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Talking Points

Darn. I had National Grammar Day marked on my calendar March 4 but was so busy working, it completely slipped my mind. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by get real, on Mar 19, 2008 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 3450 Views

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Debate on Iraq

Just what is the Mayors agenda with going forward with this debate, does she plan to run for senator or governor, does she...

Original post made by Sherry W on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did you feel it? 4.0 magnitude earthquake felt here at 2:41 a.m.

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck an area near Fremont this morning, and was felt by many in Pleasanton. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by member, on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 3448 Views

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City OKs 2-story addition to Val Vista home

After a two-hour-long exchange of words, Rodney and Trina Lopez won the City Council's approval to add a second floor to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 27 comments | 3448 Views

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Harvest Park interim principal announced

The Pleasanton school district has appointed Pleasanton Middle School vice principal Jill Butler as the interim principal...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Don, on Jun 25, 2015 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 3448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Adams, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 3448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 3447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 3446 Views

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The ultimate festival

Every year at the end of August, parts of the East Bay start to empty out; people go on unexplained, mysterious vacations...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 3446 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day Tuesday at the polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 21 comments | 3446 Views

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Upscale, high-density apartment project planned for Bernal-Stanley corner

A 16-acre site at the southeast corner of Bernal Avenue and Stanley Boulevard where Home Depot once proposed to build a second...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 20 comments | 3444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High School Aresst

Earlier this week I was informed by my child thata freshman boy was arrested at Foothill during first period on Wednesday...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 3442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 3442 Views

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Rice out as chief of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

David Rice, the longtime president and director of the multi-million-dollar-funded Tri-Valley Community Foundation, was fired...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by disapointed, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:16 am | 27 comments | 3442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police confirm body placed in trash can was a woman

Police and the Alameda County Coroner's Office have so far been unable to identify the woman whose body was placed inside...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Rational Reality, on May 29, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 17 comments | 3442 Views

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School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 3441 Views

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Consider life without owning a car

Most baby boomers couldn't envision their early adult years without a car. However, times are changing and younger commuters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 5, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 7 comments | 3441 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 3440 Views

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Independence Day fireworks planned on Las Positas College campus

The Livermore Area Parks & Recreation District Foundation is sponsoring a return of fireworks in that city this year, with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 3440 Views

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Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 3440 Views
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