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Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 3928 Views

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Goodguys West Coast hot rod & custom car event heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

The west's largest hot rod & custom car event features over 3,000 vintage hot rods, custom cars and classics sprawled throughout...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by CraigLinda, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 3927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill parents and fans, we should be embarrassed

Last Saturday night, at the end of a game and the end of the season, our lady Falcon soccer team laid on the ground, brokenhearted...

Original post made by Foothill parent on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Official, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:56 am | 35 comments | 3926 Views

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New study could show PG&E 'Smart Meters' have more radiation levels than thought

A new study could show that the radiofrequency radiation level of some PG&E SmartMeters is significantly higher than previously...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 10 comments | 3926 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Run-down 1912 house stalls new home development

What on earth were the members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission thinking when they voted 4-0 to reject a bid by longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jorge P, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 3925 Views

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36-home Valley Trails project wins Planning Commission's approval in 3-2 vote

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 3-2 last week to approve a plan by Ponderosa Homes to buy and tear down the financially...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Apr 29, 2017 at 9:14 am | 50 comments | 3925 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thefts up in Pleasanton last year, though 'violent' crimes continue downward trend

Crime had a slight uptick in Pleasanton last year, largely because of thefts, and auto thefts in particular. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 4, 2013 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 3925 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 3924 Views

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Armed with a furry friend

Photographer Mike Sedlak was one of several hikers to come across this hairy tarantula at about 6 pm. Monday while hiking...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 3924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton man wins $1 million in state lottery's 'Big Spin'

A newlywed from Pleasanton won $1 million on the California State Lottery's "The Big Spin'' show that aired Saturday, lottery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 3923 Views

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17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 3923 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>Sharks end season with new league record Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6046...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by miles, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 3921 Views

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Home invasion robber sentenced to 12 years prison

An Oakland man involved in a Pleasanton home invasion robbery in August 2013 was sentenced to 12 years state prison on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Black Panther, on Dec 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 3921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 3920 Views

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Pleasanton teen sentenced to prison for cyclist's death

A Pleasanton teen was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison for a crash in Pleasanton last June that killed a bicyclist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on May 30, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 3920 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 3920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High School Aresst

Earlier this week I was informed by my child thata freshman boy was arrested at Foothill during first period on Wednesday...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 3919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to learn more about teaching teachers at meeting today

The Pleasanton School Board will learn more about instructional coaching at a study session set for later today. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Vernon Parker, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 29 comments | 3919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 44 comments | 3918 Views
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