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AROUND TOWN

City council picks date to discuss hillside initiative when Sullivan & McGovern cannot attend

I am thoroughly disgusted by the article in today's Times (page A3) stating that the Pleasanton City Council has deliberately...

Original post made by Barbara on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Aaron, on Jun 20, 2008 at 8:17 pm | 27 comments | 1719 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 1719 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 1719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scam alert possibly in Pleasanton

The Salt River Project, an energy provider in Arizona, is warning people about a number of scams being operated using the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Jen7, on May 30, 2011 at 8:47 am | 13 comments | 1719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Quick clerk catches credit card con

A suspicious clerk who called police to the Hyatt Summerfield Hotel regarding an attempt to use fraudulent credit cards helped...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Al-Leigh R., on Jul 25, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4th Tracy torture suspect arrested where he works in Pleasanton

A fourth suspect was arrested Tuesday at his Pleasanton job in the Tracy torture case that's made national headlines of a...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by jj, on Jan 8, 2009 at 10:49 am | 13 comments | 1718 Views

SPORTS

16 players, coaches in Murray, Utah for Babe Ruth World Series competition

Sixteen players from the Tri-Valley left yesterday for the Babe Ruth World Series to be in Murray, Utah. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Brenda Dronkers, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remove the Town Square Forum

As a longtime resident and complete lover of Pleasanton, this "forum" is very upsetting. Free speech...ok. But why invite...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 29 comments | 1718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City College of S.F. on brink of insolvency, state takeover

City College of San Francisco could be on the brink of insolvency because of high spending that is at odds with ongoing funding...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 1718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist to be an exhibitor at Walnut Creek Artists' Market this weekend

Pleasanton artist Kurt Fehlberg will be one of 50 plus artists at the annual Artists' Market in Walnut Creek. The event will...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Claudete, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prostitute at Pleasanton hotel calls police about early morning robbery attempt

Police are investigating a report of an early morning robbery attempt from an admitted prostitute at a room in the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 28 comments | 1717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduate Comatose in Sprin Break Mystery

NJ grad comatose in spring break mystery By JOHN PERRA A Rutgers University graduate on spring break in Cancun with...

Original post made by besafe2010grads on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Huh, on Apr 8, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 6 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park District to vote Tuesday on Shadow Cliffs

After 45 days of public review, the new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area will be voted on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by MIke, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Laramie Project' onstage at Amador Valley High tonight through Saturday

Amador Valley High School students will present "The Laramie Project at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday night in the Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:11 am | 19 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon plans quick action to replace City Manager Moniz, who's retiring

San Ramon's City Council plans to move quickly to replace retiring City Manager Herb Moniz, who will leave the job in three...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 2, 2011 at 3:42 am | 13 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Superintendent

The following letter was in yesterday's (May 20) edition. I have responded below. Thanks, school community Dear Editor, A...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by pot/kettle, on May 22, 2011 at 7:02 am | 16 comments | 1715 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman hit by truck at Stoneridge and Hopyard

A 37-year-old Pleasanton woman was hit by a truck at SToneridge Drive and Hopyard Road around 8 p.m. last night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 22, 2008 at 12:05 am | 17 comments | 1714 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High cheer team takes 2nd place in USA regional competition

Foothill High School's JV competition cheer squad took 2nd place in the Intermediate JV Show Cheer division at the first...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by From the outside, on Dec 14, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 1714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens stabbed on First Street; 16-year-old arrested

Counselors were immediately made available at Village High School to talk to students after two Pleasanton teens were seriously...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by 188IQ, on Sep 20, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 14 comments | 1714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is paying for Obama's Frequent Campaign Trips to California?

Who is paying for the recent trips to California that Obama is making on his reelection campaign. Specifically, planes, security,...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 6, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 11 comments | 1714 Views
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