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RESTAURANTS

What Happened to La Vite?

We were going to have dinner at La Vite in Hopyard Village last weekend and saw that it is closed. Does anyone know what...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART customer satisfaction drops

BART is looking to improve service after numbers from a recent survey revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 9 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding Common Core

As the first month of the new year ends, the Pleasanton school district is continuing to fully implement the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by David, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 32 comments | 5684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district loses ruling in Vranesh case

An attempt by the Pleasanton Unified School District to deny former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh a hearing into its...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by JOM, on Feb 4, 2015 at 10:40 am | 45 comments | 11567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Sidewalks

I love our downtown and always try to support these businesses. However, I can't help but notice that a few restaurants...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 3, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 18 comments | 1869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Council ends two months of debate, chooses Wehrenberg for vacant seat

After nearly 15 hours of public and closed-door meetings over the last two months, the Dublin City Council last night voted...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Andy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 9 comments | 2698 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Review: 'Les Mis' hits all the right notes

Haunting music performed to perfection. Comic relief delivered with verve. A good man rising above injustices done to him....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Feb 2, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador student reaches for horizon in motorcycle racing

Amador Valley High School student Tony Davila is an athlete of a different sort. Besides being a varsity wrestler, he is...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 2, 2015 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AV Student Want Change

To Pleasanton Weekly readers- My name is Sophia Holbrook and I am a member of AVHS's school newspaper staff. I run the online...

Original post made by Sophia Holbrook on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Paula, on Jan 31, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 32 comments | 2151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board discusses laptop program for Pleasanton middle schools

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from middle school principals at its meeting last night about a proposal to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:43 am | 20 comments | 3177 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton author pens allergen-conscious cookbook

Pleasanton resident Christina Gray decided she needed to learn all she could about food allergies, and she spent the next...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lisa C, on Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 3629 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Finding a fresh perspective with life coaches

When Caroline, 42, welcomed a woman into her home, courtesy of Airbnb, the two ended up having some good conversations. The...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Sutton, on Jan 30, 2015 at 5:08 am | 10 comments | 4905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Albertsons, Safeway receive clearance for proposed merger

AB Acquisition LLC, which owns Boise-based Albertsons, and Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 3538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County offering no-cost tax preparation for low/moderate income taxpayers

The Alameda County Social Services Agency (SSA) is providing no cost IRS-certified tax preparation assistance to low- and...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Sarah Holtzclaw, on Jan 29, 2015 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Millennials seek smaller houses, but won't sacrifice details

As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ptowngal, on Jan 28, 2015 at 10:54 pm | 5 comments | 2753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2477 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 urges everyone to keep conserving water use

Despite all that rain in December, serious drought conditions persist and Zone 7 urges everyone in its service area to continue...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 27, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 7 comments | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Financial reports for 16th Assembly District candidates show Orinda councilman ahead

Fundraising is well under way for candidates eyeing the 16th State Assembly District that includes Pleasanton, a position...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by e, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2541 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IRS warns about phone scams, phishing as 2015 tax season gets underway

The IRS is kicking off the Dirty Dozen tax scams campaign for 2015 this week with pervasive phone scam and phishing the first...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police see increase in daytime home burglaries

Pleasanton police put out a warning Thursday through Nixle about an increase in daytime residential burglaries. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 27, 2015 at 9:43 am | 31 comments | 6088 Views
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