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Services Sunday for woman killed in motor scooter crash

Services for Donna M. Bain-St. Germain, who was killed Saturday in a motorized scooter accident, will be held this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Person, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 3759 Views

RESTAURANTS

Jims Restuarant

I've been eating at Jims for years and lately have read some upsetting comments on Yelp. Those girls are going day in and...

Original post made by loyal fan of Jims on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Aug 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 3759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 3759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on Kottinger Drive?

A friend of mine called on Sunday to inform me of police activity near Kottinger Drive last weekend. I was told there was...

Original post made by Maria on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by john Adams, on Aug 2, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 3759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercise

Terri Drain has been selected as the 2016 Pleasanton school district "Teacher of the Year" and will advance to the county...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by beach bum, on May 6, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 3 comments | 3757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 23 comments | 3756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 3756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 3756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red Cross to hold 4 blood drives in Pleasanton this month

The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives later this month in an effort to replenish supplies that typically dwindle...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 5, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3756 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 | 3755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 3755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service today for Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, WWII paratrooper

Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, who parachuted into Europe with the 507th Paratrooper Infantry Regiment, died Aug. 27, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by John Gearing, on Jul 21, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 3754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest trio after home break-ins off Hopyard

Pleasanton police arrested three San Jose teens in connection with break-ins at two Pleasanton homes Thursday morning. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All-female troupe performs "Romeo and Juliet"

In what has become an annual tradition, all-female Shakespeare troupe Woman's Will stops in Pleasanton tomorrow night to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Erin Merritt, on Jul 30, 2007 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 3753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh hearing ends

The hearing in former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh's appeal of his termination from the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:36 am | 7 comments | 3752 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys 30th-year show heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

Do you remember what your family car was in 1983, if you were even born by then? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8797...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by P*town Truth Tellers, on Mar 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 4 comments | 3752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Skateboarders reportedly go for joyride in Safeway store

A group of young men rode through a local Safeway on their skateboards and one struck the store manager on the way out last...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 3752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open field fire in southwest Pleasanton quickly extinguished Saturday

A small grass fire in an open field on the southwest side of Pleasanton was quickly extinguished Saturday by firefighters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 3751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and holiday decorations and events are filling Stoneridge Shopping Center where an early start on Christmas shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 3750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 33 comments | 3749 Views
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