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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds public hearing Tuesday about instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board will discuss and hold a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:48 am | 44 comments | 3347 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 | 3345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Goodguys hit by bad guys

A classic car, a classic pickup truck and two Harley Davidson motorcycles were stolen while parked at or near the Goodguys...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cheever, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 3344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police chief swears in 5 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department Chief Dave Spiller has sworn in five new officers, who replace others who have retired or transferred...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 3338 Views

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Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 3337 Views

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Chamber to host speakers advocating tax increases at its Wednesday forum

Art Dao, executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission and Kevin Walthers, president of Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native , on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3336 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 | 3336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Haggerty up on Stoneridge Drive offer

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4464 posted Friday, September 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by beenThere, on Sep 15, 2008 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 3334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. Enjoy! I’ll never forget when Pleasanton...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Jun 13, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 36 comments | 3333 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rage/Rings Restaurant - What Happened

Went to Rage/Rings this Saturday and it was closed. We have been going there for years and were shocked. Anyone know what...

Original post made by Cindy B on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 3333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs 3 multi-million-dollar corporate projects

The Pleasanton City Council approved three major business developments Tuesday that will cost millions of dollars to build,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by conerned about water, on May 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 11 comments | 3333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 3330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin celebrates St. Patrick's Day today, tomorrow

Put on your kilt for the 31st annual city of Dublin St. Patrick's Day celebration today and tomorrow. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 17, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 6 comments | 3328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls special meeting to consider agreement with Oak Grove developers

The Pleasanton City Council has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Monday to hear public comments on an agreement it is...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 1, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 26 comments | 3327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing crisis or window of opportunity?

It seems like each morning when I open my paper I find more alarmist headlines that paint a bleak picture of the country's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 3325 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 63 comments | 3324 Views

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Bogus Pleasanton college founder gets 16 years in prison

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Throw away the key, on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 9 comments | 3324 Views

RESTAURANTS

Ponderosa shows plans for gated senior community in Ironwood

If built, it would be the first gated senior residential development in the city. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3762...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by Perry, on Jan 17, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments | 3323 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Column

Longtime school board member Pat Kernan has been taking it on the chin lately in both the media and at a recent school board...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 1, 2008 at 11:56 am | 65 comments | 3321 Views
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