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Police searching for teen missing from home

Pleasanton police are searching for a teen girl who may have run away from home. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/23/police-searching-for-teen-...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2338 Views

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Axis receives national awards for quality of services

Axis Community Health recently received not one, but two national quality awards from the federal Health Resources and Services...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Mayor's Award for 2015 goes to John Sensiba

John Sensiba, managing partner of the Sensiba San Filippo accounting firm in Pleasanton and a well-known city and civic leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by DeAnna Armario, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 3351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Bull takes reins at Donlon

Bull, 43, is Donlon's new principal, but the city resident is no stranger to Pleasanton Unified. He worked for the past 15...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Shauna Johnson, on Sep 23, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 2950 Views

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Scholarship fund established to memorialize Foothill senior

In the wake of a Foothill High senior's sudden death last week, members of the school's booster club have set up a college...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Em, on Sep 23, 2015 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 6772 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing for attorney Spencer Freeman Smith

He'll be sentenced for the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu, who was visiting from China and on his bicycle. This was back in...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 22, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 769 Views

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Pleasanton Lions Club holding Fall fundraiser on Main Street tonight

The Pleasanton Lions Club is hosting its fourth annual Fall Restaurant and Shoppe Walk fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. tonight on...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Sep 22, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1396 Views

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Drought action: Residents sacrifice, get creative to conserve water amid dry conditions

Pleasanton resident Kate Swinehart faced a choice when the seemingly never-ending drought left little water to sustain her...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stella, on Sep 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 4852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 4787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 4642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Well-Written Editorial on the Deming Case by Gina Channel-Allen

One of the PW editors wrote what I think is a very good and balanced editorial on the recent press release by the Deming...

Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Sep 21, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 2683 Views

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Pleasanton native awaiting lung transplant meets Taylor Swift

The petite blonde woman took a deep breath -- which was difficult because her lungs were failing a little more every day....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CC, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 3014 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 3911 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congregation Beth Emek introduces new prayer book for Rosh Hashanah

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton introduced a new Reform Judaism prayer book at its Rosh Hashanah services. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Independent report comissioned by Geregos shows no drugs in John Deming

In the news...this is from the report from an "independent" forensic toxicologist hired by the family's attorney, Geregos...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 17, 2015 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 940 Views

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Neighborliness in Birdland takes a hit

he neighborliness of one of Pleasanton's oldest and largest communities -- Birdland -- took a hit at a recent City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 25 comments | 6026 Views

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Water experts talk diversifying water supply at city summit

Members of local water agencies and economic boards gathered Tuesday morning to tackle a looming, difficult question: What...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 3194 Views

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Did you receive a "required" survey related to the US Census?

I have received a survey that states it is related to the US Census. The info on the survey states that it is "required...

Original post made by surveyed resident on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2015 at 5:13 am | 3 comments | 781 Views

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Urban Shield protestors glad event has been moved from Oakland to Pleasanton

About 150 people gathered in front of the Alameda County sheriff's office near Lake Merritt in Oakland at Friday to protest...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Just a note...., on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:03 am | 21 comments | 3140 Views

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out of control dog at hansen park

I love my dogs - one is getting on in age (14-1/2 large breed). This older one can only go for short walks to Hansen Park...

Original post made by dog lover on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:00 am | 6 comments | 1077 Views
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Hurricanes and drought touch home
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 355 views