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AROUND TOWN

Best of Pleasanton voting underway!

Balloting for Best of Pleasanton will run through Aug. 24! Vote now! CLICK HERE http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/best_of/voting/form.php Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Robert E. Garcia, on Oct 16, 2007 at 6:54 pm | 4 comments | 3379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 3379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea

A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Gman94568, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 3379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by NoToCC, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 3378 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Tri Valley Babe Ruth All Stars 14s win championship

By Ron Dronkers The Tri Valley Babe Ruth All Star 14's beat Tallahassee, Florida 1-0 to earn the 2010 World Series Championship...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by baseballfan, on Sep 7, 2010 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 3378 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to people

Our City Council majority, Mayor Hosterman and councilmembers Thorne and Cook-Kallio have avoided talking directly to voters...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 22 comments | 3377 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 3376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber endorses Republican Baker for Assembly

Republican Catharine Baker has been endorsed for election to the 16th State Assembly by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 3376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman charged with DUI after several hit and runs

A Pleasanton woman faces several charges after a series of collisions yesterday along Valley Avenue. Fifty two-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Big Daddy, on May 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 36 comments | 3374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family distraught over theft of dog

The break-in and theft of a family pet Monday morning has left a 15-year-old Pleasanton girl heartbroken. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | 12 comments | 3374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's the big game: Foothill vs. Amador Valley Friday night

Make no mistake about it, the East Bay Athletic League football championship banner will hang in Pleasanton this season,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Footballers friend, on Nov 6, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 3373 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 3372 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 8 comments | 3372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton OKs 350-unit apartment complex near BART-Stoneridge

New development plans are changing the face and focus of Hacienda Business Park and the city's northwest side. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bel, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:29 pm | 10 comments | 3369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission votes 5-0 to OK Walmart's bid for a Neighborhood Market on Santa Rita Road

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 5-0 Monday night to approve for a second time the bid by Walmart to open one of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Mar 23, 2012 at 8:25 am | 63 comments | 3369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award goes to Scout leader, Special Olympics chairman Ken Mano

Ken Mano, a trail-blazer with Special Olympics, the Boy Scouts, and a host of Tri-Valley activities ranging from blood drives...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sue Gillispie, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 6 comments | 3367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys honoring veterans today at Autumn Get-Together at Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

The Goodguys 23rd Autumn Get-Together is honoring veterans today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds where the final show of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 3365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 3365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews steps being taken to boost grades

The Pleasanton School board received an update on the district's plan Tuesday night that addresses its federally imposed...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by AnnaS, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 3364 Views
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