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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Soooo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local sister-brother duo net bronze at world championships

Siblings Nikita and Vedant Chauhan, members of the ClubSport Pleasanton junior racquetball team, earned individual and team...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bat attack + shooting in Plesanton

http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_27320764/four-arrested-shooting-baseball-bat-attack-at-pleasanton Just...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jan 18, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 528 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

She's all about opera

Sara Nealy arrived in the Bay Area in 2009 ready for new challenges, but not knowing she was entering into its world of opera. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by D V Giri, on Jan 16, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1061 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 991 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Juanita

Pleasanton lost a dedicated education advocate March 5 with the death of School Board President Juanita Haugen. Her lifelong...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mary Ellen Rodda, on Mar 9, 2007 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 3190 Views

RESTAURANTS

Oasis is The Best

My wife and I freqent the Oasis often to enjoy their wonderufl food, superb service and constant professional manner that...

Original post made by Jim on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by JD, on May 1, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mom's best advice

I was sort of a rebellious teenager, which I am now ashamed of. My mom told me three things during that timeframe and I thought...

Original post made by Mom x 3 on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on May 11, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving and Talking On Cell Phones Cause Accidents

Do people not understand that by talking on the phone and text messaging while driving, is increasing accidents, including...

Original post made by Christine on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by RKA, on May 22, 2007 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best buddies ride for diabetes

Last year, Pleasanton resident Harinder Grewal wanted to do something different before he turned 40. He heard about Team...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Sarah, on May 30, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 2828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

I support the Stoneridge Drive extension and the "Open Space, Park Lands, and Green Belt Initiative." Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2007
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2007 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2540 Views

RESTAURANTS

All-star Vic Malatesta heads PDA, next the Chamber

V Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2532...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2007
Last comment by John A.Lester, on Jun 3, 2007 at 4:00 am | 1 comment | 2801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Which movie theaters stack up?

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing: Blockbuster movie time. Highly anticipated movies like "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by hill, on Jun 4, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2453 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water supplier forced to tap into emergency reserves

Zone 7 Water Agency has for the past five days been tapping into its emergency water supply after it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by amy, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jones, Gibbs complete 565-mile ride to L.A. in AIDS/LifeCycle bicycle fundraiser

Pleasanton Housing Commission member Joe Jones (left) and businessman Rob Gibbs read the Pleasanton Weekly story about their...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by jennifer gibbs, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 2592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drive launches against Staples Ranch initiative

A citizens' group led by civic and business leaders has launched a campaign urging residents not to sign a proposed voter...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sara G, on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2950 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

Pleasanton Unified School District has squandered a decade of opportunities. They now want the community to fund a parcel...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by S. G., on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 2608 Views
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