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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turkeys pardoned by President Obama named by Pleasanton students

The two turkeys chosen for this year's presidential pardon owe their unique names to a gaggle of Pleasanton students. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:16 am | 6 comments | 3066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore woman dies in San Ramon Valley police chase

A young Livermore woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a crash following a police pursuit that...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton is hell, on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:36 am | 7 comments | 4724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tara's Ice Cream has closed

Was driving down Main Street this morning and noticed that Tara's Ice Cream store looked dark and empty. It looks like they...

Original post made by Damon on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 30, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 24 comments | 2630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County's unemployment rate now at 4.5%, below state's rate of 5.8%

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children

Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 2154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lund Ranch - Recalling City Council and Mayor if they violate Measure PP

Does anyone know the number of official registered voters that need to sign a recall petition so we can recall all local...

Original post made by Question on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 30, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Outraged, on Nov 28, 2015 at 12:17 am | 53 comments | 4458 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council continues again a decision on Lund Ranch II development

The City Council, hopelessly deadlocked over a developer's bid to build 50 homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills after a...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 26, 2015 at 9:39 pm | 31 comments | 1469 Views

SPORTS

Declining registration leads to merger of 2 Pleasanton Little league organizations

Pleasanton American Little League and Pleasanton National Little League have combined efforts to create a new, joint Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Nov 26, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 7 comments | 3494 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Comedian discusses life story, identity with equal rights-focused students at Amador Valley

Brian Copeland, a San Leandro-based comedian and author, took the stage at Amador Valley High on Thursday to discuss race,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by , on Nov 22, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public workshop tonight on BART-to-Isabel plan

The city of Livermore will hold a public workshop on from 7-9 p.m. tonight to discuss land use options for the new neighborhood...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Nov 21, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 1677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chevron to cut 500 jobs at corporate headquarters in San Ramon

Roughly 500 people working out of Chevron's corporate offices in San Ramon will be losing their jobs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:46 am | 21 comments | 3171 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flags flying at half-staff to honor victims of Paris attacks

The cities of Pleasanton and Dublin are flying local government flags at half-staff through sunset tomorrow to honor the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:13 am | 12 comments | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton coach, bystanders aided bicyclist in cardiac arrest

The high school softball coach drove down Foothill Road, thinking how she should have taken a more direct route to the interstate....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 6689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Services announced for Amador Valley junior, student remembered for kindness

Jorge Barraza, a 17-year-old Amador Valley High School junior, was remembered by teachers and friends this week for always...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Heartbroken , on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 6546 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Controlled burns underway in Livermore's Sycamore Grove Park

Firefighters are conducting controlled burns at Sycamore Grove Park near Livermore today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/11/19/controlled-burns-...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 19, 2015 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch hearing back on Council's agenda for tonight

A public hearing that was twice postponed on a bid by Greenbriar Homes to build 50 houses on the now-vacant 195-acre Lund...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Nov 18, 2015 at 10:41 pm | 5 comments | 1897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Revolving Door Temporary Principals Now at Harvest Park Middle School

It appears that PUSD no longer has Jill Butler as interim principal at Harvest Park, but now has two alternating day-by-day...

Original post made by Temporary day-by-day principals on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Nov 18, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 19 comments | 2138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harvest Park, Pleasanton Middle get new principals after shifting of administrators

Harvest Park Middle School and Pleasanton Middle School began this week with new school leaders after a spate of promotions...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jill, on Nov 17, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2489 Views

SPORTS

EBAL competition shows Pleasanton high schools' strength

Ask anyone around the East Bay Athletic League what is the best prep football league in Northern California and to a person...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Football Dad, on Nov 17, 2015 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1632 Views
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