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SCHOOLS & KIDS

C.O.R.E.

How many of you know how the C.O.R.E. funds will be allocated? I was under the impression that if I gave $150 per child...

Original post made by Tapped out on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 28, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 72 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

One Community...

I was raised in Pleasanton and am in the process of moving back. I recently spent several days in town and found it to be...

Original post made by Dennis Jones on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 12, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 31 comments | 2578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home to home solicitation

Yet another knock on my door after dark last night. I live alone and didn't open my door but have to open a curtain to see...

Original post made by Single woman on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Knock Knock, Whose There?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00 am | 17 comments | 2578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2577 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 | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

22 benches on Stanley Blvd

Any idea (other than a need to spend tax dollars) are there now 22 benchs on Stanley Blvd between Pleasanton and Livermore?...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:22 am | 30 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know what the small explosion or gun shots were from last night?

It was probably between ten and eleven last (Sunday) night and there was a very loud pop and then the sky in the direction...

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton

I haven't been to a property auction since I was a kid and used to watch the fast-talking auctioneers selling off farms from...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation on special Saturday meeting agenda

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special board meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Rose Hotel, 807 Main Street, Pleasanton....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Shelly, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 2574 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 | 2573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A majority vote loses out in Pleasanton

Thank heaven, the 35% of Tuesday's voters who managed to quash the Measure E $98 a year parcel tax vote in Pleasanton don't...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pepper, on May 11, 2011 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 2573 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 | 2573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2573 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 | 2572 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 | 2572 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 2571 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's healthcare: You can keep the change!

The actress Natasha Richardson died after falling skiing in Canada . It took eight hours to drive her to a hospital. If Canada...

Original post made by Keep the Change on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 18 comments | 2571 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 | 2571 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2570 Views
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