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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Troubled schools

The turnover of principals in the past few years and a series of nasty allegations by and against teachers and administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 52 comments | 9556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly presents 2013 Heroes awards

The Pleasanton Weekly presented its 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes awards to community, school and organization leaders last night...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 9432 Views

SPORTS

Doggie delight

It was animal heaven downtown last night as hundreds of owners entered their pets in the popular Pooch Parade, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 9274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Walnut Grove principal files claim against district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave Oct. 25, has filed a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 24, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 63 comments | 9234 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Mall opens to crowds of anxious shoppers at midnight

Stoneridge Shopping Center gave shoppers an early start on their holiday buying today by opening the mall at 12 midnight...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Timmy!, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 9089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans in Pleasanton and the gap is only growing

For years registered Republicans widely outnumbered registered Democrats in the City of Pleasanton. Those days are long gone....

Original post made by Delta Tim on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:00 am | 50 comments | 9074 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 9058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis Blog: California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration

California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration By Mark Curtis “Welcome to the Obama Express!” said the flight attendant,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 9053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Secret PUSD Lawsuits: Zangle v. Pleasanton Unified School District

I am wondering why lawsuits are filed against Pleasanton Unified School District that never seem to appear on the PUSD agendas....

Original post made by Yet Another Lawsuit on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by A concerned parent, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 43 comments | 8973 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Post-Election Data Reveals Obama's Socialist Ambitions

If there ever was any doubt about the communist anti-colonialist from Kenya, the following data should be the nail in the...

Original post made by Rita Mandwhepe on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 8951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 15, 2013 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 8778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 8729 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 8713 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin's Lockhart back in the news to help schools

One of Pleasanton's favorite neighboring politicians--former Dublin mayor Janet Lockhart--has just been named executive director...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 8676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why so many Haters of Ruby Hill?

One thing I've noticed in my short time on the PW Town Square Forum is that so many contributors seem to have this intense...

Original post made by maja7 on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:17 am | 61 comments | 8672 Views

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Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, 20

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, daughter of Lisa and Joseph Oefelein and a 2012 graduate of Amador Valley High School, died last Tuesday....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:17 am | 16 comments | 8655 Views

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News digest

Get CERTified Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/10/25/news-digest posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 8644 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway reimburses "Rewards" members overcharged at gas stations

Safeway Inc. has agreed to reimburse some "rewards" members and pay a fine after overcharging customers at a gas station...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dknute, on Aug 26, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 8627 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 | 8594 Views

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Black Friday? That's so yesterday

If you can't find a place to park today as you make your way around town to start your Christmas shopping, think positive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Quote of the day, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 7 comments | 8582 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Endorsement thoughts
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
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