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Letters

Really Pleasanton? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/11/06/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Consider the source, on Nov 10, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 4 comments | 2000 Views

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Pleasanton New Leaf's Smart Giving for Food Bank is Underway

Join New Leaf in supporting Alameda County Community Food Bank by participating in New Leaf's Smart Giving Program this...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Patti Bond, on Nov 10, 2015 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 494 Views

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Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival, cites lack of volunteers

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2015 at 9:37 am | 11 comments | 2867 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 WeWentThroughLaptop, on Nov 10, 2015 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 4262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District leaders' departures expected or exodus?

Several Pleasanton Unified School District leaders have left the district in the past six months, prompting questions from...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by John Gomes, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board expected to issue approval for search firm, hear union agreement Tuesday

The Pleasanton Unified school board will meet Tuesday night to decide whether to approve a contract with an Omaha-based superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by SoMuchLitigation, on Nov 9, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

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99 Ranch uses 24,000 gallons of water a day

I just read an article of the SF Chronicle website, not sure if all the facts are true. But, they printed it so it must...

Original post made by highdiver on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by sknywench, on Nov 9, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 7 comments | 766 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Realtors market to Chinese to drive up prices, profits

In the Nov 30 SF Chronicle, Columnist Kathleen Pender writes: "About a dozen ... Realtors returned last week from a trip...

Original post made by Just Greed? on Nov. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 428 Views

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Second preschool OK'd for Vintage Hills Shopping Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by Genius Kids to open a second preschool and daycare facility in the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Local, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 1721 Views

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Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1385 Views

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Community of Character - Scholarship Deadline is Mon, Nov 9, 2015

The Community of Character Collaborative invites all High School seniors in Pleasanton to apply for the annual Juanita Haugen...

Original post made by Ken mano on Nov. 8, 2015
There are no comments yet. 267 Views

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Foothill: 35, Amador Valley 7; game on TV30 tonight

Tri-Valley Television covered Friday night's game which Foothill High won 35-7 over Amador Valley, with the station's play-by-play...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 7, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 2462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh

Heard that the transcript of the Varnish hearing is available. Will PW get and post it? Might be fun reading to actually...

Original post made by George on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by OhReally?, on Nov 7, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 14 comments | 1285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mariachi makes musical arrival in Pleasanton

A new musical program has arrived in Pleasanton, adding the sounds of the guitarron and vihuela to the school district's...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Annoyed White Girl, on Nov 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

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Harmony Fusion Chorus at Lynnewood United Methodist at 2 p.m. today

Ever have a song stuck in your head that you can't get rid of? And it's a song you're embarrassed to even admit liking? Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Gary Harmon, on Nov 7, 2015 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1039 Views

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Planners OK Starbucks drive-up kiosk at Rose Pavilion

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved plans by Starbucks to build a drive-up/walk up-only coffee shop in the Rose...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by no, on Nov 6, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 2234 Views

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It's the big game: Foothill vs. Amador Valley Friday night

Make no mistake about it, the East Bay Athletic League football championship banner will hang in Pleasanton this season,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Footballers friend, on Nov 6, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 3570 Views

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Homemade Signs Posted All Over!!

I can appreciate people wanting to advertise or post a lost pet notice around town. The problem is when the event is over...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 6, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diwali celebration to shine light on Pleasanton schools' music program

A celebration of the Indian holiday Diwali is coming to Pleasanton next month to raise money for the school district's band...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by WIOP, on Nov 6, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 6 comments | 3644 Views

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Obama Rejcts Construction of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Which is the lesser evil, Keystone oil pipeline or moving the crude by rail car? Which has the least impact on the environment? With...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 6, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 272 Views
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Special interest legislation that belongs in the trash can
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