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AROUND TOWN

Now open: nearly 1,100 acres of open space at Pleasanton Ridge

If you like hiking, biking or riding horseback atop the Pleasanton Ridge, you can now enjoy an additional 5 miles of trails...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by JXL39, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:02 am | 13 comments | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Safeway supermarket, retail complex to open this fall

Work is continuing on a new 58,000-square-foot "Lifestyle" supermarket at Bernal and Valley Avenues, next to the northbound...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by jackbquick, on Aug 10, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 19 comments | 2868 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanford's Nicole Gibbs bows out of Bank of the West after three-setter with No. 4 seed Hampton

Nicole Gibbs, just two months and four tournaments into her professional career, gave 29th-ranked Jamie Hampton everything...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 2866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Tennis gear theft nets alleged thief

A Livermore woman was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of stolen property after enough tennis gear to outfit a team...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 26 comments | 2866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 2866 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City of Pleasanton recognizes business anniversaries

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday recognized local companies for achieving 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of business in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 2864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trio arrested for conspiracy to steal Macy's merchandise

Three Oakland women were arrested Nov. 19 for allegedly conspiring to steal more than $2,000 worth of merchandise from the...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 28, 2014 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2861 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swimmer charged in sexual assault gets felony conviction

A 21-year-old Pleasanton man and former swimmer at UC Davis has been convicted of a felony in connection with an attack on...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by MikeAugustine, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Thorne have it all wrong?

In typical republican form, Thorne resorts to name calling with the classic “elitist” word. I guess if you oppose suburban...

Original post made by Ray Morris on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2859 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: City should protect citizen's rights

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3469 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Angela, on Jan 24, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 2859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2859 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

Pleasanton Unified School District has squandered a decade of opportunities. They now want the community to fund a parcel...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by S. G., on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police officers association to hold memorial run Saturday

The California Peace Officers Association will hold an inaugural memorial run and barbecue Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on May 8, 2009 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 2856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police officer retires after 28 years

After serving 28 years in law enforcement, all with the Pleasanton Police Department, Officer Tom Hansen retired on April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Congrats , on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 2856 Views

RESTAURANTS

"Partial Pizza Pricing Policy" Survey - Please Vote!

Question: What is the expected pricing policy on a pizza that has three (3) toppings on one half and one (1) topping...

Original post made by Crestline Crew on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Jun 2, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 2854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearst Elementary teacher struck by vehicle Monday morning

A school resource teacher was struck Monday by a slow-moving vehicle in the crosswalk area near Hearst Elementary's multi-use...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 6 comments | 2854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 Livermore Lab researchers named 2014 APS Fellows

Ten Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have been selected as 2014 fellows of the American Physical...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2854 Views
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