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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes job restorations, smaller classes

After years of paring down its budget, the Pleasanton School Board is considering bringing back some jobs permanently and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bravo Chimest, on Feb 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 5950 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's economy: A very good year for City of Planned Progress

Wrapping up her work as Pleasanton's finance director for the last 4-1/2 years, Emily Wagner has given an upbeat assessment...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 5948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council postpones employee contract signing to hold public hearings on pension contributions

With only three council members at the meeting, the City Council last night postponed consideration of a new two-year contract...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 250 comments | 5947 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Finding a fresh perspective with life coaches

When Caroline, 42, welcomed a woman into her home, courtesy of Airbnb, the two ended up having some good conversations. The...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Sutton, on Jan 30, 2015 at 5:08 am | 10 comments | 5947 Views

RESTAURANTS

Main Street Brewery is now like a strip club?

We have long taken friends from out of town and even younger ones over the years to the Main Street Brewery for good music,...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:16 am | 49 comments | 5939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 5938 Views

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'Shop for a Cause' to offer discounts at Macy's, funds for ValleyCare

Macy's and ValleyCare Health System's charitable foundation are sponsoring their 9th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 5929 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police officer charged

Officer Kenneth Baxter, a 38-year-old resident of the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood, was charged last week with a felony...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Laura, on Nov 2, 2008 at 9:29 pm | 12 comments | 5927 Views

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Police release sketch of home burglar

Pleasanton police now have a sketch of a suspect in a Dec. 3 residential burglary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/19/police-release-sketch-of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by C. Bronson, on Jan 5, 2014 at 1:14 am | 12 comments | 5924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 5923 Views

SPORTS

Parking fees to rise to $3 Jan. 26 at BART stations serving Pleasanton

Parking fees will jump to $3 a day Jan. 26 at the two BART stations serving Pleasanton - West Dublin/Pleasanton next to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by What, No Ebonics?, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:20 am | 32 comments | 5923 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Groundbreaking today for new courthouse, Alameda County building in Dublin

Construction work on a new East County Hall of Justice is underway with a formal groundbreaking at 1 p.m. today in Dublin. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 5907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters battle blaze at Hopyard Road apartment complex

A two-alarm fire destroyed a second-floor apartment and damaged at least one other last night in a building at an eight-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by P-town Ghetto, on Aug 11, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 23 comments | 5896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UPDATE: Pleasanton Middle School investigated for compromised testing practices

Staff gathered at Pleasanton Middle School Thursday to discuss the withholding of the school's Academic Performance Index...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 11, 2007 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 5873 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton not Pleasantville...

If you have ever seen the movie Pleasantville than you know their town was perfect. It was a small town with little to no...

Original post made by moviebuff on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 15, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 39 comments | 5869 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council could require 25% cut in water usage tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to require residents to cut their water usage by 25% over last year's consumption...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Victoria, on May 8, 2014 at 10:49 am | 26 comments | 5868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 5867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal quits job at Alisal Elementary School

Alisal Elementary School principal Terri Quesinberry has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/principal-quits-job-at-alisal-elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 30 comments | 5863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vranesh removed as Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton school board decided to replace Jon Vranesh as...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by eat, on Dec 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 12 comments | 5855 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 5847 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 557 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 343 views