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BOOKS & MOVIES

Dumbledore gay? Now what?

Dumbledore is gay. What's next??? J.K. Rowling outs Hogwarts character By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Sat Oct...

Original post made by Dumbledore has been outed on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 5116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud Boom & Power Outage

Called PG&E for power outage about 15 minutes ago. Sounds like a transformer blew up. It was a loud explosion and then...

Original post made by Maryann on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Back on , on Aug 10, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 6 comments | 5113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app

The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by It is "journalism", on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:55 am | 11 comments | 5109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek now open

Traffic on newly-opened Stoneridge Drive moved smoothly Friday and over the weekend following a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Burt, on Nov 12, 2013 at 12:54 am | 22 comments | 5105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G in the lead, but currently doesn't have necessary two-thirds majority

Early results from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters has the parcel tax measure in the lead with 58.4 percent (6,199...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by No was the right vote, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 332 comments | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 5099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ken Mano named Pleasanton Weekly's Man of the Year

Meet Ken Mano, Pleasanton Weekly's "Man of the Year" for 2014. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/19/man-of-the-year...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Clay Anderson, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 5099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 5098 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 22 comments | 5093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 183 comments | 5082 Views

AROUND TOWN

24 appointed to key Pleasanton commissions, committees

Mayor Jerry Thorne and the Pleasanton City Council welcomed 24 Pleasanton residents who have been appointed or re-appointed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 5069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone see the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS?

Did anyone see or hear about the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS last Wednesday night? It was full of sexual undertones, gay...

Original post made by Appalling on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by fhs senior, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:52 am | 63 comments | 5063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 5058 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Former student of Shumate, on Sep 17, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 29 comments | 5052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore, Sandia lab workers won't get back pay

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 7,500 at the Livermore and Sandia national...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 20 comments | 5051 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alberto's - Best of Pleasanton?

Really, again? Alberto's???...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:52 am | 26 comments | 5038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No mattter which side you're on, this is scary

"Schools send out hundreds of preliminary pink slips" http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_17612643?nclick_check=1 The...

Original post made by P\'town parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:58 am | 74 comments | 5032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Teachers View of Salary Concessions: Just Say No

This email was sent to me as a cut/paste from a friend. I believe it is important that all sides get their points of view...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by kfs, on Jul 4, 2010 at 11:47 am | 154 comments | 5030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist hits the nail on the head

Artist Gary Winter credits the old Kolln Hardware building on Main Street and Division for the idea that brought him fame...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Linda Krafty, on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 5028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman can keep her hawk

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman won her 15-month battle to keep her red-tail hawk Ariel in a backyard cage at her Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Yeah Hosterman!, on Mar 1, 2008 at 6:54 am | 11 comments | 5026 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,433 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 902 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 695 views