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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High principal taking new job in Cupertino

Principal Greg Giglio is leaving Village High, the district's alternative school, after seven years at the helm to take a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 3570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 3566 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 3560 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 3560 Views

RESTAURANTS

Vinny's 2 Go - when and why did this place close?

I loved going to Vinny's 2 Go for panini sandwiches and pizza. I hadn't been there in a couple of months, and when I drove...

Original post made by Tom on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Angela, on Oct 18, 2007 at 7:36 pm | 5 comments | 3555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton elementary schools honored for excellence by state

Five elementary schools in Pleasanton were recognized Wednesday as 2014 California Distinguished Schools by State Superintendent...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agreed!!!, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 3544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall is Getting his 15 minutes of Fame, and then some

Just heard on NPR a news story about Cody being charged with murder. All the details were included and the announcer stated...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Trace, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should student enrollment at Pleasanton’s high school campuses continue to increase indefinitely?

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING Monday, January 7, 2008 5:00 p.m. District Office, Board Room 4665 Bernal Avenue Should student...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 9, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 41 comments | 3541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Know the Candidates in the Pleasanton City Council Race

The Pleasanton Tea Party (PTP) is launching one of its own for the Pleasanton City Council in the upcoming election. It...

Original post made by Rae on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 8, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 40 comments | 3537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castlewood's locked out union workers march in downtown Pleasanton

A group of former Castlewood Country Club unionized workers and their union's representatives marched in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by WLP, on Dec 18, 2011 at 9:52 am | 35 comments | 3536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scool Budget Crisis: Have we really thought outside the box?

A couple of months ago I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | 148 comments | 3534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents drive toward kids crossing streets

I have been observing this phenomenon every day for the past 7 years. I drive past three Pleasanton schools as I drop...

Original post made by Louise on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Kristina, on Oct 15, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 3533 Views

AROUND TOWN

400 seniors at Amador Valley High must retake AP tests due to 'irregulaties'

Nearly 400 Amador Valley High School students will have to retake the Advanced Placement exams next week due to testing irregularities,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by A Student , on May 31, 2014 at 12:33 am | 33 comments | 3533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton driver killed in early Saturday morning crash on I-680 in Danville

The Contra Costa County coroner's office reported Sunday that Michael Rose, 46, of Pleasanton, was the driver killed in a...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 2, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 50 comments | 3531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 3526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Wells Fargo inside Safeway robbed Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4570 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 29, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 3 comments | 3521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 3520 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two dead in Pleasanton shooting

A mother and daughter were fatally shot Monday evening. Pleasanton Police received a call around 6 p.m. about a homicide...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:18 am | 20 comments | 3519 Views

AROUND TOWN

A breath of fresh air? Hurry and take it

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force is moving forward with its "preferred plan," calling for retail, commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by McDaddy, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 3519 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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