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Hundreds gather to support education

About 350 people rallied in front of Amador Theater Friday afternoon to show support for increased state funding for education....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by VHMom, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 35 comments | 2255 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 2255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coupe Welcomes Calls Per Pleasanton Weekly

Here is the publication's take on the meeting held on 1-28-08. **************************** Friday, February 1, 2008 ...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 5, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 10 comments | 2254 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 | 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 2254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Best home improvement under $5,000

Curious which home improvement costs less than $5,000, delivers the highest return on investment and has the maximum impact...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 2254 Views

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Foothill High School teen named Presidential Scholar

Foothill High School senior flutist, Annie Wu, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, announced Monday by...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Robyn, on May 9, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton

I haven't been to a property auction since I was a kid and used to watch the fast-talking auctioneers selling off farms from...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2252 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City manager comments on Weekly's editorial on asphalt plant, PR position costs

In a 525-word commentary emailed to the Pleasanton Weekly, City Manager Nelson Fialho took exception to an Aug. 10 editorial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Steve Brozosky, on Sep 5, 2007 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 2251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Narum Taking Developer's Money?

Wow, I went to the city's website to look at the city council candidate's financial statements and was shocked at who...

Original post made by rick-native on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 50 comments | 2251 Views

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Small dogs get new digs

The Parks and Recreation Commission decided to move forward on plans to create a small dog exercise area within the current...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by WOOD, on Aug 7, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

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Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as 11th Congressional District vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates in the Nov. 2 General Election are now in Washington, D.C. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Awwwwwwwwww, on Nov 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 35 comments | 2249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin - Windermere Area

I have a question. I am not sure if the story given was real or not. A member of the mom's club posted a scary situation...

Original post made by Concerned Mother on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 2248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California workers, Dems want to give you a 3% pay cut

The California Legislature, dominated by Democrats who hold a majority just shy of 2/3, have had difficulty convincing the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 2248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART operators work 4.5 hours and get paid for 8

From Zakhary Mallett, BART director. BART directors are an elected position. The overwhelming sentiment is that the unions...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 19 comments | 2248 Views

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Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 2247 Views
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