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Foothill teacher out on bail after drug arrest

A Foothill High School teacher is out on bail after being arrested Oct. 26 on drug charges Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8099...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Former Falcon, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:49 am | 74 comments | 3834 Views

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Volunteers needed for Sandra J. Wing's Healing Therapy Foundation

Volunteers are needed for Sandra J. Wing's Healing Therapies annual fundraiser that will be held March 2 at the Palm Event...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by volunteer, on Jan 9, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

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Block of ice falls from sky, hits roof of house

A basketball-size block of ice fell from the sky and hit the roof of a Fremont home at about 6 p.m. Sunday in Fremont. A...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Uncle Bob, you are stupid, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 1736 Views

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Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views

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Pleasanton Council switches children's theater provider despite parents' protests

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last week with a controversial recommendation of its Civic Arts Commission by awarding...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Check your spelling, on Mar 27, 2013 at 8:22 am | 10 comments | 2153 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit trying to cross I-580

One lane of I-580 in Pleasanton was blocked after a truck hit a pedestrian who was reportedly attempting to cross the freeway,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 3753 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 4184 Views

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BART customer satisfaction drops

BART is looking to improve service after numbers from a recent survey revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 9 comments | 3353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony Monday at former Walnut...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ann O'Neal is correct, on May 2, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 1904 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Study claims Bay Area roads among some of worst in country

The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/26/study-claims-bay-area-roads-among-some-of-worst-in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 1501 Views

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Starbucks planning drive-through-only kiosk at Rose Pavilion

Starbucks is planning to build a drive-through-only coffee shop in the Rose Pavilion just off the I-580/Santa Rita Road interchange. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Oct 29, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 2108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gridley administrator named new Pleasanton school superintendent

Rick Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified School District in Butte County, was named as Pleasanton's new superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 4400 Views

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Come to city's Open House tomorrow

For a fun-filled and close-up look at how Pleasanton operates, don't miss the city's open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 3, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2239 Views

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Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 3768 Views

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Pleasanton council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a downsized $87.3 million operating budget for fiscal 2009-10 when it...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:48 am | 17 comments | 1640 Views

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Special Needs Children Kidz Karnival

Joni and Friends and CrossWinds Church partner for families affected by disability. The "Kidz Karnival" is from noon to 2...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Special Needs Aide, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 1170 Views

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Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Blood drives held in biggest time of need

Whether it be because of illness or travel, donating blood isn't very popular in winter or the summer. This is of concern...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Barnton, on Feb 22, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 1246 Views

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BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports record $442 million in earnings for 2009

Ross Stores, Inc. yesterday reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended Jan.30 of $1.16, up 53 percent from $.76 for...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 1148 Views

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Peaceful war protest is planned tonight

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a Peaceful War Protest tonight from 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the corners of First...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 1583 Views
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