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Pleasanton school board ponders plan to restore $2.7 million in jobs

The Pleasanton school district is considering adding some jobs that were cut in 2008, including a lead trainer for technology...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 31 comments | 24442 Views

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Village High student ID’d as teen killed in crash on Stanley Boulevard

Officials have identified Village High School junior Violet Campbell as the teenage girl killed in a suspected drunk-driving...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Friend, on Nov 27, 2017 at 7:40 pm | 4 comments | 24363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect tomorrow in Pleasanton, but not San Ramon

Starting tomorrow, New Years's Day, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 3, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 46 comments | 24313 Views

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Jury convicts Pleasanton woman of murder for fatal DUI on Highway 84

A Pleasanton woman with a history of drunk driving was found guilty of second-degree murder last week at the end of a jury...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by urmomz, on Mar 20, 2020 at 10:09 pm | 19 comments | 24295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb threat leads to Pleasanton Walmart evacuation

A called-in bomb threat led to the evacuation of the Walmart store in Pleasanton last week, but nothing suspicious was found. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2013 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 23963 Views

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Dublin USD Trustee Catherine Kuo killed in car crash on campus

In what police and school officials described as a "tragic accident," Dublin Unified School District Trustee Catherine Kuo...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by highdiver, on Mar 25, 2021 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 23766 Views

SPORTS

Will LaMarche signs with Detroit Tigers

Many young baseball players fantasize about one day playing professional baseball. For Pleasanton resident William LaMarche,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Karin Francis, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 23741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Details emerge about crash at middle school that killed DUSD Trustee Kuo

As the Dublin community remains reeling after the shocking death of Catherine Kuo, more details have emerged about the circumstances...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 28, 2021 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 23480 Views

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Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 22 comments | 23455 Views

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Primary election 2020

The 2020 primary election is upon us, with Alameda County election officials sending out vote-by-mail ballots starting this...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Change the Rules - Ignore the Law, on Feb 28, 2020 at 11:09 am | 23 comments | 23451 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2013 Holiday Fund now underway

The 2013 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign is now underway, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts to...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 23188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Amador teacher Eric Thiel dies

Eric Thiel, a science teacher at Amador Valley High School who had been with the Pleasanton school district since 1985, died...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jim brandes, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:38 pm | 9 comments | 23109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist dies in collision with vehicle at Valley-Bernal-Stanley intersection

An adult woman bicyclist died this morning in a collision at 7:07 a.m. at the intersection of Bernal and Valley avenues and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jvdleftcoaster, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:08 am | 21 comments | 23055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Details emerge about fatal motorcycle crash on Vasco Road in Livermore

A motorcyclist was killed after crossing into the opposite lane and slamming head-on into an SUV on North Vasco Road in unincorporated...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Adriana P., on Apr 2, 2020 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 23032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Massive protest held in Pleasanton to condemn racism, police brutality

Pleasanton residents showed up in force to protest against racism and police brutality on Friday afternoon, in what appeared...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 7, 2020 at 7:24 pm | 78 comments | 23018 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

What part of the $24-billion-and-growing state budget deficit and public agony over harsh cutbacks in services to the needy...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by What a laugh!, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 22955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs

Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Go Paige Go Mark, on Aug 11, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 80 comments | 22921 Views

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Dublin's Lockhart back in the news to help schools

One of Pleasanton's favorite neighboring politicians--former Dublin mayor Janet Lockhart--has just been named executive director...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 22920 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by B, on Jul 10, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 91 comments | 22853 Views

SPORTS

Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Yo, on May 14, 2009 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 22842 Views
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