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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent shares thoughts on Common Core, elimination of exit exam

State superintendent Tom Torlakson shared his vision for what the California's education system will strive for in 2016 at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 4634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commissioner Kathy Narum wins Pleasanton Council seat

Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum was elected to the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday, receiving 4,586 votes or 39.62% of...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmm., on May 24, 2013 at 12:27 am | 35 comments | 4634 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former police officer charged with elder abuse

A Pleasanton man and former police officer has been arrested and police are searching for his wife in a scam that involved...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 4634 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Seahawks swim meet continues today at Aquatic Center

Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center on Black Avenue near Santa Rita Road is the host site for a large swim meet...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 4634 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010 Readers Choice Pleasanton winners

2010 Readers Choice Pleasanton Winners Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4722...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 4633 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP arrests erratic driver in Pleasanton after chase, hit-and-run crashes

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man in Pleasanton after he allegedly caused several hit-and-run crashes in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 24, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 4633 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pedestrian killed at Rosewood and Old Santa Rita

A 41-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Rosewood Drive and Old Santa Rita Road, according...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 22, 2009 at 2:02 am | 50 comments | 4631 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 4631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local gymnast has sensational season

Lacy Dagen, a 9-year-old gymnast from Pleasanton, just completed her level 7 season. She was one of only 25 9-year-olds in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 4630 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 4630 Views

AROUND TOWN

ALISAL parents parking in doctor lots

today as I sat at the red light at the intersection of Santa rita@black right before the little darlings of Alisal school...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Just sayin', on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:34 am | 23 comments | 4629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unmarked Pleasanton police cars causing public concern

If you're a bad guy in Pleasanton, don't be surprised if you get pulled over by an unmarked police car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 47 comments | 4628 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michigan passing a Right to Work law

Michigan will today become the 24th state to pass a Right to Work law, which prohibits unions from collecting dues from non-union...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 7 comments | 4627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting to know Catharine Baker

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been hitting the ground running since taking office eight months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Informed, on Jul 20, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 4626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

IRS lists its 'Dirty Dozen' tax scams for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up the 2015 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams last week with a warning to taxpayers about...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Two More Scams, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 4623 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 4620 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 4619 Views

SPORTS

References

My son has been attending the HS JV games at Fallon Middle School for the past few weeks and he was approached by this man...

Original post made by Basketball Buff on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 65 comments | 4618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Losing 2 great businesses downtown!

Just wondering if there will be a story on Downtown Pleasanton losing 2 great concept and family owned businesses? Within...

Original post made by PDA Hopeful on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by PleasantonResident, on Jan 9, 2009 at 10:01 am | 10 comments | 4616 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Furloughs start tomorrow at Livermore Lab

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Money for Nothing?, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 4614 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 653 views

Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 2 comments | 304 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 268 views