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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 3943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds cheer Thorne at rally for his election as Pleasanton mayor

City Councilman and candidate for mayor Jerry Thorne told more than 100 supporters at his recent fundraising reception that...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ditto, curious too, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 am | 24 comments | 3943 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher's Feel-good Stage 2 Aircraft Ban

I'd just like to write to all of those folks who think Tauscher is doing great for her move against stage 2 aircraft as if...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 20, 2007 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 3941 Views

AROUND TOWN

A holiday off at last for ValleyCare's Dr. Camacho

Dr. Ralph Camacho, who retires this week as ValleyCare's veteran gastroenterologist, has probably seen more of us from top...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Meg, on Dec 26, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3940 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school district email system down again today for 6th consecutive day

The email system for the entire Pleasanton school district has been inoperative since last Wednesday, and was still down...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 3940 Views

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Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by local, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 3940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE BAD CONTRACTORS THEN

I should have known that someone would have taken exception to my description of the people that took advantage of me rather...

Original post made by James on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 27 comments | 3940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can someone explain to me

Why are the cuts being proposed in Pleasanton totally focussed on elementary schools here - the schools people seem to love...

Original post made by concerned on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:55 am | 75 comments | 3938 Views

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Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 3938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves smaller classes for first-graders

The Pleasanton school board has approved class size reductions for first-graders. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11282...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kelly French, on May 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 8 comments | 3937 Views

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Thorne honored for city, civic efforts on behalf of veterans

Members of the Pleasanton Military Families Support Group have honored Mayor Jerry Thorne for his city and civic efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USCG MOM/PMF MEMBER, on Mar 31, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 3937 Views

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Another high-density apartment complex coming to Pleasanton

One of Pleasanton's busiest intersections -- Stanley Boulevard where Valley and Bernal avenues connect -- is about to get...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Map, on May 4, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 27 comments | 3937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Hero: changing the paradigm

Many know Susan Houghton from her days as the spokeswoman for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and later for Safeway....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Vic Cloutier, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 3936 Views

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Around Pleasanton

If you think new police chiefs are being appointed more frequently in Pleasanton, you're right. This week, Capt. Michael...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by ray mccloud, on Aug 10, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3936 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 3935 Views

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Pleasanton PTA stumps for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at Pleasanton schools that could secure funding for schools across the state for the next 12...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegseggerr, on Mar 23, 2012 at 9:00 am | 11 comments | 3934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 3933 Views

SPORTS

Foothill, Amador Valley meet tomorrow night in annual cross-town football duel

The Amador Valley Dons will host the Foothill Falcons tomorrow night in the city's annual cross-town football competition. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Nov 12, 2010 at 10:31 am | 7 comments | 3933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanks Pleasanton PD

The Pleasanton Police Department does such a great job and it doesn’t get recognized nearly enough. We all realize the...

Original post made by Pro Law on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Jan 10, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 3933 Views

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Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Janie Haile-Taylor, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 3933 Views
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