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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 24 comments | 2642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 2641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with French flag

I want to thank the Pleasanton Weekly for explaining to citizens why this guy was out there with that gigantic French flag,...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school Head Lice Policy

Does anyone remember hearing about this new "head lice policy" change implemented by the PUSD? As a parent to have twice...

Original post made by Christine on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Swartzendruber, on Mar 7, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 43 comments | 2640 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial on test scores

Let's get this straight. An eighth-grade physical science teacher at Hart Middle School hand copied questions from a 2005...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 12, 2007 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2639 Views

AROUND TOWN

California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history

California has become the nation's first state to require its public schools to teach students about the history and contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 65 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs $15-million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10107...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by ?, on Sep 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 29 comments | 2636 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 2636 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Middle School Cheer wins regional competition

The Pleasanton Middle School cheer team placed first in the United Spirit Association regional competition last Saturday...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 2635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 2635 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commission to consider renaming Sports Park for Ken Mercer

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Thursday to consider a proposal to rename the city's Sports Park...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cate, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 2634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor has destroyed the PWs credibility

The editor of this news source today "outed" an anonymous Town Forum poster. This is a serious violation, and greatly undermines...

Original post made by Amazed on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jade, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 2630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services tomorrow for Amador Valley grad Michel David, who was killed in San Diego

Funeral services are scheduled tomorrow for Michel Rose David, 22, who died last Friday in San Diego. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 18, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 2630 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like our dictator is at work again

Read this folks and wake up as your rights are being stripped each and everyday and it will only get worse unless we act...

Original post made by Linda on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:23 am | 48 comments | 2629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

My reasons for supporting DAVID HARMER for Congress

My fellow Californians, I must first appologise to anyone reading this who believes government is some kind of diety-like...

Original post made by Doug Bell on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 2628 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal football team takes on UCLA for the Pac-12 Championship at 5 p.m. tonight

For those planning on driving to Stanford today to watch either the women's volleyball team open NCAA Tournament play at...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopters flying around Tri-Valley, any comments?

I've been seeing and hearing helicopters flying around Tri-Valley. Is it Military training or police? Any comments?...

Original post made by Joan M. on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Jun 21, 2007 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 2627 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 2627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

Itís { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 15 comments | 2626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

California cities are watching closely the outcome of the legal battle in Alameda County Superior Court over a referendum...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 6, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 8 comments | 2623 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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