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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 9518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's passed and present

Pleasanton has long been a great place to live, and some long-lost residents still think so. During Museum on Main's annual...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ewwww, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 2870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART officer dies after being shot by partner during Dublin search

A BART police officer was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search in Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 11 comments | 4740 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Electronic expressions

We've all been there. We press the number sequence for the department or person we need, and we hear, "Please hold." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Debby Andrews, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

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Pleasanton Sports Park renamed for Ken Mercer

Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park, a main public sports complex that extends northeast of Hopyard Road along Parkside...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by academicjock, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:36 am | 14 comments | 5224 Views

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Pleasanton police search for missing adult

Pleasanton police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 26-year-old man last seen at his home Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 5, 2015 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh: Pleasanton School District retaliated after he filed complaint

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh alleged during his testimony April 29 he was put on administrative...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 6, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 31 comments | 7010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita Road reopens after crash near AVHS

Santa Rita Road reopened this afternoon after being closed in both directions for nearly an hour just outside Amador Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 1446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police searching for suspect who fired gun in Amador Park

Officers conducted a search Friday evening at near Amador Park near the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center for a suspect who...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Nino , on Apr 25, 2016 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 2189 Views

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Oak Grove backers charge opponents with deception

Supporters of the Oak Grove plan say they'll fight to give Pleasanton an open, honest debate on the issue over building 51...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by "Shelley", on Dec 20, 2007 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 2597 Views

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Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 3004 Views

SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2812 Views

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BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Feb 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

100 degrees possible again today, but down into mid-90s on Monday

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley could see temperatures near 100 degrees again today with the thermometer dropping into the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1289 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

S.F. Mayor Newsom files paperwork to run for lieutenant governor post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom filed paperwork with the secretary of state's office Wednesday for a possible run for lieutenant...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 1302 Views

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New immigration rules will send fingerprint information on arrests to feds

Despite protests from immigrant rights groups, it appears a new sheriff's booking program that will allow more information...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:45 am | 7 comments | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by emm, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 1798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters: Vote for Piderit

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7430 posted Friday, September 24,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jon-e, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1354 Views

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Enter now! Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly again is holding its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by nancy, on Apr 23, 2013 at 2:10 am | 5 comments | 2133 Views
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