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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dozens of cars hit in Val Vista Sunday night

There were dozens of cars burglarized in Val Vista on early Monday morning. They hit about 3 streets and a dozen houses...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Martin Meunsenbacher, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PleasantonWeekly caves into White House on story?

PleasantonWeekly has made national news by agreeing to edit out "unflattering" comment about Michelle Obama. See the following...

Original post made by PW_Independence on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 2032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by LicensetoIll, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 38 comments | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rock out in the park

Dust off your blankets and pull out your lawn chairs, because it's time for the first installment of the Concerts in the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 9, 2008 at 5:31 am | 37 comments | 2031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union picketing Castlewood today after country club locks out hourly workers

More than 40 pickets from the UniteHere! Local 2850 hotel workers union chanted and marched at Foothill Road and the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 82 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Customer Service During the Holidays

Is anyone else tired of being treated rude at stores, especially the mall, during the holidays? I bought pants about a week...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paula, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 2030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More reason to believe a parcel tax is not needed?

PUSD has confirmed it will receive 2.1 million from federal stimulus money. In addition PUSD is eligible to receive American...

Original post made by Diana on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 28 comments | 2029 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Borders files for bankruptcy, closing Pleasanton store

Borders Group, the bookstore, announced today that it will close its Pleasanton store and many others across the country...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:29 am | 18 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 2028 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell applauds reversal of TSA knives policy

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) Monday praised the decision by TSA to delay implementation of its revised prohibited...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by billy bob thornton, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:36 am | 11 comments | 2028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how much for cell phone ticket

got a cell phone ticket, anyone can tell me how much the fees are above the $20 citation? I will get a hands free device...

Original post made by ideservedit on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Get real, on May 3, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 10 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton Job’s Daughters Host Electronic Recycling Event

Join the Pleasanton Job’s Daughters to help keep our environment green. Bring your obsolete computers, monitors printers...

Original post made by Pleasanton Job\'s Daughters on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man robbed while walking on Vineyard Avenue

A pedestrian was robbed Monday night by two men in a car, according to a Pleasanton police report. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Jun 8, 2010 at 6:47 am | 22 comments | 2025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clever.. or, accident??

Was it intentional to post stories with the headlines... Bank near Mall robbed - Main Street bookstore stuck-up. Sure...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Faggot44, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:31 am | 2 comments | 2024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angry conservatives need to chill out....

You angry conservatives need to chill out, before you all get locked up in a Looney bin at worst, or ruin the chances of...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Toll, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:52 am | 92 comments | 2024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary freezes

I am looking for more information because the information I've been receiving has been conflicting. I've been told by parcel...

Original post made by Fairlands Resident on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by i am with get the facts, on May 4, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 87 comments | 2023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2023 Views
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