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SCHOOLS & KIDS

13 Pleasanton students, one staff member tested for H1N1 virus, results not back yet

Pleasanton Unified School District spokeswoman Myla Grasso said Friday afternoon that students and a district staff member...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on May 8, 2009 at 11:58 am | 43 comments | 1873 Views

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Ending the cycle of poverty

When Nic Dominguez entered the Peace Corps in November, he had no delusions about it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5524...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by The Dude, on May 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lottery ticket worth $133,825 purchased at Dublin Safeway

A California Lottery MEGA Millions ticket purchased in Dublin Tuesday is worth $133,825 and the prize has yet to be claimed,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2009 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

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Sentinel of freedom

Wounded veteran and Purple Heart recipient Staff Sergeant Jay Wilkerson has started a new life in Pleasanton as the city's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on May 4, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

FLU NEWS: Brentwood Elmentary to close tomorrow

A fifth Contra Costa County elementary school will be closed Monday because medical tests found a student in Brentwood has...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 3, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reworked beer garden, vendor booths, live music features of this week's First Wednesday street party

First Wednesday is back for the spring and summer season, with the first party kicking off this Wednesday at 6 p.m. downtown. Read...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Afterthought, on May 7, 2009 at 10:11 am | 13 comments | 2164 Views

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Council to ask for 20% water use cut, but rates could go up

The City Council will consider a resolution tonight asking Pleasanton residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption by...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 am | 20 comments | 1748 Views

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Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by josephina, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 1526 Views

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Kidango to move into district preschool facility

The school board approved a contract with childcare provider Kidango Tuesday night to move into the preschool facility at...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on May 5, 2009 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquakes strike overnight in Alameda, Santa Clara counties

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck this morning in Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on May 5, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 1401 Views

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Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve San Ramon school district's Measure C, 4 other parcel taxes

San Ramon Unified High School District voters today approved Measure C with about 72 percent support. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 6, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 42 comments | 1891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C passes with 72.56 percent

Months of campaigning came to an end Tuesday night as supporters of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Measure...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on May 6, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 10 comments | 1551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather forecast looks good for tonight's First Wednesday street party

Pleasanton is expected to be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain today along with patchy fog in the morning, but clearing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 6, 2009 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1393 Views

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Bay Area's closed schools to reopen today under new flu guidelines

Bay Area schools that have closed due to flu-fighting efforts are scheduled to reopen today as state and federal health officials...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Remi, on May 12, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 4 comments | 1341 Views

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Police officers association to hold memorial run Saturday

The California Peace Officers Association will hold an inaugural memorial run and barbecue Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on May 8, 2009 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Large crowds gather for First Wednesday

Thousands gathered downtown Wednesday night for the first First Wednesday Street Party of the spring and summer season. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Debbie G, on May 8, 2009 at 9:47 am | 5 comments | 1697 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

Has there ever been an election, special or otherwise, with such a uniformly unpalatable set of choices? All six special...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 10, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 11 comments | 1645 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Arthritis fundraiser walk set for Saturday

ValleyCare Health System will host a walk to raise money for the national Arthritis Foundation starting at 8 a.m. Saturday...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Paul Blake MH, on May 8, 2009 at 4:38 am | 1 comment | 1588 Views

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House fire causes $250,000 in damage Wednesday near Val Vista Park

Firefighters were able to put out a first-alarm fire that started in a home on Mason Street Wednesday morning that claimed...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by uknown, on May 11, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 1506 Views
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