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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solydra bankruptcy highlights green failures or Obama and McNerney

The Obama administration and Jerry McNerney have touted green technology to lead this country out of recession. They attempted...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 13, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 84 comments | 4840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shooting in Safeway lot in Livermore, 1 dead, another injured

One person is dead and another injured in a shooting Saturday evening in Livermore. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/24/shooting-in-safeway-lot-i...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 27, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mt. Diablo beacon lit today as Bay Area marks 71st anniversdary of Pearl Harbor attack

One night a year, a beacon atop Mount Diablo is lit at sunset and shines all night in memory of Pearl Harbor Day. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 7, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 4832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by OstapGuics, on Apr 29, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 75 comments | 4831 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton wins, 12-0, in first game of World Series

Evan Wolfe pitched a perfect game Tuesday night for Pleasanton National Little League, representing California District 57,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 4831 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 4831 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cast your vote for Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the eight finalists for the Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest in honor of Mother's Day are now posted on the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Victor, on Apr 14, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 4 comments | 4831 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Planned progress' continues with Oak Grove

My name is Kathleen Hart-Hinek. I'm a 44-year resident of Pleasanton. I will be voting Yes on Measure D at the June 8 election....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hill Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 57 comments | 4830 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHEN DOES IT BECOME RACISM

I live in a quiet Vintage Hills neighborhood. One of neighbors is Asian, another Hispanic, another Baptist and another a...

Original post made by Mellow Fellow on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Night Owl, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:10 am | 107 comments | 4830 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of The Oasis Grille?

As the publisher of www.BayAreaCritic.com, I'd like to get your input regarding The Oasis Grille located on Main Street in...

Original post made by Bay Area Critic.com on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 4830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 4830 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board chooses search firm

After being granted additional time to choose one of three search firms, the school board chose Hazard, Young, Attea and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4829 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man dead in 'freak accident' on I-580

A man was killed when a metal pipe came crashing through his windshield as he drove on Interstate Highway 580 in the Livermore...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on May 24, 2013 at 10:40 am | 20 comments | 4829 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Bikram Yoga Studio

Anyone have any info on the new bikram yoga studio that is going in on Bernal/Stanley near the am/pm gas station? When is...

Original post made by Mom on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jim Coughlin, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 13 comments | 4828 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 4825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul LeClaire, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 4824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh removed as principal of Walnut Grove Elementary

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by I , on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 4818 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorneys threaten 'costly' lawsuit against Pleasanton if Measure PP becomes law

Years of effort to restrict residential and commercial development on Pleasanton hillsides ground to a halt this week after...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Matt Morrison, on May 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 4818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to attract and retain teachers - the Idaho way

Idaho is implementing reforms to phase out teacher tenure and provide merit pay. http://www.idahostatesman.com/legislature/ "Through...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 107 comments | 4817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Missy, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 4812 Views
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
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2017 guide to summer camps

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