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RESTAURANTS

What's up with Bert's (and Claude & Dominque's)?

I saw a sign in the window of Bert's Hofbrau, which has only been open a few months, with a notice of liquor license transfer...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by John, on Dec 29, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 3994 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to increase by 5.2% New Year's Day

BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares starting Jan. 1 to help pay for new train cars and other projects. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 3991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown to sign $8-billion high-speed rail bill today in San Francisco

Gov. Jerry Brown will be in San Francisco later today to sign the High-Speed Rail funding bill at one of the bullet train...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 3989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uneven Pavement Sign - W. Las Positas

I travel W. Las Positas westbound between Hopyard and Foothill Rd quite frequently. I have to always remember to stay in...

Original post made by Anna on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:30 am | 7 comments | 3983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texas firm wins Alameda County contract to provide ambulance service here

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Tuesday to replace the county's current ambulance service provider with...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by mmedic50, on Oct 30, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 40 comments | 3978 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See 'Race to Nowhere' tonight

"Race to Nowhere" shows the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in an "achievement-obsessed" public...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sold Out, on May 18, 2010 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 3978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Cash offers have advantage for sellers in housing market

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Recent Buyer, on Jul 4, 2013 at 4:39 am | 14 comments | 3977 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Library, Towne Center Books to host Secret Service agent's report on Kennedy assassination

Former U.S. Secret Service agent Gerald Blaine will be at the Pleasanton Public Library Sunday to talk about President John...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by disappointed, on Dec 19, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 3973 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Shopping at El Charro

Has any one taken a good look at the new shopping mall off of El Charro? When did someone decide it should look like a...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by oh my, on Mar 2, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 14 comments | 3966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hearing set for tomorrow for Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi on shoplifting charge

A hearing is set for next tomorrow for Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th) on a charge of felony shoplifting after she was...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Toad, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:30 am | 88 comments | 3955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 3950 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Which presidential candidate do you plan to vote for?

Vote in the Pleasanton Weekly's poll. It's at the bottom of the homepage. ...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Romney fan, on Sep 30, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 7 comments | 3948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district email did not endorse Sanwong for Pleasanton Council

In an email sent April 16 to the Pleasanton Weekly, long-time Pleasanton school district employee Lisa Lorentz took issue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Johnny Echo, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 3947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are not appreciated

I am amazed at how people are quick to blame teachers for the problems in the state budget , the failing of our education...

Original post made by Bernard on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Simone, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:53 am | 78 comments | 3943 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Rallies planned today at UC Berkeley, other campuses to protest budget cuts

Today is shaping up to be a day of rallies, walkouts and strikes on Bay Area higher education campuses as groups from public...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by m, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 3941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More cuts loom for PUSD

A snafu with a posted date kept the Pleasanton school board from "sunshining" negotiations with its teacher's union, but...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 15, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 145 comments | 3940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of telephone and email scams

By far, the most common way of separating seniors from their money is through the telephone, in cons ranging from the grandparent...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 23, 2013 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 3939 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon woman dies in fall from Half Dome

A 26-year-old San Ramon woman died on Sunday after she fell from the Half Dome cables at Yosemite National Park, according...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Valerie, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 26 comments | 3936 Views

SPORTS

Politcs In AV Sports

The real truth of the freshmen players is this. Of the 5 that made Varsity, NONE of the girls actually play on Coach Gray's...

Original post made by knowsfacts on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by JackRabbitSlim, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:37 am | 38 comments | 3927 Views

AROUND TOWN

I cannot believe the selfishness of the people in this city

I thought this was a city that prided itself as a community of character. When all the surrounding cities in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Linda on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Lifer, on May 12, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 75 comments | 3923 Views
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