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Activists call for Santa Rita Jail inmates to be released

A coalition of activist groups on Thursday called on Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern to release all inmates at Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2020
Last comment by Wombat, on Apr 15, 2020 at 8:06 am | 12 comments | 5362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My Problem with PUSD Vision Statement

Open Letter to Superintendent Ahmadi, An email regarding the PUSD Board Update of 6/19/12 was received today. I strongly...

Original post made by Mark on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Difficult, on Jun 23, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 52 comments | 5361 Views

SPORTS

Peter Sagan repeats sprint to finish to take Stage 2 in 2012 Amgen Tour

Young Slovakian cycling sensation and overall 2012 Amgen Tour of California race leader Peter Sagan (SVK) of Liquigas-Cannondale...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on May 11, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 5361 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

9-year-old Concord girl is Bay Area's first swine flu death

A 9-year-old Concord girl who had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus died Friday, marking the Bay Area's first swine flu-related...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 9 comments | 5361 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 3 comments | 5360 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why is National Guard recruiting for 'internment' cops?

Everyone of us, with no exceptions, is a member of a class of citizen that is targeted as "potential terrorist" by our government....

Original post made by mark on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 11, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 22 comments | 5359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE hosting half-marathon, 5K event today to benefit Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation will sponsor a half-marathon and 5K event today starting at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Just another voice, on Apr 19, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 11 comments | 5358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campana Jazz Festival set for Saturday in Pleasanton

The 39th annual Campana Jazz Festival will be held at Amador Valley High School from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Marilyn Palowitch, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 5358 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 5358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police catch 2 men believed responsible for 33 auto burglaries in Pleasanton

Pleasanton police said Friday that they believe they caught a pair of thieves responsible for at least 33 automobile break-ins...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kudos to LPD, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 5358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Need constructive solutions Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8209 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 12, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 54 comments | 5357 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 5357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor and Council Votes Itself A Raise

The Pleasanton Mayor and City Council is voting itself a gigantic pay raise up from $600 to $1050 a month for the mayor and...

Original post made by Jack Hovingh on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 10, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 5357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 5356 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 5356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival, cites lack of volunteers

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2015 at 9:37 am | 11 comments | 5356 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Drive-in movies make a come-back

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host a pop-up series of drive-in movies this summer, starting next Friday evening (June...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Rebecca K., on Jun 8, 2020 at 6:07 am | 4 comments | 5356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donate your old cell phones to support our troops

With the holidays approaching, so many of our nations' young men and women are serving in remote locations away from family...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill T, on Oct 27, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 5356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP officer in critical condition after being shot during I-680 traffic stop where suspect was killed

A California Highway Patrol officer critically wounded in a shooting that followed a traffic stop on I-680 Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by anti-arnold, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 17 comments | 5355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks Plastic Cups-Recyclable?

I remember checking about Starbucks plastic cups, and they were the wrong shape to put in the blue recycle bin. Something...

Original post made by Wendy on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by kolohe, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 5354 Views
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