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PUSD board, superintendent talk self goals, policies at workshop

The Pleasanton's five school board members and first-year Superintendent David Haglund spent hours Thursday evening discussing...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Spudly, 46 minutes ago | 1 comment | 595 Views

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$36,000 Award: Nominate Young Jewish Leaders Making a Difference in Their Communities

Do you know a teen with a passion for making the world a better place? The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards are seeking nominations...

Original post made by King + Company on Oct. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5 Views

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Rats in back yard

Does anyone have experience with rats in the back yard? And how to get rid of them. I live near a creek, my neighbors have...

Original post made by Al on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 50 Views

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Grass fire spreading with moderate pace in Dublin

Firefighters are responding to a two-alarm vegetation fire that has burned roughly 30 acres and is spreading at a moderate...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Al, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 3908 Views

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Zone 7 board approves new water rates, moves ozonation project forward

The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors approved an initial environmental review document for a Del Valle ozone filtration...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Clean up our valley, 14 hours ago | 10 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Services planned for Dr. Bill James, former Pleasanton schools superintendent

A memorial service for Dr. Bill James, former long-serving superintendent of Pleasanton schools who died earlier this month,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Robin Neal, on Oct 21, 2017 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 2102 Views

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Inmates at Dublin jail set to restart hunger strike this weekend

A Bay Area inmate advocacy group announced Thursday that inmates in Santa Clara and Alameda county jails will restart a hunger...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 21, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 753 Views

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Opening statements in Steinle trial set for Monday

Opening statements will begin Monday in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting Pleasanton native Kathryn "Kate" Steinle...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 21, 2017 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 765 Views

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Guest Opinion: More housing without additional schools is not 'planned progress'

There is significantly more housing development in Pleasanton's future with a lack of infrastructure to support it. We will...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 20, 2017 at 10:15 pm | 45 comments | 2749 Views

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ACE Train Evacuated due to Unattended Bag

Friday evening ACE 4 train has been evacuated at the Pleasanton train station due to an unattended bag found on the train....

Original post made by Rider on Oct. 20, 2017
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Gates working to make Donlon 'feel like home'

Janet Gates, who most recently worked as a vice principal at Lydiksen Elementary for three years, replaced Sebastian Bull...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lori, on Oct 20, 2017 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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Around Pleasanton: 10th-year tribute to Laurel Williams set for next Friday

It has been 10 years since Laurel Williams was killed in a horrific car crash on Foothill Road, and her mother Kathy Pace-Williams...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ptown Family, on Oct 20, 2017 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 2868 Views

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Helping horses: Feedbags sewn into shopping totes

"Love is in the bag," says Pleasanton resident Gretchen Kyle -- love for horses and everyone who has come forward to help...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jetson, on Oct 19, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 890 Views

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The Hanger: PUSD program honored with Dreammakers and Risktakers award

The school board last week took time to recognize the Hanger, a PUSD program that just earned a Dreammakers and Risktakers...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

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Rotary reaches out on World Polio Day

Rotary members in Pleasanton and throughout the Tri-Valley are among the millions reaching out on World Polio Day next Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 373 Views

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Overgrown trees and dry brush along the Arroyo trail

I frequent the trail and have noticed so many dead trees, dried brush and over grown trees along the Arroyo trail, is the...

Original post made by Concerned resident on Oct. 19, 2017
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Zone 7 board to discuss ozone filtration projects, new water rates

The Zone 7 board is set to consider moving forward with new ozonation projects and approving water rates for calendar year...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 1109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Weekly changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on the lives of individuals arrested for crimes, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 18, 2017 at 5:46 pm | 12 comments | 1912 Views

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Zone 7 Water ready to spend $55M on unneeded Ozone plant -- your water bill is going up again!

The meeting is October 18 at the Zone 7 Office, 7 PM. 100 N Canyons Pkwy, Livermore, CA 94551, USA Let all your friends...

Original post made by Zone 7 Issues on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Oct 17, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 7 comments | 539 Views

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County: Property tax bills in the mail

Pleasanton residents are among the property owners throughout Alameda County starting to receive their property tax bills...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Lin, on Oct 15, 2017 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 1278 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 6,845 views

3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
By Elizabeth LaScala | 2 comments | 505 views

10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday
By Jeb Bing | 3 comments | 258 views