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Pleasanton Unified/Jon Vranesh update?

Early May it was announced that it would be about 30 days for a decision - it's way past that - has anyone heard any updates...

Original post made by Cheryl on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Get the facts, on Jul 7, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killing of Pleasanton native ignites debate over 'sanctuary' cities

Sanchez had been held earlier in the year in San Francisco jail but was released due to the city's "sanctuary" policy, which...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Dave Francis, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 11092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fair Fireworks

Anyone else disappointed in the fair fireworks this year? Why were they so low residents couldn't see them from our neighborhoods?...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 245 Views

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Alameda County Fair ends this weekend

Closing weekend at the Alameda County Fair features a range of keynote events, including the Junior Livestock auction, Demolition...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Julie , on Jul 6, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 3786 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sierra Club says new electric rates will cost majority more

A San Francisco-based conservation group said a new electricity rate plan passed Friday by the California Public Utilities...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 1402 Views

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Suspected burglar fatally shot in chase outside Specialty Sales Classics

A man fleeing the showroom at Specialty Sales Classics auto sales at 2 a.m. today was shot and killed early today by Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2015 at 11:37 am | 42 comments | 6793 Views

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Baker, colleagues introduce $6-billion transportation proposal

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined Republican colleagues Monday to announce...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Jul 6, 2015 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 576 Views

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Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:52 am | 22 comments | 1820 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Breakfast?, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 9058 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea

A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Gman94568, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 2919 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious individual casing the area around Country Fair/Hansen Park

My wife and I were walking around the Country Fair neighborhood tonight around 9pm and an individual wearing a hoodie came...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 1095 Views

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Traffic Today In Pleasanton

I was out before noon today, running a few errands. The I-680 south was a parking lot up to Bernal from the I-580 interchange. Hopyard...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Estaban, on Jul 4, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 4 comments | 487 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parolee arrested in slaying of Amador Valley grad

Police have arrested a man on probation out of Texas who is accused of killing a 32-year-old Amador Valley High grad in broad...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 30 comments | 459 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brilliance from our school board

(Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly staff.) On the homework survey Miller: based on my child, we should...

Original post made by Just Me on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1125 Views

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Tie a knot for veterans at Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday tonight

Hope Hospice is asking the public to tie a knot for veterans tonight at Pleasanton's First Wednesday Street Party that starts...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Missy, on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley students offer free money-management program

Whether it's saving up for college or a car, or simply saving up for a certain item during the holiday season, young students...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments | 595 Views

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Pleasanton school board discusses homework survey results

The Pleasanton school board heard a report on the 2015 homework survey results Tuesday night, the last meeting of the 2014-15...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by ILoveFHS!, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:38 pm | 29 comments | 3030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1527 Views

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Off and running: Oak Tree horse racing at the County Fair through July 5

Oak Tree Racing, now in its second year partnering with the Alameda County Fair and the California Authority of Racing Fairs...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Christine , on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 3069 Views
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