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Pleasanton's popular animal control officer retires today

Roy Ficken will be honored today for his 30 years of service as Pleasanton's animal control officer at a special retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am | 18 comments | 15893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:53 am | 59 comments | 15846 Views

SPORTS

Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Yo, on May 14, 2009 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 15836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commute Question

My family is considering relocating to Pleasanton from the East coast. I was recently hired by a firm in north San Jose and...

Original post made by Scott on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 37 comments | 15437 Views

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 | 15428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two school district employees refute investigation details

Two school district employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Mar 22, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 165 comments | 15412 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Massachusetts Miracle

I love it. Are you taking notes, Mr. McNerney? We are fed up with you ramming horrible and unwanted bills down our throats....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jan 22, 2010 at 1:46 am | 7 comments | 15388 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton households told to cut water usage by 25%

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted 4-0 to require all households and businesses in the city to reduce water consumption...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by rayven, on May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 137 comments | 15131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves modified 'lite' calendar

After last night's two-hour report and discussion on the approval of a modified calendar option, the school board approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Twilight Zone, on Jul 13, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 169 comments | 15064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Presenting our Tri-Valley Heroes

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Nancy Johnsen, on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 15062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School Board adopts new homework policy

The School Board voted Tuesday night to approve a new homework policy, which has been 14 months in creation and was subject...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by ho, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:19 am | 27 comments | 14932 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County agency to pay for recount of votes on narrowly-defeated Measure B1 transportation tax

The Alameda County Transportation Commission has submitted a recount request for Measure B1 to the county's Registrar of...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dr Tom, on Dec 8, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 14907 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lab researchers find tie in rain, global warming

A new study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that observed changes in global (ocean and land) precipitation...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 13, 2013 at 10:00 am | 9 comments | 14882 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hearing set for tomorrow for Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi on shoplifting charge

A hearing is set for next tomorrow for Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th) on a charge of felony shoplifting after she was...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Toad, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:30 am | 88 comments | 14652 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25,000 in vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School

School officials confirmed a break-in at Harvest Park Middle School over Memorial Day weekend that resulted in thousands...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by sad!, on Jun 9, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 111 comments | 14627 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Family Leave clause and Union dishonesty

Yes it's an embarrassment to BART management that the Family Leave clause was mistakenly left in the agreement document. However...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:27 am | 19 comments | 14571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike postponed again - this time for 7 days (or is it 60 days?)

BART's unions agreed Sunday night to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system for at least seven days at the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Aug 7, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 27 comments | 14492 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT! Council candidates face off at Pleasanton Weekly forum

Candidates for a single seat open on the Pleasanton City Council will face off tonight at a community forum being hosted...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:02 am | 38 comments | 14472 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 14462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Potbelly bandit' sentenced in Bank of America holdup

A bank robber once known as "the potbelly bandit" has been sentenced to more than 15 years behind bars for a Sept. 11 holdup...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by William Tel, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:38 am | 4 comments | 14350 Views
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