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AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: 2013 Foothill grad charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old who struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more than twice...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by shut the f up, on Aug 1, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 37 comments | 3693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 41 comments | 3693 Views

SPORTS

Foothill wins over Amador Valley with 2 late-game touchdowns

The Foothill High School Falcons walloped the Dons from Amador Valley High School Thursday night 21-7 with two fourth-quarter...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by foothill fan, on Nov 12, 2011 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 3691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 3689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Deborah, on Mar 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 3688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon cancels its popular July 4 fireworks show

San Ramon's traditional July 4 aerial fireworks display -- which grew tremendously popular year after year, especially as...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 5 comments | 3686 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 3685 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 | 3684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikers, hikers closing Niles Canyon Road on Sunday

Following decades of public requests for improved recreational access to historic Niles Canyon in southern Alameda County,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 13, 2015 at 7:51 am | 10 comments | 3683 Views

RESTAURANTS

Spring Rain Korean BBQ excellent

I recommend those who are interested in trying Korean food to check out Spring Rain, in the shopping plaza on Main and Del...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by SCAL Resident, on Dec 21, 2008 at 6:17 pm | 9 comments | 3683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Litter at Sports Park skate park

I am rather disgusted at the litter that seems to build up at the skate board park. There are at least 3 trash cans that...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 3, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 22, 2007 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 3683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rural Tennessee fire sparks conservative ideological debate

Here's the short version of what happened: In rural Obion County, homeowners must pay $75 annually for fire protection services...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 22 comments | 3681 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 3677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third continuance issued in drunk driving case

A judge in the case against 19-year-old Katie McKewon granted a request to continue the case to April 11. In the hearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2008 at 7:47 am | 15 comments | 3677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Grant, Arkin, Hintzke win school board seats

Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke were elected to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday in what was the first...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by I've Been Around Here a Long Time, on Nov 8, 2008 at 9:07 am | 12 comments | 3676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We The People State Finals Result?

Anyone hear the result of the WTP state finals being held in Bakersfield yesterday? Both Amador and Foothill were competing....

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 20 comments | 3673 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How to choose the best credit card...for you

A common question among financial consumers is "what's the best credit card?" Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/12/how-to-choose-the-best-cred...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 3673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Ruby Hill homeowner's lawn

A Ruby Hill resident reportedly spotted a mountain lion this morning. Police responded to the home on Paladin Way around...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 33 comments | 3673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unmarked Pleasanton police cars causing public concern

If you're a bad guy in Pleasanton, don't be surprised if you get pulled over by an unmarked police car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 47 comments | 3672 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Y honors 3 with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award

More than 200 supporters of the Tri-Valley YMCA filled the ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Pleasanton Monday to salute...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Great to see, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 3672 Views
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