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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panel finds Chowchilla kidnapper suitable for parole

A two-person panel has found one of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by A mom of three, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2330 Views

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 | 2330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuits against city of Pleasanton not uncommon

Pleasanton police Chief Dave Spiller confirms there is an internal investigation into actions of a K-9 officer, but such...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Matt P., on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:08 am | 23 comments | 2330 Views

SPORTS

Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 2329 Views

SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 2328 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs gym, parish buldings at Elizabeth Seton

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to allow the Catholic Community of Pleasanton to build its long-sought 22,296-square foot...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police seek driver in hit and run crash

Pleasanton police are asking for help in finding the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a motorcyclist...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 9 comments | 2328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paul Stonebarger's court date

Today was the court date for Paul Stonebarger, the young man who provided the alcohol to Katie McKewon and Laurel Williams,...

Original post made by interested on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by D, on Apr 25, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

If at least three of the five candidates currently holding filing papers for this year's Pleasanton school board elections...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy Handed editing for Police Chief blog

I would like to know why we cannot have a meaningful discussion on the PW blogs about the Police Chief Michael Fraser's recent...

Original post made by George on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 2326 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: BUSC U10 Select opens season with great team play

Ballistic United's U10 Select team started off the season's first tournament last weekend with some great team play in four...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by soccermom, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:37 am | 9 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive this morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 2326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City of Pleasanton recognizes business anniversaries

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday recognized local companies for achieving 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of business in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Stefan Martin Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2870 posted Friday, August 24,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by freind of family, on Sep 11, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 2325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Albertsons, Safeway receive clearance for proposed merger

AB Acquisition LLC, which owns Boise-based Albertsons, and Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 2325 Views
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