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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider new elementary schools tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will once again look at possible new elementary school sites at its meeting tonight.to Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Idea, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 2916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading or paid Birthday Holidays - PUSD board to decide 2/22

This Tuesday, the PUSD school board will decide to reduce Barton reading program funding by 50% to save $53,000. They will...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 2914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three incumbents announce candidacy for school board seats

All three incumbent Pleasanton school board members have confirmed they will seek reelection this fall as their terms expire,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 33 comments | 2914 Views

SPORTS

Stroke by stroke

For the majority of Amador Valley and Foothill seniors, life is pretty simple right now. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6661...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Dan Faustina, on Feb 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2912 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

And baby makes five generations

Maria Lima celebrated her 96th birthday recently with five generations of her family; the youngest was her great-great-granddaughter...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing link on Pleasanton's section of Iron Horse Trail set for January completion

With the Iron Horse Trail due to be completed in January, those who commute to and from Pleasanton will soon have an easier...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Aug 3, 2014 at 12:33 am | 5 comments | 2912 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter to My Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more...

Original post made by _ on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Larry Haney, on May 18, 2010 at 9:35 am | 47 comments | 2909 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Pt. 2'

Pottermania reaches a crescendo with this taut and thoughtful final installment in the impressive "Harry Potter" film franchise....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Jul 16, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unsafe, Overcrowded Wheels Bus at Amador Valley HS

Wheels continues to supply too few buses to Amador Valley High School. One bus at 3:00 p.m. for all of Vintage Hills and...

Original post made by av parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 31, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 2908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emotions run high with school cuts on the line

With the elimination of class-size reductions on their worry lists, parents, educators and others packed a school district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Need Credibility, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 99 comments | 2907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Spa Closed!

Yesterday, I arrived at the Pleasanton Spa for my day of relaxation that I scheduled over a month ago. When I arrived around...

Original post made by KK on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Eve, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2906 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 2903 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits pedestrian by Tawny Park - who knows anything?

Yesterday afternoon a pedestrian was hit by a car near the intersection of Tawny and Norton. It was hard to tell but it...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | 13 comments | 2903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahalo Grille Closed

According to the information on Yelp, supposedly validated as provided by the owner of Mahalo, they are permanently closed....

Original post made by downtown diner on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by JVD, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 22 comments | 2900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 2898 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Committee oversees bicycle, pedestrian plan

"Bicycles should be equal to cars," is how Bill Rose sees it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3459...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate dropped bid for Pleasanton school board to focus on class size reduction

The short-lived fourth candidate for Pleasanton school board says he dropped out of the race to dedicate his time to reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Rudy, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 63 comments | 2895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore gathering to commemorate Hiroshima Day

Tri-Valley CARES members and supporters are gathering at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the gates of Lawrence Livermore National...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 8 comments | 2895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center reopens

Pleasanton's popular Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center has reopened after a one-year renovation. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 2893 Views
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