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Pleasanton council endorses priorities at packed workshop

The Pleasanton City Council is moving closer to confirming the city's next two-year work plan after a lengthy meeting filled...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jim Van Dyke (my real name), on Mar 14, 2019 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 3208 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Illinois winters lead to Porky's opening on Hopyard

Thanks to the long and blustery winters in Chicago and northern Illinois (which I remember well), the Valenziano family moved...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Dawn Argula, on Mar 13, 2019 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 8174 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador Valley, Foothill softball teams back in action

The Amador Valley girls softball team had a tough run last week, including losses to a couple of perennial tough programs,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by , on Mar 13, 2019 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified Report Card

Given my children’s report cards come out this week, I thought it would be fitting to give PUSD a report card as well. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Been there done that, on Mar 11, 2019 at 3:35 pm | 28 comments | 5109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador, Foothill teaming up on 'Cinderella' musical

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools are celebrating a quarter century of creative collaboration next weekend with an...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by Theater Lover, on Mar 10, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 4267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Teacher integrity intact; clarifying misconceptions

The strength and unparalleled success of the schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District continues to be driven by...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:30 am | 35 comments | 4328 Views

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Every 15 Minutes: Driving home the message

Every 15 Minutes is an anti-DUI program that consists of a realistically simulated car crash, where student actors and volunteer...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Kris, on Mar 9, 2019 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 4870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission endorses east side, housing policy, Merritt property for city's priority list

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended five land-use and planning topics for the city's two-year work plan, urging...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Frankie, on Mar 7, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 7 comments | 3836 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New interim principal steps in at Amador Valley High School

Pleasanton Unified School District leaders have appointed vice principal Nimarta Grewal to serve as interim principal at...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by Stakeholder, on Mar 7, 2019 at 7:10 pm | 6 comments | 5139 Views

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Pleasanton mayor delivers State of the City address

Pleasanton experienced another year filled with accomplishments in 2018, and city leaders are poised for another year of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by Frankie, on Mar 6, 2019 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 4697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin down to three school board members after Cunningham resigns

Dublin Unified School District Trustee Dan Cunningham abruptly resigned in the middle of his third term last week, leaving...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 5, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 3 comments | 3075 Views

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Amador Valley High principal takes leave of absence

First-year Amador Valley High School principal Alberto Solorzano was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by A compassionated AVHS parent, on Mar 5, 2019 at 4:42 pm | 25 comments | 16637 Views

SPORTS

Take Us Along: Back at Bob's World

Visiting the Bob's World decorative display is a holiday tradition for Shelley Casey and son Nathan. In fact, they were photographed...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board confirms dismissal of high school pole vault coach

The termination of a popular high school pole vault coach amid allegations of inappropriate critical text messages to a student-athlete...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 17 comments | 7371 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Pleasanton council set to delay hearing on Chabad Center appeals

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to postpone its public hearing on project plans for the Chabad Center for Jewish...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Jane storey, on Mar 2, 2019 at 7:22 pm | 7 comments | 4002 Views

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San Ramon Valley teachers voting on strike authorization

Labor negotiators for the San Ramon Valley teachers union are in the process of preparing for their response should bargaining...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 2, 2019 at 9:05 am | 17 comments | 5079 Views

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Tim Talk: Turning an active 95 deserves many birthday parties

Dan Ashton was feeling a bit "birthdayed out" on Monday afternoon. He'd officially celebrated his 95th birthday on Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Marguerite Platt, on Mar 1, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views

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Amador to host anti-DUI campaign 'Every 15 Minutes'

The Pleasanton Police Department -- in partnership with the Pleasanton unified School District -- wants to reduce the number...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Tom F, on Mar 1, 2019 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 2529 Views

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Alleged gunman in Danville murder dies by suicide in Illinois

The man accused of killing Danville resident John Moore at a business park on Fostoria Way on Sunday died by suicide on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by A Mark Sypien Victim, on Feb 28, 2019 at 11:31 pm | 1 comment | 3044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We the People: Amador Valley, Foothill to face off again at nationals

An old-fashioned Pleasanton rivalry will play out on a national stage when students from Amador Valley and Foothill high...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 28, 2019 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3490 Views
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