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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two school district employees refute investigation details

Two school district employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Mar 22, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 165 comments | 14548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:53 am | 59 comments | 14408 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 28, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 19 comments | 14403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Councilwoman Karin Mohr dies in fall

Karin Mohr, a Pleasanton City Councilwoman from 1980 to 1996, died Monday from injuries suffered in a fall. She was 74. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 16 comments | 14261 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT! Council candidates face off at Pleasanton Weekly forum

Candidates for a single seat open on the Pleasanton City Council will face off tonight at a community forum being hosted...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:02 am | 38 comments | 14061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school board approves management raises

Administrators at the Pleasanton School District will get raises that match those given to other employees earlier this year....

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:08 am | 17 comments | 14009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowser to announce bid for county office

Pleasanton School Board President Jeff Bowser will announce his candidacy for the office of Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bowser is Bad, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 13885 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton households told to cut water usage by 25%

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted 4-0 to require all households and businesses in the city to reduce water consumption...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by rayven, on May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 137 comments | 13777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County agency to pay for recount of votes on narrowly-defeated Measure B1 transportation tax

The Alameda County Transportation Commission has submitted a recount request for Measure B1 to the county's Registrar of...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dr Tom, on Dec 8, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 13726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 13702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commute Question

My family is considering relocating to Pleasanton from the East coast. I was recently hired by a firm in north San Jose and...

Original post made by Scott on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Palo alto commuter, on Aug 16, 2012 at 7:07 am | 36 comments | 13434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lab researchers find tie in rain, global warming

A new study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that observed changes in global (ocean and land) precipitation...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 13, 2013 at 10:00 am | 9 comments | 13228 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 13215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for new Safeway store return to Planning Commission

Nearly a year and a half after South Bay Development Company introduced its plans for a new Safeway supermarket at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Where is Safeway?, on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 13160 Views

RESTAURANTS

Black Bear Diner opens Monday in Pleasanton

Black Bear Diner will open its newest California restaurant Monday in Pleasanton, offering its famous breakfast specials...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Diner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:43 am | 23 comments | 13099 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART contract details

Time for a little arithmetic here. The union's original demand was a 20.1% raise over three years. The end result was...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 11, 2013 at 6:06 pm | 38 comments | 13038 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board votes down pay increase for itself

At a Pleasanton School Board meeting that gave raises to the district's top two employees and increases in step-and-column...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wanda, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 12 comments | 13024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 22 comments | 12989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Report on the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene

The following is the text of the official police report on the arrest of the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene by the Oakland...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 4:35 am | 9 comments | 12951 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25,000 in vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School

School officials confirmed a break-in at Harvest Park Middle School over Memorial Day weekend that resulted in thousands...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by sad!, on Jun 9, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 111 comments | 12935 Views
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