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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Teen driving to be discussed Thursday at town hall meeting

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's statistics have motivated Pleasanton police to hold a town hall meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by maartjekogel, on Sep 20, 2010 at 1:10 am | 4 comments | 2695 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The search for the missing

No one expects a loved one to go missing for any reason, so if it happens, the events that unfold are a shock. Most in this...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Ricrado Loa, on Oct 29, 2008 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 2695 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 2695 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stockton man arrested in Safeway assault

Horacio Walls, an 18-year-old Stockton resident, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly striking a Pleasanton Safeway manager...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 3, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2693 Views

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Dublin, Camp Parks agreement paves way for major development

The U.S. Army Reserve and SunCal have signed the largest-ever reserve property exchange agreement that will allow the construction...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:18 am | 4 comments | 2693 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 | 2692 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 2691 Views

SPORTS

Amador boys freshmen win Monte Vista Diablo Classic

The Amador Valley High School freshmen boys soccer team won the 13th Annual Monte Vista Diablo Classic tournament over the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lily, on Dec 2, 2010 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2690 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Martial arts studio kicked out for good

A martial arts studio on Quarry Lane has been shut down indefinitely after the Planning Commission ruled 5-0 its owner would...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 2688 Views

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Keeping Chickens in Pleasanton

I'm interested in getting some egg layers for our back yard. I know that we're not allowed to have any roosters (noisy at...

Original post made by Bird Brain on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 2688 Views

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Sheriff's deputies beaten in Castro Valley fight

Two Alameda County sheriff's deputies were hospitalized after being beaten by three suspects while trying to break up a fight...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by George Zimmerman, on May 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2688 Views

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Editorial

For hundreds of Pleasanton residents--perhaps even thousands--who live within earshot of the Union Pacific railroad trains...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Xman, on Jul 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 49 comments | 2687 Views

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Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2687 Views

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Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

Yesterday I received in the mail an 8 page booklet supporting Measure B1. I found it to be very misleading in how the Measure...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 13 comments | 2687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to Be Informed www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com

The more I've been reading about the parcel tax on the blogs, the more old PW stories I read, the more I have to agree, Measure...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:34 am | 76 comments | 2684 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 | 2684 Views

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Pleasanton PD Supports Public Drunks at Concerts

The PD has inordinately strict rules for drinking during the First Wednesdays and wine strolls. In fact, drinkers are roped...

Original post made by what\\\'s wrong with this picture on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by I'm with what's wrong with this picture, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 19 comments | 2683 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 | 2683 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
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