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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by lll, 31 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Organize a peaceful protest?

Okay, we are all very fed up with the school board/union and the ridiculousness happening with our schools.... How about...

Original post made by Fed up.... on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 106 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a mess on Monaco Court

Homeowners on Monaco Court and neighboring streets were awakened Friday by crews with large machines adding pavement slurry...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Another Windmill Lane Homeowner, 5 hours ago | 16 comments | 4457 Views

AROUND TOWN

How was your water bill?

Was everyone able to meet your 25%, or did any of you get an unpleasant surprise in your water bill? Are fines on Pleasanton...

Original post made by Diana on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Annette, 6 hours ago | 29 comments | 775 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in the classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by I spotted him!! , 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 547 Views

AROUND TOWN

avalanche of traffic tickets

i would like to preface my comment by expressing my respect for the pleasanton police dept, however the number of traffic...

Original post made by daniel ormonde on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Truth, 8 hours ago | 15 comments | 450 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 13 hours ago | 23 comments | 2693 Views

AROUND TOWN

The 'Good Guys' of Pleasanton

As tens of thousands of classic car enthusiasts head to Pleasanton for next weekend's 28th annual West Coast Nationals, Goodguys...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chris, 16 hours ago | 17 comments | 1718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by George Withers, on Aug 18, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long time resident (21yrs) sees the following:

1. Our water is now on well water. Try chinking off calcium and lime off of your just washed dishes. 2. Lake Del Valle...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by great ideas, sort of, on Aug 18, 2014 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 6141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Shop for a Cause' to offer discounts at Macy's, funds for ValleyCare

Macy's and ValleyCare Health System's charitable foundation are sponsoring their 9th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 17, 2014 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 3030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 17, 2014 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Siah Freid , on Aug 17, 2014 at 1:40 am | 11 comments | 567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Settlement reached in claims against PUSD

Administrators of the joint powers authority that provides liability coverage to Pleasanton Unified School District has reached...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 16, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 75 comments | 9161 Views

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Underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton!

A new underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton! The possible garage, consisting of 2 levels, would...

Original post made by Happy on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Simon , on Aug 16, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 23 comments | 584 Views

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Buy a home for $78,600 - in Youngstown, Ohio

Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metropolitan areas in the second quarter with and national year-over-year...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hector, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 1531 Views

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WHO MONITORS CITY CONTRACTORS?

The city of Pleasanton contracts with several contractors to provide city services to the residents of Pleasanton. The focus...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:19 am | 13 comments | 300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 6904 Views

AROUND TOWN

What have you done?

If you have spent any time reading the Town Square Forum on the Pleasanton Weekly site, you probably have noticed many posters...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Melanie, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 26 comments | 791 Views
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