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Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 4742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When it comes to numbers, Pleasanton Council, school board 'Excel'

If you like numbers, you should have been at the joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and the Pleasanton school board. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by But when it comes to buildings, Fails, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 10 comments | 4739 Views

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Supreme Court will not announce Prop 8 action until Monday or later

The U.S. Supreme Court will not announce until at least Monday and possibly later whether it will review the case of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 3, 2012 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 4737 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotion of Lt. Eric Finn to captain last Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 4737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dear Mr. Vranesh.....

Dear Mr. Vranesh: As a parent of children enrolled in PUSD, I want to apologize to you for what our school district has...

Original post made by Another PUSD Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 45 comments | 4734 Views

AROUND TOWN

400 seniors at Amador Valley High must retake AP tests due to 'irregulaties'

Nearly 400 Amador Valley High School students will have to retake the Advanced Placement exams next week due to testing irregularities,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by A Student , on May 31, 2014 at 12:33 am | 33 comments | 4734 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 4733 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to Livermore plan brings out range of public opinion

A downtown Livermore BART station was panned by residents who attended a public hearing on extending the rail line, possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by bobp, on Nov 12, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 11 comments | 4732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 4731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Mindy Bolar, the principal of Lydiksen Elementary School, has been appointed the new director of curriculum in the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 4727 Views

RESTAURANTS

Much in store for Stoneridge mall

Changes are afoot at Stoneridge Shopping Center. If you've frequented the mall over the past couple of weeks, you may have...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by chris, on May 29, 2008 at 10:50 am | 20 comments | 4724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 bodies found in Castlewood home in possible double homicide

The Alameda County Sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two individuals found this afternoon in a home on Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 18, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 42 comments | 4724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley 'We the People' team places 2nd in D.C.

After three riveting days of simulated congressional hearings on the U.S. Constitution in Washington, D.C., Lincoln High...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Proud Pleasantonian, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 4723 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AVHS hosts 'Every 15 Minutes' Thursday, Friday

The Pleasanton Unified School District and the Pleasanton Police Department will hold the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Dahlia, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 11 comments | 4723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drivers throwing lit cigarettes out of cars - what to do?

Just wanting a reality check here: what does one do when the driver in front of you rolls down the window and flings a lit...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 27 comments | 4722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 4721 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Most Pleasanton parents, students favor non-traditional calendar options

Parents and students voiced their opinions at Tuesday's school board meeting about the calendar options that could be adopted...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:12 am | 36 comments | 4721 Views

RESTAURANTS

La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 4719 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 4718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reason for Accusation of Sensationalism Left Out of Talking Points

It's interesting that the reasons for the accusation of sensationalism by the Pleasanton Weekly regarding crime reporting...

Original post made by Mark on May. 2, 2008
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