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Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, all retail; Pleasanton closing Main Street on weekends to help

Outdoor restaurant dining, larger religious services and all retail stores are on track to be allowed again in Alameda County...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Dave O, on Jun 23, 2020 at 3:17 pm | 20 comments | 31320 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton teen identified as victim in fatal stabbing

The Pleasanton Police Department on Friday identified the young man who was stabbed to death during a fight in a hotel parking...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 18, 2020 at 9:00 am | 7 comments | 30963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area victims' attorney seeks to oust legendary Pleasanton swim coach

An attorney representing several sexual abuse victims in a lawsuit has demanded the removal of Pleasanton Seahawks coach...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by that's a joke, on Jul 10, 2020 at 7:02 pm | 33 comments | 30784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Public Health delays reopening timeline indefinitely

ACPHD will postpone indefinitely its reopening timeline for businesses that had been on track to return in July, citing the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Elderly Shelterer, on Jul 1, 2020 at 8:57 am | 78 comments | 30703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART considers 20-cent TransBay tube surcharge to spare employee layoffs

At the end of a lengthy hearing on their transit agency's $25 million budget deficit, BART directors ultimately opted not...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 30695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documents detail Walnut Grove principal's ouster

Jon Vranesh left his office at Walnut Grove Elementary School so quietly on Oct. 25, 2013, that not even the people closest...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by AP, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:30 am | 175 comments | 30299 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART unions back at it over contract dispute

Union officials slammed BART management Saturday, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 69 comments | 30148 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sick Movie Poster at Regal Hacienda

I was in Dublin at the movies last night, and I saw a poster for The Haunting in Connecticut. The poster evokes the...

Original post made by Andrea on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 30064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amazon buys large property for planned warehouse in East Pleasanton

Amazon recently acquired a large swath of undeveloped land in East Pleasanton for about $75 million and plans to open a distribution...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 7, 2021 at 8:15 am | 32 comments | 30026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texas firm wins Alameda County contract to provide ambulance service here

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Tuesday to replace the county's current ambulance service provider with...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by mmedic50, on Oct 30, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 40 comments | 30007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans in Pleasanton and the gap is only growing

For years registered Republicans widely outnumbered registered Democrats in the City of Pleasanton. Those days are long gone....

Original post made by Delta Tim on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:00 am | 52 comments | 29952 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COVID-19 outbreak reported at Pleasanton Nursing and Rehab Center

At least one resident has died from the novel coronavirus and multiple other residents and employees have tested positive...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2020
Last comment by Liz White, on Aug 22, 2020 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 29382 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 29216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Report on the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene

The following is the text of the official police report on the arrest of the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene by the Oakland...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 4:35 am | 9 comments | 29144 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 | 38 comments | 29133 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton-based Safeway sued over tainted eggs

A San Francisco woman is suing Safeway over tainted eggs, according to a class-action suit filed on Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Stop The Crooks, on Mar 13, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 6 comments | 29117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: Roadwork delays push Costco store opening deeper into 2024

With building permits under review by the city, Costco is ready to break ground on constructing its first store in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2023
Last comment by Mike Catrina, on Aug 9, 2023 at 2:22 pm | 7 comments | 28869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks 'Evening' to open in downtown Pleasanton

Starbucks will open one of its new stores this spring on Pleasanton's Main Street, offering not only its daily fare of teas,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Oct 12, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 47 comments | 28799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mrs. Doubtfire lives on in Danville memories

Drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest and handsomest stars might have been a highlight of Mike Doyle's tenure...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 28700 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 accidents tie up Pleasanton intersections

Pleasanton police pulled a driver out of his overturned vehicle on Sunol Boulevard during the evening rush hour Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Strawman, on Dec 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 27998 Views
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