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Staples Ranch initiative--smart move or a blunder?

As you may have heard by now, Planning Commission Chairwoman Anne Fox has dropped off an initiative at the city clerk's desk...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 20, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 18 comments | 3714 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors place half-cent transportation tax measure back on ballot

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place a transportation sales tax increase measure on...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Jul 10, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 3714 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland marathon, festival on Sunday to close streets, interrupt bus service

Oakland officials are urging those coming to their city Sunday to be aware that some major streets will be closed and bus...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Carmen, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 3712 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 | 3711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brock Roby honored with 2013 Mayor's Award

Brock Roby, a civil engineer, chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and for many years a church ministry leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Brett, on Sep 24, 2015 at 2:05 am | 8 comments | 3711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor and Council Votes Itself A Raise

The Pleasanton Mayor and City Council is voting itself a gigantic pay raise up from $600 to $1050 a month for the mayor and...

Original post made by Jack Hovingh on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 10, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 3710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Chris Amick Schlytter

Last Saturday, Kelly Amick Hilton did what every loving daughter does for her mother on her birthday, especially a benchmark...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sam Amick, on Dec 19, 2008 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 3710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Penalties for excess water use could be reinstated by City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will be asked tonight to reinstate monetary penalties for businesses and residents who's use...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lynn, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 3710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open Pleasanton Neighborhood Market at 7:30 a.m. today

Walmart will open its new Neighborhood Market on Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton at 7:30 a.m. this morning with a festive ribbon-cutting...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 17, 2013 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 3706 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 | 3705 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 | 3703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin: Pair arrested in identity-theft case

Pleasanton police arrested two people on suspicion of identity theft and possession of burglary tools after they were allegedly...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 16, 2015 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 3703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 3702 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not over yet! Alameda County still counting 100,000 unreported ballots

Candidates in close races need to keep their eyes glued to daily updates being provided by the Alameda County Registrar of...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Technology , on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 6 comments | 3700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 3700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD serious about a parcel tax?

I had dinner with some friends tonight and one said that it is almost a sure thing that PUSD will try to pass a parcel tax....

Original post made by Parcel tax? on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Get Educated, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 56 comments | 3699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, parents, students asked to comment on potential Pleasanton school year calendar change

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday night to move forward with a survey to see what the community thinks about changing...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 17, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 10 comments | 3699 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise--California's electoral votes

Should California's electoral votes be split up as the GOP has made an effort to do? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3043...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Oct 12, 2007 at 3:43 am | 9 comments | 3699 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New I-580 Toll/Express lanes to open eastbound Friday, westbound Monday

The I-580 Toll/Express lanes will open in the eastbound direction at 5 a.m. Friday and Monday at 5 a.m. westbound, completing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:07 am | 15 comments | 3699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witness describes Livermore crash that killed woman, 14-month old girl

A woman described in court Friday the horror of watching as an allegedly drunk driver killed her cousin and her cousin's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 3699 Views
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