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Retired Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher seeks school board seat

Two candidates with a long history in the Pleasanton school system have joined the race for election to the school board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 34 comments | 8341 Views


Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 8340 Views


Bernard Laffers criticism of FHS XC

Once again, Bernard Laffer has chosen to use the PW to air his issues about FHS Cross Country. Having a student on the...

Original post made by XC Mom on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jorge Quero, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 11 comments | 8337 Views


Bicyclist suffers major injuries in fall off Pleasanton Ridge trail

A bicyclist riding with his son-in-law suffered major injuries Saturday morning when he fell with his bike off the Thermalito...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 8335 Views


Measure K votes neck-and-neck in early returns

With other races being decided by predictably wide margins, Pleasanton's Measure K was seeing a spread of less than 200 votes...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 22, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 66 comments | 8327 Views


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 | 8325 Views


Planning to go to S.F.'s Cliff House this weekend? Don't, it's closed

San Francisco's famous Cliff House restaurant Thursday joined other popular attractions that closed as a result of the federal...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 8314 Views


Fireworks plan sparks debate at San Ramon forum

About 50 people turned out Wednesday night to speak out against a plan to bring fireworks back to San Ramon. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 17, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 8296 Views


Protestors ask council to block Wal-Mart from reopening Nob Hill grocery store

Anti-Wal-Mart protestors urged the Pleasanton City Council last night to block efforts by the retailer to open one of its...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Good-time Charles, on Sep 12, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 114 comments | 8287 Views


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 | 8282 Views


Readers Choice 2015 Winners

The balloting is completed, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Missing Category?, on Jul 8, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 8269 Views


Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 8265 Views


Police log: Cops nab thieves in separate incidents

Four people were arrested this week on auto burglary charges after reports from a home and the Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Fanny, on Jan 2, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 5 comments | 8256 Views


Pleasanton man shot in I-680 road rage incident

Investigators are trying to locate a driver who shot a Pleasanton man in Fremont early this morning after a highway road-rage...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 8 comments | 8224 Views


Giving the gift of mobility

Dozens of Pleasanton elementary and middle school kids have a new perspective on what it means to be wheelchair bound. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Molly L, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 8219 Views


Formerly proud Pleasantonian, NOW embarrassed to say I live here.

Does anyone have a clue why I say this?...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Hmm?, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 179 comments | 8214 Views


Pleasanton school board set to vote on possible modified calendar

The Pleasanton school board is set to vote on the instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year in open session at next...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by shocked parent, on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 8209 Views


BART riders potentially exposed to measles

BART riders may have been exposed to measles by a UC Berkeley student who traveled on trains in Contra Costa and Alameda...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 16 comments | 8190 Views


Suspected burglar fatally shot in chase outside Specialty Sales Classics

A man fleeing the showroom at Specialty Sales Classics auto sales at 2 a.m. today was shot and killed early today by Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2015 at 11:37 am | 42 comments | 8183 Views


Pleasanton school district hires Lodi district manager as its new assistant superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has hired a former assistant superintendent at the Lodi school district to replace its Assistant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Take him back, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 67 comments | 8182 Views
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Remembering Alameda County's fallen heroes
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