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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 2918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember Karen? She needs our help

R Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/03/14/remember-karen-she-needs-our-help posted...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Fred M, on Mar 18, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 2917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

What are your thoughts about senior ditch day? Let them, or don't let them....

Original post made by Interested on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on May 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 37 comments | 2916 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2915 Views

SPORTS

Friday Oct. 19, 2012 – FOOTHILL FOOTBALL

FOOTHILL vs SAN RAMON VALLEY Come on out for Foothill’s last HOME game of the regular season as they take on the San Ramon...

Original post made by Foothill Football 2012 on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by FHS SENIOR PARENT, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 2915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are you ready for some football?

Labor Day weekend can mean a lot of things to people in Pleasanton with the start of high school football leading the list...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Quit whining Amador, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 2915 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher's Feel-good Stage 2 Aircraft Ban

I'd just like to write to all of those folks who think Tauscher is doing great for her move against stage 2 aircraft as if...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 20, 2007 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands turn out for festive Pleasanton holiday parade, tree lighting

Thousands turned out to watch Pleasanton's popular Hometown Holiday Parade Saturday night with heavy rains ending in mid-afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog droppings. Enough is enough.

I was having lunch at a local park today, watching dogs come in and out of the park to use the well-manicured lawn as their...

Original post made by Devon on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 68 comments | 2913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 2911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 2911 Views

RESTAURANTS

All-star Vic Malatesta heads PDA, next the Chamber

V Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2532...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2007
Last comment by John A.Lester, on Jun 3, 2007 at 4:00 am | 1 comment | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Underage Drinking Halloween Parties this weekend

Halloween Parties by teens this weekend in Pleasanton is a hot topic on the MySpace pages and FaceBook pages today. Chatter...

Original post made by raven on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 32 comments | 2910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Booming Pleasanton is good news for Realtors

In her recent report to a Tri-Valley Realtors group, Pleasanton's Economic Development Director Pamela Ott said the city...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 2908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arizona woman injured at Livermore outlets died Tuesday

A 61-year-old woman who was injured Dec. 9 in a suspicious incident at the Livermore Premium Outlets parking lot died Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by WaitingToHear, on Dec 21, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stockton man arrested in Safeway assault

Horacio Walls, an 18-year-old Stockton resident, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly striking a Pleasanton Safeway manager...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 3, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 2906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to Bach

Getting an invitation to play at the annual Junior Bach Festival is no easy task, which is why Christine Xu, 9, was ecstatic...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 8, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 2905 Views
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