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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 | 4116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

You went, you saw, you read!

When Rhonda and Rick Hempy left for their 23-day trip through China and Tibet last July, they made sure to pack a copy of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Rick and Rhonda, on Jul 25, 2007 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 4115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County fair parade draws hundreds to downtown Pleasanton

Hundreds turned out along Main Street in downtown Pleasanton Saturday to watch the Alameda County Fair parade marking the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Aviva, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:22 am | 9 comments | 4114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 4114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narum names her campaign staff in bid to win City Council seat in special election May 7

Pleasanton City Council candidate and city Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum has named two colleagues and a community activist...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 4113 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Walk to School' week wraps up today at 2 Pleasanton elementary schools

Students and many of their parents will walk to school today at Alisal and Hearst elementary schools as Pleasanton wraps...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 13 comments | 4113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 4112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Tennis gear theft nets alleged thief

A Livermore woman was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of stolen property after enough tennis gear to outfit a team...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 26 comments | 4112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Best home improvement under $5,000

Curious which home improvement costs less than $5,000, delivers the highest return on investment and has the maximum impact...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 4110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4107 Views

SPORTS

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 4106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 4106 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 12, 2017 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 4106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 4105 Views

SPORTS

49ers new Santa Clara stadium already 200-foot-high steel skeleton with 50-yard line in center

The new San Francisco 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara is already a towering steel skeleton that rises nearly 200 feet high above...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 4105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spectators cheer vets, supporters in Pleasanton Veterans Day parade

A crowd estimated at well over 1,000 cheered marchers and trucksload of veterans and others Sunday at the 11th annual Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 4105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Japanese team wins first Little League Intermediate World Series

The first Little League World Series for the new Intermediate Division ended last night in Livermore, with Izumisano Little...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 4105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council raises City Manager Fialho's salary by 5%

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has been awarded a 5% salary increase, raising his annual pay to $206,877 from $197,026. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Stacey Bloom, on Jul 29, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 9 comments | 4105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 4104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mommy and me

The bond between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. They share many personality traits, mannerisms and often an uncanny...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 27, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 10 comments | 4104 Views
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