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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 | 3154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Pay Cut for San Jose Firefighters

The union has agreed to put to a vote the proposal for a ten percent cut to pay and benefits as well as a two tiered pension...

Original post made by your turn Pleasanton on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mayor Reed's the man, on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 3153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's passed and present

Pleasanton has long been a great place to live, and some long-lost residents still think so. During Museum on Main's annual...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ewwww, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 3152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google Expeditions taking Pleasanton students on virtual field trips

Vintage Hills Elementary and Pleasanton Middle School students are set to participate in a Google Expeditions program today...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by PollyM, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 3151 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Triple, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 23 comments | 3151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 3151 Views

SPORTS

PG&E says failed high-line connecting caused Monday night's blackout at Candlestick Park

PG&E investigators said today that the power outages that delayed a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not uncommon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's running?

Looks like Mary Roberts is going to attempt a run for Mayor and Howard Neely is going to try for a Council seat. That's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:10 pm | 34 comments | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and holiday decorations and events are filling Stoneridge Shopping Center where an early start on Christmas shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 3149 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 honored with Community of Character awards

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church have been honored as this year's recipients of the Juanita Haugen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on May 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 3149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 3148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 3148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red camaro sought by investigators of Castlewood death

Sheriff's investigators have reportedly asked Castlewood Country Club residents if they've seen a red Chevy Camaro around...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by LOORNPREORI, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 11 comments | 3147 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 | 3146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 3146 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Engagement

Shannon Helton & Thomas Durbala Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1741...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 4, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 3146 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD to hear parcel tax survey results tonight

At its meeting tonight, the Pleasanton school board will once again consider whether to move ahead with a parcel tax, this...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 46 comments | 3146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion sighted in Golden Estates neighborhood

At 1130 this morning, Smita Nadgir sent this photo she snapped near her home on Foothill Road of a mountain lion roaming...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Joyce, on Jun 23, 2016 at 8:47 am | 18 comments | 3145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 3145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline today to run for City Council, Pleasanton mayor

With the deadline for filing election papers set for 5 p.m. today, the mayoral and City Council races are down to the wire,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:36 pm | 25 comments | 3144 Views
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