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An Idea for downtown Pleasanton

Especially around this time of year, Downtown Pleasanton is very crowded and it is hard to find a parking space. I would...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 25, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 5 comments | 378 Views

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Merry Christmas from the Pleasanton Weekly

All of us at the Pleasanton Weekly wish you a joyous Merry Christmas. Have a happy holiday season. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Klisvak, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Field trips for Alisal????

Does anyone know why Alisal is the only Elementary school in Pleasanton that does not participate in 4th grade Field trip...

Original post made by concered parent on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Alisal Mom, on Dec 24, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 41 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police receive reports on driver who ran down bicyclist

Police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who struck and killed Diana Hersevoort...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 23, 2014 at 9:38 am | 12 comments | 4615 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pedestrian, 25, killed last night on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman Parkway

A 25-year-old pedestrian was killed last night when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Misty Reardon, on Dec 23, 2014 at 8:11 am | 26 comments | 7482 Views

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Council votes to move forward on East Side development planning

Following through on their campaign pledges, newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton City Council voted last...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by To Bill, on Dec 22, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 24 comments | 3812 Views

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Vandals in Kottinger Park

I was walking my dog through Kottinger Park near Adams Way on Sunday Dec 21 around 4pm. I witnessed two young men in their...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by Post the photo, on Dec 22, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 6 comments | 502 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Livermore Lab's National Ignition Facility earns magazine's award

Physics World, an international monthly magazine published by the Institute of Physics, has named Livermore National Laboratory's...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hitchcock, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:25 am | 4 comments | 3572 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 10271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ken Mano named Pleasanton Weekly's Man of the Year

Meet Ken Mano, Pleasanton Weekly's "Man of the Year" for 2014. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/19/man-of-the-year...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Clay Anderson, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 4891 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arizona woman injured at Livermore outlets died Tuesday

A 61-year-old woman who was injured Dec. 9 in a suspicious incident at the Livermore Premium Outlets parking lot died Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by WaitingToHear, on Dec 21, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2014 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund now underway

Today marks the start of the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 12174 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Celebrating Hanukkah at Christmas-time

Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish festival of lights dating back 21 centuries, is being observed through next Wednesday, which...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 465 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Jennifer Hosterman spearheaded city achievements

Some of us thought that Jennifer Hosterman traveled a lot when she was Pleasanton's mayor, a post she left just two years...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Joey, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1322 Views

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2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry born in Pleasanton

Just came across this interesting tidbit that I don't recall seeing mentioned in the local news: Prof. William E. Moerner...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 191 Views

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Fremont Bank makes $5,000 grants to 18 charities

Fremont Bank Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Pleasanton's and the Bay Area's Fremont Bank, has chosen to support 18 local...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by CEW, on Dec 17, 2014 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

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Preliminary plan for East side on Pleasanton Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will get its first look at a preliminary plan for the future development of the city's east side...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 16, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 high school seniors win Community of Character $1,000 scholarships

Two high school seniors have been chosen as recipients of the 2015 Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship by the Community of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Congratulations!!!, on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Fall Community Education Series wraps up tonight

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association Council will be hosting a free presentation tonight on parents'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Dec 16, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 676 Views
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