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Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 3923 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 | 3922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tony Dennis named 'Teacher of the Year' in Pleasanton school district

Tony Dennis has been named the Pleasanton Unified School District's 2015-16 Teacher of the Year. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by JP, on Apr 22, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 3922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 3921 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 3919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 3918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton man wins $1 million in state lottery's 'Big Spin'

A newlywed from Pleasanton won $1 million on the California State Lottery's "The Big Spin'' show that aired Saturday, lottery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 3917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 44 comments | 3916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to learn more about teaching teachers at meeting today

The Pleasanton School Board will learn more about instructional coaching at a study session set for later today. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Vernon Parker, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 29 comments | 3916 Views

AROUND TOWN

17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 3916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thefts up in Pleasanton last year, though 'violent' crimes continue downward trend

Crime had a slight uptick in Pleasanton last year, largely because of thefts, and auto thefts in particular. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 4, 2013 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 3916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 3915 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>Sharks end season with new league record Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6046...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by miles, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3915 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the flag?

Amid a mix of jeers and cheers from passing cars, Pleasanton resident Joe Onate, dubbing himself the "Lonestar Liberal,"...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Mason Wright, on Nov 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 7 comments | 3915 Views

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EDITORIAL: Run-down 1912 house stalls new home development

What on earth were the members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission thinking when they voted 4-0 to reject a bid by longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jorge P, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 3915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Armed with a furry friend

Photographer Mike Sedlak was one of several hikers to come across this hairy tarantula at about 6 pm. Monday while hiking...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 3914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court extends deadline for California prison reduction

A federal three-judge panel Monday gave Gov. Jerry Brown's administration a two-year extension of a deadline for reducing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lock 'em Up, on Feb 13, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 7 comments | 3914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 3914 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 | 3913 Views

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Pleasanton teen sentenced to prison for cyclist's death

A Pleasanton teen was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison for a crash in Pleasanton last June that killed a bicyclist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on May 30, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 3913 Views
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