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Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 8534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving the gift of mobility

Dozens of Pleasanton elementary and middle school kids have a new perspective on what it means to be wheelchair bound. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Molly L, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 8522 Views

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Pleasanton man reportedly missing after solo camping trip

Jay Lafontaine, a 48-year-old Pleasanton resident, is believed to be missing after failing to return home last week from...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Wife of another solo camper, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 13 comments | 8513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold Stone, landlord square off over lease as popular ice cream store moves out of Pleasanton

The franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton have closed their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:52 am | 152 comments | 8502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers Choice 2015 Winners

The balloting is completed, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Missing Category?, on Jul 8, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 8493 Views

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Oak Grove developers' plan for 10 homes on hillside site goes to Planning Commission tonight

Even as legal arguments continue over the city's refusal to approve their bid to build 51 custom homes on their hillside...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 17 comments | 8490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Step and Column

Now that the PUSD School Board has taken the important step of placing a local school funding measure before the voters of...

Original post made by Trevor Knaggs on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 143 comments | 8480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 8479 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 8457 Views

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Suspected burglar fatally shot in chase outside Specialty Sales Classics

A man fleeing the showroom at Specialty Sales Classics auto sales at 2 a.m. today was shot and killed early today by Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2015 at 11:37 am | 42 comments | 8451 Views

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Neighbor busted in home burglary

Pleasanton police have arrested a local woman for burglarizing her neighbor's home after the victims spotted her wearing...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Chief spiller, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 8448 Views

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BART riders potentially exposed to measles

BART riders may have been exposed to measles by a UC Berkeley student who traveled on trains in Contra Costa and Alameda...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 16 comments | 8442 Views

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I-580 toll lanes opening delayed; I-680 projects on the way

With jam-packed freeways an all-too-common roadblock for many drivers in the area, Pleasanton is on track to soon find itself...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by smuchs, on Sep 30, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 15 comments | 8435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 8431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull unleashed

I just want to bring to your attention and the Pleasanton community an incident that just happened to me last Saturday. I...

Original post made by Concerned person on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 72 comments | 8414 Views

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Bay Area leaders adopt regional plan to accommodate future population growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by The other paper, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 7 comments | 8413 Views

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Duffield is back

Dave Duffield, the charismatic billionaire founder of PeopleSoft, is back in Pleasanton again with a new human resources...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dorothy, on Dec 8, 2008 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 8399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special Pleasanton school board meeting set for tomorrow morning

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday to appoint a new vice-principal. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Teachers getting raises approved at 8 AM meeting? , on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 8391 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 8379 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candlelight vigil tonight to remember Kyle Manning

Family and friends are holding a candlelight vigil tonight, a wake Friday and a funeral Saturday to celebrate the life of...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Haley , on Dec 1, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 8372 Views
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Our wallets will feel impact of Oroville dam repairs
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 898 views