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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:17 am | 120 comments | 3816 Views

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9-year-old Concord girl is Bay Area's first swine flu death

A 9-year-old Concord girl who had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus died Friday, marking the Bay Area's first swine flu-related...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 2293 Views

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Guest Opinion: Music studios, private schools providing jobs

Your April 24 editorial regarding private schools and other cultural uses in business parks misses the mark on several counts...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 23, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 1105 Views

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Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1101 Views

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As new recycling program prepares for launch, city asks residents to choose trash bin size

As Pleasanton launches its new recycling program, it's asking residents to choose which size trash bin they will use at home....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bunbury Recycling Service, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 52 comments | 1953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax fails

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 1405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

When reporters asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to comment on complaints about major cuts to state services and education following...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 23 comments | 1511 Views

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Hayashi wants part of I-580 named for slain Oakland officer

A resolution was introduced in the California State Assembly Wednesday to designate a portion of Interstate Highway 580 in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts in the Park series start tonight with The Cooltones

For some, summer begins when the weather gets warmer or the moment the bell rings on the last day of school. For hundreds...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1299 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area mounts campaign for federal stimulus funds

Bay Area government and business leaders hope a prepared, unified approach to economic recovery planning can help secure...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Recycling changes good lesson for kids

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5544 posted Friday, May 1, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 14, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 1444 Views

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Unique toy store opens in downtown Pleasanton

A new toy store that promises to be as unique in its merchandising as its owners, Dee and Rob Nitzsche, are in their concepts...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bob S., on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 12 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney hosting office hours to assist with DTV switch

The local office of Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host briefings tomorrow and again on Thursday in advance...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:45 am | 17 comments | 1397 Views

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Computer Tutoring

One-on-one computer tutoring is available every day at the Pleasanton Senior Center. The tutor works with you on topics where...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies Arroyo Drive woman found dead at home Saturday

The Alameda County coroner's bureau Sunday identified a woman today who was found a day earlier without a pulse in a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 2091 Views

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State park advocates argue against proposed cuts, closings

Advocates of California's state park system packed a budget conference committee meeting in Sacramento this week to argue...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 9, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1171 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chris Miller, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1276 Views

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Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 1176 Views

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Tuesday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to have areas of low clouds this morning before becoming partly cloudy in the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1217 Views

SPORTS

Play ball...soon

The San Francisco Giants have their spectacular view of the Bay. Now we have ours of the sweeping, uninterrupted views of...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by All Sports Fan, on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2313 Views
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