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BOOKS & MOVIES

Letters

I prefer Cook-Kallio Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/10/07/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Dave Stevenson, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodguys car show taking over fairgrounds this weekend

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is set to kick off its 2017 show season with the 35th All American Get-Together this...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transparency and the Pleasanton Unified School District

The continuing desire by many of us in Pleasanton for the Pleasanton Unified School District to be transparent continues...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent and taxpayer on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 77 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Charro Road Extension to Stanley Blvd.

The City Council approved (3 to 1) placing a feasibility study on the priority list to extend El Charro Road from Hwy. 580...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 74 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 Mothership Democratic Party, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 2341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD launches online survey, sets forums for superintendent search

Community members interested in giving PUSD input for its superintendent search can do so online and in person this month. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 1626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council moves forward with Bernal community farm planning

The Pleasanton City Council gave the green light Tuesday to continue planning efforts toward bringing a community farm to...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jen, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct

Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Rick1, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 3244 Views

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City Council opts not to prioritize east side planning

Planning for how to develop mostly vacant land on Pleasanton’s east side remains off the city’s priority list in the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 22 comments | 2967 Views

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Columbus Did Not Discover America

How can someone claim to "discover" something that already exists? Does a tree exist if no one is observing it? What is...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 3394 Views

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Emails show ex-PUSD superintendent accused of inappropriate conduct before firing

A female PUSD employee accused Rick Rubino of inappropriate behavior less than a month before he was fired as the district’s...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 5747 Views

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New Civic Center Project

Do we need a new Civic Center? (1) The current estimated cost of the proposed new Civic Center is up to $200 Million. (2)...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Mar 21, 2017 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council to discuss Bernal community farm

The Pleasanton City Council is set Tuesday to consider whether to move forward with additional planning toward bringing a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Where are the Plesanton police?

4 cars go through the red arrow at multiple intersections in Pleasanton every day; I know because I see them. Where are...

Original post made by Paul on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 20, 2017 at 7:12 pm | 9 comments | 1060 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board talks next steps in superintendent search

At a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Pleasanton school board and members of the recently hired executive search firm...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cardboard Cutout, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 9 comments | 1526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Officials praise I-580 express lanes for first-year results

Interstate 580's toll express lanes through the Tri-Valley marked their one-year anniversary last month, and so far, the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 20, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 1444 Views

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After more protests, council agrees to consider Owens Drive traffic problems on Feb. 21

Although 10 BART commuters complained to the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday night about Owens Drive traffic changes,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Skylar, on Mar 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 18 comments | 3816 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Irish spirit: Dublin set to welcome 80,000 revelers for St. Patrick's Day celebration

It's nearly 5,000 miles -- or a roughly 12-hour flight -- between neighboring Dublin, California and its international namesake...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2017
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Is Pleasanton the Next Sanctuary City?

Fremont just became a Sanctuary City. It seems City governments are being allowed to pass this measure without even an effort...

Original post made by Just Asking on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 275 Views
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Frustrated local officials push BART
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Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops
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Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 515 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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