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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castlewood in cold blood

The golf course community of Castlewood is in a state of shock after a husband and wife were discovered dead in what authorities...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mnkeller, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police to man DUI checkpoint tonight

From 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. police will be screening cars for sobriety and drivers licenses in an undisclosed location in Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on May 8, 2008 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with all the crows in town?

They are driving me crazy. The early morning squawking is worse than a rooster. Is this a seasonal thing here?...

Original post made by Wish I were a scarecrow on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 4, 2010 at 7:00 am | 40 comments | 2592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

unregistered comments on Castlewood union protests

Just thought I'd start a thread that doesn't require registration. Unions, and sympathizers, like to try to intimidate,...

Original post made by yet another resident on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 33 comments | 2592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-NFL player and Pleasanton coach accused of slugging County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office is looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior Football League...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 39 comments | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mommy and me

The bond between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. They share many personality traits, mannerisms and often an uncanny...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 27, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 10 comments | 2590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 2590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE THE TONGANS

You might have noticed a lot of landscaping renovations around town the last few months being done by crews of Tongans. ...

Original post made by James on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2008 at 5:50 am | 32 comments | 2589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather permitting, Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday parade still on for tonight

Periodic sunshine and then showers are making for a day of uncertainty on whether Pleasanton's's popular Hometown Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 2588 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 2588 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton wins, 12-0, in first game of World Series

Evan Wolfe pitched a perfect game Tuesday night for Pleasanton National Little League, representing California District 57,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.F approves commuter buses, including those from Pleasanton

A proposal to allow private commuter buses to use certain public bus stops in exchange for a fee was approved Tuesday by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 2588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 69 comments | 2587 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City manager comments on Weekly's editorial on asphalt plant, PR position costs

In a 525-word commentary emailed to the Pleasanton Weekly, City Manager Nelson Fialho took exception to an Aug. 10 editorial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Steve Brozosky, on Sep 5, 2007 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2586 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Farmers Restaurant - Not so great

I went to the Farmers restaurant a few weeks ago and I must say that I am disappointed. It's missing all of the things needed...

Original post made by Just One Opinion on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 28, 2010 at 8:30 am | 13 comments | 2586 Views
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Election Day
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 196 views