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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eagle Court for Foothill senior

An Eagle Court of Honor will be held Sunday for Pleasanton teen Alexander Brandon Swenson-Lennox, who is a member of Troop...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Feb 11, 2019 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1248 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Fundraiser supports police officer as costly cancer treatment shows promise

A sold-out fundraiser for cancer-stricken Pleasanton PD Officer Kyle Henricksen, a 10-year police department veteran, will...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Leah Silva, on Feb 10, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 2990 Views

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City completes purchase of First Street property

The city of Pleasanton is now the owner of new downtown property, closing escrow last week on the $2 million purchase of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Map , on Feb 10, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 9 comments | 4765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill DECA brings home dozens of awards as team heads to state competition

Some 60 students from Foothill High School earned recognition at a business and career development conference in San Ramon...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 7, 2019 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1443 Views

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Secretive petition removes Natarajan from Dublin school board; special election to follow

A group of Dublin voters successfully petitioned to cancel the school district’s provisional appointment of Nini Natarajan...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by Anu , on Feb 6, 2019 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 3201 Views

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News Digest: State of the City tickets, Jurassic Tour & Lions Club crab feed

Registration is underway for Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne's State of the City address, being presented by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 6, 2019 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD enlists law firm to investigate transcripts, grading practices

A legal consultant is investigating allegations of inconsistent grading and transcript practices at Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Rider, on Feb 5, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 29 comments | 10075 Views

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Government Shutdown A Blessing in Disguise

In 2017 American businesses created 2.2 million jobs. last year 2018 American businesses American businesses created 2.6...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 3, 2019 at 9:13 pm | 42 comments | 1201 Views

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Bio businesses booming: Life science companies (small and large) thriving in Pleasanton

Pleasanton has long been home to major bioscience campuses. What's changed in the last decade is life science startups have...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 3, 2019 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 5230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying Healthy: Local teen publishes book on chronic fatigue syndrome

When Vidhima Shetty was brainstorming story ideas with the staff of the California High School newspaper a few years ago,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by Living with Me, on Feb 2, 2019 at 1:43 am | 8 comments | 2394 Views

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Tim Talk: Church opening at new site with fresh vision, name

After decades of being tucked in the back of a neighborhood, the 50-year-old Ridgeview Hope Church formally opens its new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 1, 2019 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board reviews funding sources for new campus on Donlon site

As part of first steps toward building a second campus on the Donlon Elementary School property -- now referred to by district...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 31, 2019 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 2303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin voters to decide renewal of school parcel tax

Voters in the Dublin Unified School District will have a measure on the ballot for a mail-only special election May 7 --...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Richard Michael, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Teen publishes book on chronic fatigue syndrome

When Vidhima Shetty was brainstorming story ideas with the staff of the California High School newspaper a few years ago,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Lolly, on Jan 31, 2019 at 6:16 am | 2 comments | 913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD executive cabinet, trustees receiving compensation increases

Pay raises were approved for members of the Pleasanton Unified School District's leadership team on Tuesday night, when the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by PUSDeepThroat, on Jan 30, 2019 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police, school officials seek to deter students from playing 'Assassin'

Pleasanton police and school district officials have issued a joint warning to students and their parents, requesting that...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Recycled, on Jan 30, 2019 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mamma Mia!' opens this week at Firehouse

The Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre is opening the smash hit this weekend at the Firehouse Arts Center, with its ABBA '70s...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Theater Lover, on Jan 30, 2019 at 3:23 am | 2 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Women’s March sees hundreds take the streets of downtown Pleasanton

On the second anniversary of the 2017 international Women’s March, hundreds of Tri-Valley residents gathered in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 28, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 58 comments | 5420 Views

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Pleasanton Real Estate Preview: Home buying and selling will change during 2019

Following years of stable market conditions, changes are coming for home buyers and sellers. Historically high sales prices...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by Tom & Ken, on Jan 28, 2019 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 4972 Views

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Staying Healthy: Losing 75 pounds feels 'great', Tri-Valley teacher says

Lisa Vela, 49, wasn't bothered by gaining a few pounds each year -- until she saw a photo of herself posted by a friend on...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by UnhappyFeet, on Jan 28, 2019 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2812 Views
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