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SPORTS

PG&E says failed high-line connecting caused Monday night's blackout at Candlestick Park

PG&E investigators said today that the power outages that delayed a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not uncommon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library offering free classes in Microsoft Excel 7

With Microsoft Excel now one of the hottest skills needed for job advancement, the Pleasanton Library is offering Excel classes...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 29, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1996 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County sheriff turns to gamblers' Web site for help in solving murders

The son of a Pleasanton couple that was killed in their Castlewood community home three months ago is now being investigated...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anybody know what happened to the 'barefoot bicycle guy'?

I realized the other day I haven't seen him in some time. Does anybody know what happened to him? I think his name was...

Original post made by Curious on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by I'm Smiling:-), on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 1995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...?

Is PUSD broke...or running out of operating cash? At the April 7, PUSD Special Board Meeting, agenda item 4.0 reported...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 17, 2009 at 7:11 am | 47 comments | 1995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S&P downgrades school district's credit rating

Standard and Poor's Rating Services recently announced a drop in the financial ratings of the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Atrontanodo, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:13 am | 108 comments | 1995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police continue search for Bank of West robber

Pleasanton police are continuing to search for a man who robbed a Bank of the West's branch in the Raley's shopping center...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for using Contra Costa Times subscriber list to target empty homes

A pair of suspected burglars was arrested earlier this month after allegedly using a Contra Costa Times subscriber vacation...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eddie Blowgas, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The castlewood homicide

Hardly anything has been reported over the last few weeks at least that I've seen. Did I miss something somewhere? or are...

Original post made by Richard on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1994 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Severe fire dangers lead to increased fireworks patrolling

Lingering haze in the air from hundreds of Northern California fires serve as a reminder of the increased fire danger heading...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 1994 Views

SPORTS

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by ADAM GOMES, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

New plan for 10 'ranchettes' on Pleasanton's southeast hills expected this week

Proponents of a 51-home development called Oak Grove in Pleasanton's southeast hills are expected to submit a new proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Junebug, on Mar 28, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 25 comments | 1994 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1994 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 | 1993 Views

SPORTS

Livermore Aquacowboys host the 'Valentine's Splash'!

The Livermore Aquacowboys hosted the 'Valentine's Splash' at the Robert Livermore Community Center! The LAC home meet was...

Original post made by ruckus on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ruckus, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1993 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose Firefighters' Union Misconduct

I understand the purpose of a union is to protect its employees, but please, this goes beyond the bounds of reason. It's...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on Apr 9, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1993 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

AARP Betrayal of Trust finally official

I received an email from AARP with the title "Today we took a stand for you". With friends like this, who needs enemies?...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2009 at 10:50 am | 45 comments | 1992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High's 'We the People' team among top 10 advancing to finals Monday

Amador Valley High School is advancing to the championship round of the 2011 "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Rene Siegel, on May 3, 2011 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference Day for Community Service

“Make a Difference day for Pleasanton” will be held on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at the Pleasanton Library Community Room from 10am...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1992 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident near Ironwood and Mohr

We live at the end of Mohr avenue. we have a water reservoir at the back of our house (I think its a quarry). On 29th of...

Original post made by vyji kalavacherla on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by *doh*, on May 3, 2008 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1991 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,213 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 896 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 750 views