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Council OKs plan to bring 4-rink ice skating, hockey arena to Staples Ranch

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 7 comments | 2991 Views

AROUND TOWN

6 FIREMEN LEISURELY SHOPPING

It's 10:30 in the morning and there are 6 firemen leisurely shopping at Safeway. Six! That means if they spent an hour that...

Original post made by Getting Hosed on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by bitsy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 52 comments | 2991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 2989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 2988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smell raises big stink across parts of Pleasanton Thursday

That pungent smell that was wafting across Pleasanton Thursday was nothing more than compost being put down by parks workers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

PPIE contributes $551,000 to benefit local schools

Good news came to the school board this month in the form of a giant ceremonial check from Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on May 3, 2014 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 2985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 2985 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. tonight on proposal for new 7-Eleven store at Santa Rita/West Las Positas

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold an informal public meeting tonight to consider a proposal to add a 7-Eleven...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:54 pm | 25 comments | 2983 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 2982 Views

SPORTS

Big bass breaks Shadow Cliffs record

This fish story has witnesses: Eric Doppee, 13, caught a black bass at Shadow Cliffs lake on Saturday that weighed 18 pounds...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 9, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 18 comments | 2981 Views

SPORTS

Bocce ball's Bernardi headed for 'fierce' world competition

Pleasanton's Joey Bernardi, U.S. Under-21 bocce ball champ, is headed for the International Championships being held in Rome...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Sep 3, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 7 comments | 2979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting along

A number of my neighbors were talking the other day during a neighborhood garage sale, why we just can't all get along. I...

Original post made by MOTHER OF 4 on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 2978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any parents hear about the "Assassin game"?

I've been hearing about a game that the area high school seniors "play" as a tradition. You "pay to participate" and you...

Original post made by Anne on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sean's sweethearts, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:20 am | 39 comments | 2972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullivan again blocks final vote on Walmart grocery store in Pleasanton

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan single-handedly blocked a final vote Monday night on a measure that would have allowed...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 15, 2012 at 8:12 am | 106 comments | 2972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2971 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 | 2971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 2970 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 | 2967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: How do I protect myself as a seller?

Many people are nervous about putting their house on the market because of the notion that California is a very litigious...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 2967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Carla Graci, on Aug 12, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 2967 Views
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