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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal bike accident on Foothill?

Does anyone know anything about a car hitting a woman on a bike, killing her? On Foothill, Sunday just after noon....

Original post made by Al on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by ok..., on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 3283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal collision remains under investigation

Police say it will likely be two weeks at least until tests are concluded on the driver of the car that killed bicyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 3355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmers market

This weeks Pleasanton weekly quotes the PDA saying that over 300 vendors are waiting for available spaces at the farmers...

Original post made by Map on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 1459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoking at our parks

In this day and age, it is hard to imagine anyone not knowing about the danger of second and third hand smoke. Yet, each...

Original post made by Smiley Face on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 18 comments | 1627 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Now unions threaten strikes against Oakland, Easy Bay Parks as well as BART

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened at a boisterous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 1439 Views

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Man robs Verizon store with pepper spray

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Verizon Wireless on Johnson Drive at around 11 a.m. today. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by right, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1165 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/us/01poll.html The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 1147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 2992 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 888 Views

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Letters

<B>Council action on business park could mean more housing Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10958...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by who is it?, on Nov 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 18 comments | 1476 Views

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Gunman shoots up downtown Pleasanton restaurant, flees

A gunman fired shots into the ceiling with one bullet injuring a patron shortly after midnight today at Red Coats British...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by David Karlsson, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 18 comments | 6940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 2192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 3808 Views

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Reining in prom expenses

If you've got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/04/17/reining-in-prom-expenses...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 5557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Urgent Message Regarding Your Child's School Schedule

Urgent Message Regarding Your Child’s School Schedule Who: The Pleasanton Unified School District is planning to vote...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Chaka, on Jun 8, 2014 at 9:02 pm | 18 comments | 672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules against teacher tenure rules

Vergara vs. California - the Students Matter lawsuit - the challenge to CA teacher tenure rules that effectively prevent...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:17 am | 18 comments | 603 Views

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The 'Good Guys' of Pleasanton

As tens of thousands of classic car enthusiasts head to Pleasanton for next weekend's 28th annual West Coast Nationals, Goodguys...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 2748 Views

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Graffiti found at Foothill High over weekend

Pleasanton police are investigating vulgar and racially charged graffiti that was found on the Foothill High School campus...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 18 comments | 1337 Views

RESTAURANTS

Planners OK McKay's Taphouse on Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, with the support of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has approved a bid by Barbara...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 18 comments | 3603 Views
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