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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 4055 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Writer remembers Amador Valley star Danny Gabor, killed 20 years ago in plane crash

This past Sunday morning, I woke up feeling a bit down as July 17 was the 20-year anniversary of the crash TWA Flight 800...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 20, 2016 at 2:21 pm | 8 comments | 4051 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 | 4049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calstrs/teachers union opposes pension spiking bill

Teachers want changes in bill that limits public employee pensions "The California Teachers Association and California...

Original post made by Be a part of the solution on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Reviled, on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 170 comments | 4049 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen decoys working with Pleasanton police find local stores won't sell them tobacco

Sometimes no news is good news and this is one of those stories. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/30/teen-decoys-working-with-pleasanton-police...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by tim, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 4049 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal football team takes on UCLA for the Pac-12 Championship at 5 p.m. tonight

For those planning on driving to Stanford today to watch either the women's volleyball team open NCAA Tournament play at...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 4048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks could be returning to San Ramon

Are fireworks coming back to San Ramon? It's too soon to say for sure, but the city is taking the first steps toward restoring...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 14, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 9 comments | 4048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed men hold up Express Liquors early yesterday

Pleasanton police are investigating an armed robbery Monday morning at Express Liquors in the 4300 block of First Street.. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 5 comments | 4048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council decides roads are not part of hillside protection ordinance

The Pleasanton City Council approved a final version of a hillside protection ordinance called Measure PP Tuesday night with...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 4046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smell raises big stink across parts of Pleasanton Thursday

That pungent smell that was wafting across Pleasanton Thursday was nothing more than compost being put down by parks workers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 4046 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drought action: Residents sacrifice, get creative to conserve water amid dry conditions

Pleasanton resident Kate Swinehart faced a choice when the seemingly never-ending drought left little water to sustain her...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stella, on Sep 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 4041 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 | 4040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Natural gas leak ruled out as cause of 'suspicious' fire

Police are eliminating a natural gas leak as one of the possible causes of an explosion and house fire on East Angela Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:12 am | 65 comments | 4040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Homes targeted in burglaries

Six homes were hit in burglaries or burglary attempts between Feb. 14 and Feb. 21, police reports show. Jewelry worth an...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 9 comments | 4040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 4039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 4038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs 3 multi-million-dollar corporate projects

The Pleasanton City Council approved three major business developments Tuesday that will cost millions of dollars to build,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by conerned about water, on May 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 11 comments | 4038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board

After watching on channel 28 the recent School Board meeting, I was amazed at the animosity shown as well as the arrogance...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by justwondering, on Dec 31, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 5 comments | 4037 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why is Adultery a Sin Only For Republicans?

I note with interest how the media is doing everything they can to create an identification of Newt Gingrich as "The Adulterer";...

Original post made by Whata Crock on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 14, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 49 comments | 4037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mexican Market

I am fairly new to Pleasanton and wonder if anyone can tell me where I might find a mexican market. The grocery stores carry...

Original post made by Jillian on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Paul Morgan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 22 comments | 4035 Views
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