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RESTAURANTS

Downtown needs a sports bar

Why is that we see such a high turnover in the restaurants and shops downtown? I would argue at least part of the reason...

Original post made by jeremy on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by @ Drew, on Aug 16, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 12 comments | 5767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 5766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big rig fire fills sky with smoke, snarls rush hour traffic Friday

Smoke billows from a vehicle fire on 580 West and Santa Rita Friday during the evening rush hour Friday. A big rig caught...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by One day, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 5761 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See for yourself...2016:Obama's America

A new movie opened this past weekend at the Regal Cinemas in Dublin. Buy your tickets early because it sells out quickly!...

Original post made by Paul on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bernie, on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 43 comments | 5752 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs homes atop Kottinger Hills--Again!

Ending four years of community meetings, public hearings and countless land use, geotechnical and architectural studies,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by I really want the park that I can actually use, on Oct 20, 2007 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 5750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: 'Dash and dine' becomes felony charge in Pleasanton

A San Francisco man was arrested at about 2:51 a.m. Feb. 9 in Pleasanton on a charge of felony burglary for what's commonly...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 19, 2012 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 5750 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Senator Ellen Corbett to run for Congress in 2014

State Senator Ellen Corbett (D-10th) has announced to members of the Valley Real Estate Network that she plans to seek the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 5747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 5746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weddings

Shannon Helton and Thomas Durbala Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3047 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elaine DeSantiago, on Oct 14, 2007 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 5746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'A breath of fresh air'

For Marsh Riggs, life has been pretty good in his 22 years as a director of tennis at various facilities throughout California...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on May 9, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 5743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back from Paris in the nick of time

When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Kidding right?, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 5739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Biased Against Single Fathers

Dad has custody of child for a year while mom parties and runs around the state on a Harley. Dad gives mom 1/2 custody...

Original post made by Single Father on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Been there, done that., on Jun 25, 2011 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 5738 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen killed in crash on Stanley Boulevard

A 16-year-old girl died in a solo car crash in unincorporated Alameda County outside Pleasanton early Thanksgiving morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by K, on Nov 24, 2017 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 5737 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hungry Dad and Kid @ Walgreens on Santa Rita Rd

Pretty sure others saw a man and a kid standing near front entrance of Walgreens near Safeway on Santa Rita Road asking for...

Original post made by HelpTheHungry on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 10, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 95 comments | 5734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Outraged, on Nov 28, 2015 at 12:17 am | 53 comments | 5731 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 5731 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (movie)... not consistent with the book...

My 17 year old owns all the Harry Potter books/movies and viewed and read them all several times. Over the last few weekends...

Original post made by Harry Potter Fans on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by janice, on Jul 14, 2007 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 5727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

With all the recent burglaries, do you feel safe in Pleasanton?

Over the past few months, we've been reporting on a rash of car and residential burlgaries occurring all around the city....

Original post made by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 10, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 5724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 26 comments | 5721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 5720 Views
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New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 644 views

Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 24 comments | 512 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 441 views