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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic trees cut down on Bernal Avenue by fairgrounds

I was horrified to see a tree crew cutting down historic walnut trees along the fence outside the fairgrounds along Bernal...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Jul 31, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 2065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents quiz experts on new teaching and testing method

Parents last week got a taste of what their kids will be learning in a new educational model known as Common Core State Standards. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by MAF, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:07 am | 5 comments | 2065 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 2064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 2064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 2064 Views

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City Council wants to increase Pleasanton's size without permission from the voters

On tonight's agenda, the Pleasanton City Council plans to expand Pleasanton's size in order to increase the size of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by To Franco, on Jun 25, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 12 comments | 2064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Halloween --- Costume Ideas

Hi. anyone have any quick and easy ideas for Halloween costumes? It's tomorrow and I have no ideas for my ten year old son....

Original post made by Samantha on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Cindi, on Oct 30, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2063 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Lights leaving large carbon footprint

Dear Editor, After seeing your story on the local Christmas lights ("Lighting up the night sky," Cover Story, Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Jan 18, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 8 comments | 2063 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clever.. or, accident??

Was it intentional to post stories with the headlines... Bank near Mall robbed - Main Street bookstore stuck-up. Sure...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Faggot44, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:31 am | 2 comments | 2061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Fatal I-580 accident not a hit-and-run

A 23-year-old Tracy woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a car on Interstate 580 in Livermore, the CHP reported....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 2061 Views

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Who Monitors "Free" Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

The so called 'free' electric vehicle charging stations are being used not by patrons of the shopping centers, but by owners...

Original post made by Ben Johansen on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Senior lady, on Sep 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 2061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother remains held on sex charges involving underage boys

A Livermore woman accused of 67 counts of sexual assault will remain in Santa Rita Jail until Sept. 3. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 25, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 9 comments | 2060 Views

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Livermore man arrested in fatal road rage stabbing

Livermore police arrested a man suspected of fatally stabbing another driver during a road rage incident Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by DOG, on Sep 27, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 9 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Provincial dragons

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3435 posted Friday, January 11,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 2058 Views

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Firecrackers/fireworks in the middle of the night?

Two nights out of the past few, I've been awakened in the middle of the night by the sound of loud firecrackers going off....

Original post made by Sleepy on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by HAHA, on Mar 12, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 26 comments | 2058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools update 8/4/09

Here's the latest I Love Pleasanton Schools update. Please read to the end--there's lot of good info! (To comcast.net...

Original post made by ILPS on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 2058 Views
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