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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 5331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools facing at least $6.9M in cuts

PUSD's latest budget forecast may not have hit rock bottom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6574...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 121 comments | 5326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E signs dotting Pleasanton's landscape

Signs calling on voters to vote Yes or No on Measure E are dotting the Pleasanton landscape, mostly on front yards of homes...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Apr 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 124 comments | 5324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Foothill principal says he's here to stay

The new principal at Foothill High, Jason Krolikowski, describes himself as a "veteran new guy," with three years each at...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on May 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 5324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands in fees taken from unsuspecting citizens, yes YOU!

We've been had! Somehow yet another "Board" has managed to dip into your wallet and take money from all of us. And unless...

Original post made by Opt out of Garbage fee ripoff on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop Insanity !, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 5322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are helmets the law for scooters/skateboards?

I wanted to bring attention to the subject of helmets, after reading the previous post about bicycle safety. About 2 weeks...

Original post made by Mom on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 5319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who is Fred Watson and why is he running for City Council?

I think everyone should be very aware of all the candidates running for city council. I am particularly alarmed at one...

Original post made by Lillian on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 41 comments | 5318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

With all the recent burglaries, do you feel safe in Pleasanton?

Over the past few months, we've been reporting on a rash of car and residential burlgaries occurring all around the city....

Original post made by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 10, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 5317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 5316 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services Saturday for George Farrell, 54, who died while riding bicycle

Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Pleasanton Senior Center for George Farrell, a 25-year employee in the city...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Richard Boysal, on Dec 14, 2015 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 5316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Classmates recall homicide victim and suspect

Portraits emerged this week of both the victim and the suspect in this homicide case as classmates and friends remembered...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by And Justice For All, on Oct 8, 2014 at 1:44 am | 14 comments | 5316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum on Budget

I was so surprised at how many attended the meeting. I counted about 180. Luz gave a very easy to understand presentation...

Original post made by Beth on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 98 comments | 5314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton elementary schools honored for excellence by state

Five elementary schools in Pleasanton were recognized Wednesday as 2014 California Distinguished Schools by State Superintendent...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agreed!!!, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 5312 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back from Paris in the nick of time

When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Kidding right?, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 5311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:56 am | 23 comments | 5309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 dead, 4 injured in limo fire on San Mateo bridge Saturday night

The California Highway Patrol is investigating what led to a fire in a limousine that killed five women and injured four...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sadie, on May 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 7 comments | 5308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hair Cutter for Boys

Anyone know a good hair cutter for boys? Not the classic short hair style cut, more like the skater-dude cut. Cosmos...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sergei, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:00 am | 16 comments | 5307 Views

RESTAURANTS

Whats up with Bert's closing

Bert's Hofbrau sure didn't last long. The food was OK but it didn't seem to catch on. Also it was open weird hours. So...

Original post made by Downtowner on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 11, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 7 comments | 5307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive improvements OK'd in advance of October opening of roadway's extension to Livermore

Construction will start next month on a $1.3-million intersection improvement project at Santa Rita Road and Stoneridge Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Emily, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 11 comments | 5307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AVHS grad serves aboard USS New Orleans

A Pleasanton woman and Amador Valley High School graduate has been serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Donna Willy, on Apr 2, 2015 at 5:29 am | 2 comments | 5306 Views
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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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