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AROUND TOWN

Bernal Park sports fields, woodland projects to start next year

Design work is nearing completion on a $16.5 million second phase at Pleasanton's Bernal Community Park with construction...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:20 am | 12 comments | 5323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 5320 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull unleashed

I just want to bring to your attention and the Pleasanton community an incident that just happened to me last Saturday. I...

Original post made by Concerned person on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 6, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 62 comments | 5318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amelia's Deli closes its downtown restaurant

Amelia's Deli, a popular downtown daytime restaurant at 55 W. Angela St., has closed after the number of patrons slackened...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 41 comments | 5314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candlelight vigil tonight to remember Kyle Manning

Family and friends are holding a candlelight vigil tonight, a wake Friday and a funeral Saturday to celebrate the life of...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Haley , on Dec 1, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 5301 Views

AROUND TOWN

CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Right wing nuts, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 5280 Views

SPORTS

Somber mood in Bay Area as 49ers lose to Baltimore in Super Bowl 34-31

49er fans seemed to take their team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in stride late Sunday as San Francisco came up three points...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by disappointedfan, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 5260 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 5256 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 5245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor's Pine Tree

My neighbor has a pine tree about 25 feet tall close to their side of fence. The branches "overflow" to our side of the fence...

Original post made by pTownLover on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Sep 3, 2012 at 11:29 am | 34 comments | 5238 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 5229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 5226 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton not Pleasantville...

If you have ever seen the movie Pleasantville than you know their town was perfect. It was a small town with little to no...

Original post made by moviebuff on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 15, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 39 comments | 5218 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Strike: Greedy workers demand a salary that might help them get by

The Bay Area is all atwitter as it dawns on them that labor costs figure into the price of a ticket. Some on the right have...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 28, 2013 at 10:06 am | 86 comments | 5218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: 'No' on parcel tax would be leaving kids behind

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5635 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Heads-up, on May 23, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 35 comments | 5211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 5211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fleet Week canceled, but S.F., Pier 39 planning other events

The cancellation of numerous San Francisco Fleet Week events has disappointed many businesses on Fisherman's Wharf on what...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by sfca73, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:45 am | 8 comments | 5207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vranesh removed as Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton school board decided to replace Jon Vranesh as...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by eat, on Dec 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 12 comments | 5193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley High wins state "We the People" competition

Amador Valley High School has won the California state "We the People" competition, giving the school's current competition...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by 13 years but still can't plan?, on Feb 20, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 5189 Views

AROUND TOWN

When a good girl goes Bad

Around Pleasanton: When a good girl goes Bad By Susan Hayes Columnist Posted: 12/04/2009 12:00:00 AM PST WHEN NATALIE...

Original post made by Blown Away on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by precious levy, on Feb 15, 2011 at 10:07 am | 20 comments | 5176 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,959 views

Endorsement thoughts
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,300 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 594 views