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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beach Impeach this Sunday 10/7!

There is an event this Sunday, 10/7 at the Berkeley Marina for anyone who's interested: www.beachimpeach.org As this...

Original post made by Janna on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Jam, on Dec 17, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 2750 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 2750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County Sheriff Shocked

Anyone else see this supposed response by Sheriff Ahern to an Occupy protester's written complaint about his department? It...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Angus, on Jan 5, 2012 at 10:16 am | 36 comments | 2750 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 2750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2748 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 2748 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2748 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New details emerge about Foothill crash

New details are coming out about a car crash that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams, a 2006 Foothill High School graduate. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Motorcyclist killed in Livermore accident

A man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Livermore early yesterday, police said. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9854...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board

After watching on channel 28 the recent School Board meeting, I was amazed at the animosity shown as well as the arrogance...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by justwondering, on Dec 31, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 5 comments | 2744 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California workers, Dems want to give you a 3% pay cut

The California Legislature, dominated by Democrats who hold a majority just shy of 2/3, have had difficulty convincing the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 2744 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 | 2743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Tri-Valley students joining county-wide program to walk or bike-ride to schools

Students in some schools in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are joining this week in an Alameda County-wide two-week program...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim van Dyke, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 2743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Thorne have it all wrong?

In typical republican form, Thorne resorts to name calling with the classic “elitist” word. I guess if you oppose suburban...

Original post made by Ray Morris on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2742 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Weekly shouldn't 'advertise' gay marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4529 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by fyi, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 75 comments | 2742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton PD Supports Public Drunks at Concerts

The PD has inordinately strict rules for drinking during the First Wednesdays and wine strolls. In fact, drinkers are roped...

Original post made by what\\\'s wrong with this picture on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by I'm with what's wrong with this picture, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 19 comments | 2742 Views
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Better financial times ahead for ValleyCare thanks to Stanford merger
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 453 views

Tax Day
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 277 views