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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New information released about Monday night double homicide

Two handguns have been recovered in a search of the home where a mother and daughter were shot to death Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by You don't know, on May 9, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 51 comments | 3571 Views

SPORTS

The 3rd Annual STRETCH Baseball and Softball Boot Camp is just around the corner

Pleasanton, Jan. 20, 2008 STRETCH will have its 3rd annual baseball and softball boot camp Friday, January 25 through Sunday,...

Original post made by STRETCH Board Members on Jan. 20, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton set to start negotiations tonight with employees union

The City Council will open negotiations with the Pleasanton City Employees Association (PCEA) at its meeting tonight in...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 21, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 3564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton North Rotary 'Starry Night' gala set for tonight

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its 24th annual fundraiser gala tonight, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carol Moberg, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 3560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 3559 Views

SPORTS

Organized Sports and Board members

I am looking for Pleasanton Parents and Families that have had or are now having problems with organized sports and board...

Original post made by Joseph DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Burt, on Dec 26, 2007 at 9:39 am | 39 comments | 3557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services for Realtor Roy Dronkers set for today

A celebration of life for Roy Dronkers, who died last Friday, will be held from 1-3 p.m. today at Tommy T's in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hans & Gisela Telm, on Jan 30, 2012 at 10:20 am | 41 comments | 3555 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

How about a moderated forum regarding the double homicide

There are at least a few of us that would like to discuss this in a rational manner. Can we have a moderated forum? That...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident-QWERTY on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by Snoopers57, on Apr 2, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 42 comments | 3554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation

I attended the Foothill graduation ceremony on Friday night and was very disappointed in the behavior of students, faculty...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Senior Parent 2012, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:17 am | 37 comments | 3553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools with a complete list of the students who...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:17 pm | 12 comments | 3553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on Paper and Plastic starts on Tuesday

Is Dublin adopting the ban on paper and plastic shopping bags starting the first of the year? I ask that because if they...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 39 comments | 3553 Views

AROUND TOWN

BLINKING RED TRAFFIC LIGHT MEANS STOP AND YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY!

Today saw the possibility of perhaps two fatalities in Pleasanton except for the events taking place within about a half...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 11, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 3550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has it come to this?

Seniors at Foothill High School and their parents were no doubt surprised earlier this month by a letter from John Dwyer,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 50 comments | 3545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 30, 2008 at 12:48 am | 54 comments | 3542 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone have an update on Mr. Lamont. I'm praying he's recovering

If the Lamont family doesn't mind, can someone share an update on Mr. Lamont's condition? I definitely don't want to push...

Original post made by FHS mom on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 3 comments | 3538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thanksgivukkah a rare event

It hasn't happened since 1918 and it's not scheduled to occur again until 2070. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/26/thanksgivukkah-a-rare-event...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by deborah, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 3538 Views

RESTAURANTS

Agora Bistro - strong out of the gate

Took the family to the Agora Bistro last night. I thought it a bit of a risk given that the restaurant is new and the site...

Original post made by John on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Andy, on May 11, 2008 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 3535 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

New Star Trek movie is a bust

If you are a Star Trek fan from way back you'll hate this new movie. If you don't believe me check out the link below. http://www.theonion.com/content/video/trekkies_bash_new_sta...

Original post made by Treker on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 3534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents push Pleasanton school board for smaller class sizes

A group of parents appealed to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday to restore smaller class sizes and reading specialists. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:17 am | 27 comments | 3530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Bringing Pink Slip Issues Into the Classroom

Just out of curiosity, would you find it inappropriate if your child's teacher constantly talked about losing their job to...

Original post made by Concerned About Teacher Behavior on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 148 comments | 3527 Views
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