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PLEASANTON FAIRGROUNDS SALES TAX REVENUE

I have tried to get the question answered! I emailed Pleasanton mayor Jerry Thorne, no response. I emailed Alameda County...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 12, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Some news on attorney Spencer Freeman Smith hit-and-run trial

This is the labor attorney that killed a cyclist on Dougherty Road with his Mercedes, drove home to San Ramon, and hid his...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by alpha 1, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations to the class of 2015

More than 1,100 students are graduating from Pleasanton's high schools this week. Horizon and Village high schools held their...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 12, 2015 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 3463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When will the PUSD Board meeting held last Tuesday the 9th be posted online to watch?

Shouldn't the PUSD Board meeting be available to watch for those who were unable to attend?...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Jun 12, 2015 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board calls special meeting for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow on superintendent, HR chief replacements

The school board is set to consider the appointments of interim replacements for Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi and assistant...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 12, 2015 at 7:07 am | 8 comments | 2894 Views

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Sells a seven dollar beer and receives a five dollar cup

At the June 3rd First Wednesday Main Street party, I paid $7.00 dollars for a beer and received a three-quartered filled...

Original post made by Valleygirl on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 12, 2015 at 6:58 am | 34 comments | 2007 Views

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WHAT ARE THE NEEDS OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT? LEAVE THE PERSONAL INSULTS OUT OF THE DISCUSSION, ADDRESS THE NEEDS!

"The Governing Board recognizes that it has a direct responsibility to select and employ the Superintendent. Whenever it...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AVHS hosts 'Every 15 Minutes' Thursday, Friday

The Pleasanton Unified School District and the Pleasanton Police Department will hold the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Dahlia, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 11 comments | 3758 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Adult Summer Reading Game Starts at Dublin Library June 15th

Sign up to play the Adult Summer Reading Game at the Dublin Library! The game starts June 15 and continues all summer until...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 107 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Movie The Soloist Shown in Dublin Library Program Room on July 29

Join us on Wednesday, July 29, 2:00 PM, for the movie The Soloist, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, in the Dublin...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD legal fees - $1,065,468 YTD

I was wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly could find out why on earth PUSD has spend over $ 1 million on lawyers since the...

Original post made by curious on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:58 am | 16 comments | 2954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citing sky high legal costs of $900,000 since 2012, Palo Alto considering dumping PUSD law firm Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost

The Palo Alto newspaper reports http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/06/10/school-board-split-on-law-firm-contract this morning...

Original post made by JJ on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Jun 11, 2015 at 12:39 am | 3 comments | 786 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local teams earn top awards at Global Finals

Seven Pleasanton teams competed at the Destination Imagination Global Finals last weekend, with two of the teams bringing...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man gets 16 years for molesting student

A Pleasanton man was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Valerie, on Jun 10, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 9 comments | 3538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2-story restaurant OK'd for old Union Jack Pub site

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval for the construction of a new two-story restaurant and commercial...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Embarassment, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 4476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt - Pleasanton USD superintendent "Time to Move On"

Tim Hunt's description of Ahmadi leaving PUSD in "total mess" is the understatement of the year. Read his column here http://pleasantonweekly.com/blogs/b/tim-talk?i=23...

Original post made by Agree with Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:07 am | 21 comments | 1743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodbye Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Del Prado Resident, on Jun 9, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 1185 Views

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School board postpones superintendent search discussion

The Pleasanton school board voted 4-0 Wednesday to postpone the discussion about conducting a search for a replacement for...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 9, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 33 comments | 6229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man gets 11 years for killing his 6-month-old son

A 29-year-old Livermore man who had been charged with murder for the death of his 6-month-old baby boy two years ago has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1698 Views

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Golden Eagle couple losing good views of Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Confused resident, on Jun 8, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 16 comments | 2328 Views
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