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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab daytime burglar yesterday, seize car

An 18-year-old Pleasanton man was charged with burglary yesterday after a report of suspicious activity - and a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 17, 2012 at 10:18 am | 72 comments | 8490 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 22 comments | 8460 Views

AROUND TOWN

A breath of fresh air? Hurry and take it

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force is moving forward with its "preferred plan," calling for retail, commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by McDaddy, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 8451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council saves 101-year-old house from wrecking ball--for now

The Pleasanton City Council saved a 101-year-old house just a block from the city's historic downtown from the wrecker's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Property rights, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:01 am | 16 comments | 8450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police see increase in daytime home burglaries

Pleasanton police put out a warning Thursday through Nixle about an increase in daytime residential burglaries. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 27, 2015 at 9:43 am | 31 comments | 8418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller lead Pleasanton school board race

Incumbent Joan Laursen and challenger Mark Miller were elected Tuesday to the Pleasanton school board – with Laursen leading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 25 comments | 8409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruby Hill conflict goes to city commission tonight

The owners of a newly-built multi-million-dollar home in Ruby Hill will square off tonight before the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by AngryContractors, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 22 comments | 8388 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 8372 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV drives off I-580, falls 25 feet to BART entrance below in Dublin

Two women are in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after their SUV drove off I-580 and landed on the sidewalk...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Sep 13, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 13 comments | 8362 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 puts discrimination in the Constitution

Dear Pleasanton Neighbors, After weeks of reading about Prop 8 in the news, I feel compelled to write. I know this is...

Original post made by Tara Walsh on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 8347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton buckling down to achieve 25% cut in water consumption

Facing its most severe drought ever and a water shortage that could see taps turned off without cutbacks by residents and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rip off hater, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 8335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prostitution and Chinese Brothels Stoneridge Apartments

There has been an investigation and sting operation going on for over a year involving large scale prostitution taking place...

Original post made by Informant on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by artlover, on Aug 30, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 26 comments | 8326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man reportedly missing after solo camping trip

Jay Lafontaine, a 48-year-old Pleasanton resident, is believed to be missing after failing to return home last week from...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Wife of another solo camper, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 13 comments | 8312 Views

SPORTS

Foothill alum looks to NFL after record-setting college career

Scan the list of all-time Pac-12 passing leaders, and it reads a lot like a who's who of some pretty good National Football...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Rick S, on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 8298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board postpones discussion on principal

Three people spoke in support of ousted Principal Jon Vranesh before the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night, although...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Will, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 45 comments | 8245 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton's Pension Situation for Dummies

I've been reading the PleasantonWeekly.com posts regarding the Pleasanton entitlement situation so I decided to research...

Original post made by Shoot_The_Messengers on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill F, on Jan 14, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 168 comments | 8221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor busted in home burglary

Pleasanton police have arrested a local woman for burglarizing her neighbor's home after the victims spotted her wearing...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Chief spiller, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 8205 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's loss to De La Salle ends Falcons season, but is it fair?

After holding De La Salle to its second lowest offensive output of the season, the Foothill football team saw its season...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by meeesterp, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:59 am | 38 comments | 8201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues into Sunday's accident that killed Dublin cyclist on Pleasanton's Foothill Road

Pleasanton police are investigating the circumstances of an accident Sunday afternoon when a motorist struck and killed Diana...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 144 comments | 8197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents against proposed calendar modifications in Pleasanton schools

The district's boardroom was standing-room only with parents eager to learn more and voice their opinions about the non-traditional...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 82 comments | 8173 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
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