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AROUND TOWN

95 homes, special needs compound planned for Stanley Boulevard

A plan to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 95-home development and an adjoining site to accommodate...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by HappyValleyReader, on May 5, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 20 comments | 4170 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 in Pleasanton protest plans to cut Social Security

Ten people, largely senior citizens, showed up at the Pleasanton office of Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) last Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 4169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tire slashers hit 18 more vehicles, this time in Birdland

For the third time in less than a month, car tires have been slashed in a specific Pleasanton neighborhood, this time in...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:49 pm | 34 comments | 4169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton girl appearing on NBC's 'Little Big Shots' this weekend

Not only does Lucy Szela know the iconic 1863 Gettysburg Address, the Pleasanton 6-year-old recently recited it for the world...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Congratulations, on Mar 3, 2017 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 4168 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: 2013 Foothill grad charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

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

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by shut the f up, on Aug 1, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 37 comments | 4167 Views

RESTAURANTS

Looking for recommendations

We frequently eat out at places such as Macaroni Grill, Panera's, Black Angus, etc. where we can get a reasonably good meal...

Original post made by Tim on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sophia, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 14 comments | 4166 Views

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Police at Foothill High this morning as investigation continues into 'shooting' threat

Pleasanton police, plain clothes officers and school district security are at Foothill High School campus this morning as...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by TellTheTruthDwyer, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 4165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown, Pentin win seats on City Council

Karla Brown and Jerry Pentin won election to Pleasanton City Council handily, with Brown garnering 8,919 votes -- about 37%...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 4164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 4164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Graffiti 'artists' becoming more visible

Despite recent complaints about graffiti, Pleasanton police say there's not more -- it's just more visible. However, a recent...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 4163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss middle school laptop program tomorrow night

The Pleasanton school board is scheduled to receive an update on the expansion of technology at the middle schools during...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 15, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 22 comments | 4162 Views

AROUND TOWN

motorcycle noise

An article regarding excessive motorcycle noise in the PW from April of 2004 states, in part, "We're going to start taking...

Original post made by downtown diner on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 8, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 40 comments | 4162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why a pay lane for 680 South instead of North?

I drive from Pleasanton to San Jose everyday for work. When I get to carpool it is great there is a carpool lane going south...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Member, on Sep 8, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 14 comments | 4162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 4161 Views

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OPINION: Council makes right decision on east side planning

The Pleasanton City Council's decision to continue the work of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force even after learning...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Stop the ProGrowth Mayor and Council, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:25 am | 23 comments | 4160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 116 comments | 4159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Alameda County Superior Court Frank Roesch Decision overturned

Looks like another California Appeals Court has thrown out a Frank Roesch verdict. In this case, the Appeals Court ruled...

Original post made by First Amendment on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 4159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shapiros named to ValleyCare Charitable Foundation board

Bob and Joyce Shapiro, who have been recognized repeatedly for their charitable work in Pleasanton, have added another nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Oh please, on May 15, 2014 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 4159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 4158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to Bach

Getting an invitation to play at the annual Junior Bach Festival is no easy task, which is why Christine Xu, 9, was ecstatic...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 8, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 4156 Views
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Valley Trails site is poor location for school
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 658 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 51 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.

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