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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 | 8117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8116 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 8091 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton homeowners search for answers to sinking ground; city to step in

In recent years, cracks have continually appeared in the walls and foundations of at least two dozen homes in the same Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 27 comments | 8083 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8058 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 8052 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 8051 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8048 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2014 Campaign Primaries Getting Serious

Buoyed by the Tea Party's government shutdown victory and Ted Cruz's ascending popularity, within the Tea Party, which includes...

Original post made by Ed Schwartz on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 8028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police make arrest for prostitution at First Street massage parlor

An undercover investigation led to a prostitution arrest at a local massage parlor, according to police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 8027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunman shoots up downtown Pleasanton restaurant, flees

A gunman fired shots into the ceiling with one bullet injuring a patron shortly after midnight today at Red Coats British...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by David Karlsson, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 18 comments | 8021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 8016 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 7994 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 | 7966 Views

AROUND TOWN

24 Hour Fitness Super Sport?

As someone who has moved to P-Town, last September, from the Silicon Valley, I was excited to hear about the new Super Sport...

Original post made by Ryan on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by SD, on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 11 comments | 7956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 7956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 7955 Views

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Public Pensions - Problem Continues to Grow

More perspectives on the reality of our significant public employee pension issue. Pleasanton is faced with the exact same...

Original post made by Awakening on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Consensus seeker, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:03 am | 79 comments | 7940 Views
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