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Pleasanton Preps: What a teacher strike could mean for sports

It appears a strike by the teachers may be a realistic possibility, which is the worst-case scenario. Lost in the rhetoric...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:44 am | 47 comments | 13253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why would one want to teach in Pleasanton?

In PUSD the superintendent and his cabinet have secured extremely generous raises for themselves before settling with their...

Original post made by Jeff Keller on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 888 Views

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Pleasanton: Council reviews suggested strategies for city's Climate Action Plan 2.0

Two sets of primary and secondary actions recommended for addressing climate change in Pleasanton were presented to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Joe V, on Nov 10, 2021 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 4281 Views

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Driver dies in crash with light pole overnight in Pleasanton

A driver was killed after losing control of her car and crashing into a light pole along West Las Positas Boulevard on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jo, on Nov 10, 2021 at 8:03 am | 4 comments | 13290 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton native, Giants' shortstop Brandon Crawford earns 4th Gold Glove

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 Foothill High alum, won his fourth career Gold Glove for his defensive...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Guillermo M., on Nov 9, 2021 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council backs new city law requiring guns to be locked up

The Pleasanton City Council last Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance requiring the city's gun owners to either store...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 9, 2021 at 9:06 pm | 5 comments | 2660 Views

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Publisher's Note -- The future matters: Membership drive underway to support local journalism, nonprofits

We are holding a Fall Membership Drive. Through Nov. 11, we are asking at least 200 readers to join the thousands of their...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Nov 9, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 3734 Views

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Details emerge about suspect, robberies before arrest at Pleasanton mall

A 22-year-old Oakland man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of at least two robberies in the Bay Area, including one in...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by buklau, on Nov 8, 2021 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 4352 Views

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Mental health pilot program tops a packed City Council agenda

A packed agenda for the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday includes voting items concerning school resource officer and mental...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 5, 2021 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 3146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Pleasanton Unified leadership is cheating students

By putting their own interests first, and by undermining teachers, Pleasanton Unified School District leaders are creating...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 5, 2021 at 10:47 am | 20 comments | 12813 Views

SPORTS

High school football coach needs a good dose of karma

On a soap box: In a battle of two teams from the city of Inglewood in the LA area, Inglewood High dropped a 106-0 assault...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Michael P. Santa Maria, Ph.D., on Nov 5, 2021 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 5925 Views

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What a Week -- Pass those bills: How legislation from Bauer-Kahan and Glazer performed this year

I recently went back through the results for bills authored by State Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Nov 4, 2021 at 6:53 pm | 13 comments | 3781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley cities unsuccessful in their RHNA appeals

Appeals from four Tri-Valley cities to reduce their Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) assignments were recently denied,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by John B, on Nov 4, 2021 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 6111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley mayors highlight regional collaboration during annual summit

The five mayors of the Tri-Valley came together Thursday for their annual Mayors' Summit where they discussed individual...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ptown Baseball Dad , on Nov 3, 2021 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 3627 Views

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FDA gives full approval for COVID vaccines for kids age 5-11

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its formal approval Friday of COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2021
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 3, 2021 at 10:47 am | 13 comments | 5169 Views

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Alameda County easing mask requirements in some settings

Residents of Alameda County will be allowed to lower not just their Halloween mask on Monday but their COVID-19 one too in...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2021
Last comment by seenalot, on Nov 1, 2021 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 6091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aid for Afghan refugees

Nonprofit, faith and community groups in the Tri-Valley banded together in recent weeks to create 'kitchen kits' for the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2021
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Nov 1, 2021 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

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Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
Last comment by Cynthia , on Oct 30, 2021 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 648 Views

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Livermore: David Victor's Supergroup SF at Bankhead

David Victor is bringing his Supergroup SF to the Bankhead Theater next weekend to perform iconic hits from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by BostonPublicist , on Oct 29, 2021 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 3336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill teacher Josh Hill named 2021 Alameda County Teacher of the Year

More than a year later after first being nominated, Foothill High's Josh Hill will finally be presented with an Alameda County...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Renee Mahdavi, on Oct 28, 2021 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 6050 Views
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