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Housing crisis or window of opportunity?

It seems like each morning when I open my paper I find more alarmist headlines that paint a bleak picture of the country's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 3767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board now interviewing finalists for superintendent position

Interviews started Tuesday for the Pleasanton school district's superintendent position as the search for a new leader appears...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 3766 Views

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And baby makes five generations

Maria Lima celebrated her 96th birthday recently with five generations of her family; the youngest was her great-great-granddaughter...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 3766 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves drug-sniffing dogs at high schools

Drug-sniffing dogs will be coming to Pleasanton's three high schools -- but not until the end of February at the earliest. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Jan 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 91 comments | 3765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need ideas for new in town

We are new in town and are desparately unhappy. We moved here last spring and have not found the community to be very welcoming....

Original post made by New in Town on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another Parent, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:54 am | 45 comments | 3763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district hires county's education office spokesman as new PR office chief here

Pleasanton's school board has coordinated a game plan to start the process of looking for superintendent candidates while...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 3762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police department adds 3 new officers

Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller this week welcomed three new officers -- Rick Gorman, Scott Baggett and Brandon Cobler...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Nov 4, 2014 at 7:34 am | 2 comments | 3761 Views

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Negative stories about real estate often miss the mark

On April 12, there was an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled, "Hot Homes Get Cold," that gave Dave Walden the chills. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Oct 24, 2007 at 8:42 am | 7 comments | 3759 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letters to the Editor

<B>Labor Day Streetwise lacking wisdom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3011...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 4, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 3756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Juanita

Pleasanton lost a dedicated education advocate March 5 with the death of School Board President Juanita Haugen. Her lifelong...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mary Ellen Rodda, on Mar 9, 2007 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 3755 Views

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UPDATE: Both Shadow Cliffs beaches closed due to E. coli levels

The north and south beaches at Shadow Cliffs Lake were closed indefinitely as of Friday due to high levels of E. coli bacteria...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 3755 Views

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13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 3754 Views

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For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 3754 Views

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Amador Valley's 'We the People' team returns home with 2nd place honors in national competition

Amador Valley High School's "We the People" team returned home to cheers and congratulations from parents and supporters...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Christina Nystrom Mantha, on May 1, 2013 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 3753 Views

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Front yards again a place for political signs

Political campaign signs are starting to dot the Pleasanton landscape as candidates and their supporters work the precincts,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 3753 Views

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Underground Tunnels in Pleasanton

I was hoping that someone would know where the underground tunnel by the new Firehouse Arts Center lead to. My children loved...

Original post made by Laurel on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Lolfasho, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 6 comments | 3752 Views

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Snowboard accident lands Foothill grad in intensive care

A snowboard jump at Northstar-at-Tahoe last Sunday landed Foothill High grad Eric Cavalli, 18, in Renown Regional Medical...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Mar 3, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 32 comments | 3751 Views

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Wente concert tonight to support wounded warriors

A benefit concert to raise funds to support the ongoing needs of wounded veterans in the Tri-Valley will be held tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 3749 Views

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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 | 3749 Views
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