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New director hired for Pleasanton Library

Heidi Murphy, the Library Director for Los Gatos, has been hired as Pleasanton's new Director of Library Services, succeeding...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jan Ash, on Mar 2, 2016 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2051 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Round Up (Glyphosate)

Hello, I have written a Letter to the Editor of the Pleasanton Weekly about this and received no response. It has come...

Original post made by Linda Jordan on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by rrr, on Mar 2, 2016 at 10:49 am | 6 comments | 387 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Third teen arrested in Stoneridge Mall robberies

Pleasanton police confirmed a third suspect has been arrested in connection with two robberies at Stoneridge Shopping Center...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 1, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2674 Views

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Bay Area News Group combines its newspapers into 2 publications

The Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday that it is combining its daily newspapers in the East Bay, Silicon Valley and on...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 1, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'State of the City' - Mayor says great year ahead

With residents and businesses naming Pleasanton as an exceptional place to call home, Mayor Jerry Thorne Tuesday cited surveys...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by rrr, on Mar 1, 2016 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 2361 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch referendum OK'd; Council to debate election timetable Tuesday night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide tomorrow night how to proceed on its approval of a 43-home development on Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jack , on Feb 29, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 14 comments | 2448 Views

SPORTS

Join Us for Pleasanton Foothill Little League Opening Day

Spring is in the air and for Pleasanton Foothill Little League (PFLL) that means it’s time to play ball! PFLL will be kicking...

Original post made by Mindy Long on Feb. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 379 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New smartphone apps could cut your medical bills

What if your next doctor's visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 4826 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police officer will not face criminal charges for fatal shooting downtown

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has determined Pleasanton police officer Daniel Kunkel acted in lawful self...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by EBurke, on Feb 28, 2016 at 5:45 pm | 84 comments | 7304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to let go dozens of permanent, temporary employees after state funding lags

Several dozen school district employees will face reduced hours or will lose their jobs this summer after the state did not...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Zenmonkman, on Feb 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 4527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sacrificing for Success: Survival strategies

There's a cost that comes with living in a town with more yoga studios than food pantries. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/15/sacrificing-for-...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 27, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 17 comments | 3364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Realtors' association launches campaign to reach millennials

Buying a home isn't as easy as clicking a few buttons and magically getting the home of your dreams, as the current real...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 26, 2016 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MANDATED REPORTING LAWS

Shame on the San Jose Unified School District for not reporting Zachary Drew, a high school teacher at Summit Tahoma Charter...

Original post made by MANDATED REORTING LAWS-SJUSD on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 26, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal court orders state to release confidential student information

Parents in school districts around the state recently received notice that confidential information on their students maintained...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 26, 2016 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2007 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sacrificing for Success: College and careers

When Kevin thinks about his future, he thinks about how nice it will be when he's able to afford a place for his mom and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 26, 2016 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

HUD sells 3.5-acre site for city-owned senior housing development

The Pleasanton City Council has approved an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mac, on Feb 26, 2016 at 6:00 am | 1 comment | 1346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's happening at SToneridge mall- crimes

Another robbery and attack at Stoneridge mall today...in the DAYTIME..in addition to last night's attack and robbery in...

Original post made by ayeaye2016 on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Feb 25, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 5 comments | 721 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Metropolitan Opera star at Las Positas College tonight

Opera fans only have to go to Las Positas College to enjoy "A Night at the Met." Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/04/metropolitan-opera-star-at...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by noor khondokar, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New I-580 Toll/Express lanes to open eastbound Friday, westbound Monday

The I-580 Toll/Express lanes will open in the eastbound direction at 5 a.m. Friday and Monday at 5 a.m. westbound, completing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:07 am | 15 comments | 3264 Views

AROUND TOWN

CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 16 comments | 8613 Views
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