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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer takes the stand in his murder trial

Ernest Scherer III, a professional poker player accused of killing his parents for financial gain in March 2008, testified...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 2559 Views

RESTAURANTS

Agora Bistro?

Saw the windows covered in paper. What's up? Is something new coming to that location?...

Original post made by wondering on Apr. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 2558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Religious Zealots downtown - should something be done?

No less than 4 or 5 times this summer I have been with my children and had to listen to religious zealots screaming at the...

Original post made by McPleasanton on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:31 am | 45 comments | 2558 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as 11th Congressional District vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates in the Nov. 2 General Election are now in Washington, D.C. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Awwwwwwwwww, on Nov 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 35 comments | 2558 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home Depot loses bid for 2nd Pleasanton store

Home Depot lost its two-year-long bid Tuesday to build a second home improvement store in southeast Pleasanton as part of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Dec 28, 2007 at 7:14 am | 3 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART wants input on late-night service

BART personnel will be surveying riders early tomorrow morning to get feedback on tentative plans to extend Friday night...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 12, 2011 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

If at least three of the five candidates currently holding filing papers for this year's Pleasanton school board elections...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2556 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 | 2555 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 | 2555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge dismisses Lin family lawsuit against Pleasanton

Pleasanton has won its legal battle with landowners Jennifer and Fredric Lin, who sued the city for the right to build 51...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 1, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 20 comments | 2555 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 2555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State PUC seeks to fine PG&E $2.25-billion for San Bruno explosion, largest fine ever in U.S.

Staff with the California Public Utilities Commission Monday recommended that the commission impose a $2.25 billion fine...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 7, 2013 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 2554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baron von Monocle

Pleasantopia is home to one of the most successful spies of recent history, the Baron von Monocle. He's one of these 21st...

Original post made by dOuGlAs KeNdAlL on Oct. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 2554 Views

AROUND TOWN

The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 2553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay Stand Down wraps up its 4-day event as homeless veterans head back to where they were

Hundreds of Bay Area homeless veterans are back to wherever they were a week ago after four days of special care during the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Silver Rivers, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 2553 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 | 2552 Views
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