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Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 2721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 184 comments | 7676 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton contractor has license revoked over fatal Berkeley balcony collapse

The Pleasanton firm that served as general contractor for the construction of a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 26, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 3404 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2017 at 4:49 pm | 8 comments | 3920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Apr 25, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 22 comments | 3156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD won't pursue Valley Trails property for new school site

After further consideration, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday directed district administration not to pursue acquisition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 14 comments | 2698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gets superintendent search update

The Pleasanton community wants a schools superintendent who is motivational, collaborative and committed. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 25, 2017 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Required Reading For Pleasanton, Local Realtors

Never knock on residential door, ask the home owner if they are interested in selling their home. When the home owner...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 384 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART selects new police chief

BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced Friday that BART is hiring Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas to be the transit...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 24, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 1059 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART Take Over robbery: 50-60 Perps involved, Sat night

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/BART-takeover-robbery-50-to-60-teens-swarm-11094745.php Some passengers were beaten...

Original post made by FrequentWalkerMiles on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill principal tapped to lead San Ramon Valley High

Jason Krolikowski, principal of Foothill High School since 2013, is leaving the district next school year after being appointed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by other issues, on Apr 24, 2017 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 5206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Ave.

Can someone please tell me when the city is going to start repaving and repairing the roads they dug up. Valley ave from...

Original post made by Mke on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 221 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Middle School mourns the loss of Mrs. Boerman

The cards, flowers and signs have been multiplying along a wall in the 700 building of Pleasanton Middle School ever since...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Tracie Roddy2oVfr, on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 7 comments | 10965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge/Hacienda Illegible Mustard Street Signs

There is NO "A" In STEM! STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering Mathematics- It is teaching the U.S. is sorely...

Original post made by STEM Vs. STEAM or hot air? on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Don, on Apr 22, 2017 at 9:13 am | 4 comments | 440 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Del Valle Parkway closure until 2 p.m.

Part of Del Valle Parkway will be shut down until approximately 2 p.m. today for the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by res, on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 1158 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Green teens: Pleasanton nonprofit instills high-schoolers to be environmental stewards

Since being piloted at Walnut Grove Elementary, the Pleasanton-based Go Green Initiative reach has grown to all 50 states...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Brad, on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 1725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's Wrong With Portables?

Not sure what the problem is with portables at schools to economize a little. I attended classes in portables at Amador,...

Original post made by Amador Class of '77 on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jimmy the Jet, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:50 am | 47 comments | 1331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to receive update on superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board will receive an update on the search for the district’s new superintendent and discuss the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 19, 2017 at 4:09 pm | 21 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to the John Deming case?

The John Deming case was big news about a year ago, and it seemed that things were set up for a big trial but then.....nothing....

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Updated: Pleasanton boy found safe

The Pleasanton Police Department is seeking the community's help in finding a missing child. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Working Parent, on Apr 19, 2017 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 7611 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 654 views

Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 3 comments | 394 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 280 views