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L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove developers' lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5-million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by monicabrownom9, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 73 comments | 2279 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving cross country

The first day of traveling we drove through Pennsylvania. There was not much to look at out the window so Jenny and I read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Martha Grill, on Mar 23, 2008 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 2278 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club gets Stealth-y

Tuesday's Pleasanton Lacrosse Club practice wasn't ordinary by any means. Two players from indoor lacrosse team, the San...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 7, 2008 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Preachers Alter Weekend R & R

This topic has been discussed before, but not in recent months. A group of street preachers go into the different towns...

Original post made by mac on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2009 at 10:10 am | 60 comments | 2278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council names 2 teen poet laureates

Two teenagers have been named co-teen poet laureates for Pleasanton, a position that highlights their literary skills and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Teacake Frank, on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 2278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City revenue beats expectation in fiscal 2012-13

The city of Pleasanton ended fiscal year 2012-13 more than $1 million over its projected municipal operating budget as sales...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 30, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 2278 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Swimmer at Olympic Trials

Just wondering why there isn't anything said about Pleasanton's Celina Li who is at this week's Olympic Swimming trials....

Original post made by FHS parent on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by congrats!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to get the most immediate and accurate results on Measure G?

OK, I voted, and did it the old fashioned way at Walnut Grove. Now I want the results as soon as possible and accurately...

Original post made by Frank Trigg on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Not the end of the world, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:38 am | 11 comments | 2275 Views

SPORTS

Former local athlete in new battle

A former Amador Valley High School track star is in a race for her life, this time against brain cancer, but she's got her...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mat, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 2274 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wounded Livermore soldier back in U.S.

A Livermore Marine is back in the U.S. after being severely wounded while in Afghanistan. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=6449...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 2273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Joan Laursen-Talks about Donating to School Board Candidates at PUSD Board Meeting

I just listened to the school board meeting that is live on TV and Joan Laursen said something along the lines of "You will...

Original post made by Unbelievable on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on May 12, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 2272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domus to close Pleasanton store next Thursday

Domus, a popular downtown gift and housewares store, will close next Thursday, July 31 after nearly 10 years of doing business...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 1, 2008 at 6:58 am | 14 comments | 2271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 reg&boys, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 22 comments | 2271 Views

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Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Julie Testa

annoying?...

Original post made by Kid on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Anonynous, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 42 comments | 2270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Monday Night Vineyard Avenue Closure

I am a resident on Vineyard Ave. and when we were going home about 10PM Monday night the road was completely blocked off...

Original post made by Vineyard Ave Resident on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by dave, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 5 comments | 2269 Views
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