PleasantonWeekly.com http://www.pleasantonweekly.com If it is local and useful, it is on PleasantonWeekly.com. en-us <![CDATA[School board calls special closed meeting: Jon Vranesh lawsuit on agenda]]> The Pleasanton school board has scheduled a special closed board meeting Wednesday night where they it discuss with legal counsel and possibly take action on the lawsuit filed by former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh against the Pleasanton school district.]]> <![CDATA[Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district]]> Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District but has not yet specified the amount of monetary damages sought.]]> <![CDATA[Man stabbed in Pleasanton Plaza parking lot]]> An unidentified man believed to be in his 20s was stabbed in the Pleasanton Plaza parking lot on First Street last night with police continuing to search for his assailant.]]> <![CDATA[Property tax bills in the mail, due starting Nov. 1]]> More than 428,000 property tax bills for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 amounting to $3.06 billion have been mailed by Alameda County Treasurer and Tax Collector Donald R. White to all property owners of record in the Alameda County Assessor's Office.]]> <![CDATA[ValleyCare hosting breast cancer symposium Thursday at Palm Event Center]]> ValleyCare Health System, along with Valley Medical Oncology Consultants, will present a free Breast Cancer Symposium from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Palm Event Center on Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[40th annual Foothill Band Review starts at 8 a.m. Saturday in downtown Pleasanton]]> The 40th annual Foothill Band Review, one of the largest of its kind on the West Coast, will get underway at 8 a.m. Saturday on Main Street in Pleasanton with middle and high school bans from around the Bay Area participating.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore Lab researchers link proteins to drug side effects]]> New medications created by pharmaceutical companies have helped millions of Americans alleviate pain and suffering from their medical conditions, but the process often misses many side effects that kill at least 100,000 patients a year.]]> <![CDATA[Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health center]]> Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health care in the Tri-Valley.]]> <![CDATA[Reggae is the way for Amador Valley grad]]> Harrison Stafford was only 7 years old when he heard the distinctive one-drop rhythm of Bob Marley coming from his older brother's room. He was hooked.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton Art League honors Las Positas College student]]> The Pleasanton Art League (PAL) awarded a local college student with a scholarship during its annual exhibit reception last month. ]]> <![CDATA[Memorial service Thursday for retired Alameda County Fire Chief Bill McCammon]]> A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds for Bill McCammon, retired Alameda County Fire Chief who died in his sleep Oct. 13. He was 61.]]> <![CDATA[Making Pioneer a livelier place]]> The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission approved a long-range master plan last week that calls for expanding Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery to make it a better place to be buried and a more attractive place to visit.]]> <![CDATA[Chamber endorses Laursen, Wright for election to Pleasanton school board]]> The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Political Action Committee has voted to endorse incumbent board member Joan Laursen and challenger Paige Wright for election to the Pleasanton school board.]]> <![CDATA[Prosecutor: DNA connects man to 1984 murder of Foothill High student]]> A prosecutor has told jurors that belatedly uncovered DNA evidence proves that a then-teenage boy murdered his 14-year-old high school classmate in Pleasanton 30 years ago.]]> <![CDATA[Fall festival a hit at Alviso Adobe]]> Hundreds turned out for the recent Fall Festival at the Alviso Adobe Community Park with children, especially, having fun by joining in a number of activities designed just for them.]]> <![CDATA[Services Saturday for David Mertes, former head of state community college system]]> A Celebration of the Life of David Mertes will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Robert Livermore Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore.]]> <![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[Report: East Bay luxury home sales jump 43% in November]]> The East Bay's luxury housing market continued its rally in November with high-end sales jumping 43.2 percent from a year ago, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.]]> <![CDATA[How to use your home to its full capacity]]> Your home should support your life. 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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. ]]>