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SPORTS

Hospice's popular 'Hike for Hope' set for April 30

The second annual Hike for Hope is scheduled for April 30, giving participants a chance to remember someone special during...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

More Housing in Hacienda Business Park

This will interest some... http://ci.pleasanton.ca.us/services/news/?nid=641 Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Workshop...

Original post made by Stacey on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Sep 22, 2008 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 2035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 21 comments | 2034 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 2034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Money Does Not Fix Education!

Pleasanton Unified Spend $5492 per student. Washington D.C. spends $24600 per student (that is not a typo). Washington...

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Graffiti 'artists' becoming more visible

Despite recent complaints about graffiti, Pleasanton police say there's not more -- it's just more visible. However, a recent...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 2033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CNN Money: Pleasanton Named Top 100 Best Cities To Live

Yay, Pleasanton! Just don't read the negative blogs that permeate the boards here that put a sour taste to the feel of...

Original post made by Proud and Staying Positive on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Send us your fall photos!

Is it a cool costume or an adorable kid enjoying a candy apple? Do you have a huge pumpkin, or is your pet one who likes...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 27, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 2032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bill Berck: Still helping others after years as superintendent

It's hard to recall all the schools and organizations former Pleasanton School Superintendent Bill Berck has served, but...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Evelyn Borner, on Dec 17, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to review decision to allow late-night music at Barone's Restaurant

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of late-night live music and other entertainment at an outdoor patio at Barone's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Different Perspective?, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 50 comments | 2031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

NFL player, former Amador football star Rick Kane dies

When Dennis Georgatos thinks about Rick Kane, he remembers the best football player to ever come out of Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tim Trent, on Apr 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

"No on D" guy in front of Amador Valley High School

There seems to be a big effort from the people who oppose measure D. On my way to Amador this morning, I saw a lot of...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by DB, on May 27, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 36 comments | 2031 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Falcon's nest nets victory over Amador Valley

Special to the Pleasanton Weekly by Andy Udinski On February 18, the Foothill High School boys' varsity team ended their...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 2031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Van overturns in wet weather

Slick roads may have been the cause of an overturned vehicle this morning in Vintage Hills. At approximately 10:45 a.m.,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Gene, on Jan 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 6 comments | 2030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice Recorders in the Classroom

I think all classrooms should have a recording device that we can be reviewed if a student reports unprofessional...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by I can't believe it, on Jul 30, 2008 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 2030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Nob Hill=New Walmart Grocery

Is it true? Walmart trying to open one of their grocery only stores in the Nob Hill sight? Got an email with a link to a...

Original post made by Alicia on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 8, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 23 comments | 2030 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
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Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
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