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AROUND TOWN

WHEN DOES IT BECOME RACISM

I live in a quiet Vintage Hills neighborhood. One of neighbors is Asian, another Hispanic, another Baptist and another a...

Original post made by Mellow Fellow on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Night Owl, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:10 am | 107 comments | 5116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading or paid Birthday Holidays - PUSD board to decide 2/22

This Tuesday, the PUSD school board will decide to reduce Barton reading program funding by 50% to save $53,000. They will...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 5115 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 5114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill teacher out on bail after drug arrest

A Foothill High School teacher is out on bail after being arrested Oct. 26 on drug charges Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8099...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Former Falcon, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:49 am | 74 comments | 5114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 53 comments | 5110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs to keep Pleasanton high school students on short leash

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 5110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Regional, John Muir form hospital partnership

John Muir Health will invest nearly $100 million to acquire part ownership of San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian Capitalist, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 5110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' graduation rate above California results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2014 for the fifth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 2, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 12 comments | 5109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 5109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school district enrollment declines

Compared with the 2011-12 school year, student enrollment has declined in Pleasanton Unified School District from 14,873...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilma, on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 5109 Views

SPORTS

Basketball: Amador vs Foothill - who will come out on top this year?

Just curious to know what are people's thoughts on the upcoming basketball season. I have small bet with my neighbor on which...

Original post made by Just Curious on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by P-town Mom, on Aug 13, 2010 at 12:32 am | 22 comments | 5108 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dishonest politicians - another one added today

Locally we have Mary Hayashi and Ross Mirkarimi to look up to. I'm still dumbfounded that Hayashi hasn't resigned over her...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Charmine, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 5107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why we won't sign the Save Pleasanton's Hills petition

I'm interested in reading other people's reasons for why they won't sign the petition. Here is mine: I won't sign the...

Original post made by Shelley on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by i was there, on Dec 5, 2007 at 9:29 pm | 44 comments | 5105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anti-Public unions , on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 49 comments | 5105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Options

We are new to the area. We have a high schooler and middle schooler. We are really disappointed in the high school for...

Original post made by New Mom on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Been there, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:04 am | 30 comments | 5104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman claiming AIDS threatens Stoneridge Mall security officers with needle

A San Francisco woman was arrested May 25 for felony and two misdemeanors in an incident that began as a simple shoplifting...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 5103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman charged with murder for fatal collision

A Pleasanton woman has been charged with murder for the death of a 73-year-old man in a suspected DUI collision in Livermore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by carlos, on Jun 20, 2017 at 2:50 pm | 17 comments | 5103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Harvest Park break-in case resolved

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 23, 2013 at 11:09 am | 8 comments | 5101 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 5095 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 5093 Views
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New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 600 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 385 views