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AROUND TOWN

Another purse-snatching, assault reported at Stoneridge Mall

A 63-year-old woman who was standing by her car at Stoneridge Shopping Center was kicked, threatened with a gun and robbed...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Transplant, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 3493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider layoffs, Wi-Fi funding tonight

Pleasanton's school board will weigh Tuesday night whether to lay off dozens of school employees in light of reduced funding....

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by EBurke, on Feb 24, 2016 at 9:59 am | 14 comments | 2759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 23, 2016 at 11:37 pm | 8 comments | 3567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witness describes Livermore crash that killed woman, 14-month old girl

A woman described in court Friday the horror of watching as an allegedly drunk driver killed her cousin and her cousin's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 3162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton siblings raise 3,000 toys for kids in court

Colin and his sister Taryn were the driving force behind a recent toy drive that raised more than 3,000 toys for children...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angela T., on Feb 23, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are fake posters posting to town square topics claiming to be Pleasanton Weekly reporters?

I was looking at the comments from the Pleasanton Weekly posted in the thread from the publisher about not being able to...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:50 am | 2 comments | 306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming Jr. Autopsy, PW has a responsibility to report the findings.

http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/blogs/p/2016/02/17/its-our-responsibility-to-report-not-make-assumptions#comment_form "It's...

Original post made by DJohns on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 22, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

With quick changes over recent weeks in the lineup of frontrunners in the presidential race, Mayor Jerry Thorne is taking...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by kaycn, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 2321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS principle AWOL?

Is it true that the principle at Amador has abandoned the school ever since he announced his resignation? Does anyone know...

Original post made by Strato on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 607 Views

AROUND TOWN

PleasantonWeekly.com launches 'pay meter'

Frequent visitors to the PleasantonWeekly.com website will soon need to either become subscribing members to obtain full...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monthly Painting Demonstrations by ADAS

Have you ever wanted to watch a professional artist create. ADAS has monthly meetings where they invite a Guest Speaker,...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Feb. 22, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Curious about Nuclear Radiation

Hi Pleasanton, I have been hearing in the news about the on-going problem with the nuclear power plant reactors in Fukushima....

Original post made by Meg on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Damon, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Could nearby districts' superintendent searches affect Pleasanton's hunt for new leader?

With two other Tri-Valley school districts searching for a superintendent this spring, questions have been raised about whether...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jamie Hintzke, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming - who could have helped?

I was driving downtown last night and I went past Specialty Sales, where John Deming was shot to death by Pleasanton police...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 19, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 40 comments | 1763 Views

SPORTS

Foothill girls varsity in North Coast Section soccer playoffs

The Foothill girls' varsity soccer team finished out the regular season with a 1-0 win over Amador Valley, giving the Falcons...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lessismore , on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 1490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets available for 'State of the City' luncheon in Pleasanton next Wednesday

Tickets are still available for the annual "State of the City" luncheon meeting next Wednesday at the DoubleTree Hotel in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by res, on Feb 17, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 3 comments | 992 Views

AROUND TOWN

I-580 express/toll lanes to open later this month

A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 though Pleasanton and Livermore will...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Feb 17, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 21 comments | 3128 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protestors urge Safeway to adopt 'cage-free' egg policy

A group of 30 protestors from a national organization called Mercy for Animals (MFA) lined Stoneridge Mall Road in front...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Animal Guy, on Feb 17, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 11 comments | 2435 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 4720 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton high school seniors ordered to stop playing annual 'Assassin' game

Pleasanton police and the Pleasanton school district have urged high school students to quit playing a popular game on and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by ATTACKING PPD, NOT !, on Feb 16, 2016 at 7:44 am | 12 comments | 4397 Views
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