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AROUND TOWN

Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 4517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bid to return gun shows to Alameda County Fairgrounds goes to mediation

Gun shows at the Alameda County Fairgrounds are a step closer to reality, with both sides in a long-running battle agreeing...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Miss Information, on Oct 27, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 38 comments | 4514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Forum about under age drinking

I am a Dad of a Highschool student. I am sick at how much drinking and drugs go on right under our nose. Its on campus,...

Original post made by Parent keeping teens sober on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by LongLivePotter, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 41 comments | 4512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dilbert' cartoonist planning custom home here

In addition to crafting cartoons for his nationally-syndicated "Dilbert" comic strip or managing two local eateries, Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by cialis eli lilly, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 16 comments | 4512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Sketch released of suspect who held up man at gunpoint at Shell Station

Pleasanton police detectives along with a forensic composite artist have created a sketch of the unidentified male who robbed...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sooo, on Jan 26, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 4511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City of Pleasanton recognizes business anniversaries

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday recognized local companies for achieving 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of business in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 4510 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKewon court hearing rescheduled for Jan. 9

Judge Hugh Walker granted the driver involved in a head-on collision that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams a continuation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2007 at 9:42 am | 81 comments | 4509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather service issues hazardous weather warning for today

The National Weather Service is expecting hazardous weather conditions today, with the major storm heading into Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 4509 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 4507 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Choosing a College? Think Learning, Not Earning

We live in a rapidly changing society. So, too, with our college and university systems, which increasingly have modified...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jakob, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 4507 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway's 2nd quarter profit dips but revenue jumps to $10.4 billion

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has reported second-quarter profit fell to $121.7 million for the second quarter of 2012 compared...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Retired, on Jul 31, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 4507 Views

RESTAURANTS

What is the new restaurant moving into the old Baker's Square?

Looks like a new restaurant where Baker's Square was, next to Trader Joe's. I saw El Balazo trucks there for weeks, but now...

Original post made by Robyn on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 4506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 4505 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing crisis or window of opportunity?

It seems like each morning when I open my paper I find more alarmist headlines that paint a bleak picture of the country's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 4504 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Chris Amick Schlytter

Last Saturday, Kelly Amick Hilton did what every loving daughter does for her mother on her birthday, especially a benchmark...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sam Amick, on Dec 19, 2008 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 4502 Views

AROUND TOWN

No to Everyting Committee of Ayala, Brozosky, Arkin, Fox, Brown Take Over the City

Now we know that "No to Everything" committee of Kay Ayala, Steve Brozosky, Valerie Arkin, Anne Fox, Karla Brown-Belcher,...

Original post made by Watch Out on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by tyu, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:15 am | 16 comments | 4501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 4501 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Suspicious' grass fire extinguished as it nears homes in Kottinger Ranch

A grass fire on a Kottinger Ranch hillside was quickly contained Wednesday afternoon but not before worried residents away...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 4500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 4499 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lins should end their lawsuits against Pleasanton

Civic diplomacy took a back seat in the Pleasanton City Council chambers last Monday as Mayor Jennifer Hosterman again sparred...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Confused, on Oct 6, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 37 comments | 4498 Views
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Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 90 comments | 1,378 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 557 views