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AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2454 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooper's Hawk nesting near Fairlands Elementary!

I have observed over the last 2 weeks, a Cooper's Hawk living and hunting in the tall trees in front of Fairlands Park and...

Original post made by holly blash on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

BOY, that was some Earthquake

5.6 2007/10/30 20:04:54 37.432N 121.776W 9.2 8 km ( 5 mi) NNE of Alum Rock, CA ...

Original post made by Anne on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 8, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 2452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Imagination brings students success

Six sophomores from Foothill High School set out to use their problem-solving, teamwork and creative skills in the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 2452 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 | 2451 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to get the most immediate and accurate results on Measure G?

OK, I voted, and did it the old fashioned way at Walnut Grove. Now I want the results as soon as possible and accurately...

Original post made by Frank Trigg on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Not the end of the world, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:38 am | 11 comments | 2451 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare law upheld!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see that Justice Roberts figured out that the individual mandate is a form of tax. There is...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:02 am | 56 comments | 2451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 honored with Community of Character awards

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church have been honored as this year's recipients of the Juanita Haugen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on May 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 2451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 2450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outdoor ice skating rinks open today in Pleasanton, Dublin for holidays

Pleasanton and Dublin residents can skate a figure eight beginning today when holiday ice rinks open for the winter season...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by J K Galliano, on Nov 22, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2450 Views

RESTAURANTS

Emergency Brownies-Dining at Home

I feel it is important that I share my recipe for Emergency Brownies with other Pleasantonians. They are not quite like...

Original post made by Ginger on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 16, 2008 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2449 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 2449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brave young Lady!

The young lady that reported her Boyfriends threat to the dance this past weekend. Will never know how many lives she changed...

Original post made by Jane on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2008 at 11:36 pm | 8 comments | 2448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti (Stoneridge/680)

I couldn't believe the massive amounts of graffiti off the freeway in North Pleasanton. I moved from Fremont to Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Lindsay Wright, on Dec 3, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 28 comments | 2448 Views
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