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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 | 2544 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne honored for city, civic efforts on behalf of veterans

Members of the Pleasanton Military Families Support Group have honored Mayor Jerry Thorne for his city and civic efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USCG MOM/PMF MEMBER, on Mar 31, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 2544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping Down Town business

After reading the article in this weeks PW it state that the mayor and council want to help the down town as the economy...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 2542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Reductions

From the PUSD web site: "Budget Information Once again we face an uncertain future with the budget. The Governorís proposed...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 51 comments | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks Ice rink

When all the controversy about the land off of El Charro was the big news, there was a section of land that the San Jose...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gabby, on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 20 comments | 2542 Views

SPORTS

21st annual Tri-For-Fun series kicks off this weekend

This year's Tri-For-Fun Triathlon Series will begin this Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park. One-thousand registered...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Alex from Pleasanton, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 2539 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Uses of Stimulus Funds (Updated)

You've got to hand it to "Democrat Economics." Help me understand how any of these "stimulus" projects increase jobs and...

Original post made by Ruth on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 35 comments | 2538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wounded Livermore soldier back in U.S.

A Livermore Marine is back in the U.S. after being severely wounded while in Afghanistan. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=6449...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the News on our Winning Little League Team?

This should be a huge story in the Pleasanton Weekly but instead I see it nowhere. For the first time ever, a Pleasanton...

Original post made by Brian on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Frankie Ferrari Hillborough little league player, on Oct 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 2537 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley's 'We the People' team returns home with 2nd place honors in national competition

Amador Valley High School's "We the People" team returned home to cheers and congratulations from parents and supporters...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Christina Nystrom Mantha, on May 1, 2013 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sixth-grader in stable condition after being struck by car

A sixth grader at Pleasanton Middle School was struck by a car while crossing Case Avenue after being dropped off for school...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by Eilene, on Nov 5, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 12 comments | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 116 comments | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need a math tutor for my 6th Grade child

My daughter needs a math tutor. She is in 6th grade and is currently in pre algebra class. Does anyone have a recommendation?...

Original post made by Pre Algebra Help on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by momof2, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 2531 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Safeway supermarket, retail complex to open this fall

Work is continuing on a new 58,000-square-foot "Lifestyle" supermarket at Bernal and Valley Avenues, next to the northbound...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by jackbquick, on Aug 10, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 19 comments | 2530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

FOOTHILL vs AMADOR - Football at its best this THURSDAY 11/10/11 at Foothill High School

This is it, the BIG rival game the entire city waits for all season. It's the BATTLE of Pleasanton that pits the Foothill...

Original post made by Carrie on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by AVHS FAN, on Feb 21, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 15 comments | 2528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 2527 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ricky Gill Caught Inflating His Experience

Ricky Gill, a 25-year-old college student who is intent on his VERY first job being in Congress, has time and again exaggerated...

Original post made by Independent on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian for Gill, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 2527 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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