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AROUND TOWN

Weather permitting, Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday parade still on for tonight

Periodic sunshine and then showers are making for a day of uncertainty on whether Pleasanton's's popular Hometown Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 3189 Views

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Afghan author to talk about his new book on the country tonight at Pleasanton's Library

Atta Arghandiwal, who immigrated to the Bay Area in the early 1980s, will talk about his recently published memoir at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 12 comments | 3188 Views

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Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2014 at 9:25 am | 20 comments | 3188 Views

SPORTS

Amador Basketball

This will be the year that amador will win EBAL basketball! They have strong core of players coming back! Foothill will...

Original post made by Sports fan on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dunk, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 3187 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 3187 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Junior Football League celebrates 40 years

If you are in the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park on a Saturday in fall and pass the skate park, baseball fields, softball...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jesse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 3185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote Yes on Measure BB

In an independent, comprehensive report called "In the Fast Lane," the Bay Area Economic Institute details the economic impact...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jason B., on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 3184 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 3184 Views

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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 | 3184 Views

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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 | 3184 Views

SPORTS

Vote in our Mom-Daughter Lookalike Contest!!!

Follow this link http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2008.mothers_day/index.php to see photos of the 10 finalists and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by one eye, on May 1, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

I-580 express/toll lanes to open later this month

A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 though Pleasanton and Livermore will...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Feb 17, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 21 comments | 3183 Views

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Service for Daniel Shoemake scheduled for Saturday

A funeral service for Daniel Shoemake, 21, will be held in Pleasanton's St. Augustine Catholic Church in Pleasanton at 10...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Henn, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 3183 Views

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AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 3182 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 3181 Views

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Large meteor streaks across Bay Area, thrilling stargazers

A large meteor streaked across the night sky last night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by doug, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 3181 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Fair: You can call me 'Big Al'

Growing up in Pleasanton in the 1960s and '70s meant you were inevitably around the horse-racing industry. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 3181 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brentwood man arrested as suspect in providing 19-year-old driver liquor

A 21-year-old Brentwood man was arrested Monday for allegedly providing the alcohol a 19-year-old woman drank before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 16, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 14 comments | 3181 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver of car that killed mother, baby in Livermore charged with murder

An alleged drunk driver was charged with two counts of murder Thursday for the deaths of a mother and her baby in a crash...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 23, 2015 at 5:58 am | 4 comments | 3179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District asking School PTA groups to donate $5000 to PPIE

I have heard that the PUSD is asking that all PTA's in our district donate $5000 of PTA money to PPIE . Last time I checked,...

Original post made by Bait and Switch on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by pleasantonwasnice40yearsago, on Mar 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 34 comments | 3178 Views
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