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School board moves forward with bond measure consideration

As a first step toward putting forward a bond measure for school funding, Pleasanton's school board voted to do a survey...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 2, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 65 comments | 2961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton teacher gains nationwide recognition for rethinking learning

A fifth-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary School has been bringing some innovative approaches to classrooms in the district...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hans Sebastián Perl Matanzo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:52 am | 10 comments | 2961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 2959 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All-female troupe performs "Romeo and Juliet"

In what has become an annual tradition, all-female Shakespeare troupe Woman's Will stops in Pleasanton tomorrow night to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Erin Merritt, on Jul 30, 2007 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2959 Views

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Pleasanton Council rezones 73 acres for high-density housing

It took just 45 minutes for the Pleasanton City Council last night to rezone 73 acres in various parts of the city to accommodate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 2958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Heroes awards go to 8 'dedicated' community leaders, organizations for service throughout region

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dorene Paradiso-Carroll, on Nov 22, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 2958 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 | 2958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 2957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Synchronizing of Traffic Lights

Anyone know when traffic lights along major routes are going to be synchronized? This idea has been batted around by city...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 23, 2007 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 2956 Views

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Wal-Mart could open its Neighborhood Market this summer, city says

As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly last July, Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jargon, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 80 comments | 2956 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2955 Views

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Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevoort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:58 am | 38 comments | 2955 Views

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Service for Daniel Shoemake scheduled for Saturday

A funeral service for Daniel Shoemake, 21, will be held in Pleasanton's St. Augustine Catholic Church in Pleasanton at 10...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Henn, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views

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Golden Eagle couple losing good views of Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Confused resident, on Jun 8, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 16 comments | 2954 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton mortgage broker arrested for attempted murder

A former mortgage broker and professional party thrower is free on $130,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michele McP , on Jul 21, 2012 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 2954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving cross country

The first day of traveling we drove through Pennsylvania. There was not much to look at out the window so Jenny and I read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Martha Grill, on Mar 23, 2008 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 2952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Hero: changing the paradigm

Many know Susan Houghton from her days as the spokeswoman for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and later for Safeway....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Vic Cloutier, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 2952 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ricky Gill Caught Inflating His Experience

Ricky Gill, a 25-year-old college student who is intent on his VERY first job being in Congress, has time and again exaggerated...

Original post made by Independent on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian for Gill, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 2952 Views
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