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AROUND TOWN

The ultimate festival

Every year at the end of August, parts of the East Bay start to empty out; people go on unexplained, mysterious vacations...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 3460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rice out as chief of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

David Rice, the longtime president and director of the multi-million-dollar-funded Tri-Valley Community Foundation, was fired...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by disapointed, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:16 am | 27 comments | 3460 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget concerns, pension reform highlight meetings in San Francisco, San Jose, Sonoma County

The San Jose City Council voted Tuesday to move forward with an analysis of a proposal from Mayor Chuck Reed to rein in retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 25 comments | 3460 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 | 3460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks Ice rink

When all the controversy about the land off of El Charro was the big news, there was a section of land that the San Jose...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gabby, on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 20 comments | 3459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Lobbies to Lower Taxpayer Protections

Debbie Look, Pleasanton resident, is the Director of Legislation for the California PTA. http://www.capta.org/sections/basics/board-of-directors.cfm Debbie...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 3458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3457 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone Italian Restaurant - A REAL Italian meal

Finally, a REAL Italian restaurant. The chef is from Florence, the owners from Verona, Italy. They KNOW how to do it up...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Benjamin, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 3457 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Debate on Iraq

Just what is the Mayors agenda with going forward with this debate, does she plan to run for senator or governor, does she...

Original post made by Sherry W on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3457 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Start tomorrow off with a walk before Thanksgiving dinner gets underway

Pleasanton's "World Walk to Wellness" organization is sponsoring early morning strolls tomorrow through the Ken Mercer Sports...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Jerri, on Nov 26, 2014 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 3457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independence Day fireworks planned on Las Positas College campus

The Livermore Area Parks & Recreation District Foundation is sponsoring a return of fireworks in that city this year, with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 3456 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs 2-story addition to Val Vista home

After a two-hour-long exchange of words, Rodney and Trina Lopez won the City Council's approval to add a second floor to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 27 comments | 3456 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harvest Park interim principal announced

The Pleasanton school district has appointed Pleasanton Middle School vice principal Jill Butler as the interim principal...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Don, on Jun 25, 2015 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 3456 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 3455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 3455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High School teen named Presidential Scholar

Foothill High School senior flutist, Annie Wu, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, announced Monday by...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Robyn, on May 9, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 3455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 3454 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 | 3452 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 | 3452 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 | 3451 Views
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