PleasantonWeekly.com http://www.pleasantonweekly.com If it is local and useful, it is on PleasantonWeekly.com. en-us <![CDATA[Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans']]> As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting into each, I can't help but feel desolate.]]> <![CDATA[School board holds special board meeting tonight]]> The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, where it will consider and possibly take action on "the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, discipline/release, or dismissal of a public employee."
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<![CDATA[Debt and the deceased: How should spouses and heirs proceed?]]> If your loved one died leaving significant debt behind, would you know what to do?]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boston and Styx in Pleasanton tonight, tomorrow]]> BOSTYX, featuring former Boston vocalist/guitarist David Victor, will perform the hits of powerhouse rock groups Boston and Styx, at 8 p.m. tonight and again tomorrow night at the Firehouse Arts Center. ]]> <![CDATA[Shakespeare abridged at Pleasanton Library this weekend]]> The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival will present a special one-hour performance of "As You Like It" at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pleasanton Library. ]]> <![CDATA[Mother-Daughter Lookalike photos due on April 9]]> Spring is here, which means Mother's Day and the Pleasanton Weekly annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest. This year photos are due by 6 a.m., Thursday, April 9 via email to contest@pleasantonweekly.com. Winners are featured in the Mother's Day edition.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Challenger teams open baseball season]]> The sky may have been overcast at times, but the smiles beamed brightly across the diamond when the Pleasanton Little League Challenger teams opened their seasons Sunday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Rotary Clubs celebrating 50 years of service here]]> When book publisher John C. Burkhardt accepted the charter for the new Rotary Club of Pleasanton in June 1965, he could not have imagined what Rotary would ultimately mean for his community.]]> <![CDATA[Bunny Bingo at the Veteran's Memorial tomorrow]]> The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 in Pleasanton will hold a "Bunny Bingo," a fundraiser, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Veteran's Memorial Building, 301 Main St.]]> <![CDATA[Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea]]> A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years ago has withdrawn his plea after the judge who was scheduled to sentence him recused himself in the case.]]> <![CDATA[Green fees to increase by $1 May 1 at Callippe]]> As the Callippe Preserve Golf Course is approaching its 10th year in operation and with the economy showing greater improvement, members of the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission decided earlier this month that it was time to raise green fees to help pay for increased course operating costs.]]> <![CDATA[Driver outside his car injured when hit by another car on I-580]]> All lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have reopened after a man apparently got out of his car and was struck by another vehicle there, according to the California Highway Patrol.]]> <![CDATA[New home sales rise 7.8% in U.S. in February]]> Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.8% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000 units from an upwardly revised January reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton police 3-year contract approved by City Council]]> The City Council voted 4-0 last night to accept a new three-year contract with the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association, granting 3% pay increases in each of the three years starting this year and through June 2017, when the contract will expire.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton JV cheer teams finish one-two at nationals]]> Amador Valley and Foothill junior varsity cheer teams ranked high at last weekend's United Spirit Association (USA) High School Spirit Nationals in Anaheim -- with Foothill JV being named, once again, national champions.]]> <![CDATA[Proud grandparents]]> Mayor Jerry Thorne and his wife Sandra are in Lausanne, Switzerland to celebrate the birth of their first grandchild Eilís Madeleine Gough.]]> <![CDATA[Committee being created to look at Pleasanton schools 2017 calendar]]> The Pleasanton school board heard a report from district staff about the process and timeline for the 2016-17 calendar during Tuesday night's board meeting.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore Lab back in rocket development business]]> Two recent contracts worth nearly $1.5 million that have been awarded to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have brought the Laboratory back into the rocket development business.]]> <![CDATA[Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together opens tomorrow at Fairgrounds]]> The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association will kick off its first show of 2015 when the 33rd All American Get-Together opens Saturday for a two-day run at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.]]> <![CDATA[Realtors rate home improvement costs, value]]> Homeowners often consider various remodeling and replacement projects as a way to add value to their homes. In a recent report, Realtors rated small and exterior projects that offer more value and give homeowners a better chance of recouping their costs.]]> <![CDATA[Illustrator wows with new view of 'Game of Thrones]]> As "Game of Thrones" fans rejoice as the fourth season of the HBO series premieres, professional animator David Hollin has given them something to talk about with fan art that recasts pivotal scenes to feudal Japan.]]> <![CDATA[Review: 'The Other Woman']]> The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children, but the power they give their cheatin' man to occupy all their waking hours makes this comedy more sad than funny.]]> <![CDATA[How to use your home to its full capacity]]> Your home should support your life. Are you using your home to its full capacity?
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<![CDATA[Pleasanton agent named president of women's Realtor group]]> Barbara Clemons, a veteran agent at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Pleasanton office, has been named president of the Southern Alameda County chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors (WCR) for 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Real Estate Directory]]> When you need a Realtor or mortgage broker, consider these local professionals. ]]>