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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' graduation rate above California results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2014 for the fifth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 2, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 12 comments | 3996 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown calls for re-examination of state laws, regulations that may be hampering housing market

Gov. Jerry Brown said at a housing summit in Oakland Tuesday that California has a "very vibrant" housing market but it needs...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 14, 2013 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 3996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outlets

Hope they hurry up with that stoneridre extension, what a nightmare at times this weekend at valley and Santa Rita with all...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Why delay ??, on Nov 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 3993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway launches campaign to help 'special needs' people

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation have launched a campaign that will fund important programs that...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Aug 12, 2014 at 5:11 am | 7 comments | 3991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Firms must pay to remove lead paint in older homes

In a final ruling that could affect older homes in Pleasanton, a Superior Court judge in San Jose increased the amount that...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by They knew, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 3987 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton resident needs your votes online – book competition

I am a finalist in a nationwide children’s picture book competition. The winner will be chosen by internet voting and...

Original post made by Tracy Mesuda on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by olfthfl, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two from San Jose arrested in Pleasanton pesticide theft

Two men have been arrested for burglary in a months-long theft of pesticides from Terminix in Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 3 comments | 3987 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 | 3986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Three face charges in robbery, beating on Vineyard Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5606...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by unknown, on May 26, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 6 comments | 3986 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 | 3985 Views

AROUND TOWN

A true 'living history' lesson

I've always loved flying in airplanes, since I was a little girl. So when asked if I wanted to go on a flight in a World...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Red Baron lives on, on Jun 1, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 3984 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michigan passing a Right to Work law

Michigan will today become the 24th state to pass a Right to Work law, which prohibits unions from collecting dues from non-union...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 7 comments | 3983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organic foods market to open in Vintage Hills shopping center

The long-deteriorating, nearly empty Vintage Hills shopping center that was once facing the wrecking ball is bouncing back...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2012 at 9:18 am | 39 comments | 3982 Views

RESTAURANTS

Albertos - No Bueno!

On Friday a group of friends thought it would be a good idea to visit Alberto's. Not so good. We waited 10 minutes before...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Disappointed by Albertos Service, on Sep 22, 2007 at 5:55 pm | 9 comments | 3982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 29 comments | 3981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: How do I protect myself as a seller?

Many people are nervous about putting their house on the market because of the notion that California is a very litigious...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 3979 Views

RESTAURANTS

Why did PW lock thread about Stacy's gift cards?

I really don't see what was inappropriate or inflamatory about the comments. Several things do come to my mind about the...

Original post made by downtown shopper on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by sherry, on Apr 20, 2011 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 3978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorneys threaten 'costly' lawsuit against Pleasanton if Measure PP becomes law

Years of effort to restrict residential and commercial development on Pleasanton hillsides ground to a halt this week after...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Matt Morrison, on May 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 3978 Views

AROUND TOWN

So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 3977 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Haggerty up on Stoneridge Drive offer

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4464 posted Friday, September 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by beenThere, on Sep 15, 2008 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 3974 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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