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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 | 3027 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All I was looking for was information on the parcel tax

I am amazed at what I read in the Town Square Forum. Yesterday, I got two different written opinions on the parcel tax for...

Original post made by Dave Walden on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:53 am | 23 comments | 3026 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountaiin Mikes Showdown...It's On!

So I saw the other day that Mountain Mikes next to Nob Hill and Togos has all you can eat salad, pizza and desert for $5.99...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I. Eaton Moore, on May 15, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 3025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools could face more than $5 million in new cuts

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told Tuesday night that it could face as...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 76 comments | 3025 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 | 3024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

And baby makes five generations

Maria Lima celebrated her 96th birthday recently with five generations of her family; the youngest was her great-great-granddaughter...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 3024 Views

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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 | 3024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 3023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sonic Boom? Today Dec 13 before noon?

I am the only one who heard multiple 'sonic boom' like sounds outdoors today? I believe it was this morning before noon and...

Original post made by Petra on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mojo, on Dec 18, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 3023 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 | 3021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 3019 Views

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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 | 3018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 3016 Views

SPORTS

Stroke by stroke

For the majority of Amador Valley and Foothill seniors, life is pretty simple right now. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6661...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Dan Faustina, on Feb 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 3014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 3014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton MayorThorne re-elected along with 2 candidates he supported

Mayor Jerry Thorne was re-elected to another two-year term yesterday, defeating his challenger Matt Morrison by a whopping...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 3013 Views

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago today changed the tenor of the Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 3008 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 | 3007 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 | 3006 Views
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