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Vote Tuesday: Lund Ranch Measure K dominates Pleasanton ballot

Pleasanton voters are casting their ballots in the June 7 primary election on a myriad of issues and candidates, ranging...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Jun 8, 2016 at 7:11 am | 40 comments | 3703 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school seniors organize second 'citrus harvest'

During a casual walk to Raley's on Sunol Boulevard in February 2013, Foothill High student Justin Silliman and California...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Paula, on Dec 5, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 3702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss recouping lost funds from bomb hoax, new wifi system at Tuesday meeting

The Pleasanton Unified school board will decide Tuesday night how to recoup lost attendance dollars following a bomb threat...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jill, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 3699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should the school board elect or appoint its new member?

The school board is looking for someone to fill the school board seat left by president Juanita Haugen, who died March...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 15, 2007
Last comment by Ann, on Apr 22, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 3698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

What are your thoughts about senior ditch day? Let them, or don't let them....

Original post made by Interested on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on May 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 37 comments | 3697 Views

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Sewer district recycling program scaled back due to excessive demand

A program to provide recycled water for residential use in the Tri-Valley is being scaled back in the wake of its "overwhelming...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Drought, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:06 pm | 14 comments | 3696 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools could face more than $5 million in new cuts

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told Tuesday night that it could face as...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 76 comments | 3696 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Plaudits for Parks/Recreation Master Plan

The Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the city's new Parks and Recreation Master Plan, and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer Pearce, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 3696 Views

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Alameda County Fair announces new attractions

Three new extreme sports attractions have been added to this year's Alameda County Fair activities, including monster trucks,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 3695 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 3695 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 3693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

So, unfamiliar with this. Is it really a dear, old AVHS tradition? ...

Original post made by Ricky on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by senior, on Sep 21, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 3692 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 3691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Fragrances in Pleasanton classrooms

Many teachers in Pleasanton public schools use a device in the classroom that emits a chemical fragrance. If you go to...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 23 comments | 3690 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Builder scuttles $10-million waterpark at Shadow Cliffs

Plans for a multi-million-dollar California Splash waterpark that could have attracted tens of thousands of water enthusiasts...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 23 comments | 3690 Views

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Dollar Tree

I just heard that a Dollar Tree store is going to be opening in Rose Pavilion center. Has anyone else heard this or know...

Original post made by Karoline on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Welcome $Tree, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 40 comments | 3688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by NoToCC, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 3687 Views

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Great halloween decorations!

Today I exited my neighborhood the 'other' way than I normally do and saw a house with the best decorations I have seen in...

Original post made by t. harris on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sea Eagle Haunted House, on Oct 2, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 3682 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly wins key California newspaper award

The Pleasanton Weekly has won the second place award for business reporting in 2006 in the annual, state-wide "Better Newspaper...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Jul 27, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 3682 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's the big game: Foothill vs. Amador Valley Friday night

Make no mistake about it, the East Bay Athletic League football championship banner will hang in Pleasanton this season,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Footballers friend, on Nov 6, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 3681 Views
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