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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weapon threat puts Amador on temporary lockdown

Amador Valley High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes this morning as police responded to a weapon threat, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 17 comments | 4905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should our city council be debating Iraq?

Does anyone else think the city council talking about Iraq is a monumental waste of their time? While I'm all for people...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 6, 2007
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 22 comments | 4901 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Is Mr. Fialho fleeing a sinking ship?

As a member of the academic community, I have many friends on school boards, both local and nearby. As a Pleasanton resident,...

Original post made by Carolyn Thomas on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Apr 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 4900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 68 comments | 4894 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Senate Bill 423, if passed, will prevent the BART strike

There is a provision in the contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) that prevents workers from striking in the...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 17, 2013 at 8:56 am | 36 comments | 4894 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 candidates qualify for special Pleasanton City Council race May 7, 2 others may be ready to file

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Fred Watson, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 33 comments | 4888 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bike Guy Revisited, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:46 am | 51 comments | 4887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Easing school registration

From the comfort of their own home or even from their hotel room on a family vacation, some Pleasanton school parents were...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Other, on Nov 17, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 4883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 82 comments | 4880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Bridget Melson bad for Pleasanton?

Perhaps no one person has done more to make Pleasanton look like a haven for right-wing bigotry and intolerance than Bridget...

Original post made by Arthur Y. on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Real Republican, on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 23 comments | 4875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Wells Fargo inside Safeway robbed Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4570 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 29, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 3 comments | 4869 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mahalo Grill Replacement?

Anyone know what's planned for this spot?...

Original post made by Main Street Lover on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Voleikov, on Jun 2, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 4865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure E

The sample ballot and voter information pamphlet on Measure E, the school district' proposed $98 a year parcel tax, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 175 comments | 4865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 4861 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House Parties

Recently we had an incident in our neighborhood where a teen was severely beaten by a group of young adults/teens, because...

Original post made by Harry G on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by a concerned mom, on Jul 25, 2007 at 11:08 am | 7 comments | 4850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The school district has lost the plot

The school district informed parents this week that they plan to shorten the school day by almost an hour in 1-3rd grade....

Original post made by Disappointed on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tami, on Jun 15, 2012 at 7:38 am | 85 comments | 4847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's economy: A very good year for City of Planned Progress

Wrapping up her work as Pleasanton's finance director for the last 4-1/2 years, Emily Wagner has given an upbeat assessment...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 4842 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorials slated for 19-year-old woman killed in car crash

A visitation for Laurel Alice Williams, 19, who was killed Saturday in a car accident, will be held from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 26, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 13 comments | 4841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parcel tax measure defeated

With Measure E, Pleasanton's parcel tax measure suffering a narrow defeat Tuesday, supporters of the tax are promising the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 6, 2011 at 7:41 am | 240 comments | 4840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 4840 Views
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Another bad idea from the air board
By Tim Hunt | 20 comments | 2,771 views

Bidding My Training Dept. Goodbye
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 599 views