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AROUND TOWN

Harvest Park students nab global championship

Two Harvest Park Middle School students are already at the top of their game. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/12/harvest-park-students-nab-glo...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vtasan Madabushi, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 5 comments | 2318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

#63 Ranking in Best Places to Live

"A family-oriented town an hour from both San Francisco and Monterey, Pleasanton has one of the strongest school districts...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2317 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Democrats explained - Why they vote as they do...

Clipped from Vision to America website.... Painfully true - explains a lot. "When your friends cannot explain why they...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Answer, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves accountability plan

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Deport Cholo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 2315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE THE TONGANS

You might have noticed a lot of landscaping renovations around town the last few months being done by crews of Tongans. ...

Original post made by James on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2008 at 5:50 am | 32 comments | 2314 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 32 comments | 2313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Robys: Our couple of the year

Anne and Brock Roby have been named "Couple of the Year" for 2013, joining the select group of individuals and couples who...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Roger , on Mar 21, 2014 at 1:43 am | 7 comments | 2313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congregation Beth Emek names David Katz interim rabbi

After a summer of lay leaders holding services, Congregation Beth Emek of Pleasanton has hired Rabbi David A. Katz as interim...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Controlling, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2312 Views

SPORTS

EBAL Softball Predictions

EBAL softball is fast approaching. What teams are the favorites and which one will be the surprise?...

Original post made by Highntight on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rubies Fan, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Park and ride

Hi, what time does the Park and Ride at 7295 Johnson Drive fill up in the morning? Is there any place I can park in case...

Original post made by Jasmine on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by KB, on Nov 27, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 6 comments | 2311 Views

SPORTS

Can we use our baseball fields please,!

How is it that in one of the most sought after city's in the bay area highly educated and financially stable we can't use...

Original post made by Batter on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Batter, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:35 am | 13 comments | 2311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find car thief suspect hiding in garbage bag

A man who allegedly stole a vehicle then ran away when officers approached him was found hiding inside a plastic trash can...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by good job, on Jan 7, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Pleasanton Garbage Service so slow in switching out cans?

I called Pleasanton Garbage the other day to inquire when I'll be getting a smaller garbage can -- I ordered one back in...

Original post made by A resident on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tony F., on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2310 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Rage defeats Mill Valley Rockers 1-0

The U12 Rage White played a solid game in their 3-1 victory over the Mill Valley Rockers at the Pleasanton Sports park Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by bluesquare, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 2310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 2309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2308 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stark/McNerney Town Hall Meeting Saturday

I wanted to let you know that Congressman Jerry McNerney and Congressman Pete Stark will be hosting a joint town hall meeting...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 1, 2007 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 2307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locking the thread on Amador behavior

Interesting that this subject is locked when the messages in the editors mind were becoming less that "community of character"...

Original post made by raven on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Wendy, on Nov 16, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2307 Views
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