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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

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Avoid Rynck

Had a bad experience with them. They are more concerned with making the next sale rather than spending time servicing customers...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by RyNck thread gone?, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:51 am | 16 comments | 1170 Views

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Man arrested with pot, massive alligator-like creature in Castro Valley charged with felony

A man that stashed more than 30 pounds of marijuana in his home and used a now-deceased caiman to protect it was arraigned...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Do your research , on Jan 17, 2013 at 6:30 am | 12 comments | 1846 Views

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Bullying a priority for PUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Apathy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 59 comments | 2978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents protest plan to bring back staggered reading

Parents upset with a change in schedules at elementary schools packed the Pleasanton school district's boardroom Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by PIE, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 6418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2096 Views

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Police log: Man stabbed in bar fight at Redcoats

A Pleasanton man was stabbed in a fight outside Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant at 336 St. Mary St. on Jan. 4, although...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by P-Town Resident, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 1219 Views

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Santa Rita Jail inmate escapes in Oakland

An inmate from Santa Rita Jail who was being transported to Highland Hospital in Oakland this morning has escaped, according...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 1534 Views

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Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More bad behavior from the people who brought us the financial crisis

Board members at AIG are meeting tomorrow to consider suing the federal government for giving them unfavorable terms on a...

Original post made by Patriot on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 10 comments | 1028 Views

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Did Caffino (http://www.yelp.com/biz/caffino-pleasanton) on Pimlico and Santa Rita close?

I've driven by this several times recently and the drive-through coffee place seems to be closed in the parking lot near...

Original post made by caffino gone? on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Suzie, on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 3654 Views

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Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 2004 Views

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Sharks release 48-game regular season schedule following end of lockout

Following the ratification of a 10-year labor pact by players in the National Hockey League on Saturday, the San Jose sharks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 3448 Views

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Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2686 Views

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Pit bull attacks, kills woman's pet dog on Blackhawk street

A woman whose small dog was attacked and killed by a pit bull as she walked it on a quiet cul-de-sac in a gated community...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Laury, on Jan 13, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 18 comments | 1798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor's new budget includes more for education, state health care expansion

Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal yesterday for a balanced state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year that would funnel...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2013 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 1450 Views

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Nate Miley sworn in to 4th term on Alameda County board

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley was sworn in for his fourth term as supervisor for District 4 Monday in a crowded meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Reader, on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 1248 Views

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2013: Year to plan Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

Volunteers made quite a commitment when they signed on as members of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force last summer....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by June, on Jan 12, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 9 comments | 3463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Scholarships Available

Since 1965 Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1724 Views

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Dollar Tree

I just heard that a Dollar Tree store is going to be opening in Rose Pavilion center. Has anyone else heard this or know...

Original post made by Karoline on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Welcome $Tree, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 40 comments | 2838 Views
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