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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 83 comments | 8772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping Chickens in Pleasanton

I'm interested in getting some egg layers for our back yard. I know that we're not allowed to have any roosters (noisy at...

Original post made by Bird Brain on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 8767 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton recreation supervisor arrested for theft

Ian Anderson, a recreation supervisor employed by the city of Pleasanton, was arrested Thursday and charged with embezzling...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 96 comments | 8764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: School district, sheriff's office stonewalling unacceptable

The Tri-Valley community continues to mourn the death of Ben Curry, who drowned during PE class at San Ramon Valley High...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2018
Last comment by WRONG ABOUT JK, on Nov 29, 2018 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 8763 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a mess on Monaco Court

Homeowners on Monaco Court and neighboring streets were awakened Friday by crews with large machines adding pavement slurry...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Another Windmill Lane Homeowner, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 8750 Views

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School board holds off naming interim superintendent, chief of Human Resources

The Pleasanton school board did not take any formal action Tuesday night on the appointments of interim replacements for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chantal, on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 8748 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne to be sworn in as Pleasanton's new mayor tonight

Councilman Jerry Thorne will be sworn in tonight as Pleasanton's new mayor along with two newly-elected members of the City...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 8748 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 3 comments | 8745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by that was my neighbor, on Jan 3, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 7 comments | 8742 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police release sketch of home burglar

Pleasanton police now have a sketch of a suspect in a Dec. 3 residential burglary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/19/police-release-sketch-of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by C. Bronson, on Jan 5, 2014 at 1:14 am | 12 comments | 8741 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Abused by Priests' group urges church to reverse local parish appointmernt

A priest who allegedly committed an indecent act in front of an Oakland police officer at a park frequented by children shouldn't...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:33 am | 73 comments | 8740 Views

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The 'Good Guys' of Pleasanton

As tens of thousands of classic car enthusiasts head to Pleasanton for next weekend's 28th annual West Coast Nationals, Goodguys...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 8738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 8736 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by ZOD, on May 29, 2016 at 12:20 am | 5 comments | 8732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trampoline Business Posting Inappropriate Pictures of Local Teens

I'm writing as a very concerned local parent who recently learned that a Dublin company advertising fun for the teenagers...

Original post made by concernedparent on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Carson, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 22 comments | 8731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 8720 Views

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What does the new Safeway add to Pleasanton?

I went there today (Dec. 17) for the first time. Around 10 am. Pretty empty, especially for the weekend before Christmas....

Original post made by mystified about the new safeway on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Fan, on Dec 31, 2011 at 12:45 am | 24 comments | 8718 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family demands apology following fatal shooting of teen by Pleasanton police

The family of the 19-year-old who was fatally shot by Pleasanton police last weekend are demanding an apology after alleging...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 10, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 25 comments | 8718 Views

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Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app

The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by It is "journalism", on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:55 am | 11 comments | 8717 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Inside Marine One, President Obama's helicopter

One could imagine what it would be like to fly in the helicopter that safely picks up and delivers President Barack Obama,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by winoceros, on May 24, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 35 comments | 8715 Views
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