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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD previewing north side enrollment solutions ahead of board workshop

The Pleasanton school board is set to hear a preview for and proposed recommendations to address over-enrollment issues in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 1722 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of man fatally shot by Danville police file claim against town

The town of Danville has been presented with a wrongful-death claim by the family of Laudemer Arboleda, who was killed by...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2018
Last comment by Anonymouse, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 2609 Views

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Big-rig driver killed in crash on westbound I-580 in Dublin

A 32-year-old Sacramento man died in a collision between two big-rigs on westbound Interstate 580 in Dublin early Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Jjyjh, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 3146 Views

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How to fix Mission Hills slide

Pleasanton city officials are asking residents of all ages for their input on how to renovate the popular big slide at Mission...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Ridgerunner , on Dec 12, 2018 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stray tabby with special needs finds a new home

The holidays came early for Monet, a special-needs tabby just adopted out from Pleasanton's Valley Humane Society. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by K, on Dec 12, 2018 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1715 Views

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Testa, Narum, Thorne taking oath of office at special Pleasanton council meeting

The Pleasanton City Council is ready to usher in a new era Tuesday evening, as first-time Councilwoman Julie Testa is set...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by JohnH, on Dec 12, 2018 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 1047 Views

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Person killed by BART train on tracks between Castro Valley, West Dublin-Pleasanton

Late Monday morning, a BART train fatally struck a person between the Castro Valley and West Dublin-Pleasanton stations,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Dec 11, 2018 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students continue high performance in state assessment

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced this past week the results from the 2017-18 state assessment,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by JC, on Dec 11, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 6 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council signs off on city acquiring downtown property for $2 million-plus

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday approved terms for the city to acquire a commercial parcel on First Street for up...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by ACE Rider, on Dec 10, 2018 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 2096 Views

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BART to study second transbay rail crossing

BART directors received an update Thursday on early steps toward a second transbay BART crossing that could include both...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by Bad Wheel - Let them know, on Dec 10, 2018 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1577 Views

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City looking to acquire downtown property for $2 million-plus

The Pleasanton City Council will be asked Tuesday to formally sign off on terms for the city to acquire a commercial parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 10, 2018 at 12:04 am | 10 comments | 5173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton PD issues 20 citations to drivers in pedestrian crossing sting

"Pedestrians Don't Have Armor." That's the headline of a recent social media post by the Pleasanton Police Department highlighting...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by boopiejones, on Dec 9, 2018 at 6:19 pm | 12 comments | 6174 Views

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Tim Talk: ClubSport Pleasanton sold to The Bay Club

Pleasanton-based Leisure Sports, Inc., parent company of ClubSport, evolved into the next phase of its growth this month...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by bilmepudr, on Dec 8, 2018 at 7:08 am | 5 comments | 3290 Views

AROUND TOWN

"A Day at the Hope Center," by Christine Chen

It was an unforgettable day for me... Before dawn, our minivan loaded with donation items had already been on I680. Surprisingly...

Original post made by Pleasanton Weekly staff on Dec. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 224 Views

SPORTS

Mariachi de Mexico at Bankhead

Mariachi Herencia de Mexico, an ensemble of students from the Chicago's immigrant barrios, will be at the Bankhead Theater...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1046 Views

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Stanford-ValleyCare strives to become stroke care center

When it comes to treating a stroke, time is of the essence and mere minutes can mean the difference between recovery, disability...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by susybfrompton , on Dec 7, 2018 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accountability, priorities dominate PUSD community meeting

Widespread accountability was the theme of the night at the second Pleasanton Unified School District community meeting of...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by Fifty Years Here, on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:49 am | 27 comments | 2387 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Foothill Band Review set for Saturday

Nearly three dozen middle and high school bands are set to take to the streets of downtown Pleasanton this Saturday for the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1431 Views

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Swalwell talks education, new Congress at Dublin town hall

In his first town hall meeting after the midterms, U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell spoke at his alma mater of Dublin High School...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Dec 6, 2018 at 8:12 pm | 8 comments | 1940 Views

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Pleasanton parents host 'Angst' screening in son's memory

"So that's why we're dedicated to preventing anyone from going through this. It's excruciating pain." Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by Christina Nystrom, on Dec 6, 2018 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 3887 Views
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Pleasanton's home-grown "unicorn"
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,093 views

Around Pleasanton: Holiday Fund helps Cultural Arts Council help others
By Jeb Bing | 4 comments | 462 views

Can You Afford Your ‘Dream School’?
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 285 views