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Counselors stationed at all Pleasanton elementary schools today to help students cope with Sandy Hook tragedy

The Pleasanton school district will have a counselor or a psychologist at every elementary school today to help students...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by William, on Dec 18, 2012 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 1668 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weddings

Alison Weaver & Thomas Brown Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4033 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on May 16, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 5 comments | 1667 Views

SPORTS

Raising the stakes

For Pleasanton horse trainer Jeff Bonde, it's pretty obvious why being successful during the Alameda County Fair is so important. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Luke Skywalker, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton native has two months to live

Janet Liang, a 25 year old girl from Pleasanton and UCLA graduate, is holding onto life after battling Leukemia for the past...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jan 27, 2012 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1667 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: Deal killers are superstitions, core beliefs

There are two types of deal killers in real estate: those that are correctable or avoidable and those that are core beliefs...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Godlike, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 9 comments | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents again push for smaller class sizes in Pleasanton schools

Parents were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting last week to plead their case for class size reductions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Frank Lyn, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Use of Empty StoreFronts

Instead of letting the Downtown look so pathetic with the empty storefront Windows adding up, I think the city should make...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Kris, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 13 comments | 1665 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Restaurant will be open late on Grad Night

Blue Agave on Main Street has graciously agreed to take reservations until 10pm on Graduation night, June 12th. In return,...

Original post made by Brenda Abramovich on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 1665 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'A breath of fresh air'

For Marsh Riggs, life has been pretty good in his 22 years as a director of tennis at various facilities throughout California...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by longtimer, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 9 comments | 1665 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Castlewood to talk to union today about 2-month lockout of 61 workers

Castlewood Country Club management is scheduled to meet today with representatives of a union that represents 61 workers...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 5, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 134 comments | 1665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents weigh in on elementary school homework

Parents of elementary school children in Pleasanton had their say at last week's homework forum, the first this year for...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Feel lucky, on Feb 7, 2011 at 7:50 am | 25 comments | 1665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sirens last night 12/8/08

Does anyone know what all the sirens were for last night? There were a lot of them for about a half hour to 45 minutes. I'm...

Original post made by Ray on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by tyler, on Jan 8, 2009 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 1664 Views

SPORTS

Huff's Ladies Day at the Races another success

Yesterday's Kay's Ladies Day at the Races attracted more than 100 women as the annual event organized by Kay Huff continued...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike Hosterman, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society broke, may close

The Valley Humane Society, a 25-year-old nonprofit animal welfare organization that just moved into a new $1.3-million building,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 32 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 1664 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dump Oak Grove "flip flopper" Councilman Campbell

The expected occurred at the special council meeting regarding the Oak Grove appeal. Matt Campbell was the only one of the...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Smitty, on May 3, 2008 at 12:56 pm | 12 comments | 1663 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: Health care 'public option' needs new name

How stupid do they think we are? http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BIUUF02&show_article=1 Perhaps we should...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kaboom!, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 94 comments | 1663 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Only 2 Days Left to Comment on the BART/Livermore Proposal to Build Elevated Tracks Over Staples Ranch

While I have long been in support of this particular extension, I am concerned that most of the proposed routes do not follow...

Original post made by Billie on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Livermoron, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 15 comments | 1663 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab alleged Main Street burglar in the act

Pleasanton police arrested a 19-year-old Pleasanton man who was reportedly caught attempting to rob Pans on Fire, located...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by ariel, on Apr 23, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 29 comments | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1662 Views
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