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AROUND TOWN

Does Thorne have it all wrong?

In typical republican form, Thorne resorts to name calling with the classic “elitist” word. I guess if you oppose suburban...

Original post made by Ray Morris on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 68 comments | 2647 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 | 2646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador high, Pleasanton Middle School principals leaving posts in June

Both of Pleasanton's veteran high school principals are leaving the district. John Dwyer made the announcement Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yoga with a twist at Shadow Cliffs

How relaxing. Moving through various yoga poses all while taking deep, long breaths and staying present with my surroundings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 2644 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 | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton financier added to lawsuit claiming his company cheated clients

William Hogarty, 49, the owner of a now-defunct Pleasanton firm that allegedly bilked homeowners out of tens of thousands...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by olfthfl, on Apr 5, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 9 comments | 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates present themselves and their opinions at forum

The Pleasanton Council Chamber was packed last Tuesday with residents and supporters who came to the Pleasanton Weekly's...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 21 comments | 2641 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 | 2641 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 | 2641 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 | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nominal change predicted for student enrollment

A demographer's report shows Pleasanton Unified School District enrollment numbers will provide little relief for the high...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 2639 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 | 2639 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Gay marriage doesn't weaken 'traditional' marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4657 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 67 comments | 2639 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 2639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure E

The public school systems here and everywhere in the US are insatiable for taxpayers to pay more. Tell them to manage their...

Original post made by NoOnE on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 6, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 46 comments | 2638 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 | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Noise from the Sports Park

I thought I'd ask this here, since I cannot get a hold of the City through their web site. Does the noise Ordinance cover...

Original post made by FedUp on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by rsg, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 25 comments | 2637 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 | 2637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New laws focus on in-car texting, red light cameras, party buses

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2637 Views
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