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Pleasanton school district enrollment declines

Compared with the 2011-12 school year, student enrollment has declined in Pleasanton Unified School District from 14,873...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilma, on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 4660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation

I attended the Foothill graduation ceremony on Friday night and was very disappointed in the behavior of students, faculty...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Senior Parent 2012, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:17 am | 37 comments | 4659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police department adds 3 new officers

Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller this week welcomed three new officers -- Rick Gorman, Scott Baggett and Brandon Cobler...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Nov 4, 2014 at 7:34 am | 2 comments | 4657 Views

SPORTS

Amador boys freshmen win Monte Vista Diablo Classic

The Amador Valley High School freshmen boys soccer team won the 13th Annual Monte Vista Diablo Classic tournament over the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lily, on Dec 2, 2010 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 4655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OK's $240,000 facilities plan update despite objections

A plan to spend nearly $240,000 to update the Pleasanton school district's facilities master plan met with opposition Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Where did all the developer fees go?, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 71 comments | 4654 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman claiming AIDS threatens Stoneridge Mall security officers with needle

A San Francisco woman was arrested May 25 for felony and two misdemeanors in an incident that began as a simple shoplifting...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 4653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 53 comments | 4650 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solution to future Budget Deadlocks in CA?

Quoted from Tri Valley Herald article reporting on declaration of fiscal emergency on Thursday: "Under the declaration,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 4650 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition

Representatives of IKEA will hold two community meetings next week to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bob QP, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 30 comments | 4650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

It’s { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 16 comments | 4648 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IRS warns about phone scams, phishing as 2015 tax season gets underway

The IRS is kicking off the Dirty Dozen tax scams campaign for 2015 this week with pervasive phone scam and phishing the first...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 4648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Major Pleasanton developer wants school district to halt tonight's expected approval of half-billion-dollar facilities plan

The developer of a multi-million-dollar apartment complex in Hacienda Business Park criticized the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 13 comments | 4647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 4644 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Snowboard accident lands Foothill grad in intensive care

A snowboard jump at Northstar-at-Tahoe last Sunday landed Foothill High grad Eric Cavalli, 18, in Renown Regional Medical...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Mar 3, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 32 comments | 4642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organic foods market to open in Vintage Hills shopping center

The long-deteriorating, nearly empty Vintage Hills shopping center that was once facing the wrecking ball is bouncing back...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2012 at 9:18 am | 40 comments | 4641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 4639 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 4639 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 4638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Narum Taking Developer's Money?

Wow, I went to the city's website to look at the city council candidate's financial statements and was shocked at who...

Original post made by rick-native on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 51 comments | 4638 Views
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