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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 | 2498 Views

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OPINION: Better options for Pleasanton's East Side

As your Pleasanton council member I was asked, "Should the city of Pleasanton continue to plan for development of 400 acres...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 30, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1723 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 | 180 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 | 269 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 | 2988 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 | 3551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley 'We the People' team places 2nd in D.C.

After three riveting days of simulated congressional hearings on the U.S. Constitution in Washington, D.C., Lincoln High...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Proud Pleasantonian, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 3594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 61 comments | 80895 Views

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Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2129 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Sen DeSaulnier intent on driving businesses out of California

A new level of stupid has been reached in the CA legislature. And that is tough to do. CA Sen Mark DeSaulnier is campaigning...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:07 am | 10 comments | 1114 Views

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Rotary Clubs Announce 50-Year Anniversary Celebration

Pleasanton’s three Rotary clubs have announced plans for “50 Years of Rotary in Pleasanton,” a year-long event series celebrating...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 510 Views

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ACT NOW meeting location addition

ACT NOW meeting listed earlier is at the Round Table Pizza at 1024 E. Stanley Blvd., Livermore Monday May 5....

Original post made by MJ Casper on Apr. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 129 Views

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ACT NOW meeting may 5

ACT NOW meets at 6:00 pm on Monday, May 5. Speaker from AXIS Community Health Clinic will share info on medical, mental health...

Original post made by MJ Casper on Apr. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 63 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy

Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 13 comments | 4923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove PTA Board Elections

Why were there so many people at the Walnut Grove PTA Elections on Thursday night, yet, at the last minute almost the whole...

Original post made by Mommy on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 45 comments | 2896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTA unanimously denounces the Vergara vs. CA lawsuit

In late March the delegates from the California Teachers' Association (that's "teachers' union" to you non-teachers, one...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by The Rest of the Bunch are Good Apples, on Apr 28, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 9 comments | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2189 Views

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Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 2777 Views

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What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bike Guy Revisited, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:46 am | 51 comments | 4478 Views

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Fire at Zorns

Big fire this afternoon at Zorns on Hopyard. Hope they are able to re-open....

Original post made by Robert on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 225 Views
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