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RESTAURANTS

Suggestions for Rehearsal Dinner???

We're planning our first Rehearsal Dinner and wondering if anyone has had some experiences that they'd be willing to share....

Original post made by mach1mary on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jersey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 12:11 am | 7 comments | 2047 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Unfair Focus on Bachmann Headaches

I would like to think I'm a rationale human being. I look at the news and get upset just like everyone else. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Holden on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rivera, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:53 am | 25 comments | 2047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs splitting downtown into 2 new districts

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night approved a new plan to split downtown businesses into two districts to promote...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Noah, on Dec 2, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 2047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 2046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angela Street fire investigation winding down

Without getting into details, a Pleasanton police sergeant said this week that investigators expect to wrap up their examination...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Lisa B., on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 2046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets on sale for the 'New Year's Eve Ball at the Mall'

North Rotary announces the first annual New Year's Eve Ball at the Mall from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Friday, Dec. 31, at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 29, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 2046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unionized Castlewood workers ask City Council to support labor agency's rule to end lockout

Union members, who said they are among those who were locked out of their jobs two years ago in a wage and benefit dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 41 comments | 2046 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High speed chase down I-680

A teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase that began...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by law order, on Apr 7, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 13 comments | 2045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 2044 Views

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Facts regarding Pleasanton's entitlements issue

Did you know (all these are facts that can be confirmed with City Management): - An incremental $46M has been siphoned...

Original post made by GX on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on Nov 12, 2010 at 10:52 am | 33 comments | 2044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Turning fury into funny

"I have a lot of rage," Carrie Gilbert said with a laugh. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4082...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 13 comments | 2040 Views

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"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Link to help you understand school funding.

http://www.k12newsnetwork.com/2011/05/ca-school-funding-map-tool/ Check this out. It may help you to understand the effects...

Original post made by Link to help you understand on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by split roll, on May 9, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 2039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Truck kills Pleasanton pedestrian in Dublin

A Pleasanton resident was killed around 6:30 p.m. Monday when she was crossing Dublin Boulevard east of Regional Street in...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Kim, on Jan 4, 2008 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 2038 Views

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Pool Time?

Anyone know of some good options for summer access to a pool? I know the Aquatic Center is there but their hours are pretty...

Original post made by Timothy T on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Swim Fan, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:48 am | 9 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

8th Ryan Gordon Foothill/Amador Alumni Soccer Games

8th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by trekmtb on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by trekmtb, on Jan 13, 2011 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 2037 Views

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Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 2037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2037 Views

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Dublin man severely injured in 680 crash

California Highway Patrol has issued a SIG alert for northbound I-680 near Stoneridge Drive after a Dublin man reportedly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2009 at 7:53 am | 4 comments | 2036 Views
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