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Employee pension crisis endangers San Jose's future, mayor says

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said Monday that his city is left with limited and difficult choices on how to manage and reduce...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 24 comments | 4818 Views


Two suspects injured in I-580 crash yesterday after chase from Stoneridge Mall

Two auto burglary suspects sustained minor injuries after a car chase that led from the Stoneridge Shopping Center onto I-580...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 24, 2011 at 5:07 am | 24 comments | 5621 Views


Pleasanton Council puts Club NEO on probation, cuts number of patrons allowed by nearly one-third

The Pleasanton City Council placed the troubled Club NEO on probation Tuesday, ordering the Gateway Square nightclub to cut...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by law and order, on Apr 7, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 24 comments | 5978 Views


Crowds cheer Thorne at rally for his election as Pleasanton mayor

City Councilman and candidate for mayor Jerry Thorne told more than 100 supporters at his recent fundraising reception that...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ditto, curious too, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 am | 24 comments | 6633 Views


Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 5439 Views


BART management, unions continue contract talks as new strike looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 24 comments | 13726 Views


BART parking to cost $2 at Pleasanton stations

Besides BART fare increases imposed New Year's Day, the cost to park at the two Dublin/Pleasanton BART stations will rise...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 24 comments | 12155 Views


Penalties for excess water use could be reinstated by City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will be asked tonight to reinstate monetary penalties for businesses and residents who's use...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lynn, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 6180 Views


Houses or church site? Council to decide tomorrow night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide at its meeting Tuesday night whether to rezone a church site for new houses in the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by East Sider, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:18 am | 24 comments | 5269 Views


Stage set for decision on city-Costco roadwork financing deal

The Pleasanton City Council is set to give final direction Monday to city staff on an agreement with Costco for how to pay...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Long Timer, on Sep 18, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 24 comments | 4448 Views


Pleasanton council discusses impacts of recent state housing legislation

The Pleasanton City Council received a recap from city staff this week about the probable local impacts of the so-called...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 26, 2018 at 3:50 pm | 24 comments | 5357 Views


Editorial: Full BART to Livermore is the best option

Make no mistake: This spring marks the most critical juncture for the BART to Livermore project, and the potential of bringing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy, on Mar 27, 2018 at 8:21 am | 24 comments | 11162 Views


Tim Talk: Pleasanton business owner pushing through a huge challenge

Reuben Borg's thriving fencing business changed dramatically Aug. 17 when a fire destroyed the warehouse he was leasing near...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 23, 2018 at 11:33 am | 24 comments | 8910 Views


Bay Club bids for Castlewood as members consider options

Members will consider options at the Pleasanton club's annual meeting on Jan. 19 when the Board of Directors and senior staff...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:16 pm | 24 comments | 11414 Views


PUSD finds potential parking fix for Amador Valley lot closure

The Pleasanton Unified School District is exploring a possible parking solution for Amador Valley High School while a solar...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by comment, on May 12, 2019 at 12:14 am | 24 comments | 5736 Views


Editorial: Vote No on Measure C, child care sales tax marred by vague context

Just be direct with the voters about the tax measure you want them to adopt. That's not what we've seen here. Vote No on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2020 at 5:34 am | 24 comments | 12580 Views


Property taxes still due to county by April 10 -- unless state changes deadline

The deadline to submit property tax payments without penalty remains April 10, a seemingly reluctant County Treasurer-Tax...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Robby24, on Apr 24, 2020 at 4:18 am | 24 comments | 12412 Views


County reports 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pleasanton

Pleasanton continues to lead the Tri-Valley in confirmed patients with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with 43 cases, as...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by Elderly Shelterer, on May 11, 2020 at 10:28 am | 24 comments | 22356 Views


Pleasanton: Local leaders oppose using fairgrounds for homeless shelter

A recent proposal to use the Alameda County Fairgrounds for housing unsheltered people from the city of Oakland has prompted...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 11, 2020 at 8:45 am | 24 comments | 7086 Views


What a Week: To mask, or not to mask

Masking boils down to me internalizing responsibility (to a fault, sometimes). I just don't want to face a reality where...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Aug 26, 2021 at 10:22 pm | 24 comments | 6332 Views
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The Pleasanton Weekly Readers' Choice contest is here

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Pleasanton. Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 22. Stay tuned for the results in the June 24 issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.