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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss new possible calendar options

The Pleasanton school board will meet Tuesday night to hear a report on the non-traditional calendar for the 2015-16 school...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 28, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 24 comments | 4072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes to move forward on East Side development planning

Following through on their campaign pledges, newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton City Council voted last...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by To Bill, on Dec 22, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 24 comments | 4802 Views

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School board approves 2015-16 calendar

The Pleasanton school board approved the dates for the 2015-16 instructional calendar Tuesday evening, with a start date...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 2, 2015 at 7:11 am | 24 comments | 4880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Penalties for excess water use could be reinstated by City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will be asked tonight to reinstate monetary penalties for businesses and residents who's use...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lynn, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 2658 Views

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Whole Foods opens to huge crowds in Dublin

Crowds filled the sidewalks and part of the parking lot Wednesday for the grand opening of Whole Foods' 43rd Bay Area market...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Skysky, on May 27, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 24 comments | 4327 Views

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PLEASANTON COUNCIL MEMBER KARLA BROWN IS WRONG

Karla Brown wants to reduce senior water and sewer discounts from 20% to 15% because seniors are "multi-millionaires that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 653 Views

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Should Pleasanton allow medical marijuana dispensaries?

The City Council is expected to approve a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Should dispensaries be allowed...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 23 comments | 4716 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove wins council approval in 4-1 vote

The City Council voted 4-1 to give final approval to the Oak Grove project Tuesday, which will allow the landowners to build...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Concerned about Growth, on Nov 16, 2007 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 4530 Views

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Builder scuttles $10-million waterpark at Shadow Cliffs

Plans for a multi-million-dollar California Splash waterpark that could have attracted tens of thousands of water enthusiasts...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 23 comments | 3182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Fragrances in Pleasanton classrooms

Many teachers in Pleasanton public schools use a device in the classroom that emits a chemical fragrance. If you go to...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 23 comments | 3336 Views

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Planning Commissioner Fox to decide this week on mayor's race

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox said she is considering challenging Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elective post,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Someone who has been to a planning commission meeting, on Feb 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 2283 Views

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Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 3849 Views

SPORTS

Experience the best of Pleasanton

For anyone looking for an inexpensive and fun night out, Friday night is the "Battle of Pleasanton" at Amador Valley High...

Original post made by Don Fan on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 15, 2008 at 6:02 pm | 23 comments | 2683 Views

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Angela Street fire investigation winding down

Without getting into details, a Pleasanton police sergeant said this week that investigators expect to wrap up their examination...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Lisa B., on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 2345 Views

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All I was looking for was information on the parcel tax

I am amazed at what I read in the Town Square Forum. Yesterday, I got two different written opinions on the parcel tax for...

Original post made by Dave Walden on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:53 am | 23 comments | 3168 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland PD Officers

What a tragedy. Those poor families. ...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 23 comments | 2214 Views

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Has anyone seen the Dilbert House lately?

As I walk my dog through the Hearst and Vintage Hills neighborhood area and observe the progress being made on the Adams...

Original post made by Perplexed on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:11 am | 23 comments | 2213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"No on G" guarantees larger class sizes

With the uncertainty about how the governor's May revise will affect next year's school budget, it is hard to know how severe...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on May 20, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 23 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Why I voted 'no' on Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5631 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 1857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

When reporters asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to comment on complaints about major cuts to state services and education following...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 23 comments | 1560 Views
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