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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did you receive a major census survey?

I recall weeks ago the question on this site, but don't know how to search back to find it to see comments. Subsequently,...

Original post made by Victim on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2015 at 5:14 am | 5 comments | 520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council gives go-ahead for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but run-down cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Patriot, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 4 comments | 1179 Views

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Is clutter stressing you out?

Clutterless Self Help Group meets every Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, 4300 Mirador...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Volunteer, on Nov 5, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1181 Views

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Council again postpones hearing on Lund Ranch

A public hearing scheduled for tonight on a bid by Greenbriar Homes to build 50 houses on the now-vacant 195-acre Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by map, on Nov 4, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board selects firm to run superintendent search, names new HR director

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night chose a search firm to handle the recruitment, application and interview process...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by FHS Parent, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google Expeditions taking Pleasanton students on virtual field trips

Vintage Hills Elementary and Pleasanton Middle School students are set to participate in a Google Expeditions program today...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by PollyM, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 2551 Views

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Veterans Memorial Goes Before Pleasanton City Council Tonight

Tonight the Pleasanton City Council will conduct a final review of the proposed veterans memorial in Pleasanton. Following...

Original post made by Doug Miller on Nov. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Coordinator of Communication & Community Engagement Takes Vulgar Shot

On Friday the Coordinator of Communication & Community Engagement (who was brought into Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made by Sue on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Not too surprised, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:29 pm | 20 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools may face layoffs this spring

The Pleasanton Unified School District may be facing layoffs since funding to extend one-time appointments haven't come through. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 21 comments | 2364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in Livermore fatal shooting tied to Fresno homicide

A suspect in a fatal shooting Saturday evening in Livermore is also wanted in connection with a shooting inside a Fresno...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Nov 2, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 1109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public meeting tomorrow to interview firms to search for Pleasanton school superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will hold a public meeting Tuesday to interview four firms it has chosen as candidates for...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 2, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for 1 p.m. Sunday in downtown Pleasanton

This year's Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade Sunday on Pleasanton's Main Street is going to the dogs, literally. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 1, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 7 comments | 2991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Ignores Lowest Bid for Search Firm - Ignorance or Arrogance?

In reading the article http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/28/pleasanton-school-board-selects-superintendent-search-firms-to-interview-for-contract....

Original post made by Just a School Board Watcher on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 1, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 20 comments | 1097 Views

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Juanita Haugen Scholarship Deadline is Nov, 9, 2015

The Community of Character Collaborative invites all High School seniors in Pleasanton to apply for the annual Juanita Haugen...

Original post made by Ken mano on Nov. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 317 Views

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Santa Rita Road reopens after crash near AVHS

Santa Rita Road reopened this afternoon after being closed in both directions for nearly an hour just outside Amador Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 'Innovative Student Grant' awards

Fourteen Pleasanton Unified School District students have been awarded a total of $5,002 in funding from the Pleasanton Partnerships...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2733 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Winter Spare the Air season starting soon, tougher restrictions in place

The Winter Spare the Air season is starting soon, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials say it includes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 7 comments | 602 Views

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Do We Really Need Another Starbucks?

We received one of those yellow cards in the mail letting us know about a potential drive-through Starbucks in the Rose Pavillion...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:57 am | 27 comments | 1695 Views

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Pleasanton schools' director of technology services resigns for post in Union City

Pleasanton Unified School District's director of technology services is planning to leave the district to return to the New...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by informed, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 3213 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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Football, French horns and film
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