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AROUND TOWN

Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

With quick changes over recent weeks in the lineup of frontrunners in the presidential race, Mayor Jerry Thorne is taking...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by kaycn, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS principle AWOL?

Is it true that the principle at Amador has abandoned the school ever since he announced his resignation? Does anyone know...

Original post made by Strato on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 591 Views

AROUND TOWN

PleasantonWeekly.com launches 'pay meter'

Frequent visitors to the PleasantonWeekly.com website will soon need to either become subscribing members to obtain full...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monthly Painting Demonstrations by ADAS

Have you ever wanted to watch a professional artist create. ADAS has monthly meetings where they invite a Guest Speaker,...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Feb. 22, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Curious about Nuclear Radiation

Hi Pleasanton, I have been hearing in the news about the on-going problem with the nuclear power plant reactors in Fukushima....

Original post made by Meg on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Damon, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Could nearby districts' superintendent searches affect Pleasanton's hunt for new leader?

With two other Tri-Valley school districts searching for a superintendent this spring, questions have been raised about whether...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jamie Hintzke, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming - who could have helped?

I was driving downtown last night and I went past Specialty Sales, where John Deming was shot to death by Pleasanton police...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 19, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 40 comments | 1723 Views

SPORTS

Foothill girls varsity in North Coast Section soccer playoffs

The Foothill girls' varsity soccer team finished out the regular season with a 1-0 win over Amador Valley, giving the Falcons...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lessismore , on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets available for 'State of the City' luncheon in Pleasanton next Wednesday

Tickets are still available for the annual "State of the City" luncheon meeting next Wednesday at the DoubleTree Hotel in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by res, on Feb 17, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 3 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

I-580 express/toll lanes to open later this month

A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 though Pleasanton and Livermore will...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Feb 17, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 21 comments | 3048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protestors urge Safeway to adopt 'cage-free' egg policy

A group of 30 protestors from a national organization called Mercy for Animals (MFA) lined Stoneridge Mall Road in front...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Animal Guy, on Feb 17, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 11 comments | 2376 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 4531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton high school seniors ordered to stop playing annual 'Assassin' game

Pleasanton police and the Pleasanton school district have urged high school students to quit playing a popular game on and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by ATTACKING PPD, NOT !, on Feb 16, 2016 at 7:44 am | 12 comments | 4339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jail time in play for lawyer convicted of 2012 fatal crash in Dublin

An attorney who killed a bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision in Dublin in 2012 could face up to a year in county jail after...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 15, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to change coming year schedule with classes to start Aug. 15

After more than two years of contentious community debate, the Pleasanton school board voted last night to change the coming...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Laverne2, on Feb 15, 2016 at 6:41 pm | 41 comments | 5675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run attorney Spencer Smith back in jail

Spencer Freeman Smith, an SF lawyer, is being held without bail after he left the country and was found to be under the influence...

Original post made by Court watcher on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 504 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Petition results an affirmation--of what money and deception can buy

Dear Allen Roberts, In response to your editorial published in the 2/12/16 edition of the Pleasanton Weekly: Over who-knows-how...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Matt Foltz, on Feb 13, 2016 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 346 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The roller coaster of online dating

Love is in the air as Valentine's Day approaches this weekend. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/12/the-roller-coaster-of-online-dating...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 12, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART will spend $1.4 million to install cameras on all train cars

BART technicians have begun installing additional security cameras to cover the interiors of all 669 of its train cars at...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1010 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ever feel not wanted in downtown Pleasanton?

Sometimes it's hard to build a few retail stores and apartments in downtown Pleasanton, even on a narrow, unpaved and empty...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 2391 Views
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