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CHP: Officers pull trapped DUI driver from overturned car that sparked fire

An allegedly drunk driver was treated at a trauma center for injuries that were serious but not life-threatening after his...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 8, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community celebrates new turf field at Amador Stadium

Pleasanton students, educators, city and school district leaders and community members turned out at Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 8, 2017 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stream banks sustain at least $5 million in storm damages

Significant storms over the last two months have caused at least $5 million in damages to Tri-Valley stream banks, according...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by IPTV, on Sep 8, 2017 at 4:23 am | 9 comments | 2789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Sold Out Parking Lot Debacle

Anybody else concerned 'about the parking permit situation at AVHS? Well I am. The administration's decision to assign...

Original post made by AVHS parent on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Wilma, on Sep 7, 2017 at 7:21 pm | 32 comments | 2630 Views

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Current, former Alameda County sheriff’s deputies arrested for alleged misconduct

Alameda County sheriff's officials said three current deputies and one former deputy were arrested Thursday for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 7, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 3098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney: Nomad 'Mule' released from jail after no charges filed

The California nomad known as "Mule" was released from the Santa Rita Jail last Friday, with no charges filed before his...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Silva, on Sep 6, 2017 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 5073 Views

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Alameda County sheriff's deputies formally charged with inmate mistreatment

Three current Alameda County sheriff's deputies and one former deputy were arraigned Tuesday on charges including assault...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Bubba, on Sep 6, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1494 Views

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Pleasanton PD investigating armed robbery attempt

Pleasanton police are looking for information about the whereabouts of a man who allegedly tried to rob two female residents...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 6, 2017 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 4481 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

17 measures to consider on November ballot

Brace yourself! The sample ballots you'll receive in the mail starting Oct. 10 will have much more than just the candidates...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:47 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California nomad 'Mule' jailed after arrest in Castro Valley

The nomadic man known as "Mule," who passed through the Tri-Valley this week, was arrested Wednesday night in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 9 comments | 6374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Manteca teen killed in I-680 crash near Sunol

A young woman who died in a crash Monday night on Interstate 680 in unincorporated Alameda County has been identified by...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 3294 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Watchdog group OKs Measure B, BB expenditures

An independent watchdog committee (IWC) reported Tuesday that tax dollars from Measure B and Measure BB transportation funds...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1385 Views

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Harvest Wine Celebration canceled due to high heat

The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association announced Thursday afternoon the Harvest Wine Celebration events planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by wfturner, on Sep 2, 2017 at 6:59 am | 5 comments | 2840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD legal fees - $1,065,468 YTD

I was wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly could find out why on earth PUSD has spend over $ 1 million on lawyers since the...

Original post made by curious on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 1, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 19 comments | 5718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD spends over $300,000 more in legal fees in June and July

The wasting of tax dollars continues as the current school board agenda shows PUSD paid law firms a number of payments split...

Original post made by Shocked (but not surprised really) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Warrants, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Near record-breaking temperatures expected this weekend

With triple digit temperatures forecast for the Tri-Valley this holiday weekend, the city of Pleasanton is activating two...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Julia Reis, on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

As economy picks up, so does city spending

After a three-year hiatus, spending on municipal projects and improvements is back on the list of priorities for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Aug 31, 2017 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 3151 Views

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My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Aug 31, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 25 comments | 4963 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Birth

Jack Logan Saylors Read the full story here https://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2011/07/29/birth posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fundraiser set Sunday for Pleasanton native fighting cancer

This Sunday evening the Sunshine Saloon in Pleasanton is set to host a fundraiser dinner and raffle, with all proceeds going...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cherie Bergman, on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 3751 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
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Time for new collaboration between city and school district
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