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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell asks Homeland Security to reverse policy allowing knives on airplanes

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Homeland Security agency to reverse its decision to allow passengers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vern, on Apr 21, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 3041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 84 comments | 3040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with Baseball bat should just get a "time out"

Read the story and other threads (comments locked by the PW)about the guy with an extensive criminal history, on meth, who...

Original post made by one dead idiot on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 37 comments | 3040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama as Hitler at the Post Office

I went to the post office several times in the last week and there were people set up next to the driveway with signs of...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 13, 2011 at 4:59 pm | 66 comments | 3039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 3039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Evacuations, SWAT Teams, and road closures

We were evacuated from our house at 3am (Thursday June 21st)and not allowed back until 9:30 am. We were not told anything...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Jun 25, 2007 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 3037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

With the current City Council breaking up after serving an unprecedented six years together, Pleasanton voters have an opportunity...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 7 comments | 3036 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD board backs parcel tax

After months, two surveys and hours of discussion, the Pleasanton school board has voted unanimously to approve a resolution...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 8, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 138 comments | 3035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank near mall robbed Friday

Around 1:12 p.m. Friday a man reportedly robbed a Washington Mutual Bank on Stoneridge Mall Road. Police said the man threatened...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 22, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 3033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third continuance issued in drunk driving case

A judge in the case against 19-year-old Katie McKewon granted a request to continue the case to April 11. In the hearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2008 at 7:47 am | 15 comments | 3031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

AT&T Phone Outage?

My AT&T phone service in Shadow Cliff Village has only worked intermittently since last Sunday, 12/19/10. Since then I saw...

Original post made by cvm on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by cvm, on Dec 29, 2010 at 11:31 am | 14 comments | 3031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raeside out as Tri-Valley Convention Bureau chief

The Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced that Grant Raeside resigned from his position as president...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Nakspraks, on Feb 16, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 4 comments | 3030 Views

RESTAURANTS

Local Organic Foods

Does anyone know of any Tri-Valley restaurants that are using local/organic/seasonal produce and grass-fed/free-range/cage-free/humanely...

Original post made by Lynn P. on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 7 comments | 3028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahalo Grille Closed

According to the information on Yelp, supposedly validated as provided by the owner of Mahalo, they are permanently closed....

Original post made by downtown diner on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by JVD, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 22 comments | 3027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds at memorial service Friday for Realtor Roy Dronkers

A celebration of life for Roy Dronkers Friday was just the kind of boisterous, fun-loving event the popular Pleasanton Realtor...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Sad, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 3026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Pleasanton voting underway!

Balloting for Best of Pleasanton will run through Aug. 24! Vote now! CLICK HERE http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/best_of/voting/form.php Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Robert E. Garcia, on Oct 16, 2007 at 6:54 pm | 4 comments | 3025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child care provider replaces YMCA center

Adventure Time, a private, nonprofit child care provider, will move into 4667 Bernal Ave., which was vacated in December...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by n/a, on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 3025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown, Pentin win seats on City Council

Karla Brown and Jerry Pentin won election to Pleasanton City Council handily, with Brown garnering 8,919 votes -- about 37%...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 3025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Superfranks experience

I recently celebrated my sonís birthday at Superfranks. I was just wondering if any of you has received a bad and discourteous...

Original post made by Anon on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Deanna, on Jan 4, 2008 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 3023 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 | 3022 Views
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