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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton beating victim still in coma

A Pleasanton man attacked and left for dead over the weekend remained in critical condition today as police focused their...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:47 am | 108 comments | 5402 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 | 5390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 5387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Alisal principal to lead Livermore school

Terri Quesinberry, whose departure as Alisal Elementary principal was announced last week, has been hired as the principal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Principal issues, on Aug 5, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 33 comments | 5386 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 | 5367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High students, parents upset over invalid AP test scores

Students and parents are frustrated and outraged over College Board's recent decision to invalidate 400 students' Advanced...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nemo Wonderful, on May 31, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 5364 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cal High basketball coach 'forced to resign,' implores school board to change policies

In a tearful, impassioned speech to San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education on Nov. 13, California High School's Bob...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 6, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 5349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trick-or-Treating at Stoneridge?

Does anyone know if Stoneridge mall is doing trick or treating this year? IF so, what time? Thanks...

Original post made by Lucy on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 5339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Employees union pulls controversial contract proposal off the table

The Pleasanton City Employees Association--the union that represents 227 city workers—withdrew its pending two-year...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 202 comments | 5335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions urge members, Democrats to rally against Walmart market planned for Pleasanton

Union leaders called on members and others at a Democratic Party rally to protest at upcoming meetings throughout the East...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by ChooChooHank, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 105 comments | 5333 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board set to discuss school calendar again next Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board may reconsider the 2015-16 school calendar that was adopted in June after parents and students...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 5333 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kidnap Attempt in Pleasanton

From the S.F. Chronicle.... http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/13/BAVJSPNCM.DTL&tsp=1 (10-13)...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 13, 2007
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 19, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 5326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters battle blaze at Hopyard Road apartment complex

A two-alarm fire destroyed a second-floor apartment and damaged at least one other last night in a building at an eight-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by P-town Ghetto, on Aug 11, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 23 comments | 5314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-Round Schooling

How many of you like school? To those of you who do: what's wrong with you? And to those of you who don't: the good news...

Original post made by sjhfkhf on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Mar 5, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 5308 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Do mountain lions in Pleasanton threaten our safety, and how should we deal with them?

Last year, a mountain lion was killed by government officials, in Pleasanton, because it was deemed dangerous. Later, that...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by notebook battery, on May 4, 2010 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 5302 Views

RESTAURANTS

Main Street Brewery is now like a strip club?

We have long taken friends from out of town and even younger ones over the years to the Main Street Brewery for good music,...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:16 am | 49 comments | 5299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three Pleasanton residents reported credit card, check cashing fraud

Three people reported being victims of felony frauds in recent days. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11798...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 5296 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Striking butchers rallying in front of Pleasanton Raley's supermarket although other workers in store aren't unionized, aren't on strike

Members of the butchers union are demonstrating along the front walkways of the Raley's Supermarket on Sunol Boulevard, asking...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bryan, on Nov 12, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 29 comments | 5294 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police detective, dispatcher receive top year-end recognitions

Detective Eric Fredgren's tireless work to clear criminal cases and dispatcher Betsy Jones' penchant for a strong work ethic...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 5284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Shop for a Cause' to offer discounts at Macy's, funds for ValleyCare

Macy's and ValleyCare Health System's charitable foundation are sponsoring their 9th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 5275 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,431 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 887 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 694 views