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Police searching for teen missing from home

Pleasanton police are searching for a teen girl who may have run away from home. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/23/police-searching-for-teen-...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Axis receives national awards for quality of services

Axis Community Health recently received not one, but two national quality awards from the federal Health Resources and Services...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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Mayor's Award for 2015 goes to John Sensiba

John Sensiba, managing partner of the Sensiba San Filippo accounting firm in Pleasanton and a well-known city and civic leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by DeAnna Armario, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 2438 Views

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Brock Roby honored with 2013 Mayor's Award

Brock Roby, a civil engineer, chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and for many years a church ministry leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Brett, on Sep 24, 2015 at 2:05 am | 8 comments | 2809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Bull takes reins at Donlon

Bull, 43, is Donlon's new principal, but the city resident is no stranger to Pleasanton Unified. He worked for the past 15...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Shauna Johnson, on Sep 23, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1362 Views

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Scholarship fund established to memorialize Foothill senior

In the wake of a Foothill High senior's sudden death last week, members of the school's booster club have set up a college...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Em, on Sep 23, 2015 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 5280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing for attorney Spencer Freeman Smith

He'll be sentenced for the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu, who was visiting from China and on his bicycle. This was back in...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 22, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 337 Views

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Pleasanton Lions Club holding Fall fundraiser on Main Street tonight

The Pleasanton Lions Club is hosting its fourth annual Fall Restaurant and Shoppe Walk fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. tonight on...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Sep 22, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 798 Views

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Drought action: Residents sacrifice, get creative to conserve water amid dry conditions

Pleasanton resident Kate Swinehart faced a choice when the seemingly never-ending drought left little water to sustain her...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stella, on Sep 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 3706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 3738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 3803 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Well-Written Editorial on the Deming Case by Gina Channel-Allen

One of the PW editors wrote what I think is a very good and balanced editorial on the recent press release by the Deming...

Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Sep 21, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 1930 Views

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Pleasanton native awaiting lung transplant meets Taylor Swift

The petite blonde woman took a deep breath -- which was difficult because her lungs were failing a little more every day....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CC, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

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Pleasanton police department adds 2 new officers, promotes 2 others

The Pleasanton Police Department expanded this week as it welcomed two new officers and promoted two others to higher ranks. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Lou Stuhle, on Sep 21, 2015 at 11:06 am | 14 comments | 2876 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Chick A Fils replacing Denny's?

Recently noticed Denny's on Owens Drive is closed. Is Chick A fils taking that spot? I thought Chick A fils was going...

Original post made by highdiver on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 21, 2015 at 9:27 am | 10 comments | 1599 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 2917 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congregation Beth Emek introduces new prayer book for Rosh Hashanah

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton introduced a new Reform Judaism prayer book at its Rosh Hashanah services. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1798 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Independent report comissioned by Geregos shows no drugs in John Deming

In the news...this is from the report from an "independent" forensic toxicologist hired by the family's attorney, Geregos...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 17, 2015 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 479 Views

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Neighborliness in Birdland takes a hit

he neighborliness of one of Pleasanton's oldest and largest communities -- Birdland -- took a hit at a recent City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 25 comments | 4657 Views

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Water experts talk diversifying water supply at city summit

Members of local water agencies and economic boards gathered Tuesday morning to tackle a looming, difficult question: What...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 2087 Views
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