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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 | 2888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE BAD CONTRACTORS THEN

I should have known that someone would have taken exception to my description of the people that took advantage of me rather...

Original post made by James on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 27 comments | 2887 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 | 2886 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART operators work 4.5 hours and get paid for 8

From Zakhary Mallett, BART director. BART directors are an elected position. The overwhelming sentiment is that the unions...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 19 comments | 2886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Trails and freeway noise

I am looking to buy a house in the Tri-Valley, and especially in Pleasanton. At first sight, Valley Trails seems like a nice...

Original post made by Sally on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Apr 29, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 16 comments | 2885 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 | 2885 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to break ground this morning on new 'Lifestyle' store in Pleasanton

Civic leaders will join Safeway executives at 9:30 a.m. this morning at the traditional groundbreaking ceremonies for the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by OrganicMama, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 33 comments | 2884 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 | 2882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hush up?r*PyD

Anyone know anything about a suicide (man with a gun, I am told) in the Arroyo del Valle earlier this week?? Del Valle Parkway...

Original post made by Former P\\\'Towner on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Me, on Apr 24, 2011 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 2882 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 | 2880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident robbed at gunpoint in mall parking lot

Around 8 p.m. Monday night a female Pleasanton resident was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her car in the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 11 comments | 2880 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs $15 million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9766...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bill R, on Sep 25, 2012 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More than 100 gather for peace vigil

About 100 people gathered at the Museum On Main Street downtown Wednesday night on the fifth anniversary of the War in Iraq...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by A Grateful Citizen, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 2879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 116 comments | 2879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scherer found guilty

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 25 comments | 2879 Views

AROUND TOWN

New apartment complex planned for West Las Positas Boulevard

Another in a series of developers interested in building affordable high density apartment complexes in Pleasanton has had...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 6 comments | 2879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know about a fatal car crash on Bernal Ave. near St. Augustine's Sunday eve?

I heard there was an car accident Sunday evening (raining hard about 5PM)on Bernal Avenue (near St. Augustine's driveway)...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 19, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 2877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police confirm body placed in trash can was a woman

Police and the Alameda County Coroner's Office have so far been unable to identify the woman whose body was placed inside...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Rational Reality, on May 29, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 17 comments | 2875 Views
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