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Proposed new contract for unionized Pleasanton employees calls for 3% raises annually through 2022

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve at its next meeting April 16 a new three-year contract with the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 13, 2019 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 1831 Views

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City, PUSD leaders on board with exploring shared maintenance facilities

At an annual joint meeting on Monday night, Pleasanton city and school district officials agreed to further explore the prospect...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Map, on Apr 12, 2019 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 1682 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Guest Opinion: What can Pleasanton do about climate change?

The world's leading scientists are calling on us to finally heed the warnings about the climate catastrophe that we're running...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 10, 2019 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 848 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Foothill softball dominates Stampede tournament

One other annual event I've loved covering is the Livermore Stampede softball tournament that took place during spring break...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 10, 2019 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying Healthy: Hike for Hope to benefit hospice

Gather family, friends and co-workers -- or come solo -- for Hope Hospice's ninth annual Hike for Hope taking place the morning...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Melob, on Apr 8, 2019 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 1765 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Play to help man's best friend

Two very special dogs at the Valley Humane Society are searching for the perfect “furrever” family and community members...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 8, 2019 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 1776 Views

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The Super Parents: Exhibit highlights caring for children with special needs

Museum on Main has opened a new exhibit, featuring photographs by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 7, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

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Pleasanton: Characterz Cafe reveals hi-tech celebrity makeover

Whether it's a nifty new Batmobile, shiny costume redesign or adding a trusty sidekick, evolution is a part of any comic...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by Jeff Durban, on Apr 7, 2019 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 5278 Views

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Justin's heart of gold

When Justin Wang was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder at just 2 years old, it was the start of a health journey that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 6, 2019 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 722 Views

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Tim Talk: Iconic Livermore wine country restaurant moves away from fine dining

The Livermore Valley's iconic wine country restaurant is shifting its format after decades as a fine dining destination. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by Grumpy, on Apr 6, 2019 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 3918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City and PUSD consider striking a deal

Pleasanton city and school district leaders are set to examine sharing maintenance facilities and receive reports on Measure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Spudly, on Apr 5, 2019 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 2080 Views

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All councils confirm support for Tri-Valley housing policy framework

The Tri-Valley cities are ready to have their voices heard on state legislators' proposed solutions to the housing shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by John B, on Apr 5, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2040 Views

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Livermore City Council approves framework to meet housing demand

The Livermore City Council last week approved a housing framework that includes anticipated construction of seven new residential...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Apr 4, 2019 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pastor of Catholic Community of Pleasanton dies after cancer battle

Rev. Paul D. Minnihan, pastor of the Catholic Community of Pleasanton for the past six years, died on Sunday after a recent...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Nathan Patrick Knight+, on Apr 3, 2019 at 11:55 pm | 6 comments | 6692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Legislative update: Bauer-Kahan chairs Women's Reproductive Health Committee; Glazer bill takes aim at flavored tobacco

The Tri-Valley's state lawmakers have seen original bills advance through committees at the State Capitol over the past few...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 3, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 932 Views

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Principal departures: Board approves Solorzano's resignation, Butler's retirement

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees has approved the requests of two principals to step down at the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hutchings, on Apr 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 2645 Views

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Dublin teachers march to protest DUSD's latest counteroffer in contract negotiations

Tensions between the Dublin Unified School District and the Dublin Teachers Association flared on Tuesday afternoon, when...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 2, 2019 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 2064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Valley View secretary going out on top as Classified Employee of the Year

Nancy Rae has been a staple fixture at Valley View Elementary School for nearly 34 years, greeting coworkers and students...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by Alexis G., on Apr 2, 2019 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 2553 Views

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Downtown Planning: Are developers now making the decisions?

A Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2019/03/22/downtown-planning-are-developers-now-making-the-decisions...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Apr 2, 2019 at 6:37 pm | 32 comments | 1713 Views

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Let's go to the park

After one of the wettest Bay Area winters in recent memory, residents are ready to get outside and enjoy the sunnier weather...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Apr 2, 2019 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 315 Views
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It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 20th. Stay tuned for the results in the June 28th issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

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