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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district considering ‘safe haven’ status

The Pleasanton school board is set to debate a resolution Tuesday that would declare the district a “safe haven” for...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by sanity, on Mar 5, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 111 comments | 8403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD schools acknowledged among California's best

Pleasanton public schools are among the top in California, according to rankings recently released by a website that rates...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Mar 4, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 8 comments | 5027 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Anarchy Reigns on UC berkeley Campus

Lawlessness, violence, destruction of public property was the ongoing event today at UC Berkeley Campus. Again, the democratic...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speaking jazz

Spencer Sussman, a tenor and bass trombonist, knows how to improvise. He jams weekly with three or four others, each bringing...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joe Blaga, on Mar 4, 2017 at 10:42 am | 3 comments | 897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board hires firm to lead superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board has selected Palo Alto-based Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to run the search for the next...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by PUSD fear mongering, on Mar 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 14 comments | 1840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton girl appearing on NBC's 'Little Big Shots' this weekend

Not only does Lucy Szela know the iconic 1863 Gettysburg Address, the Pleasanton 6-year-old recently recited it for the world...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Congratulations, on Mar 3, 2017 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 4202 Views

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Editorial: For he's a jolly good fellow ...

Oftentimes the people who work behind the scenes at these nonprofits do so without fanfare. So it is with the man who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by The Olson Family, on Mar 3, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco is hiking up membership fees

I just read that Costco is hiking up their membership fees between $5 to $10 depending on the type of membership you have....

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident 2000 on Mar. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 299 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 Sanni674, on Mar 2, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 2004 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City launches downtown planning survey

What do you want downtown Pleasanton to look like in the years ahead? That's the question at the heart of a new online survey...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Mar 2, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 10 comments | 2488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police probe I-580 shooting

Officers are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday evening on Interstate 580 near Pleasanton, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jtjh, on Mar 2, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2522 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman Swalwell reflects on priorities for new term

His third term in the House of Representatives is already shaping up to look quite different for Eric Swalwell. 2017 brings...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Carema, on Mar 1, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 42 comments | 4948 Views

SPORTS

Callippe Preserve set for bunker repairs

Work is set to start in the coming weeks to rebuild sandtraps on three holes at Callippe Preserve Golf Course after the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on Mar 1, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class size matters a lot, research shows

The Washington Post's website published an article about the value of smaller classes. In the article there is a link to...

Original post made by Parent in PUSD on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by RU Kiddingmii, on Mar 1, 2017 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do safe haven schoole promote safety or anarchy

I read the previous topic and comments about the "safe haven" that PUSD would like to see Pleasanton schools be for children...

Original post made by rule of law on Feb. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Working together to keep the Tri-Valley on track

Pleasanton's thriving source of revenue does have a price, though, and drivers on Interstates 580 or 680 during rush hour...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jason , on Feb 28, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ground squirrel population out of control......

We live in the Walnut Hills subdivision, directly across the street from the new Bernal Community Park that is currently...

Original post made by clare on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Common Sense, on Feb 27, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 11 comments | 701 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor Thorne delivers annual State of the City address

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne highlighted key city achievements and public and private projects from the past year, as well...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 27, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 23 comments | 2717 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike averted 5 hours before scheduled shutdown

Pleasanton commuters were spared a traffic nightmare when BART's management and leaders of its second-largest union announced...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Neably, on Feb 27, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 9 comments | 2452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries after being struck by jail bus

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley died Thursday from injuries sustained a day earlier when he was struck by an...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeffery M. Mess, on Feb 27, 2017 at 6:58 am | 2 comments | 4040 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 699 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 272 views

 

Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

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