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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sandra Cantu--It Should Be Called Torture, Not Sex

I saw a headline today that read 'Sex Charges...' in relation to the Sandra Cantu case. It really bugs me when child...

Original post made by Kendra on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 12 comments | 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Farmer Restaurant at the Pleasanton Hotel

this place ROCKS! awesome food, inviting decor and wonderful servers. What a great addition to downtown! http://www.pleasantonhotel.com/...

Original post made by bobbi on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by heather, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 14 comments | 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension Obligations Bankrupt Town

This is what can, and will, happen to Pleasanton if the council does not take action to reduce pension benefits NOW. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Alabama-Towns-Failed-Pension-nyti...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 26, 2010
Last comment by I can count, can you?, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 32 comments | 1841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No major changes in school funding expected -- for now

It's too early to tell what will happen with the state's budget, but the Pleasanton school district is gearing up for some...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 21, 2011 at 12:28 am | 9 comments | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: PP, QQ not similar to 1992 citizen effort

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4661 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 33 comments | 1840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wal-Mart market heading for Nob Hill

Wal-Mart is putting the finishing touches on design and equipment changes it plans to put in place as it prepares to open...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by David, on Dec 19, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 42 comments | 1840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction starts on $2.4 million trail between Pleasanton-Dublin

Ground was broken this week on a 794-foot project to connect trails in Pleasanton and Dublin that end abruptly at Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Curtis, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 33 comments | 1839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ceminsky chosen as new principal at Donlon Elementary in Pleasanton

Stephanie Ceminsky, who served as an assistant principal at Amador Valley High School this past school year, has been selected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1839 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shareholder rights attorneys questioning Safeway-Albertson's deal

Shareholder rights attorneys are investigating the proposed acquisition of Safeway, Inc. by the private equity company Cerberus...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 10, 2014 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1839 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer concedes; congratulates McNerney on re-election to 3rd term as 11th District's congressman

David Harmer, a San Ramon attorney and Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District, conceded defeat Friday in...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Elegant Ed, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 1837 Views

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Guess, 4 other new stores opening at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Stoneridge Shopping Center will open five new stores before the end of the year, including Guess, a retailer of luxury American...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Kiosk problem, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 1837 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ground Zero Mosque

The overwhelming majority of Americans feel the same way about this Ground Zero mosque as this Brit in this short video below....

Original post made by Lynn on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 35 comments | 1836 Views

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St. John St. Hit And Run - SOLVED

Last Friday my friend's Honda Odyssey was hit on St. John Street. There was major damage to the front end of her car. Witnesses...

Original post made by Colette on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 4, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 1836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

From Kentucky Derby to the Pleasanton racetrack

Two weeks before the start of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Jeff Bonde was sitting in his small office in the stable...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:55 am | 11 comments | 1836 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mary Hayashi vs Solyndra

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) was on the news last night condemning Solyndra for letting all their employees go...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Carl Marks, on Sep 4, 2011 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 1836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 1836 Views

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Torrico honors downtown businesswoman as 'local hero'

State Assemblyman Alberto Torrico (D-20th) has honored local businesswoman Leslie Braga "for her tremendous contributions"...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Susie, on Jan 7, 2008 at 8:25 pm | 3 comments | 1834 Views

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Running stop signs, U Turns on Main Street

As my husband and I sat inside Strizzi's this evening we noticed how many cars run the three way stop signs on St. Mary and...

Original post made by JR on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Jul 21, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 18 comments | 1834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homeless man fatally shot after attacking Dublin police sergeant

A Dublin police sergeant who shot and killed a homeless man Friday is recovering from a severe beating he inflicted during...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by friend in town, on Jul 13, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 1834 Views
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