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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs 9-building apartment complex next to I-680 freeway

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved a developer's plan to build nine three-story-high apartment buildings and 97...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 8, 2013 at 8:45 am | 22 comments | 2568 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters to the Editor--pedestrians at risk

<B>Pedestrians at risk in crosswalks Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2861...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Cindy, on Aug 30, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 2567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident robbed at gunpoint in mall parking lot

Around 8 p.m. Monday night a female Pleasanton resident was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her car in the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 11 comments | 2567 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS BRIEFS: Water polo, soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis

The Pleasanton Seahawks swam as champions at the California-Nevada Spring Championship in Las Vegas earlier this month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by justlaxin, on Apr 7, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 2567 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'University' founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new Pleasanton campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another unaccredited...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Clueless?, on Sep 7, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 2567 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove developers' lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5-million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by monicabrownom9, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 73 comments | 2565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 2565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by WIKI, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 2565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Castlewood couple's killers continues

It's been six weeks since authorities discovered the bodies of Charlene Abendroth, 57, and her husband Ernest Scherer, Jr.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 2561 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves accountability plan

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Deport Cholo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 2560 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rude Experience Spoiled Mother's Day

I've been in US for 15 years and lived in Pleasanton for 6 years and think it's one of the best places to live. Today...

Original post made by Ram Dawani on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Jan 12, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 24 comments | 2559 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McGovern campaign aide 'desperately in need of letters' of support to send to newspapers

Margo Tarver, who is handling publicity for Councilwoman Cindy McGovern's campaign for mayor, sent out an email to the candidate's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by r we done yet, on Oct 31, 2010 at 11:41 am | 43 comments | 2558 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 2557 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jesus Frieks downtown with signs and yelling

Whats up with these Jesus Freaks that come downtown on weekends in the summer? They are very aggressive and shout inappropriate...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 75 comments | 2555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City – Pleasanton’s unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 2554 Views
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