whether to build a new elementary school at an estimated cost of $34 million...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Take your pick, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:50 am | 25 comments | 3685 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 | 3685 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighbors question Pleasanton's Woodthrush Park's park's lack of amenities

When Alan Mode received his copy of the Summer 2013 Activities Guide, he noted the list of Pleasanton parks and their amenities. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Fozzy, on May 28, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 3684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks now on sale in Dublin

"Safe and Sane" fireworks are now on sale in Dublin. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/30/fireworks-now-on-sale-in-dublin...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:12 am | 14 comments | 3684 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees

I was motivated to start this thread by comments made on another thread (regarding the San Ramon property tax initiative)....

Original post made by No Fear on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cut, on May 12, 2009 at 7:15 am | 111 comments | 3683 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of the new restaurants section?

Hi, I'm co-founder of BooRah, the company that's working with the Pleasanton Weekly on the new online Restaurants section...

Original post made by Eric on Apr. 7, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on May 2, 2007 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 3681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Huckleberry Finn' re-write: Political correctness or censorship?

Next month, NewSouth Books will publish a combined edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 10:00 am | 33 comments | 3681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton must trim employee benefits or face citizens' initiative, council warned

A Laguna Oaks homeowner has asked the Pleasanton City Council to make employee pension and health care reform a top priority...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:42 am | 107 comments | 3679 Views
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