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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 | 3119 Views

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<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 | 3118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 3116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 3115 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 candidates in race to fill City Council seat in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Janis, on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 24 comments | 3114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Negative stories about real estate often miss the mark

On April 12, there was an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled, "Hot Homes Get Cold," that gave Dave Walden the chills. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Oct 24, 2007 at 8:42 am | 7 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 | 3112 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 | 3111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 3111 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 | 3111 Views

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 | 3110 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 | 3107 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Committee oversees bicycle, pedestrian plan

"Bicycles should be equal to cars," is how Bill Rose sees it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3459...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 3105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed man robs Comerica Bank

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Comerica Bank in the 600 block of Main Street this morning at about...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 23, 2013 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 3104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The (PUSD) Board Failed!"

Cries of "The (PUSD) Board Failed!" came from the audience at tonight's school board meeting after the motion to restore...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2012 at 8:21 am | 59 comments | 3102 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 3101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3101 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 3099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools join in statewide Day of Action

In the 30 minutes before school started Thursday, teachers, classified staff, administrators and parents joined the statewide...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Einstein, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 106 comments | 3099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading or paid Birthday Holidays - PUSD board to decide 2/22

This Tuesday, the PUSD school board will decide to reduce Barton reading program funding by 50% to save $53,000. They will...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 3098 Views
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