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SPORTS

Pleasanton's Stephen Piscotty stays grounded while rising high in the majors

In so many ways, Stephen Piscotty is not your typical Major League Baseball player. Piscotty, the right-fielder for the St....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by bravo!, on Mar 16, 2017 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 7628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Income Tax exemption for teachers

According to the Sacramento Bee, legislation (SB 807) was introduced that will exempt teachers from paying CA state income...

Original post made by Pleasanton Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton trails face closures, damage amid winter rainstorms

Pleasanton city officials announced Tuesday that part of Centennial Trail is closed indefinitely while segments of other...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Brenda, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 1041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: School board rushes to join the crowd with 'safe haven' resolution

Absent setting policy, making recommendations for real action or possibly reviewing alternative statements, our board instead...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2017 at 10:00 am | 42 comments | 2367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman indicted for alleged visa fraud ring

A Pleasanton woman has been indicted along with three others on federal charges for allegedly participating in a scheme to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by germainew, on Mar 15, 2017 at 8:40 am | 13 comments | 3463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ace Train overflow parking problem

The city of Pleasanton has turned into a large scale park and ride. Each week-day well over 100 cars are parked in overflow...

Original post made by Allen Aldrich on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Rider, on Mar 14, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Position to represent taxpayers missing from PUSD Bond Oversight Committee

Why is PUSD is set to approve a PUSD Bond Oversight Committee tomorrow with no one representing the taxpayers in the community? A...

Original post made by Missing on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 14, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 221 Views

RESTAURANTS

Odors / Smells / Aroma restrictions or limitations

Where can I find information on what is or is not regulated related to odors / smells / aromas from commercial operations?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Westbound Vallecitos Rd. closed at least 2 months for retaining wall, drainage project

Roadwork crews have closed westbound Vallecitos Road in Livermore to all vehicular traffic from Highway 84 while construction...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Service to BART’s new Warm Springs station set to start March 25

BART officials said Friday that service on its long-delayed extension to the new Warm Springs station in southern Fremont...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by JC3, on Mar 13, 2017 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council talks Happy Valley water, sewer infrastructure

The Pleasanton City Council reviewed a report Tuesday describing the types of infrastructure improvements necessary and costs...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2017
Last comment by Bruce Brogden, on Mar 12, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: BART moving forward in 2017, but not yet to Livermore

Recently re-elected BART board member John McPartland, fresh off a year that saw the transit agency negotiate a new four-year...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Mar 11, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 5 comments | 3557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owens Drive lane reduction remains in place, for now

A stretch of Owens Drive across from the BART station appears on track to stay at one lane, at least in the short-term, after...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Sachin B, on Mar 11, 2017 at 7:05 pm | 12 comments | 2664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board debating changes to Amador Valley High bell schedule

Following an initial discussion at its meeting last week, the Pleasanton school board is set for final consideration of a...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Thinker, on Mar 11, 2017 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 2534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART and its Board Deceives Taxpayers

In response to this PW article, 'Around Pleasanton: BART moving forward in 2017, but not yet to Livermore' See: http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2017/03/09/around-pleasanton-bar...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Mar. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 134 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Military Families leader named Woman of the Year

Pat Frizzell, chairwoman of the military support organization Pleasanton Military Families, was honored at the State Capitol...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Elaine Olson, on Mar 10, 2017 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1391 Views

SPORTS

For he's a jolly good fellow ...

Last week, 10 local nonprofit organizations that serve the residents in the Tri-Valley received checks from the annual Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by health care related articles, on Mar 10, 2017 at 2:12 am | 1 comment | 271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Middle cheer crowned grand champions at nationals

The Pleasanton Middle School cheer squad recently swept top honors at the United Spirit Association Jr. Nationals, not only...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by olfthfl, on Mar 9, 2017 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 1997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent search Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting this Tuesday with representatives of the recently appointed superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Would take allegations from the union with a grain of salt, on Mar 9, 2017 at 8:27 am | 7 comments | 1339 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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