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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 | 8489 Views

SPORTS

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 | 8475 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 | 8460 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 | 8456 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 | 8448 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 | 8441 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 8430 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 | 8429 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 | 8427 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 | 8420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home Depot closures include EXPO Design Center in Dublin

Home Depot has announced plans to close several Bay Area EXPO Design Center and Yardbirds stores due to poor performance,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by patron of Main St, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 8414 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 | 8390 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 | 8373 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 8368 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 | 8338 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 | 8333 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8330 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 | 8322 Views

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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 | 8317 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 | 8296 Views
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