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Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne has launched his bid for re-election. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/21/thorne-launches-bid-for-re-election-a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Apples and Oranges, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 4974 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Treatment district opens new recycled water fill station in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides wastewater treatment to Pleasanton, opened its second residential...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by PW Reader's husband, on Jul 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 4973 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 | 4972 Views

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Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 4972 Views

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A true 'living history' lesson

I've always loved flying in airplanes, since I was a little girl. So when asked if I wanted to go on a flight in a World...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Red Baron lives on, on Jun 1, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 4970 Views

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Getting to know Catharine Baker

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been hitting the ground running since taking office eight months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Informed, on Jul 20, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 4970 Views

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Thousands turn out for festive Pleasanton holiday parade, tree lighting

Thousands turned out to watch Pleasanton's popular Hometown Holiday Parade Saturday night with heavy rains ending in mid-afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 4969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with Pleasanton school district cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by INsider, on Jan 28, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 147 comments | 4966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How/When to vote for/against measure E in Pleasanton

According to the measure E site, the vote by mail will take place on april 4: "How to Vote Measure E will be decided...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by YES ON MEASURE E, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:07 am | 109 comments | 4966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanford, ValleyCare sign affiliation agreement

Stanford Health Care and ValleyCare Health System jointly announced Friday that they have signed an affiliation agreement. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by katherine, on Oct 29, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 12 comments | 4966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dates extended for 2017 Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair will run 20 full days in 2017. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/28/dates-extended-for-2017-alameda-county-fair...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 4965 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Ruby Hill homeowner's lawn

A Ruby Hill resident reportedly spotted a mountain lion this morning. Police responded to the home on Paladin Way around...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 33 comments | 4965 Views

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Antioch's Ridiculous Cat Extermination/Starvation Ordinance

The City of Antioch could actually be working on something useful like how to fight crime, prevent kidnapped children from...

Original post made by Mew, I\'m starving on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2014 at 9:26 am | 10 comments | 4962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you in denial as to what your teenager is 'really' doing?

I am so disappointed in one fact, and that is the fact that most parents do not want to take responsibility for 'what is...

Original post made by anonymous on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by M, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 4960 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

59-year-old man shot in attempted car jacking

A 59-year-old Pleasanton man was shot after he refused to give a gunman his car keys, according to police. The incident...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 4960 Views

SPORTS

Letter: Praise for CYO sports programs

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4051 posted Friday, May 23, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on May 29, 2008 at 3:01 am | 1 comment | 4958 Views

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'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 | 4958 Views

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10-year old killed in crash near Ruby Hill

A boy who was killed in a crash in Livermore Saturday afternoon has been identified as 10-year-old San Jose resident Jonathan...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Carrrie, on Nov 27, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 35 comments | 4957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 4955 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FIre at Shadow Cliffs

On Saturday at aporox. 5 pm a fire broke out at Shadow Cliffs. It was on the "backside" or southside of the park. It burned...

Original post made by anon on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 11, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 13 comments | 4955 Views
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