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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did you receive a "required" survey related to the US Census?

I have received a survey that states it is related to the US Census. The info on the survey states that it is "required...

Original post made by surveyed resident on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2015 at 5:13 am | 3 comments | 681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Urban Shield protestors glad event has been moved from Oakland to Pleasanton

About 150 people gathered in front of the Alameda County sheriff's office near Lake Merritt in Oakland at Friday to protest...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Just a note...., on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:03 am | 21 comments | 2995 Views

AROUND TOWN

out of control dog at hansen park

I love my dogs - one is getting on in age (14-1/2 large breed). This older one can only go for short walks to Hansen Park...

Original post made by dog lover on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:00 am | 6 comments | 996 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yours, mine and ours: Planning step-family finances

The Pew Research Center reports (http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/) that four in ten American adults have at least one step-relative,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Misty Arlington , on Sep 15, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2793 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: New column spotlights local youth sports

For 16 years, highlighting the exploits of prep athletes in the Tri-Valley was my life, and it was an incredibly rewarding...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Sep 15, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 3082 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Relief effort for fire victims

It's time for us as a community to aid those victims of the tragic fires. I will take much needed items and deliver them...

Original post made by Jennifer Hosterman on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jennifer Hosterman, on Sep 14, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV drives off I-580, falls 25 feet to BART entrance below in Dublin

Two women are in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after their SUV drove off I-580 and landed on the sidewalk...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Sep 13, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 13 comments | 8871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Remembering 9/11

Most of us awoke Sept. 11, 2001, to the news that the United States was under attack by terrorists. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 13, 2015 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 2147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE - Donation Statistics

Where can I find statistics on PPIE donations? I'd like to see breakdown by school, community demographic, and grade. I...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton PTA seeks 'Excellence in Education' nominations

The Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:15 am | 11 comments | 3523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1849 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 4974 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

China's Show Of Military Might

China's communist party takes credit for its role in WWII. Excuse me! What war did President Xi's communist party fight? It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by WalMatt, on Sep 10, 2015 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 829 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Americans embracing 'smart' homes

A survey of U.S. adults by Coldwell Banker Real Estate t and CNET, an online source of consumer technology news, found that...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by essayhelperonline, on Sep 10, 2015 at 12:23 am | 7 comments | 3826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans Memorial Goes Before Parks and Recreation Commission Thursday Night

On Thursday night September 10th, the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will review the proposed location for a...

Original post made by Doug Miller on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

When is SF Sherrif Mirkarimi going to jail for refusing to enforce federal law?

I'd like to know when Sheriff Mirkarimi of San Francisco, yes the same sheriff that beat his wife and took a plea and was...

Original post made by LM on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Follow all laws, on Sep 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves staff changes, budget adjustments, preschool plan

The Pleasanton school board met Tuesday night to approve staff changes, discuss the district's budget, start the process...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 3778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraiser for The Taylor Family Foundation

Thursday, Sept 17 is New Leaf Community Day. 5% of the day's sales at New Leaf will be donated to The Taylor Family Foundation...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 516 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART trains running under the Bay, but service off to a shaky start

The BART system is recovering this morning from major systemwide delays. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/08/bart-trains-running-under-the-bay-...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 8, 2015 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1740 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Spare the Air' alert for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Alert for today because of a high-pressure system...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 8, 2015 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views
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A tax grab that likely goes no where
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 591 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 180 views

 

Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

VOTE HERE