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Choosing a College? Think Learning, Not Earning

We live in a rapidly changing society. So, too, with our college and university systems, which increasingly have modified...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jakob, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD has hired the Dolinka Group, consultant for outrageously expensive Capital Appreciation Bond scheme, for facilities financial study

According to the Independent, the Dolinka Group is the financial consultant for the Pleasanton Unified facilities study....

Original post made by Dolinka Watch on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 6, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 1697 Views

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Abduction ends at Pleasanton Walmart

A kidnapping that began in South San Francisco ended up with an arrest of a 25-year old man at Walmart in Pleasanton on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

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Village Breakfast to Thank Principal Greg Giglio

Join Village High parents and alumni for a potluck breakfast from 8-9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Village High School...

Original post made by Kathleen on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Dec 13, 2012 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1699 Views

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Rotary Club serves early Christmas dinners to 275 Pleasanton seniors

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton welcomed 275 seniors last Sunday to its 31st annual free Christmas dinner at the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by PW Reader, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1529 Views

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Amador Valley High helping needy students

Counselors at Amador Valley High School will accept gift cards from the public today to give to students and their families...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views

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Pickering leaving Alameda County Fair for top Cal Expo post

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Great Job, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1571 Views

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Luck sets rookie passing record in Colts' 20-13 win

Stanford grad and current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck set the record for yards passing by a rookie when he...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1330 Views

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Glide Memorial Church, other charities providing hot meals for needy on Christmas Day

Many people in need in San Francisco will have the opportunity to have a hot meal during the holiday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas, on Dec 25, 2012 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1156 Views

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CHP reports drop in Bay Area DUI arrests over Christmas holiday period, but increases statewide

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Different Times, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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Road to the Rose Bowl: Stanford starts festivities at Disneyland for today's game

Stanford's charter plane touched down in sunny Los Angeles at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. But the Cardinal did not truly arrive...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2191 Views

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BART will run until 3 a.m.tomorrow morning

New Year's Eve revelers who don't want to drive to San Francisco events tonight can travel back to Pleasanton and nearby...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Dec 31, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

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Her latest thrill: Touring war theater in the Mideast

Kathleen Antrim is no stranger to excitement. She writes thrillers, trained with a SWAT team in Arizona, and has run the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

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Letters

<B>U.S. vs. Hirst Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10118 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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Local Scholarships Available

Since 1965 Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1814 Views

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Sharks release 48-game regular season schedule following end of lockout

Following the ratification of a 10-year labor pact by players in the National Hockey League on Saturday, the San Jose sharks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 3755 Views

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Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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New budget offers good news and questions for PUSD

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget contains some positive news for the district, along with a number of questions that will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 20, 2013 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1581 Views

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Galt Police Officer laid to rest today

As we enjoy our day off, please take a moment and reflect on the slain Officer who was killed in the line of duty in Galt....

Original post made by Truth on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views
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