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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Street race leads to charges against teens

An impromptu street race in Pleasanton between a Cadillac and a Hummer led to charges against two juveniles. An officer with...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 3874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 3872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teens turn teachers in summer program for students

Members of Amador Valley High's Science For Youth Club (SciFY, for short) have taken it on themselves to put on a free series...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Daniel , on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 3872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service today for Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, WWII paratrooper

Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, who parachuted into Europe with the 507th Paratrooper Infantry Regiment, died Aug. 27, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by John Gearing, on Jul 21, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 5 comments | 3872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 3871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local food truck forced to move from longtime spot, relocates across street

A food truck that has operated on Vineyard Avenue since the 1990s was recently forced to relocate -- albeit not far from...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 21, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 3871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD $1057 to file a candidate statement:

Over a thousand dollars to file with a candidate statement is a deterrent to many people. Still the fact that we have two...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by A Pleasanton Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 11:11 pm | 13 comments | 3870 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New study could show PG&E 'Smart Meters' have more radiation levels than thought

A new study could show that the radiofrequency radiation level of some PG&E SmartMeters is significantly higher than previously...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 10 comments | 3870 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 honored with Community of Character awards

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church have been honored as this year's recipients of the Juanita Haugen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on May 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 3870 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Meet Pleasanton's school board candidates

Election Day for Pleasanton school board candidates is now less than a month away. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/10/14/meet-pleasantons-school-...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Zoe Francis, on Oct 14, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 3869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Skateboarders reportedly go for joyride in Safeway store

A group of young men rode through a local Safeway on their skateboards and one struck the store manager on the way out last...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 3867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh hearing ends

The hearing in former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh's appeal of his termination from the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:36 am | 7 comments | 3865 Views

SPORTS

Soccer teams plan fundraiser Sunday for injured former teammate

Boys and girls soccer teams in Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville will play in a series of tournaments on their home...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gary Thurner, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 3865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grassroot Effort to Save Class Size in Pleasanton

There is a grassroot effort to keep the Class Size to a 25 students to 1 teacher ratio for K-3. No money is due now. Only...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Really! Really!, on May 19, 2011 at 8:19 am | 25 comments | 3864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 'Innovative Student Grant' awards

Fourteen Pleasanton Unified School District students have been awarded a total of $5,002 in funding from the Pleasanton Partnerships...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3864 Views

AROUND TOWN

17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 3864 Views

RESTAURANTS

Staceys - How I love it

Not all my restaurant posts will be nagative, but we usually get noticed for negative news anyway. I was at Staceys last...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Erin, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 3863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donate your old cell phones to support our troops

With the holidays approaching, so many of our nations' young men and women are serving in remote locations away from family...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill T, on Oct 27, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 3863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congregation Beth Emek names David Katz interim rabbi

After a summer of lay leaders holding services, Congregation Beth Emek of Pleasanton has hired Rabbi David A. Katz as interim...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Controlling, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 3863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fireworks believed cause of blaze at Sunol Boulevard, northbound I-680 in Pleasanton early today

Fireworks are believed the cause of an early morning vegetation fire next to the northbound on-ramp from Sunol Boulevard...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 3863 Views
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