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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mariachi makes musical arrival in Pleasanton

A new musical program has arrived in Pleasanton, adding the sounds of the guitarron and vihuela to the school district's...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Annoyed White Girl, on Nov 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 2441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Blake Nahmias, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton tennis coach arrested for child molestation

The head tennis instructor at Castlewood Country Club has been arrested on multiple counts of child molestation and sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 9, 2008 at 6:39 am | 144 comments | 5575 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council votes 3-2 to sign Oak Grove development agreement

The City Council voted 3-2 today against appealing a Superior Court order that City Manager Nelson Fialho sign a development...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 21 comments | 2232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's Labrador mascot, dies at age 13-1/2

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died Tuesday at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1914...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ex P-town Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1815 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Businesses encouraged to 'Spare the Air' with Great Race Challenge

The annual Spare the Air season has officially kicked off with four Spare the Air Days already declared by the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by *Laughing At AT&T Trophy*, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>July 4 xenophobia Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7222 posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Once again, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:55 pm | 6 comments | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Record heat today with 107 degrees possible by mid-day

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to see temperatures as high as 107 degrees by mid-day today, far surpassing the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by PMS parent, on Sep 29, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 6 comments | 1521 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Voting Yes or No on Prop. 22: Depends on who you talk to

City and county representatives are sparring over the benefits of Proposition 22, the Nov. 2 measure that would block the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by MOOT, not mute, on Oct 30, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

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Letters

<B>Agreement was reached Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7903 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by frank, on Feb 25, 2011 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 3932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board appropriates $2.4 million to add sections, maintain class size

The Pleasanton school board voted Friday evening to undo $2.4 million of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:29 am | 30 comments | 2620 Views

AROUND TOWN

New pediatric center is colorful and kid-friendly

Axis Community Health opened its newly refurbished and expanded Pediatric Suite at its offices on Railroad Avenue in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Yet Another Teacher, on Aug 4, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's bankrupt, seeks deal to keep some stores open

Andronico's Community Markets, one of the Bay Area's best known family-owned specialty supermarkets has announced it is in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 1335 Views

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Striking faculty cancel classes at Cal State East Bay

California State University faculty from throughout the state converged on two of the system's 23 campuses Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 20, 2011 at 8:19 am | 32 comments | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anastasis Ballet Company Presents 'Testimony'

The professional ballet company's performance will benefit Shepherd's Gate, a local non-profit serving the East Bay since...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Doug Miller, on May 2, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

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Pleasanton ending fiscal year in strong financial shape

Except for a few financial hiccups, the city of Pleasanton will close its fiscal year budget June 30 again in a strong position...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 24, 2012 at 9:33 am | 23 comments | 1996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freshmen registration starts at noon today at Foothill High, Tuesday at Amador Valley

Freshmen registration at Pleasanton's high schools starts tomorrow as the district begins the process of opening schools...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 15 comments | 2578 Views

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Sheriff Mirkarimi keeps his job, gets back pay after 9-month suspension by San Francisco mayor

Ross Mirkarimi will be reinstated as San Francisco's sheriff after the city's Board of Supervisors fell two votes short of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 12 comments | 3097 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 651 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 486 views