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SPORTS

Bee-ing good at spelling

Thirty-six students at Walnut Grove Elementary studied a spelling booklet that had 42,000 words, then did their best to correctly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by haha, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 3915 Views

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Pleasanton council OKs Walmart grocery store, but union appeal likely

New grocery stores have opened in Pleasanton in recent years without much fanfare, and more are coming. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walmart will sue the city, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 141 comments | 3914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Just say No to Measure B3

If you like higher taxes, stay here. You're in the right city, the right county and the right state for paying more, and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by hmmm, on May 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 17 comments | 3914 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 | 3911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 3911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cody Hall's charges upgraded to murder, now on "no bail" status

I'm sure PW is writing this story up now, but I know many in this community are following this and want justice for the woman...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by really?, on Sep 17, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 3910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul LeClaire, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 3902 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Ridge 11/15/2008 @ 9:10am - Please Come Forward!

To All: On Saturday, November 15, at approximately 9:10am, on or more hikers on the Pleasanton Ridge came across an unconscious...

Original post made by RPM on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by maddie, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 3901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robber of Livermore Citibank branch

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Livermore on Thursday afternoon and are asking the public for assistance...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nut Cracker, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 3901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baker, Sbranti bids for State Assembly still too-close-to-call

Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/05/baker-sbranti-bids-for-state-assembly-still-too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Trivalleydad, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:39 am | 11 comments | 3900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3898 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 | 3897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 3897 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Work dispute at Ranch 99 market ends with felony arrest

A Dublin man was arrested at his home after he was fired from his job in Pleasanton, then returned to his former workplace...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 2 comments | 3897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3896 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local broker aids in real estate scam arrest

Police arrested Roger Dungan Buack of Hayward last Wednesday in a real estate scam akin to a junk email loan requests. Buack,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 3, 2007 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3894 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council approves BRE housing project for Hacienda

Facing a packed meeting room of more than 100 construction union leaders and their members, the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 15 comments | 3893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 3889 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 3887 Views
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Religious freedom under attack in Sacramento
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