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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by CA girl, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 5563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by to confused, on May 5, 2014 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 5549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 5545 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shrieking sound keeps Pleasanton residents awake at night

Distressing, unnerving and strange sounds have roused Pleasanton resident Keli Martinez in the middle of the night for several...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 25 comments | 5530 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 5512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protestors ask council to block Wal-Mart from reopening Nob Hill grocery store

Anti-Wal-Mart protestors urged the Pleasanton City Council last night to block efforts by the retailer to open one of its...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Good-time Charles, on Sep 12, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 114 comments | 5499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 6, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 67 comments | 5499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Cash offers have advantage for sellers in housing market

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Recent Buyer, on Jul 4, 2013 at 4:39 am | 14 comments | 5459 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

19-year-old driver arrested in fatal Foothill Drive crash

Katie McKewon, the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a head-on collision that killed her friend Laurel...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by everyones to blame, on Nov 13, 2007 at 9:07 am | 321 comments | 5458 Views

AROUND TOWN

80,000 expected at Goodguys car show this weekend

As many as 80,000 fans are expected this weekend for the All American Get-Together by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by downtown Julie, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 5447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools with a complete list of the students who...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:17 pm | 12 comments | 5443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools mourn death of seventh-grader

The school community is mourning the death of a young teenager and asking parents to keep a close eye on their children over...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 2, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 74 comments | 5441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Shoplifting team nabs $5,000 in pricey purses

An organized shoplifting crew made off with high-end handbags worth more than $5,000 in an Oct. 21 incident, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 5414 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feds may buy state bonds to relieve cash-flow shortfall, jump-start local projects

The leaders of the five Tri-Valley cities are in Washington, D.C., today meeting with members of the California congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by abdulla, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 6 comments | 5409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA explains decision not to file charges in Middleton Place case

Evidence indicates that the Pleasanton man found injured and unconscious outside his home on Middleton Place last September...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chimp, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 9 comments | 5409 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

11 cited for selling alcohol to minors in Pleasanton

Employees at 11 restaurants were given citations for selling alcohol to minors Friday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/19/11-cited-for-selli...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Carman, on Nov 19, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 5408 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Save our pristine hills and our park

We had planned to stay out of the debate over the Oak Grove referendum; however misinformation about the project and confusion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by noMansionOwner, on Dec 9, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 87 comments | 5403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:33 am | 105 comments | 5383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Watching Small Times Thieves Have Their Way @ Safeway

I'm at whits-end watching petty thieves at local retailers stealing at will with no response from the retailer. I was shopping...

Original post made by Theft Prevention on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Marvin, on Jun 29, 2011 at 6:21 am | 34 comments | 5378 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ever lived in an Eichler home? They're coming back

The moment she saw her first Eichler home in Sunnyvale in 2008, Monique Lombardelli fell in love. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Grant Mololo, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 5373 Views
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