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Pleasanton teen talks about 'American Idol' audition

A Pleasanton teen is set to appear on Fox television next week as part of her audition for the 14th season of "American Idol"...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Watcher, on Feb 5, 2015 at 3:57 pm | 12 comments | 6837 Views

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Pleasanton police search for missing adult

Pleasanton police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 26-year-old man last seen at his home Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 5, 2015 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Dublin chief to take regional communications post

Dublin Police Chief Tom McCarthy has announced plans to leave his post at the end of February to become the executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1384 Views

RESTAURANTS

What Happened to La Vite?

We were going to have dinner at La Vite in Hopyard Village last weekend and saw that it is closed. Does anyone know what...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 484 Views

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BART customer satisfaction drops

BART is looking to improve service after numbers from a recent survey revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 9 comments | 2619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding Common Core

As the first month of the new year ends, the Pleasanton school district is continuing to fully implement the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by David, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 32 comments | 5689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district loses ruling in Vranesh case

An attempt by the Pleasanton Unified School District to deny former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh a hearing into its...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by JOM, on Feb 4, 2015 at 10:40 am | 45 comments | 11579 Views

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Downtown Sidewalks

I love our downtown and always try to support these businesses. However, I can't help but notice that a few restaurants...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 3, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 18 comments | 1871 Views

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Dublin Council ends two months of debate, chooses Wehrenberg for vacant seat

After nearly 15 hours of public and closed-door meetings over the last two months, the Dublin City Council last night voted...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Andy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 9 comments | 2700 Views

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Review: 'Les Mis' hits all the right notes

Haunting music performed to perfection. Comic relief delivered with verve. A good man rising above injustices done to him....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Feb 2, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views

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Amador student reaches for horizon in motorcycle racing

Amador Valley High School student Tony Davila is an athlete of a different sort. Besides being a varsity wrestler, he is...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 2, 2015 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AV Student Want Change

To Pleasanton Weekly readers- My name is Sophia Holbrook and I am a member of AVHS's school newspaper staff. I run the online...

Original post made by Sophia Holbrook on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Paula, on Jan 31, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 32 comments | 2155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board discusses laptop program for Pleasanton middle schools

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from middle school principals at its meeting last night about a proposal to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:43 am | 20 comments | 3181 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton author pens allergen-conscious cookbook

Pleasanton resident Christina Gray decided she needed to learn all she could about food allergies, and she spent the next...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lisa C, on Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 3633 Views

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Finding a fresh perspective with life coaches

When Caroline, 42, welcomed a woman into her home, courtesy of Airbnb, the two ended up having some good conversations. The...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Sutton, on Jan 30, 2015 at 5:08 am | 10 comments | 4909 Views

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Albertsons, Safeway receive clearance for proposed merger

AB Acquisition LLC, which owns Boise-based Albertsons, and Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 3545 Views

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Alameda County offering no-cost tax preparation for low/moderate income taxpayers

The Alameda County Social Services Agency (SSA) is providing no cost IRS-certified tax preparation assistance to low- and...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Sarah Holtzclaw, on Jan 29, 2015 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views

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Millennials seek smaller houses, but won't sacrifice details

As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ptowngal, on Jan 28, 2015 at 10:54 pm | 5 comments | 2755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2481 Views

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Zone 7 urges everyone to keep conserving water use

Despite all that rain in December, serious drought conditions persist and Zone 7 urges everyone in its service area to continue...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 27, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 7 comments | 2017 Views
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