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Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 16082 Views

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Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 16068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowser to announce bid for county office

Pleasanton School Board President Jeff Bowser will announce his candidacy for the office of Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bowser is Bad, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 16033 Views

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School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 15770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 15757 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Barbara Walters and Pleasanton

Barbara Walters has a new memoir, Audition, and on page 476 she writes, "...when the court sent him (Michael Milken) to...

Original post made by Laurene on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by 80's small timer, on Jan 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 18 comments | 15688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Amador teacher Eric Thiel dies

Eric Thiel, a science teacher at Amador Valley High School who had been with the Pleasanton school district since 1985, died...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jim brandes, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:38 pm | 9 comments | 15677 Views

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Purple pipes coming to Pleasanton

Four agencies that provide water services in the Tri-Valley signed agreements Wednesday enabling the city of Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Serge Banning, on Jun 30, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 15632 Views

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Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 23 comments | 15619 Views

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Pleasanton school district superintendent placed on administrative leave

Pleasanton school district Superintendent Rick Rubino has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 23, 2016 at 9:11 am | 40 comments | 15490 Views

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Today is 1st 'Spare the Air' day of season

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for today by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 13 comments | 15465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by PUSDParent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 102 comments | 15442 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 20 comments | 15394 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Foundation in deep debt, looking to close

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is more than $3 million in debt, and is looking to close and file liquidation bankruptcy...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 59 comments | 15385 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Breakfast?, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 15383 Views

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New Cal State University chancellor to earn $421,500 plus $30,000 supplement from CSU Foundation

Timothy White, now head of UC Riverside, will take over as chancellor of the California State University system in late December...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 8 comments | 15374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district loses ruling in Vranesh case

An attempt by the Pleasanton Unified School District to deny former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh a hearing into its...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 8, 2015 at 6:03 pm | 47 comments | 15344 Views

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Local UPS driver saves Milfleur shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 23 comments | 15335 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney pretends that green jobs are real

Jerry McNerney's office has deployed press releases this week, pretending that laid off NUMMI workers will get retrained...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:00 am | 15 comments | 15319 Views

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Settlement reached in claims against PUSD

Administrators of the joint powers authority that provides liability coverage to Pleasanton Unified School District has reached...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 16, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 75 comments | 15292 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
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What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
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