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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Property Taken From Driveway

Just to make everyone aware. Earlier this week I placed 4 large compactor bags with several items, worth a few hundred dollars,...

Original post made by pj on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by JP, on Jul 1, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 11 comments | 3261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interfaith Blood Drive this Saturday, July 5 at St. Elizabeth-Seton

Interfaith Blood Drive this Saturday, July 5 at St. Elizabeth-Seton There is a great need for blood in Northern California...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why all the Purple Ribbons in Downtown Pleasanton?

Purple is the theme color for “Relay for Life”, the American Cancer Society’s major fundraiser in the fight against cancer....

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 2 comments | 1291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves accountability plan

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Deport Cholo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 2567 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who Can Beat Hillary

It is true that the Democratic Party fights for women's rights more so than the Republican Party of Paternalism and Misogyny....

Original post made by Ron Muellner on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 29, 2014 at 6:57 pm | 11 comments | 402 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore police arrest teen suspects in severe beating

Two teens have been arrested in connection with a robbery and a severe physical assault in Livermore earlier this month,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 924 Views

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PLEASANTON - DEVELOPMENT VERSES WATER

The city leaders are not going to back down from development, unless they are voted out of office. Development is what fattens...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 141 Views

SPORTS

Dons finish high at state track meet

Several Amador Valley High stars competed in individual event finals at the CIF State Track and Field Championships earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 8:38 am | 3 comments | 781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New vice principal hired to serve 2 middle schools in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board Thursday unanimously approved the appointment of a new vice-principal to serve both for Harvest...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Staff, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:07 am | 10 comments | 5337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Best home improvement under $5,000

Curious which home improvement costs less than $5,000, delivers the highest return on investment and has the maximum impact...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 2593 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, we're getting a second dog park

There are 26,800 dogs in Pleasanton and if they could vote, they would have had the city's second dog park in town long ago...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 878 Views

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First county fair food competition selects ultimate fair snack

Fair food favorites were uniquely recreated and chosen as finalists to compete at Alameda County Fair's first annual SNACKDOWN...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special Pleasanton school board meeting set for tomorrow morning

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday to appoint a new vice-principal. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Teachers getting raises approved at 8 AM meeting? , on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 4633 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harvest Park students show their school spirit as classes end

What does geometry, leadership and passionate school spirit all have in common? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/22/harvest-park-students-sh...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 2067 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, 20

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, daughter of Lisa and Joseph Oefelein and a 2012 graduate of Amador Valley High School, died last Tuesday....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:17 am | 16 comments | 8635 Views

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Pleasanton buckling down to achieve 25% cut in water consumption

Facing its most severe drought ever and a water shortage that could see taps turned off without cutbacks by residents and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rip off hater, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 6805 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping others better understand English

They volunteer to give back to the community, but what they don't expect to gain from the experience are the friendships...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 2155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin post office to be named for Dr. Jim Kohnen

A Congressional bill to name the U.S. Post Office in Dublin as the "James 'Jim' Kohnen Post Office" passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by sports park, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 1857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water czar says cut usage or pay

It's going to be a long, hot summer in Pleasanton with little water to cool us down. The City Council mandated a 25% cut...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 24, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 498 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Sports Park renamed for Ken Mercer

Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park, a main public sports complex that extends northeast of Hopyard Road along Parkside...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by academicjock, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:36 am | 14 comments | 3798 Views
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