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Pleasanton school resource officers take campus safety messages to students

Pleasanton Police Officer Marty Billdt looked from 13-year-old to 13-year-old, knowing his words would have to walk a fine...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by teacher, on Oct 3, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1780 Views


From Air Force to art teacher

Charles "Bud" Donaldson, 80, has been running art therapy classes at assisted living and healthcare facilities in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ricky Moll, on Oct 3, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 1342 Views


I-680 toll express lanes construction set to start

The project to bring toll express lanes to I-680 through the San Ramon Valley is expected to start construction this month,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Upper drive, on Oct 3, 2015 at 11:26 am | 27 comments | 3266 Views


Students star in TV30's 'Tri-Valley Youth View'

A new edition of Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle school and high school students...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1309 Views


Bay Area comic group plans Pleasanton show

The third annual Tri-Valley Comic Book Show will be Oct. 8 in the Hall of Commerce at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 674 Views


Deadline Sunday to apply for volunteer student sportscaster job at TV30

Are you an aspiring TV broadcast reporter? Here is a way to gain some on camera experience. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 528 Views


Convert church land to more houses in Pleasanton? Say no.

I just read this in another newspaper and was surprised the Weekly is not covering the story. Trade a church site for more...

Original post made by Fred Monroe on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Montessori Mom, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:19 am | 12 comments | 275 Views


Costco seen as potential buyer of Pleasanton development zone site

Pleasanton planners moved a step closer last week to creating the city's first Economic Development Zone along Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2015 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 401 Views


Livermore Airport to hold open house Saturday

The Livermore Airport will hold its 19th annual public open house Saturday and at the same time will celebrate the 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 1, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views


I-580 toll lanes opening delayed; I-680 projects on the way

With jam-packed freeways an all-too-common roadblock for many drivers in the area, Pleasanton is on track to soon find itself...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by smuchs, on Sep 30, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 15 comments | 5121 Views


Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Riley Curious, on Sep 29, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 1789 Views


New Leaf Community Markets Raises Starting Wage to $12 per Hour

Beginning on January 1, 2016 New Leaf Community Markets, with a store at 3550 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, will implement new...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 104 Views


City honors Mike Fulford, landscape architect who died at age 62

Mike Fulford, who served as a landscape architect for the city of Pleasanton for 30 years, died Sept. 22, two days after...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pam Hardy, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:52 am | 13 comments | 2413 Views


Phone scam -- call from IRS, supposedly

I got a call supposedly from the IRS asking me to call back before 5 pm today. When I looked up the number (1-877-766-2161)...

Original post made by Al on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 389 Views


Corinthian closes Heald College campuses across Bay area

The beleaguered for-profit college franchise, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., announced today that it was closing its remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Richard Bruyne, on Sep 29, 2015 at 4:36 am | 2 comments | 2073 Views


What happened to the horse stables just west of the airport.

For my 23 years in Pleasanton there was an area for boarding horses just west of the Livermore airport. With the opening...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 146 Views


Constrcution next to Sports Chalet?

It looks like the empty spot next to Sports Chalet is undergoing some heavy construction. any ideas who's moving in there?...

Original post made by jim on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 341 Views


San Ramon attorney, Spencer Smith, pleads no contest AGAIN in Dublin hit and run

Spencer Smith, the San Ramon attorney who hit and killed a man in Dublin pled no contest again for felony hit and run and...

Original post made by Litman on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Sep 28, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 234 Views


Oakland Businesses Can Now Become “Alzheimer’s Friendly”

Free Trainings for Businesses Aim to Reduce Isolation Among Families Impacted by Alzheimer’s For the 15 million Americans...

Original post made by Ron MacArthur on Sep. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 43 Views


Reception Tuesday for opening of century-old nails exhibit at the Firehouse Arts Center

A reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday for the opening of Pleasanton Art League's autumn exhibit at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Sep 28, 2015 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1405 Views
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