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AROUND TOWN

Former Councilwoman Karin Mohr dies in fall

Karin Mohr, a Pleasanton City Councilwoman from 1980 to 1996, died Monday from injuries suffered in a fall. She was 74. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 16 comments | 9887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 12085 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.F approves commuter buses, including those from Pleasanton

A proposal to allow private commuter buses to use certain public bus stops in exchange for a fee was approved Tuesday by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART officer dies after being shot by partner during Dublin search

A BART police officer was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search in Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 11 comments | 3754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 3134 Views

AROUND TOWN

City codes on blocking sidewalks and drive-ways

More and more, there are many things in my neighborhood that are blocking people from walking on the sidewalks. Within...

Original post made by Street Walker on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 33 comments | 4593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog attack

Anyone know any of the details of a pit bull that attacked a small poodle being walked by a lady and young girl on Via Del...

Original post made by Francine on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 5 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown declares drought emergency, urges conservation

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 2110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislators kill BART strike ban proposal

A bill that would have banned strikes by public transit employees, such as BART workers who walked off the job twice last...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 2600 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rotarians raise $5,000 for wheelchairs to Mexico's needy

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton raised more than $5,000 Saturday at its city-wide "yard sale" held in the parking lot at Amador...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Friend, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 16 comments | 2867 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New judge appointed to Alameda County Superior Court

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced that he is appointing San Francisco attorney Tara Desautels to a judgeship in the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sa, on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens behind the Wheel

"We don't call them accidents," J.P. Rosales, a representative with Farmer's Insurance Pleasanton, said at the recent town...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 3252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference Festival is a HUGE Success

A VERY Successful "Make a Difference for Pleasanton Festival" was held on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at the Pleasanton Library....

Original post made by Ken mano on Jan. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 556 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Martin Luther King Day...But Shhh...Dont' mention that he was a Republican

Notice how public schools and the media hide the fact that MLK was a Republican. Let's just keep this secret hidden they...

Original post made by Shhh... on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to vote tonight on Historic Preservation law

The City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to continue a public hearing a month ago on a proposed new law aimed at preserving...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Conserve, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 21, 2014 at 6:29 am | 10 comments | 1139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

accident tonight 1st and Neal

Was driving on 1st Street this evening around 6pm and saw multiple fire engines and ambulances... looked as if something...

Original post made by Karen on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Jan 20, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perry's Liquor license suspended for underage sales in Pleasanton

A Pleasanton liquor store had its liquor license suspended Thursday for selling alcohol to an underage person for the third...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Jan 20, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 12 comments | 3878 Views

AROUND TOWN

what Happened to All The Squirrels?

I've noticed lately that I haven't seen any ground squirrels or tree squirrels. I don't even see any squirrel nests in the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by True Conservative, on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 11 comments | 887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 3758 Views
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