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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 | 2823 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday puppet pandemonium is coming to a library near you on Saturday

Pleasanton Public Library will host the Nick Barone Puppets in an original comedy variety holiday show at 2 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 2822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 2822 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 | 2822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates present themselves and their opinions at forum

The Pleasanton Council Chamber was packed last Tuesday with residents and supporters who came to the Pleasanton Weekly's...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 21 comments | 2822 Views

AROUND TOWN

So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 2821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police to get 3% raises in each of next 3 years

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association have accepted a new three-year contract, retroactive...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:51 pm | 42 comments | 2821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly to hold community-wide forum for municipal candidates on Oct. 4

A free, community-wide forum for candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 in...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 12 comments | 2819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands in fees taken from unsuspecting citizens, yes YOU!

We've been had! Somehow yet another "Board" has managed to dip into your wallet and take money from all of us. And unless...

Original post made by Opt out of Garbage fee ripoff on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop Insanity !, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 2819 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 | 2818 Views

SPORTS

21st annual Tri-For-Fun series kicks off this weekend

This year's Tri-For-Fun Triathlon Series will begin this Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park. One-thousand registered...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Alex from Pleasanton, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 2817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged molestation case continued again

Henry John Germain, tennis director at Castlewood Country Club, remains in custody on charges of eight counts of sex crimes...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 35 comments | 2817 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 | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping Down Town business

After reading the article in this weeks PW it state that the mayor and council want to help the down town as the economy...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 2816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekend Grafitti on Cole's Market and around Second St.

What's the story on the FSU graffiti popping up in this section of town Saturday night? Were there tire slashings too? That's...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 53 comments | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history

California has become the nation's first state to require its public schools to teach students about the history and contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 65 comments | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Anybody remember the Scare Fair???

I was just curious as to what happened to the Scare Fair thing Pleasanton use to have in the back of the fairgrounds. I was...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by raven, on Nov 10, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2813 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wounded Livermore soldier back in U.S.

A Livermore Marine is back in the U.S. after being severely wounded while in Afghanistan. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=6449...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 2812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2812 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 518 views

Rails to Trails
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Mark Twain drinking wine?
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