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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' graduation rate above California results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2014 for the fifth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 2, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 12 comments | 3481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers sound off on possible Lund Ranch referendum

Letters, phone calls and Town Square postings on the Pleasanton Weekly's website have been coming fast and furiously since...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:23 pm | 64 comments | 3481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill takes Antioch in thrilling final play, now faces De La Salle

Turning in arguably their hardest fought effort of the season, the Foothill football team pulled off a one-for-the-ages win,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Foothill Fan, on Dec 3, 2015 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 3480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Front yards again a place for political signs

Political campaign signs are starting to dot the Pleasanton landscape as candidates and their supporters work the precincts,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 3474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court Rules on students'4th Amendment rights with drug dog

SPS Did NOT violate students'4th Amendment rights with drug sniffing dog search, court rules http://www.news-leader.com/article/20120130/NEWS04/301300086/0/NEWS04/?odyssey...

Original post made by Judge Judy on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by questioned?, on Jan 31, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 22 comments | 3472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearst principal named assessment coordinator in Pleasanton school district

Mike Kufal, the longtime principal at Hearst Elementary School, has been appointed as the new coordinator of assessment in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Chris47, on Oct 1, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 3472 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Purple potty making the rounds

A special purple-painted toilet is making the rounds and it's all in the name of fighting cancer. To the casual observer,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nancy, on May 26, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 27 comments | 3471 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD says recently approved worker bonuses not likely

Even though the Dublin San Ramon Services District board of directors recently approved plans to award workers with bonuses...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Morgan, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 3471 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 3469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3469 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

And baby makes five generations

Maria Lima celebrated her 96th birthday recently with five generations of her family; the youngest was her great-great-granddaughter...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 3468 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Relatives, Friends,Clergy, Coaches, etc. The Real Risk to Children

I am frustrated with adults, we don't want to face the real threat to our children, which is people they know and trust....

Original post made by Jan on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Mar 4, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 3467 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Plaudits for Parks/Recreation Master Plan

The Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the city's new Parks and Recreation Master Plan, and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer Pearce, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 3466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wente concert tonight to support wounded warriors

A benefit concert to raise funds to support the ongoing needs of wounded veterans in the Tri-Valley will be held tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3465 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 3463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 3463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquake, fire emergency preparedness class Tuesday

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will be providing a free Personal Emergency Preparedness class in the multipurpose...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 27, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 3462 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 3461 Views
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