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Brighter street lights coming to Pleasanton

The street in front of your home will soon be a lot brighter after the sun goes down. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10930...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 13 comments | 10073 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 | 10055 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 | 9945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CVS Pharmacy fined nearly $700,000

CVS Pharmacy, which operates 850 pharmacies in California, including two in Pleasanton, has been fined $658,500 for its...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by regular Visitor, on May 30, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 11 comments | 9897 Views

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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 | 9884 Views

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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 | 9883 Views

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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 | 9835 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 | 9805 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 9804 Views

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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 | 9769 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 | 9751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Map, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 30 comments | 9723 Views

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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 | 9675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congress Prepared to Cut Funding to We The People Programs

Greetings Community Members, As of this moment Congress has excluded several civic education programs run by the federal...

Original post made by Keldon Clegg on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by doesnt matter anymore, on Feb 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 40 comments | 9667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should student enrollment at Pleasantonís high school campuses continue to increase indefinitely?

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING Monday, January 7, 2008 5:00 p.m. District Office, Board Room 4665 Bernal Avenue Should student...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 9, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 41 comments | 9606 Views

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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 | 9592 Views

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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 | 9561 Views

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Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 9528 Views

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Pleasanton school board braces for more cuts at meeting tonight, including adult ed cuts

The Pleasanton school board plans to spend an hour tonight reviewing a list of potential cuts that include eliminating the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 32 comments | 9510 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 | 9503 Views
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