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Sheriff's deputies beaten in Castro Valley fight

Two Alameda County sheriff's deputies were hospitalized after being beaten by three suspects while trying to break up a fight...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by George Zimmerman, on May 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PLEASANTON SCHOOL BOARD & SUPERINTENDENT

Many of us moved to Pleasanton for the great public schools. Our elected school board have been sweeping issues under the...

Original post made by Laverne on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 5, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 760 Views

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Gold Medalist Appears at Pleasanton Special Olympics Event

Thanks to our Volunteers!!! We had a great Special Olympics Track Meet, it would not have been a success without such...

Original post made by Ken mano on May. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1181 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prosecutors allege Tri-Valley golf pro facing child sex abuse counts plotted to kill victims

An award-winning Livermore golf instructor who faces 75 felony counts for allegedly sexually abusing three boys he had been...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by my guess, on May 4, 2014 at 9:23 pm | 7 comments | 2210 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mary Hayashi - We're most likely done with her

The Democratic Party endorsed Bob Wieckowski for the 10th district state senate seat. He'll most likely win the primary...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 4, 2014 at 6:37 pm | 11 comments | 728 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2014 at 9:25 am | 20 comments | 2455 Views

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PPIE contributes $551,000 to benefit local schools

Good news came to the school board this month in the form of a giant ceremonial check from Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on May 3, 2014 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 3191 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions Behaving Badly - Massing against Steve Glazer

Steve Glazer is running for the local State Assembly seat. One central plank in his platform is his effort to ban BART strikes,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 3, 2014 at 1:26 am | 15 comments | 771 Views

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A's reject offer to extend lease on Coliseum

The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Oakland...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 3265 Views

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Weekly opens Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly is launching its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Margo, on May 2, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 5588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK multi-million-dollar projects in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved two new development projects that will significantly expand the Lexus auto...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by hostile takeover, on May 1, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 10 comments | 4205 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center honors volunteers

Close to 200 volunteers have been honored for their more than 12,000 hours of service last year at the Pleasanton Senior...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2271 Views

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PLEASANTON SCHOOL BOARD & SUPERINTENDANT SHENANIGANS

Pleasanton School Board Shenanigans! Many of us moved to Pleasanton for the good public schools. Our elected school board...

Original post made by Laverne Miller-Chochki on May. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 536 Views

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S.O.S. PLEASANTON SCHOOL CALENDAR CHANGE

The time is almost near.. PUSD will decide next month, May 2014 what our new school calendar will look like...starting 2015/16...the...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 74 comments | 3497 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore molestation suspect accused of trying to hire hit man

I'm surprised that this local story hasn't appeared in the Pleasanton Weekly yet. Andrew Michael Nisbet of Livermore, 32,...

Original post made by Damon on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not surprised, on Apr 30, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 430 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are You Better Off Today? Palin Addresses the NRA

As 2016 presidential hopefuls begin canvessing the early primary states, looking for a quick advantage, patriotic Americans...

Original post made by Jim for Freedom on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jim for Freedom, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 479 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Realtor recalls 40 years of selling

Veteran Tri-Valley Realtor Mike Riley, who is celebrating 40 years in the real estate business this month, offers some sage...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Rose Ortega, on Apr 30, 2014 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 3601 Views

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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 | 4224 Views
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