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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fire victims say 'Thank you, Pleasanton'

Thousands of pounds of food, clothing and household supplies are in the hands of hundreds of victims of the Valley and Butte...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by audrey, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2973 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Tales of Olympus Jr.' at Firehouse Arts Center tonight through Sunday

The Civic Arts Stage Company in partnership with Bay Area Children's Theater is presenting "Tales of Olympus Jr.," a rollicking...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Christina, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1650 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lois Lerner advised IRS employees "be cautious about what we say in emails"

Let's see, if I am a public servant, doing my job, in an honest an ethical way, "not even a smidgen of corruption" as our...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mac, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 46 comments | 4249 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREE Flim Screening: Most Likley To Succeed

Presented by: The City of Pleasanton & The Pleasanton PTA Council Most Likely To Succeed Thursday, October 15, 2015...

Original post made by Andrea McGovern on Sep. 25, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking language within Union reps and teachers shows double standard

I just read the documents that included sworn depositions from high-ranking union officers and others involved in the Vranesh...

Original post made by Not PC on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 10 comments | 1443 Views

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whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes?

whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes? yesterday i saw him holding on to a pole spinning his head around...

Original post made by another mpm on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:38 am | 20 comments | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for teen missing from home

Pleasanton police are searching for a teen girl who may have run away from home. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/23/police-searching-for-teen-...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2023 Views

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Axis receives national awards for quality of services

Axis Community Health recently received not one, but two national quality awards from the federal Health Resources and Services...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award for 2015 goes to John Sensiba

John Sensiba, managing partner of the Sensiba San Filippo accounting firm in Pleasanton and a well-known city and civic leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by DeAnna Armario, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 2936 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brock Roby honored with 2013 Mayor's Award

Brock Roby, a civil engineer, chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and for many years a church ministry leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Brett, on Sep 24, 2015 at 2:05 am | 8 comments | 3710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Bull takes reins at Donlon

Bull, 43, is Donlon's new principal, but the city resident is no stranger to Pleasanton Unified. He worked for the past 15...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Shauna Johnson, on Sep 23, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 2085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scholarship fund established to memorialize Foothill senior

In the wake of a Foothill High senior's sudden death last week, members of the school's booster club have set up a college...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Em, on Sep 23, 2015 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 6225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing for attorney Spencer Freeman Smith

He'll be sentenced for the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu, who was visiting from China and on his bicycle. This was back in...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 22, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 565 Views

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Pleasanton Lions Club holding Fall fundraiser on Main Street tonight

The Pleasanton Lions Club is hosting its fourth annual Fall Restaurant and Shoppe Walk fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. tonight on...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Sep 22, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drought action: Residents sacrifice, get creative to conserve water amid dry conditions

Pleasanton resident Kate Swinehart faced a choice when the seemingly never-ending drought left little water to sustain her...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stella, on Sep 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 4313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 4294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 4208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Well-Written Editorial on the Deming Case by Gina Channel-Allen

One of the PW editors wrote what I think is a very good and balanced editorial on the recent press release by the Deming...

Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Sep 21, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 2271 Views

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Pleasanton native awaiting lung transplant meets Taylor Swift

The petite blonde woman took a deep breath -- which was difficult because her lungs were failing a little more every day....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CC, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 3446 Views
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Pleasanton school enrollment stable as demographics continue to shift
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