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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees in principle to bringing drug dogs onto high school campuses

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jan 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 78 comments | 2572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newest API scores show Pleasanton slipping when ranked with similar schools.

The newest published API scores show Pleasanton Unified really slipping when ranked with similar schools. This ranking is...

Original post made by Scores are sinking! on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by localyocal, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2570 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers file lawsuit

Taiwan-based property owners Jennifer and Frederic Lin have filed a suit in Alameda County Superior Court against opponents...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 22, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 27 comments | 2569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu Vaccine-Do Any Pediatricans Have It?

My pediatrician's office does not have swine flu vaccine until the end of October. Is this true of all pediatricans? ...

Original post made by Susan on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Carmen, on Oct 26, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 11 comments | 2569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

High density, multi-story apartment project OKd for Pleasanton's California Center

A new multi-story, high density apartment project and adjoining retail center was approved last week by the Pleasanton City...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by eyeball, on Apr 29, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 23 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Deborah, on Mar 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 2564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Morgan fire on eastern slope of Mount Diablo now 45% contained

The Morgan Fire, which has blackened the slopes of Mount Diablo and caused the evacuation of dozens of homes, is now 45%...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by republicrat, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:00 am | 5 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's running?

Looks like Mary Roberts is going to attempt a run for Mayor and Howard Neely is going to try for a Council seat. That's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:10 pm | 34 comments | 2560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Gap is now $8M and a Proposal for debate

PUSD has distributed an updated budget gap analysis showing a need to reduce expenditures by $8M. PUSD's proposed reductions...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:14 am | 84 comments | 2560 Views

SPORTS

Vote in our Mom-Daughter Lookalike Contest!!!

Follow this link http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2008.mothers_day/index.php to see photos of the 10 finalists and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by one eye, on May 1, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Julie Testa

annoying?...

Original post made by Kid on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Anonynous, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 42 comments | 2557 Views

AROUND TOWN

New apartment complex planned for West Las Positas Boulevard

Another in a series of developers interested in building affordable high density apartment complexes in Pleasanton has had...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 6 comments | 2556 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schedules two public meetings on Staples Ranch park plans

Two community meetings have been scheduled on Feb. 7 and Feb. 9 to gain comments from the public about plans for developing...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 2555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen eliminated from 'American Idol'

Three weeks after her "American Idol" San Francisco audition, Pleasanton teen Maddy Hudson was cut Feb. 19 from the Fox TV...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When it comes to numbers, Pleasanton Council, school board 'Excel'

If you like numbers, you should have been at the joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and the Pleasanton school board. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by But when it comes to buildings, Fails, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 10 comments | 2554 Views
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