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Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty to host holiday Open House in Pleasanton

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty will open the doors of his Pleasanton district office Dec. 18 for a public holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by At least Nate's not inviting Oakland, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:14 am | 5 comments | 5215 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UC Davis sophomore from the Tri-Valley charged with attempted rape at UC Davis

Pierce Hunter, a 19-year-old Tri-Valley sophomore has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape, according to reports...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by NBA fan, on May 7, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 44 comments | 5215 Views

AROUND TOWN

BLINKING RED TRAFFIC LIGHT MEANS STOP AND YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY!

Today saw the possibility of perhaps two fatalities in Pleasanton except for the events taking place within about a half...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 11, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 5214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM, the school district's science- and technology-focused preschool, opens in Pleasanton

City, civic and Pleasanton school district representatives, including teachers and administrators, celebrated the opening...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Joy, on Jan 22, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 12 comments | 5212 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Janna? (i.e. who has disdain for America's free-market economic system)

Several days ago, a frequent poster on this board named "Janna," whose views are extreme left, stated her disdain for America's...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 69 comments | 5209 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:56 am | 23 comments | 5209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bring out the bagpipes: the Scottish Games are on again today

Don your plaid -- if not a kilt -- and head to the Fairgrounds today for an adventure in everything Scottish, from bagpipes...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 5209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 5206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tough act to follow

In their search for a successor to school Superintendent John Casey, who will retire next June, members of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Puhleese, on Nov 15, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 146 comments | 5205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seating at First Wednesday Events

I noticed at the First Wednesday events that people buying beer or wine and watching the entertainment are not provided...

Original post made by TerBern on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by PearfBrew, on Sep 12, 2010 at 6:33 am | 13 comments | 5205 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen killed in I-680 crash near Sunol Boulevard

An early morning crash on Interstate 680, just south of Bernal Avenue, has claimed the life of a 14-year-old girl. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Alvaro, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 31 comments | 5201 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 5200 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton elementary schools honored for excellence by state

Five elementary schools in Pleasanton were recognized Wednesday as 2014 California Distinguished Schools by State Superintendent...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agreed!!!, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 5200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 5199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are helmets the law for scooters/skateboards?

I wanted to bring attention to the subject of helmets, after reading the previous post about bicycle safety. About 2 weeks...

Original post made by Mom on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 5198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man indicted for lying to IRS

A Pleasanton man faces two federal charges for allegedly lying to the IRS, according to United States Attorney Melinda Haag....

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Scott , on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:37 am | 24 comments | 5198 Views

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Pleasanton parade, tree lighting tomorrow

Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. tomorrow on Main Street....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Abhay, on Dec 6, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 5197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools facing at least $6.9M in cuts

PUSD's latest budget forecast may not have hit rock bottom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6574...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 121 comments | 5192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Mindy Bolar, the principal of Lydiksen Elementary School, has been appointed the new director of curriculum in the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 5191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim vice principals chosen to fill vacancies at Pleasanton Middle School

Two interim vice principals have been chosen to fill vacant positions for the coming 2015-16 school year at Pleasanton Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 5190 Views
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Our wallets will feel impact of Oroville dam repairs
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