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Remembering Irene Pons

When Irene Pons began high school at Amador Valley, it was called Amador Valley Joint Union High School. It was 1923, one...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Cathy Mills, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks maybe? Anyone else hear all the noise?

The neighbors are all out. Anyone know what's going on? It sounds like a really long grand finale....

Original post made by Lily on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Definitely cool and informative, but..., on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 8 comments | 2688 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Clean Water Act expansion not right answer, builders say

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to expand the reach of the Clean Water Act will increase the cost of new homes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 2688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hill Market?

Everyone is so into the Walmart Market, that we forget we are supposed to get a market in the Vintage Hills area. So what's...

Original post made by Tango on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 2686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 2686 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Balazo and Mama Rosa and Tower Grill

All owned by the same people I'm told. Now we can have THREE restaurants with illegals working there, how exciting!! I.C.E....

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 2684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day Tuesday at the polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 21 comments | 2684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police department promotes 2 officers

Two Pleasanton police veterans were promoted to the ranks of sergeants at a badge pinning and oath of office ceremony in...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tonya Clenney, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Skip Mohatt, long-time Amador Valley High teacher, coach dies in Auburn

Long-time Amador Valley High School teacher and coach Everett (Skip) Mohatt died Saturday night in Auburn, where he had lived...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Andrew Finn, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 25 comments | 2683 Views

AROUND TOWN

A rousing welcome for Army Sgt. Aaron Dagger, just back from Iraq

Scores of well-wishers waved banners, flags and cheered Friday to welcome home Army Sergeant Aaron Dagger from Iraq, another...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by LtCol Finnefrock, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 2683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 2679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

With the current City Council breaking up after serving an unprecedented six years together, Pleasanton voters have an opportunity...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 7 comments | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador's Comp Civics team needs our help

Congratulations have been pouring in to the Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics "We the People" team that just...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Mar 2, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 34 comments | 2678 Views

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April 26th, 2008 is the next Beach Impeach!

I participated in the last event and it was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make a huge statement. Check...

Original post made by Janna on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:46 am | 68 comments | 2676 Views

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Hundreds downtown for festive holiday shopping

Pleasanton's downtown came alive over the weekend with special holiday events ranging from "Earlier Than the Bird" special...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 2676 Views

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Tauscher's Feel-good Stage 2 Aircraft Ban

I'd just like to write to all of those folks who think Tauscher is doing great for her move against stage 2 aircraft as if...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 20, 2007 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 2674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third continuance issued in drunk driving case

A judge in the case against 19-year-old Katie McKewon granted a request to continue the case to April 11. In the hearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2008 at 7:47 am | 15 comments | 2674 Views

SPORTS

Bee-ing good at spelling

Thirty-six students at Walnut Grove Elementary studied a spelling booklet that had 42,000 words, then did their best to correctly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by haha, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 2671 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know about a fatal car crash on Bernal Ave. near St. Augustine's Sunday eve?

I heard there was an car accident Sunday evening (raining hard about 5PM)on Bernal Avenue (near St. Augustine's driveway)...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 19, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 2670 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Pleasanton Food Blog

Someone started a blog on food in Pleasanton. Looks good. http://eatinginpleasanton.com/...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 2668 Views
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