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Pleasanton schools post gains in meeting 'No Child Left Behind' goals

Pleasanton schools are making progress in teaching English language learners and economically disadvantaged students, according...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2406 Views

RESTAURANTS

Santa Rita Starbucks Rocks

I love that place. The employees have always been jewels. ...

Original post made by Isabelle on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Timmy, on Sep 7, 2008 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 2405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 32 comments | 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2405 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney two-faced on green energy: says one thing, votes differently

McNerney is suddenly running away from the issue that defined his candidacy and his entire record in Congress -- the advocacy...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Metzler, on Sep 23, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2405 Views

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Around Pleasanton

I haven't been to a property auction since I was a kid and used to watch the fast-talking auctioneers selling off farms from...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2404 Views

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Vote in our Readers Choice!

On your mark...get set...VOTE! Opening ceremonies for the Pleasanton Weekly's 2008 Readers Choice have begun. Vote for your...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Adrianne Weiss, on Jun 30, 2008 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2404 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farmer's Restaurant: Good to Great

I started a new post for Farmer's because the old one had a very negative title. Many of the posts were positive, but got...

Original post made by mooseturd on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by localKB, on May 26, 2010 at 8:46 am | 6 comments | 2404 Views

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Longtime Pleasanton resident Polly (Mrs. Jack) Dove victim of stroke at 89

Twenty-five-year Pleasanton resident Polly (Moyer) Dove died early Monday, less than a week after suffering a stroke. She...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jerry Pentin, on Aug 3, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 2404 Views

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Alleged high school drug dealer arrested again

Paul Harold White, who was arrested earlier this month for furnishing drugs to high school students, has been arrested again. The...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by samantha, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:11 am | 7 comments | 2403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita Cross Walk

The long cross walk across Santa Rita (in front of Hollywood Video) now has some impressive warning features - runway type...

Original post made by Ron on Sep. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congregation Beth Emek names David Katz interim rabbi

After a summer of lay leaders holding services, Congregation Beth Emek of Pleasanton has hired Rabbi David A. Katz as interim...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Controlling, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2403 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 | 2403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather to support education

About 350 people rallied in front of Amador Theater Friday afternoon to show support for increased state funding for education....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by VHMom, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 35 comments | 2401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A majority vote loses out in Pleasanton

Thank heaven, the 35% of Tuesday's voters who managed to quash the Measure E $98 a year parcel tax vote in Pleasanton don't...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pepper, on May 11, 2011 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 2401 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE THE TONGANS

You might have noticed a lot of landscaping renovations around town the last few months being done by crews of Tongans. ...

Original post made by James on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2008 at 5:50 am | 32 comments | 2400 Views

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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2399 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers file lawsuit

Taiwan-based property owners Jennifer and Frederic Lin have filed a suit in Alameda County Superior Court against opponents...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 22, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 27 comments | 2398 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,220 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 903 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 757 views