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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 | 2397 Views

SPORTS

Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Yo, on May 14, 2009 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 2395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges reduced for Pleasanton financier William Hogarty

What started out as an attempted murder charge wound up as a misdemeanor assault conviction for William Hogarty, the CEO...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by nextsecretmillionaire, on Jun 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 11 comments | 2395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Preachers Alter Weekend R & R

This topic has been discussed before, but not in recent months. A group of street preachers go into the different towns...

Original post made by mac on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2009 at 10:10 am | 60 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Carden West parents battle over tuition payments

New details are emerging about Carden West, the school's bankruptcy and a fight between parents of students at the school. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by noncarden, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 14 comments | 2393 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 2393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACE Train Accident?

Just drove down Stanley between Livermore & Pleasanton. The ACE train was stopped. Police and ambulances were there along...

Original post made by Tim on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 2391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 2391 Views

SPORTS

Panthers NAMED 2008 USA Jr. National Cheeleading Champions

On Sunday, March 2, 2008, in the Hyperion Theatre at the California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, the Panthers...

Original post made by Victoria on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2008 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 2390 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

Darn. I had National Grammar Day marked on my calendar March 4 but was so busy working, it completely slipped my mind. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by get real, on Mar 19, 2008 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 2388 Views

SPORTS

Teen's 'dream machine' a highlight of Goodguys' weekend car show at Fairgrounds

Johnny Scholz IV will be one of thousands of classic car aficionados waxing up and showing off their vintage American iron...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Nomad luvr, on Mar 25, 2011 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 2387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home Depot loses bid for 2nd Pleasanton store

Home Depot lost its two-year-long bid Tuesday to build a second home improvement store in southeast Pleasanton as part of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Holly, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor visits Safeway health center in Pleasanton

Calling the state's health care system "unacceptable and unsustainable," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told hundreds who gathered...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2007 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 2385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton hires Vallejo development director to head expanded planning group here

Brian Dolan, most recently the director of development services for Vallejo, has been hired as Community Development Director...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Mar 15, 2008 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council puts Club NEO on probation, cuts number of patrons allowed by nearly one-third

The Pleasanton City Council placed the troubled Club NEO on probation Tuesday, ordering the Gateway Square nightclub to cut...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by law and order, on Apr 7, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 24 comments | 2384 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Haggerty, 2 other County supervisors, endorse Cook-Kallio for Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2384 Views
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