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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 3126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 3126 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parcel tax potentially targets senior citizens!!!

I read on another posting about language in the parcel tax which addresses seniors. I made my parents aware of this provision...

Original post made by Ray Johnson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by honestly, be honest, on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 75 comments | 3125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charity worker nabbed for Pleasanton bank robbery

Pleasanton police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a local Washington Mutual bank branch. Masala James, 39, of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by clyde barrow, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 3124 Views

RESTAURANTS

Which Mexican food restaurant in town is the best?

After eating at all the local Mexican food restaurants, we have concluded that they are all very similar: bland food, so...

Original post made by Lee on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by S2, on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 14 comments | 3124 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 3123 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 | 3123 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 2 comments | 3122 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 | 3122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential school board emails/reports from Superintendent to school trustees?

Based on another thread from someone from Civic Square called uniformed talking about the Palo Alto district, I was looking...

Original post made by Lou on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 15 comments | 3121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops suck in P Town

The cops are so busy trying to score tickets they don't even fight crime. I saw 3 kids riding skateboards in the middle...

Original post made by MoMo on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 12, 2007 at 5:20 am | 17 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 3119 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton stabbing victim identifies suspect as Livermore man

Pleasanton police have identified a suspect in a Wednesday night stabbing at Las Ventanas apartments in the 3800 block of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 11 comments | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather service issues hazardous weather warning for today

The National Weather Service is expecting hazardous weather conditions today, with the major storm heading into Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two from San Jose arrested in Pleasanton pesticide theft

Two men have been arrested for burglary in a months-long theft of pesticides from Terminix in Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 3 comments | 3111 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letters to the Editor

<B>Labor Day Streetwise lacking wisdom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3011...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 4, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 3110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report Monday covering California's cash balance showing that revenues...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 3109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Resident Denied Service from Local Lumber Yard

I had to put something down, I was so steamed today. I called a local lumber yard/hardware store on Sunol Rd. because the...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 22, 2007 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 3108 Views
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Cleaning my PC or cleaning my wallet?
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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
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Selma Soliloquy
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