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AROUND TOWN

WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breakfast with friends at the Hometown Pancake Day

Pancakes, sausages, orange juice and coffee in a beautiful park with lots of friends. What better way to start a Saturday?...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tara, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

4.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Bay Area

Bay Area residents have regained their footing after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the region this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by casey, on Oct 23, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Building a vibrant downtown

Despite a recession and growing competition, downtown Pleasanton appears to be weathering the economic storm and, in fact,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by lifelong buddies, on Jun 8, 2009 at 8:43 am | 9 comments | 2095 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Pearl Harbor today, 75th anniversary of attack

Pleasanton's new and majestic Veterans Memorial atop the hill at Pioneer Cemetery was dedicated last month in time to be...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Elderly, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 2095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raven, where are you?

Hello Raven, I went back to read some of the old threads, including the one entitled "PTA Involved in Parcel Tax Politics"...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

AC Not Working

Someone said flip the AC switch on the circuit breaker. But non of the switches are labeled AC, or anything remotely related. What's...

Original post made by Kristin on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

what a mess-thanks Chik fil a

Who in their right might gave the okay for chick fil a (or however you spell it) to open in the location next to smart and...

Original post made by T. Rumpo on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 7 comments | 2094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Giant hamburger weighs in at record-breaking 777 pounds

Alameda County Fair officials tentatively declared victory Sunday in their quest to break the record for the world's largest...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr T, on Jul 11, 2011 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax debates on town forum are getting out of hand!

Please excuse me while I blow a gasket. I have had it with the venom, innuendo, and name-calling on the town forum. Enough! Attempts...

Original post made by For Civil Discourse on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Meanie, on May 3, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 6 comments | 2093 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Slavery is on the rise in America

Slavery is on the rise in America. Can this be true? But I say, if you have less money than you need, are you not less...

Original post made by Al Bell on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 6, 2011 at 7:28 am | 13 comments | 2093 Views

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Amber proclaimed as Pleasanton's 'Ambassadog'

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday formally proclaimed Amber, a 15-year-old Corgi-shepherd mix who is part of the local...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by To a dog lover from another, on May 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2093 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BREAKING NEWS*** Harmer finally concedes.

Republican challenger David Harmer reportedly has conceded defeat in his bid to unseat Rep. Jerry McNerney in the 11th Congressional...

Original post made by Chet on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by mellow fellow, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Censorship by Pleasanton Weekly

Gee, I wonder what happened to the Oak Grove story. I guess we can't have anything critical of developers. Only happy news...

Original post made by Amazing on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ranch 99 Market Stinks!!

I heard about the opening of the Ranch 99 Market, and went in the opening day. There was a horrible smell of moist fish tanks...

Original post made by Lee on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 20 comments | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

These are the times that try men's souls

This is the famous quotation from Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet "Common Sense" which was the single most important factor...

Original post made by Concerned on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 15 comments | 2092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

99 degrees today, possibly record-breaking 107 tomorrow in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

It'll be hot today with possibly record-breaking heat tomorrow as the National Weather Service predicts temperatures reaching...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by FWIW, on Aug 24, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 6 comments | 2092 Views

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Thousands here this weekend for swim meet, holiday shopping, parade and tree-lighting

The Pleasanton Seahawks Swim team will host a three-day swim meet starting tomorrow at the city's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Stan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 2092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tour shows affordable housing potential for Pleasanton

When it comes to providing affordable housing, Pleasanton has a lot more to think about, following a tour of low-income housing...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Toni, on Apr 15, 2011 at 10:58 am | 6 comments | 2092 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Call for moderation by webmasters

Sadly, I thought of the PW Town Square immediately when I saw this informative and passionate blog post by Anil Dash. http://dashes.com/anil/2011/07/if-your-websites-full-of-assh...

Original post made by Piderit@Mac.com on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 21, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 2092 Views
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