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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 9, 2017 at 11:33 am | 73 comments | 3648 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local high school students set to discuss stress at forum

A group of Pleasanton high school students are set to discuss stress and how they cope with it as part of a special event...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hotslide, on Feb 9, 2017 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1729 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Interfaith peace ring set for Friday in Pleasanton

A group of faith leaders in the Tri-Valley and other community members are set to gather and join hands around the Muslim...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1255 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Good Samaritan rescues driver from partially flooded car near Livermore

An Alameda County resident on Tuesday possibly saved the life of a driver trapped in a partially submerged vehicle in a creek...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2449 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council to weigh 87-home project, plus land for potential Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council is set to discuss Tuesday night approving an 87-home development where Stanley Boulevard turns...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Feb 8, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 26 comments | 2674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Your Local Newspaper

We have our local newspaper that outshines the regional and national newspapers. The regional and national newspapers...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Marie Santos, on Feb 6, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 5023 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Meditation & Addiction Recovery Meeting Starting 2/13

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the...

Original post made by RecoveryFan on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 4064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: December Bay Area home sales drop, prices climb

December Bay Area home sales and prices moved in opposite directions on a year-over-year basis, research firm CoreLogic announced....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon: CHP completes investigation into I-680 crash that killed toddler

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has begun reviewing the case and is considering whether to file charges...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 5, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concord man arrested on suspicion of Pleasanton bike theft

Pleasanton police have arrested a 38-year-old Concord man for allegedly stealing a high-end bicycle and selling it to a friend. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 5, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Question for Congressman Eric Swalwell

Congressman Swalwell, When is a Fetus not human? September 4, 2004 twins were born at Loyola University. The smallest...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Bay Parks waiving fees for veterans on holiday

The East Bay Regional Park District is waiving admission and parking fees for military veterans today in honor of Veterans...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Little more than a mouthpiece Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/02/03/letters posted...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by justwondering, on Feb 3, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 339 Views

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Young family's foundation aims at the heart

After her 38-year-old husband Michael suddenly died of cardiac arrest Sept. 17, 2009, Michelle Gable learned that he had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by clare, on Feb 3, 2017 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 3052 Views

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Zone 7 managers field questions, complaints from residents at workshop

Residents of Pleasanton, Livermore and other Tri-Valley communities peppered Zone 7 Water Agency managers with questions...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Disgruntled from Pleasanton, on Feb 2, 2017 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 2899 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley Faith Leaders Respond to Ban on Refugees

As faith leaders in the Tri-Valley, we are writing to express our concern for the new presidential administration’s blocking...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Faith Leaders on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 2, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: World-class pianists to perform with youth orchestra

What happens when a 10-year-old violinist is paired up with virtuoso pianists? Find out at this year's third annual classical...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Barbara, on Feb 1, 2017 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves superintendent search firm committee

The Pleasanton school board approved appointments for the district's superintendent search firm committee at its regular...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Concerned tax payer, on Feb 1, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views
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By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 895 views