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PW Follows School Board Poltico's Bidding

Yet again the Weekly bows down to School Board members Hintzskee and Arkin. Anything critical of their work is removed. It...

Original post made by Freedom of Speech? on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Freedom of Speech?, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 443 Views

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BART sets record in February for monthly weekday ridership

BART set a record last month for average monthly weekday ridership. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/03/03/bart-sets-record-in-february-for-monthl...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by justwondering, on Mar 5, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 1185 Views

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PUSD records to be included in student records release

Records for every Pleasanton Unified School District student who has attended the district since 2008 will be released to...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Angie, on Mar 4, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

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BART to offer incentives to riders who shift travel time away from peak hours

BART officials this spring will be researching a way to reduce crowding on trains and offering small cash rewards to people...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 11, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1190 Views

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Amador Valley High parents share views on school's next principal

Six parents attended a school district-sponsored forum last night to share their thoughts on the key attributes they'd like...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by KiranKrishnan, on Mar 29, 2016 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 2251 Views

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Tulancingo Sister City Association banned from touting exchange program in Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association is struggling to recruit high school students for its annual summer exchange...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1996 Views

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Rotarians give Marine a honeymoon he never had

Thanks to Jim Ott, an English teacher at Las Positas College who also heads the school's veterans' writing program, former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1896 Views

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ACE -- Serving the Valley and growing

For a city bordered by crowded freeways and corporate centers here and in nearby San Ramon that draw tens of thousands of...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Apr 12, 2016 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1917 Views

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Workday's new HQ bringing architectural style to city's corporate center

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, firmed up its plans last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Scrooge McDuck, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 5215 Views

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Axis opens $12-million health center in Pleasanton Saturday

Axis Community Health will hold a grand opening celebration for its new health center from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday at 5925 W....

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on May 20, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 12021 Views

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Pleasanton Middle shines at recent music competition

Pleasanton Middle School's music program hit high notes at a recent music Music in the Parks Festival at Milpitas High School. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 26, 2016 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 1154 Views

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Chamber PAC endorses Ramirez Holmes for Zone 7 water board

The Pleasanton Chamber's Business and Community Political Action Committee (BACPAC) announced its endorsement yesterday of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jessica A, on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 3 comments | 1091 Views

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Graduation ceremonies this week for Pleasanton high school seniors

About 1,100 Pleasanton high school students will graduate this week as eighth graders finish middle school to take their...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 10, 2016 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 2104 Views

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San Ramon: Police chief named as interim city manager

The San Ramon City Council looked within to find its short-term replacement for retiring City Manager Greg Rogers, voting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lila, on Jun 8, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 1226 Views

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Supervisors approve $3 billion county budget for 2016-17

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved a $3 billion budget for the new fiscal year that began Friday that includes...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 7, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 3 comments | 1227 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for tomorrow downtown

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Summer Wine Stroll is set for 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, during which more than 30 downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dgilbreth, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1589 Views

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County settles suit by women over dirty conditions at Santa Rita jail

Alameda County officials have agreed to a $130,000 settlement for four women who sued the county for the unsanitary conditions...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Aug 3, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 980 Views

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Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Former Pleasanton school board member Kathleen Ruegsegger, at one time an executive assistant to superintendents in both...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 3567 Views

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'New' Dougherty Road now open

A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road opened to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley Friday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by CanyonLakes, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

With all the recent burglaries, do you feel safe in Pleasanton?

Over the past few months, we've been reporting on a rash of car and residential burlgaries occurring all around the city....

Original post made by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 10, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 4723 Views
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