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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Catching fire

There was a time last season -- a rather trying time -- which could ultimately be the key to the run the Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Amador Grad, on Jun 1, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2717 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 | 2716 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 | 2714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax Survey report available

The 11/9 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda includes a report and discussion of the recently completed parcel tax survey....

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 89 comments | 2713 Views

RESTAURANTS

Oasis is The Best

My wife and I freqent the Oasis often to enjoy their wonderufl food, superb service and constant professional manner that...

Original post made by Jim on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by JD, on May 1, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2711 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 | 2709 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 | 2708 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 2708 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 | 2707 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stores, fitness centers opening in Pleasanton

New stores and fitness centers will be opening in Pleasanton in the coming weeks, including a second grocery store n the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 2705 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 | 2704 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burlingame School District -- Ken Wyatt to become Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

I understand that Ken Wyatt from the PUSD district office was hired by Burlingame Unified as an assistant superintendent...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Jun 19, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2702 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorneys threaten 'costly' lawsuit against Pleasanton if Measure PP becomes law

Years of effort to restrict residential and commercial development on Pleasanton hillsides ground to a halt this week after...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Matt Morrison, on May 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 2699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 148 comments | 2697 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Using Google Earth to visualise the Oak Grove project

Here is where you can download the kmz file I put together. http://zuul.org/sites/default/files/Oak%20Grove.kmz It opens...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Shelley, on Dec 17, 2007 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 2695 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 | 2694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2692 Views
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