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BOOKS & MOVIES

Humor helps: Sense of fun sees Pleasanton writer through health challenges

"I think you have a choice of how you want to respond," Annette Langer said. "You can choose to be happy or you can choose...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by HT, on Apr 4, 2017 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 2180 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Point/counterpoint: Studying El Charro Rd.

To promote further public debate on the topic, the Pleasanton Weekly invited Councilwoman Kathy Narum and PleasantonVoters.com...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 3, 2017 at 4:41 pm | 20 comments | 2488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

If only I'd known Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/03/31/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2017
Last comment by Would be helpful if title told more, on Apr 3, 2017 at 9:31 am | 4 comments | 1678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow is Comic Book Day downtown

Tomorrow is "Comic Book Day" across the country and Pleasanton's Heroes & Villains' comic book store will celebrate with...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Don't Worry, She's Friendly!"

This is an incredibly ignorant statement made by dog owners in Pleasanton on a daily basis. It does not matter if your...

Original post made by Ken on Apr. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 541 Views

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Important Program for Seniors Needs Help

Throughout America, vulnerable seniors in need are feeling the effects of Washington's cuts to social services funding. This...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Apr. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 301 Views

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Humor helps

Annette Langer was only 18 and living in Chicago in 1962 when she was in a head-on auto collision on a snowy road in Virginia...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Annette Langer, on Mar 31, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday unanimously approved an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract compensating her an extra...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Mar 31, 2017 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 2841 Views

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Pleasanton's priorities

Every other year the Pleasanton City Council creates a work plan of its top priorities for the city to accomplish over the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Mar 31, 2017 at 4:27 pm | 10 comments | 2797 Views

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Point/counterpoint: Studying El Charro Road

As part of its 2017-2018 work plan, the Pleasanton City Council prioritized initiating an El Charro Road feasibility study...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Rob, on Mar 31, 2017 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dykzeul named PUSD Classified Employee of the Year

The Pleasanton Unified School District has selected Maria Dykzeul as its 2016-17 Classified Employee of the Year. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sandra Betts, on Mar 30, 2017 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: PUSD must shine a little light, start rebuilding trust

Ironically, Sunshine Week 2017 ended in Pleasanton last Friday with the school district seemingly doing its utmost to keep...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Marianne , on Mar 29, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 53 comments | 4956 Views

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Callippe finally gets its flagpole!

After a years long campaign to get the city to erect a flagpole at the city's golf course, work has started to get it done....

Original post made by Cosmic-Charlie on Mar. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board is set Tuesday to consider an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract that would compensate her...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 29, 2017 at 9:40 am | 39 comments | 3592 Views

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Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct

Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 28, 2017 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 6361 Views

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Goodguys car show taking over fairgrounds this weekend

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is set to kick off its 2017 show season with the 35th All American Get-Together this...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Henry, on Mar 24, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 19 comments | 3371 Views

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Signs of the times

When John Deus, 74, takes to the road, he doesn't just keep an eye on the traffic and other hazards. He's also alert for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Khim Yang, on Mar 24, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 3394 Views

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El Charro Road Extension to Stanley Blvd.

The City Council approved (3 to 1) placing a feasibility study on the priority list to extend El Charro Road from Hwy. 580...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 24, 2017 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1009 Views

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School board approves superintendent search firm committee

The Pleasanton school board approved appointments for the district's superintendent search firm committee at its regular...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Community catastrophe, on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:49 am | 11 comments | 3062 Views

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Westbound Vallecitos Rd. closed at least 2 months for retaining wall, drainage project

Roadwork crews have closed westbound Vallecitos Road in Livermore to all vehicular traffic from Highway 84 while construction...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Frances White, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 2444 Views
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 5 comments | 2,019 views

New spin on high-speed rail: Fresno becomes bedroom community for Silicon Valley
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 582 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 379 views