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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 | 3551 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 | 3551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Bay Pleasanton Mom keeps kids home for presidents speech:

San Jose Mecury news: In the East Bay, a few parents kept their children home from school. Bridget Melson said she...

Original post made by WoW on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 11, 2009 at 10:14 am | 104 comments | 3550 Views

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Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 3550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 3550 Views

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Does Anybody remember the Scare Fair???

I was just curious as to what happened to the Scare Fair thing Pleasanton use to have in the back of the fairgrounds. I was...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by raven, on Nov 10, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 3549 Views

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Red Cross to hold 4 blood drives in Pleasanton this month

The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives later this month in an effort to replenish supplies that typically dwindle...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 5, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3547 Views

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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 | 3546 Views

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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 | 3545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill team first in school's history to compete in We the People nationals

Foothill High's We the People team will advance to the national round of the civics competition after being selected as a...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 3544 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 | 3544 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 3543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former police officer charged with elder abuse

A Pleasanton man and former police officer has been arrested and police are searching for his wife in a scam that involved...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 3543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Very long police response time

There was a traffic accident with injuries last night at the intersection of Hacienda Drive and Gibraltar Drive (Monday,...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:52 am | 46 comments | 3543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here we go again?

Seems Susan Su has opened another "University" in the same business park as the now defunct Tri Valley University. It is...

Original post made by AnotherShamUniversity? on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by sordid truth, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 3542 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway's new gas station now open in Pleasanton

Safeway opened its new self-service gas station in Pleasanton this weekend with first-day customers snaking their way through...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Morning commuter, on Mar 4, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 26 comments | 3542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves student achievement plans

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved the Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA) as recommended by district...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by AV Teacher, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 3541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advertising Vodka to kids at school

There has been a blimp flying around Pleasaton today and for the past couple weeks. It's not the Goodyear Blimp but a "Hanger...

Original post made by why? on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Internet browser, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 3540 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber endorses Republican Baker for Assembly

Republican Catharine Baker has been endorsed for election to the 16th State Assembly by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 3540 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to consider pay hikes for employees tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will consider pay increases for employees at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/11/pleasanton-sc...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 3539 Views
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