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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Offthefence, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 3835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Know the Candidates in the Pleasanton City Council Race

The Pleasanton Tea Party (PTP) is launching one of its own for the Pleasanton City Council in the upcoming election. It...

Original post made by Rae on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 8, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 40 comments | 3834 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lottery winner of $425.3 millions plans to travel, start charity group

A man who won a $425.3 million Powerball jackpot from a single-play ticket decided to claim his prize in Sacramento today,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 3834 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 3833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigation closes Pleasanton BART station at Hacienda

Police are investigating a suspicious package at the Pleasanton BART station on Owens Dr. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/01/police-investigatio...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 10 comments | 3833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 3828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 17 comments | 3826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 3826 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- Jan Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Abigail, on Oct 27, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 3822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castlewood's locked out union workers march in downtown Pleasanton

A group of former Castlewood Country Club unionized workers and their union's representatives marched in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by WLP, on Dec 18, 2011 at 9:52 am | 35 comments | 3822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:17 am | 120 comments | 3819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Deanna Wolford, on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 3814 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Undefeated Amador Valley High wins softball crown

The Amador Valley High varsity softball team capped an undefeated season with its second sectional crown in four years on...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by North Carolina, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 4 comments | 3814 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pittsburg man busted for ID theft

Jerry Michael Beaman, 47, of Pittsburg was arrested by Pleasanton police Monday for identity theft and receiving stolen property...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Devin, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 3813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller sworn in at Pleasanton school board meeting last night

Newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board were sworn in Tuesday, with the board unanimously voting...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 13, 2014 at 12:14 am | 14 comments | 3813 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 3812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scool Budget Crisis: Have we really thought outside the box?

A couple of months ago I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | 148 comments | 3811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunol residents, Girl Scouts build mini-library downtown

Sunol residents and Girl Scouts Troop 32866 have built a small community library on the town's Main Street. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 2, 2014 at 8:35 am | 4 comments | 3811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation

I attended the Foothill graduation ceremony on Friday night and was very disappointed in the behavior of students, faculty...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Senior Parent 2012, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:17 am | 37 comments | 3809 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Stupidity On the Part of the "Occupy" people

Another ill conceived move by the "Occupy Something" people. Look at the impact on the real working people that are working...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Me_too, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 am | 22 comments | 3809 Views
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