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SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gatetree gets their way

Great job Gatetree curcle neighbors! You successfully nagged your way to force the school district to turn down the speakers...

Original post made by What the heck on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 69 comments | 2954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the News on our Winning Little League Team?

This should be a huge story in the Pleasanton Weekly but instead I see it nowhere. For the first time ever, a Pleasanton...

Original post made by Brian on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Frankie Ferrari Hillborough little league player, on Oct 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 2353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neal School litigation Sinks High School Gym Expansions

School Superintendent John Casey has informed residents that the long over due gym expansion at Foothill and Amador High...

Original post made by Ceaser on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:44 pm | 15 comments | 1695 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Measure A funds paying dividends locally

A new report out on Measure A shows that the half-cent sales tax is making a difference in Alameda County. Locally, the tax...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 9, 2008 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Brozosky has compassion, vision, enthusiasm

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4564 posted Friday, September 26,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 1640 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by B, on Oct 7, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 36 comments | 2219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hope to continue safety statistics this month

In observance of National Crime Prevention Month, the Pleasanton Police Department is providing crime prevention packs to...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Sal, on Oct 7, 2008 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 1614 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Back in 1934, when the financial crisis on Wall Street was even worse than it is now, local voters nevertheless went to the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Oct 6, 2008 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

RE: editorial, "City Union Workers Watch Out"

It is regretable that Pleasaton needs to reign in over-spending by creating a two tiered pay and benefit system -- however,...

Original post made by anon on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 48 comments | 2891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in jewelry store robbery

Pleasanton police have identified a 36-year-old San Francisco man currently in custody as one of the three suspects in a...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Oct 4, 2008 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laptop Program and Porn

Does anyone have any advice on keeping porn away from kids? If one or more of your children are in the laptop program...

Original post made by Mike on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 1748 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly tried to coerce Vintage Hills student into car

A 9-year-old Vintage Hills Elementary student was approached by a woman who allegedly told the girl to get into her car at...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43 am | 5 comments | 5133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters: American flags torn down

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4378 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 1, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 12 comments | 1900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Better ways for teens to spend Halloween than vandalizing

I just wanted to tell the teenagers of Pleasanton that there are better ways to spend your Halloween night than vandalizing...

Original post made by Randy Hill on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2165 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime sketch released in attempted car jacking

The Pleasanton Police Department has released a sketch of the suspect believed to have shot a man as he was coming home in...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 65 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Abducted boy found in West Oakland

An Amber Alert issued for a 5-year-old Dublin boy has been called off. The boy, Justin Nottingham, was located in West Oakland...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Preserve our way of life, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 1769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Helicopter Lands in Vintage Hills Center

I can't believe there has been no news regarding a police helicopter landing right in the parking lot of the Vintage Hills...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Preserve our way of life, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 21 comments | 3102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of takeover robberies

I wonder if the take-over robberies in the East Bay would slow down or even stop if the restaurant owners posted a...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 24, 2008
Last comment by Proud to be American, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 7 comments | 1743 Views

AROUND TOWN

No bail set for Castlewood tennis coach facing molestation charges

No bail has been set for Henry John Germain, the director of tennis programs at Castlewood Country Club, who was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by apparent, on Sep 30, 2008 at 7:36 am | 37 comments | 2285 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,360 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 914 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 817 views