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AROUND TOWN

What's with the pink and purple ribbons everywhere?

I was driving in downtown today and there were tons of pink ribbons up and down Santa Rita Rd. and purple on Main St. Anyone...

Original post made by Amber on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 10, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2023 Views

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Dilapidated home at 4345 First Street

I am curious if anyone knows what is going to happen to the old house next to the liquor store on First street. I am sure...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jetson, on May 10, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 2023 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 | 2023 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's mediation for residents, senior living developer

Developers who want to build a senior living facility on the northwest side of town are now headed toward mediation with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Jun 16, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 2022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during December 2007 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3471...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by tyler, on Jan 26, 2008 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 2021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Appeal on County Fair's gun show ban goes before 9th Circuit court today

A long-running challenge to Alameda County's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair in Pleasanton will go before a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 38 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart opponents a no-show at city hearing, but will Occupy Pleasanton today apparently?

According to http://www.teletrader.com/us/news/details/16243410 between 3 PM and this evening, there will be some sort of...

Original post made by Roy on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Tuan Nguyen, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:49 am | 41 comments | 2021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 2021 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 | 2021 Views

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City CarShare opens 24-hour service at Hacienda Business Park ceremony today

City CarShare, the largest nonprofit car-sharing organization in North America will be announce a new car-sharing program...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by johannsf, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:25 am | 6 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you parents handle teens and their cellphone/texting behavior?

Just curious what rules any of you have on your teens' cellphone use. My daughters (13 and 16) are convinced I am the world's...

Original post made by Big Meanie on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 37 comments | 2020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

911 tributes planned at Fairgrounds, Bankhead Theater on 10th anniversary of attacks

Impact for America, part of a national ministries group, will hold a special event Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 28 comments | 2020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police find missing 15-year-old Amador Valley student in Westley

Shelby Harris, a 15-year-old Amador Valley High School student missing since Halloween day, was located early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 8, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 9 comments | 2020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Classmates recall homicide victim and suspect

Portraits emerged this week of both the victim and the suspect in this homicide case as classmates and friends remembered...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Jun 10, 2014 at 10:11 am | 11 comments | 2019 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bush's explanation for high gas prices refuted

Yesterday in the White House Rose Garden, President Bush tried to explain that the reason for the high gas prices is because...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Handles Gastropub opens Monday at Pleasanton Hotel

Handles on Main Gastropub, the newest restaurant in downtown Pleasanton, will open Monday following a special preview today. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 21 comments | 2018 Views

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Review: 'The Other Woman'

The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2018 Views

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Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday

Blood donations typically decline during the summer months, especially around the Independence Day holiday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2018 Views

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National Grants is a Scam

For all of you that have seen the National Grand COnference AD on TV, DON'T BELIEVE THAT!!! IT'S A SCAM... Very good hype...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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