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BART STRIKE LEGISLATION

The California Assembly Transportation Committee recently voted down Catherine Baker's bill that was intended to prevent...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 10, 2016
Last comment by Anti Public union strikers, on Jan 12, 2016 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 729 Views

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School board to discuss audit, teachers' union bargaining tomorrow night

Pleasanton's school board will hear a report of a districtwide audit and may take comments on the teacher's union bargaining...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by woggut, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 2058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World audience for local miniatures

Tri-Valley artist Barbara Stanton goes small in her paintings but is about to go large in her audience. She will be the first...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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Pleasanton school district launches calendar survey

Pleasanton Unified School District has launched a public survey to garner opinions about how the district could best adjust...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 17 comments | 2298 Views

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Commuter Alert: BART fares increase 3.4% for 2016

BART passengers will pay more for a ride today with fares increased around 3.4% starting New Year's Day. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jan 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 2072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Scout troop to pick up Christmas trees tomorrow morning

Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 will conduct its annual Christmas tree pickup service project and fundraiser tomorrow morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by PPL, on Jan 8, 2016 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1801 Views

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State superintendent to host education forum in San Ramon Dec. 21

California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson will be hosting an education forum in the Tri-Valley about the impact of state...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by LoganYoung209, on Jan 8, 2016 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 980 Views

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Pleasanton police chase down, capture suspected burglar of Raley's Center bike shop

A Vallejo man was arrested in connection with a break-in at a Pleasanton bike store early Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jan 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OK's developer's plan for 43 homes on Lund Ranch

The City Council closed out years of debate over building houses on Lund Ranch in the southeast hills of Pleasanton last...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 7, 2016 at 6:42 am | 7 comments | 2580 Views

SPORTS

Oakland A'S World Series champion Dave Henderson dies at 57

Oakland A's World Series Champion Dave Henderson died yesterday, officials with the Oakland Athletics said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Andre Ruiz, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police investigating bottle explosion on Amador Valley High quad

Two Amador Valley High students sustained minor injuries after a glass bottle exploded in the school's quad Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Jan 6, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 12 comments | 3271 Views

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Super Bowl Lawsuit by Santa Clara Youth Soccer

The City of Santa Clara pulled several fast ones when it came to building Levi's Stadium and selling it to the public. We...

Original post made by Youth Soccer Fan on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 11 comments | 762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mark Geregos - John Deming's lawyer - has another one

This is the same attorney representing the family of John Deming who was shot and killed by Pleasanton police while attacking...

Original post made by Watcher on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 549 Views

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Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 4035 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council could wind up years of Lund Ranch debates tonight

After bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council will re-open its...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gordon, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

SPORTS

Funeral arrangements pending for Goodguys founder Gary Meadors

Gary Meadors, founder and chairman of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, died Sunday of natural causes. He was 76. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ron and Deanna Hulse, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 9 comments | 4728 Views

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Father Serra portrayal replacing Phoebe Hearst at Firehouse Jan. 5

The scheduled performance for Jan. 5 "An Evening with..." Ed Kinney speaker series at the Museum on Main has been changed. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:44 am | 2 comments | 1832 Views

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AL GORE: "Environmental Armegeddon by Jan. 27, 2016"

On Jan. 27, 2006 Al Gore made an apocalyptic prediction that the planet would be at "point of no return" in 10 years. This...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 551 Views

RESTAURANTS

Church Coffee Shop Downtown

I was hoping the Weekly could do some investigate reporting into whether or not the Inklings 'coffee shop'/church is exempt...

Original post made by Meredith on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by res, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 402 Views

SPORTS

Harvest Park club wins inaugural cricket tourney

The Harvest Park Middle School Cricket Club took first place in the first-ever Inter School Cricket Tournament played in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Thomas White, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 1175 Views
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