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Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 10231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 52 comments | 10230 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 10227 Views

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School board to consider buying 7,000 Chromebooks

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider purchasing 7,000 new Dell Chromebooks for students in grades 4-12 at Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by La la land, on May 13, 2018 at 8:59 pm | 58 comments | 10227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High principal resigning at end of school year

Amador Valley High principal Tom Drescher will be leaving the school to pursue another career opportunity at the end of this...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Edith, on Jan 12, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 10223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Theater sinking

The Amador Theater on the campus of Amador Valley High School is sinking and major foundation and other restoration work...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by tim, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:36 am | 15 comments | 10216 Views

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Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct

Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 28, 2017 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 10215 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Man arrested for arson, domestic violence in Pleasanton house fire

Pleasanton police arrested a 39-year-old man on several charges for allegedly setting fire to his own house with people inside...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 10215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board backs two competing education funding bills

The Pleasanton School Board decided Tuesday night to hedge its bets and back both competing education spending plans up for...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 15, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 39 comments | 10214 Views

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Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Deanna Wolford, on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 10211 Views

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Affordable housing in Pleasanton

Like it or not, affordable housing is coming to Pleasanton, and with it, as is nearly always the case, come questions about...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Feb 21, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 81 comments | 10209 Views

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Splash of color: Local artists bring beauty to Pleasanton utility boxes

What once were dull, unnoticeable metal boxes located around Pleasanton are being transformed into colorful stations dedicated...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Good, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:48 am | 31 comments | 10207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Alisal principal to lead Livermore school

Terri Quesinberry, whose departure as Alisal Elementary principal was announced last week, has been hired as the principal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Principal issues, on Aug 5, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 33 comments | 10201 Views

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Pleasanton teen eliminated from 'American Idol'

Three weeks after her "American Idol" San Francisco audition, Pleasanton teen Maddy Hudson was cut Feb. 19 from the Fox TV...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 10201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Monica, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 37 comments | 10199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist hits the nail on the head

Artist Gary Winter credits the old Kolln Hardware building on Main Street and Division for the idea that brought him fame...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Linda Krafty, on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 10193 Views

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Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tomorrow

The Cash Mob is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 10190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 10186 Views

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Election certified: Bacon, Haubert advance to runoff after tight Supervisor District 1 primary

Fremont City Councilman Vinnie Bacon and Dublin Mayor David Haubert booked their spots in a November runoff for Alameda County...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by sjd, on Apr 14, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 4 comments | 10184 Views

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Afternoon I-680 commute toward Pleasanton ranks as 4th-worst in Bay Area

The Interstate 680 commute across the Sunol Grade ranked as the fourth-worst Bay Area commute in 2017 for the second year...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Flightops, on Nov 15, 2018 at 5:27 pm | 15 comments | 10183 Views
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