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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 4362 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 4360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne has launched his bid for re-election. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/21/thorne-launches-bid-for-re-election-a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Apples and Oranges, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 4360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda court rules Overstock.com guilty of false advertising

An Alameda County Superior Court judge has found internet retailer Overstock.com engaged in false advertising and unlawful...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 4360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents - please stop speeding in student parking lots

Dear Amador Speeding Parent, On Wednesday morning, my daughter and a friend were nearly hit by you after you dropped off...

Original post made by Worried Amador parent on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by CHOLO, on Jan 25, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 27 comments | 4359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with Pleasanton school district cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by INsider, on Jan 28, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 147 comments | 4359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton OKs 350-unit apartment complex near BART-Stoneridge

New development plans are changing the face and focus of Hacienda Business Park and the city's northwest side. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bel, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:29 pm | 10 comments | 4359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police urge community to be aware of phone scams

Pleasanton police encouraged residents to be aware of phone scams that typically ask someone to send money to help a loved...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2015
Last comment by get a brain!, on Sep 5, 2015 at 10:11 am | 8 comments | 4359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organic foods market to open in Vintage Hills shopping center

The long-deteriorating, nearly empty Vintage Hills shopping center that was once facing the wrecking ball is bouncing back...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2012 at 9:18 am | 39 comments | 4358 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan, Sierra Club join Oak Grove appeal effort

The Tri-Valley region of the Sierra Club has agreed to support an appeal by former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and her citizens'...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 21, 2008 at 6:21 pm | 53 comments | 4358 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Senior housing, but no Sharks on Staples Ranch

A groundbreaking celebration is scheduled Oct. 24 for Stoneridge Creek, an 800-unit retirement community on Staples Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by LivermoreRez , on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 4357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 4356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition

Representatives of IKEA will hold two community meetings next week to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bob QP, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 30 comments | 4355 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote Tuesday: Lund Ranch Measure K dominates Pleasanton ballot

Pleasanton voters are casting their ballots in the June 7 primary election on a myriad of issues and candidates, ranging...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Jun 8, 2016 at 7:11 am | 40 comments | 4354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County's District attorney, criminal courts moving to Dublin next year

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley seemed quite neighborly last week when she asked local Realtors for their...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 4354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local gymnast has sensational season

Lacy Dagen, a 9-year-old gymnast from Pleasanton, just completed her level 7 season. She was one of only 25 9-year-olds in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 4353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donate prom dresses to the Princess Project

Ladies: Do you have any fancy dresses hanging around your closet? Give them a new chance at life - but, more importantly,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Teresa, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:57 am | 5 comments | 4351 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 4345 Views

SPORTS

Joselito Gonzaga Memorial Fund

In memory of Joselito Gonzaga, beloved baseball coach in Pleasanton and in support of his wife and 3 children, a fund has...

Original post made by Joanne Berson on Sep. 15, 2012
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