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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug Sniffing Dogs at Amador Valley?

Today I received this message from the PTSA at Amador Valley High School: "A special PTSA General Meeting will take place...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 16, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 61 comments | 8340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 8326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD says female student killed by train near downtown this afternoon

The PUSD has confirmed that a female student was struck and killed by a train around 2:30 p.m. Police are still investigating...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bethany, on Feb 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 236 comments | 8273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton North Rotary 'Starry Night' gala set for tonight

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its 24th annual fundraiser gala tonight, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carol Moberg, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 8233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge glistens as 25,000 LED lights turned on for 2-year-long show

About 25,000 LED lights were turned on last week as part of an impressive light sculpture on the western span of the Bay...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by vincent, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 14 comments | 8225 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the unmarked police minivan?

I saw someone get pulled over by a unmarked white minivan that had the typical flashing red & blue lights in the upper part...

Original post made by Brian on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Teacher, on Dec 30, 2010 at 10:26 am | 20 comments | 8180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 sent to hospital after head-on crash

Three people were sent to a hospital Friday afternoon following a head-on collision involving a wrong-way driver on a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 7, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 32 comments | 8175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 8131 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Party Seeks Genuine Intellectual Leadership: Limbaugh, Levin, and Palin Are on Tap

The Republican National Committee, expressing its dismay at the kinds of questions asked during nationally televised Republican...

Original post made by Intrepid on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 8115 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Spotornos' Full Page PW Ad

I'd like to draw attention to the full page ad the Spotornos took out in yesterday's Pleasanton Weekly. Did anyone not see...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cheap Motorhomes, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:50 am | 21 comments | 8102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 8080 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Raucous Caucus: Inheriting the Wind

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 12, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 12 comments | 8057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raising money one door at a time

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too old for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by duped??, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 24 comments | 8036 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cold snap comes to Pleasanton starting today

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving weekend will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 17 comments | 8033 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A new era in police vehicles rolls into Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department's marked patrol car fleet is transitioning to an entirely new era of police vehicles. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 37 comments | 8026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interfaith Interconnect: A melting pot of religious diversity

The Tri-Valley is home to many different faiths and denominations, making it a melting pot of religious and cultural traditions....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by eric liddell, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:12 am | 8 comments | 7981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway exiting Chicago area market

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 11 of its Dominick's stores...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Logical Capital, on Dec 3, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 7978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almost 250 city of Pleasanton govt employees make > $100,000 per year!

Did you see the article in the Valley Times and the Herald regarding "Six-Figure Government Salaries Abound in the Bay Area"...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Wake up People, on Sep 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 23 comments | 7861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon adds Pleasanton sites to improve service

The Verizon Wireless Network announced this week that it has added new 4G LTE cell sites along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by VZ not worst, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 7833 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 7826 Views
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