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AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by wiley, on Aug 21, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 71 comments | 1750 Views

SPORTS

What happened to the NYGiants?

Why did Eli throw so many interceptions? Why don't they fire the special teams coach? Should they draft John Clay from...

Original post made by Suzy BlueCheese on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Chico, on Jan 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More state-mandated housing coming to Pleasanton

It's an awkward title but Pleasanton's Housing Element Task Force has its work cut out for it: deciding which and how many...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jeb, on Mar 9, 2011 at 1:51 am | 26 comments | 1750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Road flare thrown onto balcony of Ruby Hill home

Pleasanton police are investigating an apparent arson attempt that occurred Sept. 23. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7856...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Drexl, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 13 comments | 1750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 1750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another business closing in downtown

First Domus, then Amelia's and now Cupid's Tooth. What small business will be next to close in downtown Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Suz on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:13 am | 8 comments | 1749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laptop Program and Porn

Does anyone have any advice on keeping porn away from kids? If one or more of your children are in the laptop program...

Original post made by Mike on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 1747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullivan's desperate move to block Walmart

It seems self-interest and rhetoric have once again undone a potential positive advancement for the Pleasanton community...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 26 comments | 1747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton mortgage broker arrested for attempted murder

A former mortgage broker and professional party thrower is free on $130,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michele McP , on Jul 21, 2012 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 1747 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local nonprofit helping Afghanistan

A local nonprofit organization that was organized following the 9/11 terrorists attacks in the U.S. will soon open a medical...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by ACarr, on Feb 4, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's the scoop?

Does anyone know why Sunol Blvd was closed (near the Pleasanton Weekly office) on Tuesday night (9 pm)?...

Original post made by Commuter on Aug. 6, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 9, 2008 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1746 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Occupiers continue assult on Americans

Occupiers (sh** disturbers) continue their ignorant assult on Americans. Now they're making plans for disturbing a century-old...

Original post made by ANTI-anarchists on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Dec 30, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 39 comments | 1746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9800...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 1746 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whitman rolls into Pleasanton in her "Take Back Sac" tour bus

That commotion on Main Street late yesterday afternoon was just a typical day for Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Oct 28, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 44 comments | 1745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Gold star for governor Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8420 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Flippin, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's rock & roll at Beth Emek installation

Rabbi Laurence Milder was installed as spiritual leader at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton last weekend in a Shabbat...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by srco, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge delays Oak Grove ruling

It's not over yet for the opponents of the Oak Grove project after Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch delayed making permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 4, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1743 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alternative to Oak Grove Referendum, Hillside Initiative, Council Initiative, and Petty Politics

Buy the land from the Lins! I've mentioned this here months ago in another thread. I found an example of a group trying...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 27, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis Blog: America Has a New Hero from Danville

By Mark Curtis - Posted on January 17th, 2009 (Danville, California) With all the excitement and fanfare surrounding...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
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