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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, 1 hour ago | 169 comments | 10660 Views

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Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, 2 hours ago | 51 comments | 2680 Views

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Firefighters battle blaze at Hopyard Road apartment complex

A two-alarm fire destroyed a second-floor apartment and damaged at least one other last night in a building at an eight-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by Thank You Firefighters, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 1078 Views

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17-day fair closes with attendance up 22%

Searing heat with temperatures hovering near the 100 degree mark for several days didn't stop the 475,762 visitors to this...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by TQ, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 79 Views

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Drought

The other day I had gone to Walmart and there is this big grassy area on the left as you drive in to the parking lot from...

Original post made by yApR on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Casey, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 126 Views

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CALIFORNIA WILL ISSUE DRIVER'S LICENSE TO ILLEGAL IMMMIGRANTS

In less than six months California will start issuing California driver's license to illegal immigrants. It is assumed that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by pololo mololo, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 71 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German Program at Foothill cuts????

Heard some rumors the program may be getting some cuts... Does anyone know more facts? ...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 9 hours ago | 16 comments | 806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Apple, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 2791 Views

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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 Here's Jonny , 12 hours ago | 51 comments | 6774 Views

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Horror camping adventure coming to fairgrounds next Friday

An interactive, horror camping adventure will be taking place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. on...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by CMac, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 2608 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lois Lerner advised IRS employees "be cautious about what we say in emails"

Let's see, if I am a public servant, doing my job, in an honest an ethical way, "not even a smidgen of corruption" as our...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 12, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 44 comments | 402 Views

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Governor signs bill to fund teacher's retirement system

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a State Assembly bill that will fund the teachers' retirement system through annual contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by qnony, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 5 comments | 787 Views

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Pleasanton's free movies in the park series starts tomorrow night

Movie aficionados are invited to enjoy free movies during six summer-time Thursday evenings in Pleasanton's Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1491 Views

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Artist learns to embrace two cultures

When Minnie Phan began to draw as a young child, she kept her sketches to herself. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/07/11/artist-learns-to-...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 663 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center reopens after makeover

Major renovations and new amenities completed at the Pleasanton Senior Center were unveiled to the public this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:13 am | 20 comments | 1808 Views

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Valley Humane Society launches photo contest

The Valley Humane Society is launching its first photo contest today to show the lovability and worth of pets. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 1831 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 2 men at scene of stolen copper wire coils on Rheem Drive

Pleasanton police yesterday arrested two men on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a business in the 2100 block of Rheem...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 2304 Views

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680 Southbound Slow Lane From Sunol/Castlewood

When are they planning on repairing the slow lane on this stretch of freeway from Sunol/Castlewood to Highway 84? They are...

Original post made by Road Repair on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened at todays board meeting?

Did anyone go? If so, please inform the hoards of Pleasantonians what happend. Who spoke and what was his or her comment?...

Original post made by INFORM US PLEASE! on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 2183 Views
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Parks Commission Appointments
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A necessary, but large budget hit for schools
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