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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council rezones 73 acres for high-density housing

It took just 45 minutes for the Pleasanton City Council last night to rezone 73 acres in various parts of the city to accommodate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 2535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

I support the Stoneridge Drive extension and the "Open Space, Park Lands, and Green Belt Initiative." Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2007
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2007 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanksgiving DUI arrests through Saturday up in Bay Area, state with 11 traffic deaths so far

Statitics reported Saturday--and not updated since then--show that the California Highway Patrol has arrested more people...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 2533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District outlines 'possible reductions' to balance budget

In a document released Thursday afternoon, the Pleasanton Unified School District outlined the budget challenges they face...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by "old tenured" 30yr old, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:12 am | 127 comments | 2532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton mother helps police nab 'would-be' thieves

Pleasanton police arrested two would-be thieves--one of whom was on parole for a previous burglary conviction--Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by mark 094, on Nov 27, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 7 comments | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

<B>Get motorcycles off Main Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8336 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Biker Bruce, on Jul 16, 2011 at 10:42 am | 30 comments | 2532 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2532 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Seymour Cagney, on May 21, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 15 comments | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Haggerty, 2 other County supervisors, endorse Cook-Kallio for Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newest API scores show Pleasanton slipping when ranked with similar schools.

The newest published API scores show Pleasanton Unified really slipping when ranked with similar schools. This ranking is...

Original post made by Scores are sinking! on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by localyocal, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2529 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by !!!!, on Nov 1, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 2526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independence Day fireworks planned on Las Positas College campus

The Livermore Area Parks & Recreation District Foundation is sponsoring a return of fireworks in that city this year, with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 2525 Views

SPORTS

Rink skates closer to reality

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Lord Stanley, on Sep 8, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens say pressure leads to cheating, drug use, depression

A recent panel to address the causes of teen stress came up with a simple answer to who's responsible for pushing kids to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 16, 2011 at 10:38 am | 24 comments | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health center

Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 5 comments | 2524 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2523 Views
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