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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 | 4291 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 60 comments | 4291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs high density apartment complex on Bernal at Stanley

With only one objector at a two-hour public hearing, the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved construction of a 345-unit...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by XYZ, on Aug 12, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 24 comments | 4290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you in denial as to what your teenager is 'really' doing?

I am so disappointed in one fact, and that is the fact that most parents do not want to take responsibility for 'what is...

Original post made by anonymous on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by M, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 4284 Views

AROUND TOWN

CRONYISM

The origin of Mayor’s Hosterman’s hawk complaint have beeen political and perhaps not nice but the way that Hosterman...

Original post made by Kim on Jan. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:35 am | 30 comments | 4283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FIre at Shadow Cliffs

On Saturday at aporox. 5 pm a fire broke out at Shadow Cliffs. It was on the "backside" or southside of the park. It burned...

Original post made by anon on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 11, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 13 comments | 4283 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parcel tax potentially targets senior citizens!!!

I read on another posting about language in the parcel tax which addresses seniors. I made my parents aware of this provision...

Original post made by Ray Johnson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by honestly, be honest, on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 75 comments | 4280 Views

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Council OKs speed limit increases on 11 city streets

Speed limits are being raised by 5 miles an hour on 11 major streets in Pleasanton after a traffic survey showed that motorists...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 4279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore police make arrest in Sunday's double murder

Police arrested a man in his late 20s Sunday on suspicion that he shot two men to death in Livermore earlier in the day,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Raylan Givens, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 4276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Slashes Instructional Time for Students in Secret

PUSD sent home a muddled barely readable letter that is difficult to interpret, but some say that they are cutting instructional...

Original post made by What? on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 83 comments | 4275 Views

RESTAURANTS

What ABOUT Fast-Food Workers?

Hey, wait a minute. I thought going to college was supposed to ensure that everyone becomes a millionaire! Well, at least...

Original post made by Milty on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Niles, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 4275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

The Pleasanton Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is sponsoring "Together We Prepare," a disaster preparedness workshop....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Maurice HUNTER, on Nov 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 4274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools join in statewide Day of Action

In the 30 minutes before school started Thursday, teachers, classified staff, administrators and parents joined the statewide...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Einstein, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 106 comments | 4272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child care provider replaces YMCA center

Adventure Time, a private, nonprofit child care provider, will move into 4667 Bernal Ave., which was vacated in December...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by n/a, on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 4272 Views

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PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Cheryl Cook-Kallio

by Cheryl Cook-Kallio Twenty-five years ago I chose to raise my family in Pleasanton because it was a safe, vibrant city...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 36 comments | 4272 Views

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Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 68 comments | 4270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandals appear to be racially motivated

A home in the 3900 Block of Kern Court was vandalized in the early hours of Nov. 5 and the owners believe it was politically...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by A Donlon Family, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 46 comments | 4270 Views

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Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jesus loves you, on May 31, 2016 at 8:01 pm | 16 comments | 4267 Views

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On final day of 2012, Pleasanton Weekly's Holiday Fund needs your help

On the last day in 2012, what better time is there to consider turning your thoughts to supporting local nonprofit agencies...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jan 2, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 4263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs 3-story homes on downtown site, ground-floor retail

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved a mixed-use housing and retail development at Old Bernal Avenue and Augustine...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by AR15, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:30 am | 20 comments | 4263 Views
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President Trump
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