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AROUND TOWN

Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2 - Fact or Fiction?

Recent writers to the Town Square have repeatedly stated that there is no parcel tax. True. As long as the PUSD Board of...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by MK, on Dec 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 137 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the 7 period day really worth the cost?

I don't think so. Students feel more pressure to take 7 periods, competition among students is just getting worse, and the...

Original post made by Anita on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 19, 2011 at 7:26 pm | 14 comments | 2237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home of Scherer son searched

The home of Ernest Scherer III has been searched by investigators, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has confirmed. Scherer...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marta, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2236 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Surprise...Here Comes the Censorship Doctrine...

And for an OBAMA / democrat encore, coming soon is their Censorship Doctrine (which they try to fool the public as they entitle...

Original post made by pete on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:58 am | 36 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do these blades scare anyone else?

Although I'm not a sailer myself, I do enjoy time on the water, and appreciate those who have their own boats. But when...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 21 comments | 2236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Convention bureau hopes to announce new CEO shortly

Tri-Valley California, the new name for the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hoping to name a new president...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wind Fairies, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed leaving BART station

A 55-year-old woman was robbed after leaving the Pleasanton BART station Thursday night, according to police. A man allegedly...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 16 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident at the Hilton Pleasanton Saturday night (9/12)

I was in town staying at the Hilton Pleasanton Saturday night and around 11pm two ambulances, two police cars and a fire...

Original post made by Jake on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 11 comments | 2235 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 | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy a home for $78,600 - in Youngstown, Ohio

Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metropolitan areas in the second quarter with and national year-over-year...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hector, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton Job’s Daughters Host Electronic Recycling Event

Join the Pleasanton Job’s Daughters to help keep our environment green. Bring your obsolete computers, monitors printers...

Original post made by Pleasanton Job\'s Daughters on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hometown hall of fame hero

<B>Pleasanton's John Madden to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=308...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 27, 2008 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2234 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit: Santa Rita Jail discriminates against people with disabilities

Advocates for people with disabilities filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Alameda County of engaging in systematic discrimination...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Casanova, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 27 comments | 2234 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local labs sponsoring 'Expanding your horizons' conference today

The 34th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is being held today in the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Mar 2, 2013 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2234 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2233 Views

RESTAURANTS

Falafel House is Excellent

We ate at the Flafel House on Bernal (by Mexico Lindo). The food was outstanding and the prices were reasonable. The...

Original post made by rick on Apr. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

SPORTS

U13 Headfirst Gamers Win All World Winter Madness Baseball Classic Tournament

The 13U Headfirst Gamers to First Place at the All World Winter Madness Baseball Tournament at Twin Creek the weekend of...

Original post made by Bruce Torquemada on Dec. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2232 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 | 2232 Views
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