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AROUND TOWN

Police Report

The Pleasanton Police Department made the following information available. Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2019/02/15/police-report...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 15, 2019 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: A new downtown plan is coming, or is it?

A proposed new Pleasanton Downtown Specific Plan due to be voted on this year has run into headwinds. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by David, on Feb 15, 2019 at 3:33 pm | 23 comments | 6118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Share your thoughts on city priorities

Pleasanton city officials are working to draft their recommended list of city priorities for the next two years, and now...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by David, on Feb 15, 2019 at 3:09 pm | 21 comments | 5264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD: Wells Fargo robbed, streets closed as officers search for suspects

Pleasanton police have blocked several streets to search for men accused of robbing the Wells Fargo at Hopyard Road and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 15, 2019 at 9:22 am | 53 comments | 11312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies in car crash in Dublin

Dublin police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred near the center of town amid wintry conditions on Saturday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Feb 14, 2019 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 3366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBRPD buys 160 acres to expand preserve between Dublin and Livermore

The Tri-Valley's Doolan Canyon Regional Preserve has nearly 160 acres of new publicly owned open space, with EBRPD closing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Larry Gosselin DVM, on Feb 14, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 5431 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Winning words will fly at upcoming Scripps Spelling Bee in Pleasanton

There's plenty of buzz swirling around the 2019 Scripps Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee competition on Sunday at the Amador...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 13, 2019 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 accepting nominations for Coach of the Year Award

The nomination period has begun for student-athletes and families in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore to recommend their...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 12, 2019 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to review highs and lows of math placement results

Results from the ninth-grade math placement program will be up for discussion at Tuesday’s Pleasanton school board meeting,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 11, 2019 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 3167 Views

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 | 2231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 6126 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 | 2690 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 5319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3035 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 | 27 comments | 12890 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1547 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 7841 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 | 4116 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2384 Views
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