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AROUND TOWN

New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 2882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh hearing ends

The hearing in former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh's appeal of his termination from the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:36 am | 7 comments | 2880 Views

SPORTS

Jockey Chad Schvaneveldt caps races in Pleasanton with three stakes wins

Every year there seems to be someone who steps up and takes control of the stakes races at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by MM, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 2880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some teens go above and beyond

Among all the college bound, scholarly students, athletes, artists, school officers, volunteers, dancers and musicians in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 2879 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 | 2879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs Staples location for ice rink

The City Council Tuesday night approved by a vote of 4-1 a master plan for a 17-acre community park in Staples Ranch with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris G, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 2877 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 2877 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 | 2877 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 | 2876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 2876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Pay Cut for San Jose Firefighters

The union has agreed to put to a vote the proposal for a ten percent cut to pay and benefits as well as a two tiered pension...

Original post made by your turn Pleasanton on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mayor Reed's the man, on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 2875 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2874 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30's last live news show airs tonight

When veteran newscaster Tom Morrison signs off for the last time this afternoon as anchor of TV30's "Live at 4" news, he'll...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 5:45 am | 17 comments | 2874 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sidewalk/curb cuts in Vintage Hills

Has anyone noticed the sidewalk work being done in Vintage Hills this week? I think it's terrific that the sidewalks will...

Original post made by Vintage hills resident on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:04 am | 26 comments | 2873 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 | 2873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Apr 5, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 12 comments | 2872 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 2872 Views
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