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Pleasanton woman sentenced to prison for tax fraud

A Pleasanton woman has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for a fake tax refund scheme, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 3755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tobacco shop/ Hooka shop on First St.

Has anyone gone by the tobacco shop on First Street downtown? I was walking past and it appears to have several water...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Not Sure, on Oct 3, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 11 comments | 3754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:52 am | 22 comments | 3754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Connect me, and I will make my choice

I got accepted. These words flood newsfeeds on Facebook each spring as college decisions come out. High school seniors yearn...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 3753 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 3753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coroner says snowboarder died of hypothermia

The Tuolumne County coroner has released results from the autopsy on Aline Christina Martins and ruled her death as a result...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by a mom, on Mar 3, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 3751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE hosting half-marathon, 5K event today to benefit Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation will sponsor a half-marathon and 5K event today starting at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Just another voice, on Apr 19, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 11 comments | 3749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk-through registrations start at Pleasanton schools

Walk-through registrations will be held today and tomorrow at Pleasanton middle and high schools with all elementary schools...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 10, 2016 at 10:22 am | 25 comments | 3749 Views

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New law puts online registration in place, but Alameda County not yet ready

Registering to vote is catching up to the 21st century with new software to create an online registration system making its...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by AnnaS, on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:47 am | 15 comments | 3749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 3749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Civic Center complex, library proposed for Bernal Community Park

A Pleasanton task force has recommended building a multi-million-dollar Civic Center and public library on a 27-acre site...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Just wondering, on May 20, 2016 at 12:27 am | 21 comments | 3747 Views

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Young family's foundation aims at the heart

After her 38-year-old husband Michael suddenly died of cardiac arrest Sept. 17, 2009, Michelle Gable learned that he had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by clare, on Feb 3, 2017 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 3745 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Irish spirit: Dublin set to welcome 80,000 revelers for St. Patrick's Day celebration

It's nearly 5,000 miles -- or a roughly 12-hour flight -- between neighboring Dublin, California and its international namesake...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3745 Views

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Occupy Oakland protestors arrested, but may be back again today

About 500 Occupy Oakland protesters returned to Frank Ogawa Plaza at about 5 p.m. Monday night after it was re-opened by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Adam, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:42 am | 14 comments | 3744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton SAT scores well above state average

SAT scores rose last year for five of eight local high schools with the percentage of area scores over 1500 -- a state benchmark...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 35 comments | 3742 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Censorship By The Pleasanton Weekly. com

Interesting that articles pointing out Pete Stark and his less than honest actions and comments are removed from this site....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 27 comments | 3741 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E's Electrical Service is 3rd World

Once again we get hit by an extended PG&E electrical outage. This is the forth time this year for us. The previous three...

Original post made by No Juice Again on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 13 comments | 3741 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 3741 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 3739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district's HR director moving to top post in Dublin system

Pleasanton school district's director of human resources Mark McCoy has been hired as assistant superintendent in the Dublin...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Capper, on Oct 22, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 9 comments | 3738 Views
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