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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board cancels special meeting on Vranesh case

The Pleasanton school board has canceled a special meeting previously scheduled for tonight to discuss details of an administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Why, 1 hour ago | 48 comments | 2999 Views

SPORTS

14-year-old all-stars finish 2nd in World Series

A fierce late-game comeback fell just short for the Tri-Valley all-stars, who lost an 8-7 heart-breaker to New Jersey in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joan Benno, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 338 Views

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Bullet that struck, killed Kate Steinle ricocheted off pier wall

The single bullet that struck and killed a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight on San Francisco's waterfront last month appears...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Lopez, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 919 Views

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Pleasanton man dies while abalone diving off North Coast

The body of a Pleasanton man who was diving for abalone off the Mendocino County coast last week has been recovered. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Alex, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2560 Views

SPORTS

Football returns tonight in Pleasanton

Amador Valley football coach Rick Sira and Foothill coach Matt Sweeney have been coaching at their respective schools for...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Alex, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council expected to award near-$900,000 contract tonight as part of Bernal/I-680 project

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a near-$900,000 contract tonight for landscaping work and a gateway monument...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alex, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 1048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police officer files claim against department

The family of a 19-year-old San Jose man who was fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last month has filed a wrongful...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 3 hours ago | 25 comments | 1606 Views

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Pleasanton Unified deemed justified in firing Vranesh

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Calm Down, 5 hours ago | 15 comments | 1009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum on Main's 'Wild West Evening' at Senior Center at 6 p.m. tomorrow

Gamblers and bandits and wild women -- oh my! Step back in time at Museum on Main's seventh annual fundraiser, "A Wild West...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by ???, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove Custodian Mike Payne Suddenly Removed

Beloved Walnut Grove custodian of nineteen years, “Mr. Mike” Payne was blindsided by a request from PUSD Superintendent Jim...

Original post made by Christine on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by WG Parent, on Aug 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 14 comments | 2242 Views

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Lund Ranch plan goes before Planning Commission tomorrow

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold a public hearing starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider a bid to build 50 upscale...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by curious george, on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 2072 Views

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Keep saving, says water czar Smith as he heads into retirement

Daniel Smith, who has worked in the city's Operations Services Department for 15 years, including the last eight as its director,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Patriot , on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 7 comments | 1621 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney for teen shot in Pleasanton shreds the police response

The contra costa times has a story on the shooting at specialty sales. Don't expect the Pleasanton weekly to report on this....

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 272 Views

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Sewer district board member resigns to pursue job within district

Dublin San Ramon Services District board member Dawn Benson resigned from the board this week to apply for an employment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 1341 Views

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Pharmacist counseling failures to cost Walgreens $1 million

Walgreens, which has a district office here and pharmacies in Pleasanton and Livermore, agreed to pay $502,200 in a settlement...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Maggie, on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

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Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Document details decision in Pleasanton school case against former principal

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by CarPark, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 18 comments | 8153 Views

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Water agency to discuss water rates, transparency at special meeting today

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. today to discuss an ongoing study that will impact whether the agency changes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity in the Preserve last Saturday Night

Does anyone have any information about the significant Pleasanton police activity on Saturday (8/22) night in the Preserve...

Original post made by Sumati on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 180 Views

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Court hearing continues today in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A preliminary hearing will continue today before San Francisco Superior Court Judge Brendan P. Conroy in the shooting death...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 597 Views
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