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Teens target today as day to turn off cell phones, other electronics

Some Pleasanton teens have targeted today as a time for everyone to turn off their cell phones, televisions and computers...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Luddite, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman claiming AIDS threatens Stoneridge Mall security officers with needle

A San Francisco woman was arrested May 25 for felony and two misdemeanors in an incident that began as a simple shoplifting...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

3-year agreement with Pleasanton employee union goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify a new three-year agreement with its city employee union tonight which will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Small Business, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First-ever Education Summit introduces new science programs

The Pleasanton school district is incorporating more engineering and science into its curriculum with the idea of encouraging...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 2 comments | 1309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Principals reflect on their time at Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton's three departing veteran principals all have different backgrounds, but they share a common message: The key...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by ccon44, on Jun 11, 2013 at 7:56 am | 2 comments | 1502 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Is Outraged by Obama Surveillance: Plans to Phone Justice Scalia and Others

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday that he has had it with government surveillance of his phone calls, and that he is...

Original post made by Can you spell Obamanation/Abomination? on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2324 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 997 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Graduating students answer the question: 'How has high school prepared you for the future?'

There will be very few times in the "real world" where I will need to solve the integral of a polynomial or recite verses...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Proud Parents, on Jun 12, 2013 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 1310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds turn out for Rotary's 20th annual downtown Father's Day Spirit Run

More than 1,300 runners turned out Sunday for the 20th annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the Rotary Club...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Renee Marchol, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1462 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Marge Headley turns 100, thanks to positive attitude and good genes

A Pleasanton resident for more than 30 years, Margerie "Marge" Headley turned 100 earlier this month and now prepares to...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Broderson , on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART board approves $1.5 billion budget for 2013/14 fiscal year

BART directors have approved a $1.5 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes spending for 401 new...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jun 19, 2013 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burlingame School District -- Ken Wyatt to become Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

I understand that Ken Wyatt from the PUSD district office was hired by Burlingame Unified as an assistant superintendent...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Jun 19, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 3956 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2519 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former pro boxer indicted in string of bank robberies in Pleasanton, 5 other communities

A former boxing champion has been indicted by a federal grand jury for robbing six banks, including a March 12 holdup at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First-graders from Mohr Elementary School open new Pleasanton playground

First-graders from Mohr Elementary School recently had the opportunity to cut a ribbon opening a new playground at Amaral...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1614 Views

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AC Transit, union agree to keep buses rolling today

Talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing and buses are still rolling today even...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Heroes, 'unflappable' city planner earn service awards

Described as unflappable in her dealings with the public, Pleasanton Planning Department Manager Janice Stern joined with...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by wilrob12, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1262 Views

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What's In A Name?

Discover the story and the people that started it all... Learn the history behind the names of the Tri-Valley cities we call...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 1019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE Yet on Foothill Hill Road Car/Cyclist Accident?

It has been over 4 weeks since this terrible accident. Has there been an arrest? How about an update....

Original post made by anon on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views
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By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 689 views