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Safeway's new gas station now open in Pleasanton

Safeway opened its new self-service gas station in Pleasanton this weekend with first-day customers snaking their way through...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Morning commuter, on Mar 4, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 26 comments | 4864 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Planned progress' continues with Oak Grove

My name is Kathleen Hart-Hinek. I'm a 44-year resident of Pleasanton. I will be voting Yes on Measure D at the June 8 election....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hill Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 57 comments | 4863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robber of Livermore Citibank branch

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Livermore on Thursday afternoon and are asking the public for assistance...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nut Cracker, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:18 am | 5 comments | 4863 Views

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Foothill grad Cody Hall charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old whose vehicle struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by CHX, on Aug 1, 2013 at 1:59 am | 4 comments | 4860 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Irene Pons

When Irene Pons began high school at Amador Valley, it was called Amador Valley Joint Union High School. It was 1923, one...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Cathy Mills, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4860 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire department donates two out-of-service fire trucks to Tulancingo

Two fire-fighting vehicles that were about to be retired from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department fleet have been donated...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 4859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 4858 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parcel tax potentially targets senior citizens!!!

I read on another posting about language in the parcel tax which addresses seniors. I made my parents aware of this provision...

Original post made by Ray Johnson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by honestly, be honest, on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 75 comments | 4857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carlson sentenced to 26 years in prison for 1984 Foothill High student murder

Steven Carlson was sentenced at an intense and emotional hearing Friday to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Emanuel, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:48 am | 10 comments | 4855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Finance

Keep Our Park Committee Press Release Feb 4, 2008 OPPONENTS OF THE OAK GROVE PROJECT VIOLATE STATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS,...

Original post made by Angela on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:32 am | 65 comments | 4854 Views

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Pleasanton school board meets tonight to consider restoring jobs in district

The Pleasanton school district will look tonight at a one-time spending plan of more than $2.7 million that would restore...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 20 comments | 4854 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 4853 Views

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Neighbors' angst shows as they confront one of their own

R Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/22/neighbors-angst-shows-as-they-confront-one-of-their-own...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Get a Realtor, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:39 am | 8 comments | 4852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scool Budget Crisis: Have we really thought outside the box?

A couple of months ago I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | 148 comments | 4845 Views

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Sizzling Saturdays start tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Sizzling Saturdays return tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton with Sunday Fundays making a debut Aug. 2. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Al., on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 4845 Views

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As traffic increases, we all want it 'calmed'

With several thousand new residents moving into new apartment complexes being built to comply with court- and state-mandated...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Mar 28, 2016 at 10:18 am | 35 comments | 4845 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 4844 Views

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No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 4843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local broker aids in real estate scam arrest

Police arrested Roger Dungan Buack of Hayward last Wednesday in a real estate scam akin to a junk email loan requests. Buack,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 3, 2007 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 4842 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district could cut 30 jobs starting July 1 as state aid lags

Looking at bad and worse figures from the state, Pleasanton school officials have released numbers that could mean cuts of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Newton, on Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 am | 66 comments | 4841 Views
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