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City halts Pleasanton Tennis Park expansion after protests

Mayor Jerry Thorne ordered a halt to construction of two new tennis courts at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Keep the trees, 27 minutes ago | 43 comments | 2864 Views

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Two dozen residents sworn in as U.S. citizens at Pleasanton Library

They got to America through different means and for varying reasons. Many moved from India, others from nations like South...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Roberta Lewis, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 1183 Views

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Costco in Pleasanton? Voters likely will decide

Opponents of making land available for a 160,000-square-foot Costco membership store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Val, 20 hours ago | 80 comments | 4197 Views

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Firefighters extinguish grass fire that closed Foothill Road early today

Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm brush fire in Pleasanton late Sunday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/07/25/firefighters-extingu...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Henry, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2085 Views

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School board signs off on project list for $270-million bond measure planned for Nov. 8 election

The Pleasanton school board agreed last week to a list of priorities for placing a $270-million general obligation bond measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by oh Boy, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:28 am | 59 comments | 2733 Views

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Writer remembers Amador Valley star Danny Gabor, killed 20 years ago in plane crash

This past Sunday morning, I woke up feeling a bit down as July 17 was the 20-year anniversary of the crash TWA Flight 800...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 24, 2016 at 12:58 am | 9 comments | 4291 Views

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Growth in Hacienda matching Pleasanton's

Hacienda, the largest mixed-use development of its kind in Northern California, has just reported it achieved a solid first...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ptown Dad, on Jul 23, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 2532 Views

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Local congressman targets student debt

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) took aim at improving the debt situation for Americans working to repay federal student...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by ordinary joe, on Jul 22, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 12 comments | 1621 Views

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Free movies in Amador Valley Community Park start tonight in Pleasanton

Free movies outdoors are being offered in city parks starting tonight in Pleasanton and continuing Fridays in Dublin on July...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jeff McFadden, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views

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Bernal Avenue being repaved between Foothill Road, Valley Avenue

Work is now underway to resurface Bernal Avenue between Foothill Road and Valley Avenue. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/07/12/bernal-avenue-bein...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Jul 18, 2016 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 1583 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for tomorrow downtown

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Summer Wine Stroll is set for 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, during which more than 30 downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dgilbreth, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1415 Views

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Pleasanton police welcome 2 new officers

Joshua Cerri and Nicole Evans were sworn in last week as new officers on the Pleasanton police force. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by thankyou, on Jul 16, 2016 at 10:23 am | 4 comments | 3188 Views

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County fair: Always a winner for Pleasanton

Despite several days of searing heat with temperatures hovering in the upper 90s, the Alameda County Fair closed out July...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

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What's going on at PPIE?

What's going on at the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation, better known as PPIE? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 6 comments | 2531 Views

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Raley's removing artificially-flavored private label brand sodas

Raley's supermarket in Pleasanton announced this week that it is discontinuing high-fructose corn syrup and artificial colors...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pazo, on Jul 14, 2016 at 11:56 am | 9 comments | 1695 Views

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Dive teams searching for father, son who fell into Shadow Cliffs lake

A search for a father and son who vanished Sunday evening after falling into the water at Shadow Cliffs lake in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by kbenson, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 4 comments | 2629 Views

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East Bay Regional Park District board shuts down Chabot Gun Club

East Bay Regional Park District directors have voted unanimously to close the 53-year-old Chabot Gun Club near San Leandro...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sue Thayer, on Jul 10, 2016 at 10:52 am | 9 comments | 2126 Views

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School board to consider multi-million-dollar bond measure tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to consider placing a multi-million-dollar bond measure on...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:29 am | 11 comments | 1406 Views

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Supervisors approve $3 billion county budget for 2016-17

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved a $3 billion budget for the new fiscal year that began Friday that includes...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 7, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 3 comments | 1125 Views

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Masons told to stop the partying, but they're moving anyhow

Pleasanton Masons have been ordered by the city's Planning Commission to curb outside activities at their lodge on Hopyard...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jul 5, 2016 at 9:42 am | 14 comments | 5824 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 564 views