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AROUND TOWN

Domus is closing?!

Say it ain't so! The TriValley Herald is reporting that Domus is "quitting business" (something about the end of the lease)....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by sad shopper, on Jul 30, 2008 at 1:41 pm | 16 comments | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 1979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice Recorders in the Classroom

I think all classrooms should have a recording device that we can be reviewed if a student reports unprofessional...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by I can't believe it, on Jul 30, 2008 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 1895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter to Editor Regarding Last Week's Cover Story

I just read a letter to the editor by Kristin McAfee regarding last week's cover story on two girls who were molested...

Original post made by Margery on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 30, 2008 at 6:53 am | 41 comments | 2911 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

15 added to the Class of 2008

Matt Campbell, principal of Pleasanton Unified School District's high school summer school program, addressed the graduates...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 29, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter--Train complainers should fund crossings

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4292 posted Friday, July 25, 2008,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1583 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alternative to Oak Grove Referendum, Hillside Initiative, Council Initiative, and Petty Politics

Buy the land from the Lins! I've mentioned this here months ago in another thread. I found an example of a group trying...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 27, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

For mayor of Pleasanton: now there are three

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox and former commissioner Mary Roberts plan to challenge Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 26, 2008 at 9:53 pm | 20 comments | 1806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds jam Golfsmith Superstore at Pleasanton grand opening in Rose Pavilion

Golfsmith, a nationally-known golf and tennis retailer, opened its new 28,500 square foot Pleasanton superstore Friday morning...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Wondering..., on Jul 26, 2008 at 6:04 am | 3 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smart and final

Does anyone know when the new smart and final will open? Its located by In and Out Burger...

Original post made by Pat on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 26, 2008 at 5:40 am | 1 comment | 1437 Views

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Reader's Choice

With 29,358 confirmed votes from 1,550 voters across the globe, our readers truly chose their favorite parts of Pleasanton--from...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bad news, on Jul 25, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 7124 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Coffee, Beans & Bistro Closed too?

I have seen the windows boarded/papered up in the last few weeks, Charlie always had a hard time in that spot...What a prime...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Isabelle, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 2293 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tell Congress to Repeal "Don't ask don't tell"

Discrimination is discrimination. Last I checked, ALL Americans are equal under the law... Concerned, contributing, patriotic,...

Original post made by holly blash on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by consider, on Jul 23, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 1733 Views

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Hello Lover: Sarah Jessica Parker wows Pleasanton fans

Hundreds of women donned their most fashionable attire for a chance to get within a stone's throw of Sarah Jessica Parker,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Key, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 1636 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2405 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizza Resaurants

Recently a friend and I went to have pizza downtown. We have ate there in the past and always love the food, but the past...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 10 comments | 3254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man charged with wife-beating, attempted murder

A 51-year-old man was arrested on charges of attempted murder and domestic violence after he allegedly beat his wife at their...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Brianna, on Jul 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anonymity or Illusion?

PW, Yesterday I had a conversation with someone who had an interesting perspective on one of the current topics. I suggested...

Original post made by Anonymity or illusion? on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 21, 2008 at 1:13 pm | 27 comments | 1816 Views

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Editorial

For hundreds of Pleasanton residents--perhaps even thousands--who live within earshot of the Union Pacific railroad trains...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Xman, on Jul 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 49 comments | 2466 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Competing hillside initiatives head to Nov. 4 ballot box

Councilman Matt Sullivan Tuesday criticized three of his colleagues on the council, including Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, of...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Jul 19, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 1692 Views
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