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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vintage Hills Elementary selected as National Blue Ribbon School

Vintage Hills Elementary School in Pleasanton has been selected for a prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools Program award,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Vitage Hill Parent, on Oct 8, 2015 at 10:21 pm | 8 comments | 3974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Concord city attorney dies after jumping off parking garage

Concord City Attorney Mark Coon jumped from the third floor of a parking garage to his death Tuesday morning in Walnut Creek,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sewer district board member resigns to pursue job within district

Dublin San Ramon Services District board member Dawn Benson resigned from the board this week to apply for an employment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Oct 8, 2015 at 7:04 pm | 9 comments | 3695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Needs a Private School (like Thales) on a Public Scale

Good article below about a private school model that is not nearly as expensive as most private schools. The article below...

Original post made by Alt on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 8, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

HPMS Cheer team Rummage Sale

HPMS Cheer team is hosting a rummage sale this Sat Oct 10th from 7am-1pm! We will have house wear, clothing, furniture (bunk...

Original post made by Cheer Mom on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Cheer Mom, on Oct 8, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk to School month begins today; students encouraged to walk to campuses

Pleasanton schools will be kicking off Walk to School Month by asking students at Alisal, Mohr and Valley View elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Would love to do this if..., on Oct 8, 2015 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 1669 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2015 Amador Valley High graduate earns Girl Scouts' highest honor

Amador Valley High graduate Annie Cai is set to be honored in New York City Wednesday as one of 10 National Young Women of...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Brianna, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2892 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyers attack Pleasanton Weekly on Twitter

The Los Angeles law firm of Geragos & Geragos has taken to Twitter to call the Pleasanton Weekly a "journalistic disgrace"...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 46 comments | 6897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton making progress in recycled water project

The city of Pleasanton has completed a major milestone in its purple pipes project, which aims to bring approximately 450...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Recycler, on Oct 6, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SF man dead at Del Valle - boat overloaded and no life jacket

I just read that a man from SF died in a team building function at Lake Del Valle for Saleforce's IT Department. The boats...

Original post made by Michelle on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Billie, on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 936 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton to host 'Transition Fair' for young adults with developmental disabilities

The city of Pleasanton is co-sponsoring a free Transition Information Night workshop from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Roz, on Oct 6, 2015 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable

It has been almost three months since 19-year-old San Jose resident John Deming Jr. was shot and killed by Pleasanton Police...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Oct 4, 2015 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 4425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Houses or church site? Council to decide Tuesday night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide at its meeting Tuesday night whether to rezone a church site for new houses in the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 4, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 3280 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school resource officers take campus safety messages to students

Pleasanton Police Officer Marty Billdt looked from 13-year-old to 13-year-old, knowing his words would have to walk a fine...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by teacher, on Oct 3, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 3622 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

From Air Force to art teacher

Charles "Bud" Donaldson, 80, has been running art therapy classes at assisted living and healthcare facilities in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ricky Moll, on Oct 3, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 2836 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Students star in TV30's 'Tri-Valley Youth View'

A new edition of Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle school and high school students...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2633 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Bay Area comic group plans Pleasanton show

The third annual Tri-Valley Comic Book Show will be Oct. 8 in the Hall of Commerce at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1669 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline Sunday to apply for volunteer student sportscaster job at TV30

Are you an aspiring TV broadcast reporter? Here is a way to gain some on camera experience. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/29/deadline-sunday-t...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Convert church land to more houses in Pleasanton? Say no.

I just read this in another newspaper and was surprised the Weekly is not covering the story. Trade a church site for more...

Original post made by Fred Monroe on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Montessori Mom, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:19 am | 12 comments | 843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Costco seen as potential buyer of Pleasanton development zone site

Pleasanton planners moved a step closer last week to creating the city's first Economic Development Zone along Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2015 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views
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