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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD drinking water full of lead in Pleasanton and poisoning the kids?

First of all, I read that no regulations require that the Federal government test water in schools. This afternoon, CBS...

Original post made by Don't trust PUSD on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 11, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 515 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Spring concert by Pleasanton Community Concert Band set for today at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Community Concert Band is set to perform an eclectic mix at its Spring Concert being held at 2 p.m. Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Marion Stearns, on Apr 11, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond issue - poll

A comment was made that the recent poll showing that the proposed school bond issue was likely to pass was invalid, because...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 10, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police sues department, requests jury trial

The parents of a 19-year-old fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last summer have filed a civil suit against the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton since 1997, on Apr 10, 2016 at 12:38 pm | 72 comments | 4906 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Costco seen as potential buyer of Pleasanton development Zone site

Pleasanton planners moved a step closer last week to creating the city's first Economic Development Zone along I-680's Johnson...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 10, 2016 at 8:23 am | 41 comments | 6937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special Olympics Track Meet needs Volunteers

Signups are now in progress for Volunteers for the Annual Special Olympics Pleasanton Games for Track and Volleyball, hosted...

Original post made by Ken mano on Apr. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco

I support Costco 12,000 car sounds far fetch.I shop Costco a lot never been in a traffic jam sure the parking in full on...

Original post made by WINDOW BOB on Apr. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 266 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Leukemia survivor holding 3rd swimathon Sunday to help other young patients

A fundraiser promoted by 14-year-old leukemia survivor Sarah Banholzer will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by JATIN, on Apr 7, 2016 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World Bipolar Day On March 30, 2016

On March 30, 2016 the world will be celebrating the "World Bipolar Day", which falls on the birthday of the well-known post­...

Original post made by MoodSurfing Admin on Apr. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD

I was wondering if there was any update to this? http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/30/pleasanton-schools-may-face-layoffs-this-spring...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by payitback?, on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 880 Views

AROUND TOWN

THIS IS NOT THE TIME FOR A BOND MEASURE

There is general agreement that PUSD has a need for infrastructure improvement and upgrades in technology resources. The...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 2, 2016
Last comment by Exemption, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:31 pm | 41 comments | 922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citation of $2120 for Castlewood violation... really?!

About a month ago, I was driving to work. I usually take 680 South or the frontage road to take the Canyon. There must have...

Original post made by Are you kidding me?! on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 24 comments | 2342 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin mayor calls public meeting over hike in burglaries

Dublin Mayor David Haubert has scheduled a general Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Amador Elementary School to...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Lou Stuhle, on Apr 6, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 5 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-School Bond Measure Country Song (Lyrics)

I'm back folks. Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for a school bond measure and about good old American...

Original post made by Buford on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Norris, on Apr 6, 2016 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 217 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rotarians give Marine a honeymoon he never had

Thanks to Jim Ott, an English teacher at Las Positas College who also heads the school's veterans' writing program, former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1799 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats' Continuing to Destroy Jobs - Now Pushing $15/hr. Minimum Wage

This move toward passing a $15/hour minimum wage will be devastating to local businesses and those seeking entry-level jobs,...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 5, 2016 at 8:13 am | 16 comments | 593 Views

SPORTS

Foothill wins three cheer national titles

Foothill cheerleaders completed a clean sweep at the United Spirit Association (USA) Spirit Nationals in Anaheim two weekends...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 4, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To head off more dry years, water agencies explore toilet-to-tap

The cities of the Tri-Valley and their water agencies are searching for a way to avoid more punishing drought years. But...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Why Not Catch Run Off, on Apr 4, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 10 comments | 2070 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton changing speed limits on Laurel Creek Way, portion of Bernal Avenue

Speed limits are being changed on Laurel Creek Way and a section of Bernal Avenue in Pleasanton at the recommendation of...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Deborah , on Apr 2, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 7 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 new traffic lights OK'd for Amador Valley High's parking lot on Santa Rita

Two new traffic lights will be installed this summer on Santa Rita Road in front of Amador Valley High School's main student...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 2, 2016 at 2:41 pm | 9 comments | 3016 Views
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