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AROUND TOWN

Rotary Clubs Announce 50-Year Anniversary Celebration

Pleasanton’s three Rotary clubs have announced plans for “50 Years of Rotary in Pleasanton,” a year-long event series celebrating...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore molestation suspect accused of trying to hire hit man

I'm surprised that this local story hasn't appeared in the Pleasanton Weekly yet. Andrew Michael Nisbet of Livermore, 32,...

Original post made by Damon on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not surprised, on Apr 30, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly opens Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly is launching its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Margo, on May 2, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PLEASANTON SCHOOL BOARD & SUPERINTENDENT

Many of us moved to Pleasanton for the great public schools. Our elected school board have been sweeping issues under the...

Original post made by Laverne on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 5, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 354 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Big Draw

Thank you for the amazing coverage on The Big Draw Chalk Art Festival for this Saturday, May 10. There are two wonderful...

Original post made by Jill Vellinger on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Claudette, on May 9, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorist spots burglary in progress, calls Pleasanton police

An alert citizen reported a residential burglary that occurred Monday, and now four suspects are in custody. Read the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sue, on May 6, 2014 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bike to Work Day underway today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Hacienda has teamed up with other sponsors of Bike to Work Day in Pleasanton and the rest of the Bay Area today by hosting...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Frequently bike to work, on May 8, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin hosting Mother's Day 'Spring Faire' tomorrow

The city of Dublin will host its 3rd annual Spring Faire at the Dublin Heritage Park and Museums tomorrow, just in time for...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Megan, on May 10, 2014 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 810 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community of Character award ceremony set for Wednesday

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church will be honored Wednesday as this year's recipients of the Juanita...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 12, 2014 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Review: 'The Other Woman'

The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brown Act violations?: Why does Palo Alto Unified announce the potential candidate PUSD holds secret hiring sessions in closed sessions?

Why is it when other Districts have a candidate finalist for administrators for the Board of Education to approve or not...

Original post made by Lack of transparency on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Right , on May 19, 2014 at 3:33 am | 1 comment | 239 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly's Misguided Endorsement Editorial

Misguided Endorsement The Pleasanton Weekly’s endorsement of Sbranti glosses over the facts about how he has blindly supported...

Original post made by daveg on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 19, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dogs frighten children near Mohr elementary

I was running near Mohr elementary, when I noticed two women with dogs (unleashed) running back and fourth, across the end...

Original post made by kbenson on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2014 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 223 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 honored with Community of Character awards

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church have been honored as this year's recipients of the Juanita Haugen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on May 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wente Vineyards celebrates National Chardonnay Day tomorrow

Livermore Valley's Wente Vineyards will celebrate National Chardonnay Day from 5:30-7:30 p.m tomorrow at the Cresta Blanca...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Regina M. Lutz, on May 22, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 582 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 1748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton to hold Memorial Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today

Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. today in the garden area just south of the...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 26, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High School receives Civic Learning Award

Amador Valley High School received the Civic Learning Award of Merit yesterday, presented by Superior Court Judge and former...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on May 29, 2014 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

5-year-old wins chess competition

Hearst Elementary School student James Du, 5, took first place in the kindergarten division of The Northern California Chess...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 267 Views
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