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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police briefly lock down Lydiksen Elementary

Pleasanton's Lydiksen Elementary School was put on lockdown briefly Wednesday afternoon as police searched for a potentially...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sal Skidvinski , on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 4197 Views

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Livermore Lab center activated to check for nuclear fallout from Japan

A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 18 comments | 4196 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 | 4196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More funding cuts may loom for Pleasanton school district

With state revenues about $600 million less than conservative estimates for July and August, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by As the world turns, on Oct 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 62 comments | 4192 Views

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Tickets on sale for Pleasanton's 4th annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl on March 14, a St. Patrick's Day event sponsored by...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by not worth it, on Feb 16, 2015 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 4191 Views

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Parents again push for smaller class sizes in Pleasanton schools

Parents were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting last week to plead their case for class size reductions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Frank Lyn, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 4187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solution to future Budget Deadlocks in CA?

Quoted from Tri Valley Herald article reporting on declaration of fiscal emergency on Thursday: "Under the declaration,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 4186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 4183 Views

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Growing opportunities through Sunflower Hill

Opportunities to build skills and gain independence are not so easy or clear-cut for the families of adult children with...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Erika, on Jun 8, 2015 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 4182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anti-Public unions , on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 48 comments | 4180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shooting in Safeway lot in Livermore, 1 dead, another injured

One person is dead and another injured in a shooting Saturday evening in Livermore. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/24/shooting-in-safeway-lot-i...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 27, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4178 Views

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Why we won't sign the Save Pleasanton's Hills petition

I'm interested in reading other people's reasons for why they won't sign the petition. Here is mine: I won't sign the...

Original post made by Shelley on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by i was there, on Dec 5, 2007 at 9:29 pm | 44 comments | 4177 Views

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Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by founder, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:25 am | 5 comments | 4177 Views

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Walmart to open its Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July

Walmart representatives have announced that they will open their Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July, wrapping...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by RA, on May 4, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 4174 Views

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New homes vs. old house on Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton city planning staff and Ponderosa Homes will ask the City Council tomorrow to allow the construction of 12...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fredrick, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 4172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 4172 Views

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Pleasanton park mugging solved with help of police dog

A mugging at a park -- a rarity in Pleasanton -- was quickly solved with the help of a police dog, according to a police...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Dena, on May 14, 2014 at 7:59 am | 13 comments | 4170 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline

Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by fradycove, on Feb 11, 2016 at 4:13 am | 44 comments | 4165 Views

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Tired of being hustled at the mall

Is it just me, or have the kiosk employees on the 1st floor of the mall gotten more aggressive in the last year? Last...

Original post made by Barbara on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Anna Smith, on Dec 27, 2007 at 10:25 am | 12 comments | 4164 Views

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TV30 airs live medical show

The phrases "medical experts" and "free of charge" are rarely used together these days, at least without a catch. But that's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Dinah Hurst, on Oct 16, 2007 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 4162 Views
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Bikes and Cars don't mix
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