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SPORTS

Oak Tree horse racing returns to Alameda County Fair

With $1.7 million in purses and six stakes races over a 12-day race meet, the Oak Tree Racing Association will be returning...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jimmy Jhon, on May 28, 2015 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 3332 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spectators cheer vets, supporters in Pleasanton Veterans Day parade

A crowd estimated at well over 1,000 cheered marchers and trucksload of veterans and others Sunday at the 11th annual Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 3331 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Junior Football League celebrates 40 years

If you are in the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park on a Saturday in fall and pass the skate park, baseball fields, softball...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jesse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 3330 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 3330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police catch 2 men believed responsible for 33 auto burglaries in Pleasanton

Pleasanton police said Friday that they believe they caught a pair of thieves responsible for at least 33 automobile break-ins...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kudos to LPD, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 3330 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 3329 Views

SPORTS

Sharks ice facility clears a hurdle

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Max, on Feb 3, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 3328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Southbound I-680 reopened after fatal crash closed freeway at Stoneridge at 3:30 a.m. today

A stretch of southbound interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton was closed for more than three hours starting at 3:30 a.m. today...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by John, on Sep 24, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 8 comments | 3328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public or private?

P Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3608 posted Friday, February 22, 2008, 12:00...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cassaundra, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 3326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 3326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 3325 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How do you feel about the war in Iraq? Iran?

Thought I would post a topic here since no one else has posted any yet. Feel free to discuss your thoughts and opinions...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Elmo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 3 comments | 3325 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 3325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 3325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launches campaign for school board seat

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launched his campaign Sunday for election to the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bay Area Native, on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 17 comments | 3324 Views

AROUND TOWN

How many "No On D" signs can one city handle LOL?

So I was coming home from Mother's day shopping last weekend when low and behold, I see one Kay Ayala planting "No On D"...

Original post made by trying to understand D on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on May 14, 2010 at 11:23 am | 73 comments | 3324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: New Hampshire man charged in Stoneridge shoplifting

A 33-year-old man from Londonderry, N.H., was arrested Tuesday on theft and drug charges in a shoplifting at Macys Men's...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sherry, on Aug 22, 2011 at 11:55 pm | 11 comments | 3324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Janie Haile-Taylor, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 3323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to ponder restoring jobs, smaller classes

The Pleasanton school board will be looking at whether to permanently bring back some of the jobs it restored on a one-time...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by s_elena, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 3323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

From Kentucky Derby to the Pleasanton racetrack

Two weeks before the start of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Jeff Bonde was sitting in his small office in the stable...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:55 am | 11 comments | 3322 Views
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