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RESTAURANTS

Boched at Baci

Went to Baci for dinner and had yet another bad meal. The meal was very bland, barely warm. Also my companion's dinner...

Original post made by jackals on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by MeeToo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 2546 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 | 2546 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 | 2546 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 | 2546 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hopyard! Give me the Diablo

Now this is a true winner of Best of Pleasanton! Burgers like the Diablo (beef) are where it's at! Atmosphere is great- outdoor...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Sep. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2544 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Huckleberry Finn' re-write: Political correctness or censorship?

Next month, NewSouth Books will publish a combined edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 10:00 am | 33 comments | 2544 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cash-out refinancing practices get first PUSD review

Pleasanton school board members got an earful Tuesday night about cash-out refinancings done by the district, as a consultant...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:59 am | 40 comments | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART fares rise 5% on first day of work in 2014

BART passengers will start their first day of commuting in the new year today with fares up an average of 5 %. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 7, 2014 at 11:13 am | 11 comments | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 2539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Synchronizing of Traffic Lights

Anyone know when traffic lights along major routes are going to be synchronized? This idea has been batted around by city...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 23, 2007 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 2538 Views

SPORTS

Sports Briefs

Long drive qualifies for Worlds Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4542 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by ME, on Dec 4, 2009 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SWAT teams from Pleasanton and Livermore merge

It's one thing to go breaking in doors or serving a warrant on a high-risk suspect with a team of officers you know and trust...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Dec 6, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 4 comments | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Every route to downtown blocked during 10k race Sunday

I enjoy living downtown most of the time. I don't even mind the extra traffic during fairtime. But why do we have to block...

Original post made by pam miller on Jun. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2536 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New details emerge about Foothill crash

New details are coming out about a car crash that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams, a 2006 Foothill High School graduate. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: City should protect citizen's rights

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3469 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Angela, on Jan 24, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 2534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Weekly shouldn't 'advertise' gay marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4529 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by fyi, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 75 comments | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's Not Good About The Child That Escaped Kidnapper

What's not good about the eight year old girl who escaped from the kidnapper in Fresno is that the abductor will get a few...

Original post made by Deidra on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by ccwc, on Oct 7, 2010 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to Pleasanton's “Central Park” on the Bernal Property?

Remember all that big talk 10 years ago regarding the development of a large “central park” on the Bernal Property? This...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 12 comments | 2533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 2533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council names 2 teen poet laureates

Two teenagers have been named co-teen poet laureates for Pleasanton, a position that highlights their literary skills and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Teacake Frank, on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 2531 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,990 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 633 views