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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rage girls donate handmade supplies to pets in need

Pleasanton Rage U11 Orange and White team members joined together this fall to help kittens and cats in need by donating...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1242 Views

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East Bay luxury home sales jump more than 26% in November

East Bay luxury home sales jumped more than 26% last month from a year ago as the high-end market continued to roll. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by John, on Dec 28, 2015 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

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Developer's plan for homes on Lund Ranch continued again

Bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council Tuesday night voted...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 27, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 22 comments | 2165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district hires county's education office spokesman as new PR office chief here

Pleasanton's school board has coordinated a game plan to start the process of looking for superintendent candidates while...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 2619 Views

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A Veteran of World War II

My husband Richard Dewey Hauser wrote a diary about serving in World War II I will just tell you some of it. He was in the...

Original post made by Lajoy Hauser on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on Dec 27, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 6 comments | 1017 Views

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Ex-ABAG director pleads guilty to embezzlment charges

A former financial services director for the Association of Bay Area Governments has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Disgruntley, on Dec 25, 2015 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1858 Views

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James Tong, ex-Pleasanton campaign contributor, Oak Grove housing backer guilty of fraud

James Tong, owner of Charter Properties and a long-time investor and contributor to political and land issue campaigns in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by David, on Dec 25, 2015 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 5095 Views

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Technical difficulties

Our apologies to those loyal readers who received multiple emails yesterday. We meant to send ==BI one== email prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Picky consumer, on Dec 24, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 15 comments | 1032 Views

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Downtown Holiday Storefront Decorating contest winners announced

Based on votes from visitors near and far, Apparel & Co., 647 Main Street, is the first Downtown Pleasanton business to win...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by member, on Dec 24, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 1939 Views

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Hundreds help place holiday wreaths on veterans graves at Pioneer Cemetery

Hundreds turned out last week to place wreaths on each of the 561 graves at Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery as part of "Wreaths...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Thankful, on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views

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Costco option in Ptown

I just started hearing about certain meetings happening about potentially having a Costco in Pleasanton by Club Sport. I...

Original post made by No to BigBox Store on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by John, on Dec 24, 2015 at 7:01 am | 32 comments | 1672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent shares thoughts on Common Core, elimination of exit exam

State superintendent Tom Torlakson shared his vision for what the California's education system will strive for in 2016 at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 3570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'All clear' given after Sunday's bomb threat at Amador Valley High School

Pleasanton police are investigating the origin of a bomb threat against Amador Valley High School that was sent by email...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by DavidClarke, on Dec 23, 2015 at 4:23 am | 3 comments | 2832 Views

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Santa is still watching

He sees the people who leave dog poop on ours and many others' Birdland lawns. Thank you for the long lasting Holiday...

Original post made by Mark on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Dookie Houser, on Dec 22, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton girl starts 'What if? fundraising campaign

A Harvest Park Middle School seventh-grader is looking to give back to children facing serious health concerns through an...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 22, 2015 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 1370 Views

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Have any good storm photos?

Let's hear it for El Nino! Do you have any great photos from the storm? Flooding? Sandbags? Send them to Gina at gallen@pleasantonweekly.com....

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Dec. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 175 Views

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Pleasanton police accepting applications for citizen's academy

Pleasanton Police Department has opened enrollment for its 2016 Citizen's Academy. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/12/21/pleasanton-police-accept...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2015 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Regarding the Old Round Table Location...

Wouldn't it be great if this spot, instead of a church coffee shop/conference center could be something similar to Sauced...

Original post made by Kris on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Dec 22, 2015 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 533 Views

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Whiting Turner Project on Dublin Canyon

What project is Whiting-Turner working on next to the Safeway offices on Dublin Canyon Road?...

Original post made by Dublin Canyon on Dec. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 151 Views

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School board to discuss resuming adult education courses, interviewing firms for superintendent search

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will decide Tuesday whether to resume adult education courses and which firms...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by AngelinaSmith, on Dec 20, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 14 comments | 2451 Views
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