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AROUND TOWN

It's back! Another 'Spare the Air' day for Tri-Valley, Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for today, marking the fourth of the season...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 13, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 20 comments | 1254 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district seeks new revenue sources

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6521...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 8 comments | 943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, BART holding critical meetings in Pleasanton with millions of taxpayer dollars at stake

Millions in taxpayer dollars are in play at public meetings tonight and tomorrow night in Pleasanton that will address budget...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Grandma, on Jan 6, 2010 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 1366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART seeks comments at Pleasanton meeting tonight on plans to extend service to Livermore

BART representatives will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the City Council Chambers to discuss long-range plans...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Mark Henesian, on Jan 7, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 11 comments | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV camera OKd for Prop. 8 trial that starts next Monday

A federal judge in San Francisco announced Wednesday that he will allow television broadcasting of a trial that begins next...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 21 comments | 1307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District outlines 'possible reductions' to balance budget

In a document released Thursday afternoon, the Pleasanton Unified School District outlined the budget challenges they face...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by "old tenured" 30yr old, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:12 am | 127 comments | 2224 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Jobs, jobs, jobs' is state's highest priority, Schwarzenegger says

In Wednesday morning's State of the State address, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger drew upon pigs, ponies, prisons and priorities...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 11, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 200 meet to discuss school finances

Standing crowds wound around bookshelves and back to the fiction section of the Amador Valley High School library for a community...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1169 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burning ban, heavy fog alert lead otherwise nice forecast for Friday in Pleasanton, Ti-Valley

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Friday a "Spare the Air Day" due to what it calls an unhealthy...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 12 comments | 1079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lackluster attendance seen at forum for superintendent search

The community was represented by three people seeking to give input to the superintendent search firm Wednesday evening....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girls night out with a purpose

Women in the Tri-Valley hit the town in the name of networking Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6546...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gary Stagner, on Mar 17, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 1053 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's outdoor ice rink closes today

Pleasanton's outdoor ice skating rink closes tonight after a near-two-month run on a portion of the Civic Center and Library...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 17, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 21 comments | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air Day' ordered for today - 3rd day in row for ban on woodburning fireplaces

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3296...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by ToBePositvie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:40 am | 16 comments | 1252 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PDA director resigns post to marry, move to Florida

Christine Salidivar, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association since April 2004, has resigned her position...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sushi, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 944 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court blocks YouTube broadcast of same-sex marriage trial

The U.S. Supreme Court this morning blocked the planned YouTube broadcast of a federal trial in San Francisco on the constitutionality...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 26 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

PDA director resigns post to marry, move to Florida

Christine Salidivar, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association since April 2004, has resigned her position...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dave Bouchard, on Jan 13, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 1117 Views
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