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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board fires Supt. Rick Rubino

The Pleasanton school board tonight voted unanimously to remove Rick Rubino from the position of superintendent, effective...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jan 10, 2017 at 5:25 am | 47 comments | 12992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two headlines in today's issue

I liked the two headlines in today's issue. one following the other: Niles Canyon Road closed due to mudslides Mayor...

Original post made by oldtimer on Jan. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 509 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley headed for another Babe Ruth World Series starting tomorrow

The Tri-Valley all-stars have booked their spot in the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series in Massachusetts this week, and...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Evan Rogoff , on Jan 8, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to discuss superintendent in closed session tomorrow

Pleasanton schools superintendent Rick Rubino, who remains on paid administrative leave amid a district investigation into...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by JillK, on Jan 7, 2017 at 9:22 am | 8 comments | 3886 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Hats off to citizen (turned) journalist

Local news coverage is imperative to the health of a community. When the number of journalists locally and nationally was...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ols Guy, on Jan 6, 2017 at 9:02 pm | 3 comments | 1856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court reduces convicton of man's killing of 14-year-old Foothill High student to 2nd degree murder

A state appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday upheld a jury's determination that a 14-year-old Pleasanton girl was murdered...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 5719 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 5, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6659 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Inauguration of Chief Bully is Approaching.

January 20, 2017 Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45TH. President of the United States. History disputes this. Trump...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 5, 2017 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore man accused of assault with deadly weapon in Pleasanton

A 25-year-old Livermore man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon early Tuesday morning after police...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 5, 2017 at 7:31 am | 3 comments | 3088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Superior Court cuts clerks' hours due to budget deficit

Alameda County Superior Court clerks' office hours were reduced starting Tuesday as a result of a sizable budget deficit. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Jan 4, 2017 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 1517 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton woman assaulted on Main Street early today

A 43-year-old Pleasanton woman was assaulted just after midnight today as she was walking in the 300 block of Main Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jan 4, 2017 at 5:58 am | 19 comments | 4179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Here we go again with PUSD

The new year will bring challenges, uncertainty and opportunity. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/12/30/editorial-here-we-go-again-with-pusd...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Nils Erickson, on Jan 4, 2017 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 3643 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brace for driving over the Bernal bridge later this month

If you're one of the 10,000 motorists who cross the Bernal Avenue bridge over the Arroyo de la Laguna every day, brace yourself...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 4198 Views

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York fires 49er's general manager, head coach

The general manager and head coach of the San Francisco 49ers football team were fired Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 3, 2017 at 10:40 am | 5 comments | 1807 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New traffic safety laws take effect Sunday

The California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of new traffic laws pertaining to cell phone use, driving under the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jan 2, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 27 comments | 7001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donate prom dresses to the Princess Project

Ladies: Do you have any fancy dresses hanging around your closet? Give them a new chance at life - but, more importantly,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Teresa, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:57 am | 5 comments | 5299 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Two Pleasanton golf professionals win NorCal PGA awards

Two Pleasanton golf professionals were singled out with top recognition among their peers earlier this month, taking home...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No action at special school board meeting

The Pleasanton school board took no action after meeting for more than an hour in closed session Tuesday night to discuss...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 30, 2016 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 3296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigating theft of handgun, car

Pleasanton police are investigating a burglary in which $80,000 worth of items -- including a handgun -- were reportedly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Dec 30, 2016 at 9:02 am | 8 comments | 3451 Views

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Council OKs purchase of San Francisco property for $4.2 million

In a nearly-empty chamber and with only one objector, the City Council last night agreed to spend $4.2-million to acquire...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Dec 28, 2016 at 9:50 pm | 11 comments | 3091 Views
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