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Pleasanton memorial service planned May 25 for Jack Dove, who would have turned 90 that day

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, for Jack Dove, a well-known Pleasanton community activist and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike Tassano, on May 23, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 4278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 4274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police briefly lock down Lydiksen Elementary

Pleasanton's Lydiksen Elementary School was put on lockdown briefly Wednesday afternoon as police searched for a potentially...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sal Skidvinski , on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 4270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 4269 Views

SPORTS

City of Pleasanton - inconsiderate to young children

My daughter booked two fall sports classes for my 3 year old grandson. Thursday he got up and dressed for his baseball...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Indya, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 21 comments | 4269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 4267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents talk about about school safety worries at public forum

Armed guards. A police officer at every school. Locked fences. Those were a few of the suggestions raised by some Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 4266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open its Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July

Walmart representatives have announced that they will open their Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July, wrapping...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by RA, on May 4, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 4266 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On the Fast Track

More than 70 businesses participated in the Pleasanton Business Expo held by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and City...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 25, 2007 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 4265 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 | 4264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing opportunities through Sunflower Hill

Opportunities to build skills and gain independence are not so easy or clear-cut for the families of adult children with...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Erika, on Jun 8, 2015 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 4260 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 4260 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHEN DOES IT BECOME RACISM

I live in a quiet Vintage Hills neighborhood. One of neighbors is Asian, another Hispanic, another Baptist and another a...

Original post made by Mellow Fellow on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Night Owl, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:10 am | 107 comments | 4256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by founder, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:25 am | 5 comments | 4255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents again push for smaller class sizes in Pleasanton schools

Parents were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting last week to plead their case for class size reductions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Frank Lyn, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 4254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton park mugging solved with help of police dog

A mugging at a park -- a rarity in Pleasanton -- was quickly solved with the help of a police dog, according to a police...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Dena, on May 14, 2014 at 7:59 am | 13 comments | 4253 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Bikram Yoga Studio

Anyone have any info on the new bikram yoga studio that is going in on Bernal/Stanley near the am/pm gas station? When is...

Original post made by Mom on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jim Coughlin, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 13 comments | 4252 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks now on sale in Dublin

"Safe and Sane" fireworks are now on sale in Dublin. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/30/fireworks-now-on-sale-in-dublin...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:12 am | 14 comments | 4252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shooting in Safeway lot in Livermore, 1 dead, another injured

One person is dead and another injured in a shooting Saturday evening in Livermore. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/24/shooting-in-safeway-lot-i...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 27, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 4247 Views
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By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 584 views