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Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Firms must pay to remove lead paint in older homes

In a final ruling that could affect older homes in Pleasanton, a Superior Court judge in San Jose increased the amount that...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by They knew, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women, men to don bras for breast cancer walk

Hundreds of women and men will toss aside their modesty and don glitzy, self-decorated bras all in the name of a cure for...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 2510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor names Jerry Pentin to replace Anne Fox on Planning Commission

Anne Fox, a member of the city Planning Commission for the last 5-1/2 years, was booted off the commission Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by my turn, on Apr 11, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 50 comments | 2509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Gap is now $8M and a Proposal for debate

PUSD has distributed an updated budget gap analysis showing a need to reduce expenditures by $8M. PUSD's proposed reductions...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:14 am | 84 comments | 2509 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 2509 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

More toll lanes planned for I-680, this time north of Pleasanton

State freeway planners want to convert the carpool lanes on I-680 between Dublin and Walnut Creek to toll lanes in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 11 comments | 2508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Julie Testa

annoying?...

Original post made by Kid on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Anonynous, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 42 comments | 2507 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Work on Alviso Adobe progressing

In the pristine hills of west Pleasanton lies a key to the city's past. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2849...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly, on Aug 27, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with all the crows in town?

They are driving me crazy. The early morning squawking is worse than a rooster. Is this a seasonal thing here?...

Original post made by Wish I were a scarecrow on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 4, 2010 at 7:00 am | 40 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees in principle to bringing drug dogs onto high school campuses

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jan 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 78 comments | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 2502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Need constructive solutions Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8209 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 12, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 54 comments | 2502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 2502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schedules two public meetings on Staples Ranch park plans

Two community meetings have been scheduled on Feb. 7 and Feb. 9 to gain comments from the public about plans for developing...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote in our Readers Choice!

On your mark...get set...VOTE! Opening ceremonies for the Pleasanton Weekly's 2008 Readers Choice have begun. Vote for your...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Adrianne Weiss, on Jun 30, 2008 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2501 Views
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Selma Soliloquy
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,511 views

Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,368 views