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AROUND TOWN

Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 2144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown's Bibiane Bakery closing today

Bibiane Bakery, the popular bakery and coffee shop located at 349 Main St. in downtown Pleasanton, will close its doors at...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 2144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

So many centennials

The year 1913 was memorable indeed! Coin collectors will relate to the first minting of Buffalo or Indian Head nickels. When...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner, on Aug 16, 2013 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 2144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:42 am | 105 comments | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our wonderful (or not so ) library

I am appalled that the pages at the Pleasanton library are just temps that receive no benefits and can only work a certain...

Original post made by Mr. Pohami Singh on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on May 20, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 39 comments | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Linking to the beyond

Irma Slage considers herself to be a human telephone--connecting the living to departed spirits. It all began one day...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 13, 2008 at 8:53 am | 22 comments | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Complain About Long Registration Waits

I know that HPMS is not the only school that is having problems getting parents to volunteer to help with PTA committees...

Original post made by PTA Member on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Lori, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:23 am | 23 comments | 2142 Views

SPORTS

Hospice's popular 'Hike for Hope' set for April 30

The second annual Hike for Hope is scheduled for April 30, giving participants a chance to remember someone special during...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2142 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys 30th-year show heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

Do you remember what your family car was in 1983, if you were even born by then? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8797...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by P*town Truth Tellers, on Mar 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 4 comments | 2142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scuffle over liquor stolen from Pleasanton Safeway store leads to arrest

A battle over a bottle has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old transient in the Safeway parking lot at Santa Rita Road and...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ted Sorenson, on Apr 17, 2013 at 11:10 am | 10 comments | 2142 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boeing's 777 plant move

Twelve states including California, Illinois, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, Kansas and Wisconsin are making proposals to Boeing...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 9, 2014 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 2141 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate health care bill punishes employers who hire people who need jobs the most

Do you still think the Democrats are for the "little guy" and actually care about their employment? Wake up! (This goes...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for Homeschooling Resources and Groups in/near Pleasanton

I have two children: 4th and 8th graders and am seriously considering homeschooling them. I have an advanced degree and am...

Original post made by Interested in HomeSchooling on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Interested in Homeschooling, on Oct 11, 2011 at 9:10 am | 35 comments | 2141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New state law toughens penalties for copper thieves, buyers

With copper thefts a growing problem in the area, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill advanced by State Assemblywoman Joan...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jersey Malcolm, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 2141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council signs off on agreement to scuttle housing cap, build more affordable housing

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last night to pay $1.9 million in legal fees to two affordable housing coalitions in a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 31 comments | 2140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges filed in 2008 Angela Street arson

In a case that took more than two years to investigate, the former co-owner of a home on Angela Street has been charged with...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hatfield-McCoy feud comes to Pleasanton

We've all heard about the legendary Hatfield-McCoy family feud of the late 1800s that pitted two back-country West Virginia-Kentucky...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 29 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council OKs new Housing Element, ending 7-year legal battle at cost of $3.9 million

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Loyal Resident, on Oct 19, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 2140 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harvest Park students show their school spirit as classes end

What does geometry, leadership and passionate school spirit all have in common? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/22/harvest-park-students-sh...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 2140 Views
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