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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 3625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador grad paralyzed in 1998 to skydive this morning at Monterey Bay airport

Ashley Olson, a graduate of Amador Valley High School who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1998, will show that skydiving...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siena, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 3624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 3621 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 | 3620 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

California cities are watching closely the outcome of the legal battle in Alameda County Superior Court over a referendum...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 6, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 8 comments | 3619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman charged with DUI after several hit and runs

A Pleasanton woman faces several charges after a series of collisions yesterday along Valley Avenue. Fifty two-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Big Daddy, on May 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 36 comments | 3619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commissioner Kathy Narum wins Pleasanton Council seat

Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum was elected to the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday, receiving 4,586 votes or 39.62% of...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmm., on May 24, 2013 at 12:27 am | 34 comments | 3618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial on test scores

Let's get this straight. An eighth-grade physical science teacher at Hart Middle School hand copied questions from a 2005...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 12, 2007 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 3616 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council names 2 teen poet laureates

Two teenagers have been named co-teen poet laureates for Pleasanton, a position that highlights their literary skills and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Teacake Frank, on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 3615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss parcel tax, budget crisis tonight

Tonight the school board will discuss the budget crisis and take action on whether to employ a survey firm to conduct a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 8, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 100 comments | 3614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 3613 Views

AROUND TOWN

City honors Mike Fulford, landscape architect who died at age 62

Mike Fulford, who served as a landscape architect for the city of Pleasanton for 30 years, died Sept. 22, two days after...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pam Hardy, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:52 am | 13 comments | 3612 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 3611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Task force plan can make sure Pleasanton meets state housing numbers

Plans for developing a 400-acre site on Pleasanton's east side along Stanley Boulevard with high density housing and more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 3610 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 | 3609 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Missing teen found in San Jose

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found safe in San Jose. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/04/missing-teen-found-in-san-jose...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tess, on Dec 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 3609 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day Tuesday at the polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 21 comments | 3608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Castlewood couple's killers continues

It's been six weeks since authorities discovered the bodies of Charlene Abendroth, 57, and her husband Ernest Scherer, Jr.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 3608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Richmond refinery fire largely contained; BART, bridge traffic back to normal

A large fire that blazed last night at Chevron's Richmond refinery compromised air quality and prompted a shelter-in-place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 3607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What do Americans think about the mortgage industry?

A new survey of public sentiment by the National Association of Realtors marked some distinct changes in the way people feel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 31, 2008 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 3606 Views
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