PleasantonWeekly.com http://pleasantonweekly.com If it is local and useful, it is on PleasantonWeekly.com. en-us Copyright 2016 PleasantonWeekly.com PleasantonWeekly.com http://PleasantonWeekly.com/art/top_logo.png http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Cal State East Bay, other state colleges, face strike by faculty in April over contract issues]]> If California State University doesn't reach a contract agreement with its faculty union by April, then 26,000 professors, librarians,
counselors and coaches across the 23 CSU campuses are planning a five-day strike.]]>
<![CDATA[Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries]]> Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the 200 block of Junipero Street.]]> <![CDATA[Foothill girls win twice to gain spot in NCS basketball playoffs]]> The Foothill girls' basketball team went unbeaten last week, beating both California and Monte Vista.]]> <![CDATA[Spring comes to Pleasanton in time for Lincoln's birthday]]> While our friends in many midwestern and eastern states are still battling the snow and chills of winter, it's an early spring in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[BART will spend $1.4 million to install cameras on all train cars]]> BART technicians have begun installing additional security cameras to cover the interiors of all 669 of its train cars at a cost of $1.42 million.]]> <![CDATA[Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures]]> Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund Ranch submitted petitions with more than 6,000 signatures Friday, well over the 4,124 -- or 10% of the city's registered voters -- needed to force a referendum.]]> <![CDATA[Ever feel not wanted in downtown Pleasanton?]]> Sometimes it's hard to build a few retail stores and apartments in downtown Pleasanton, even on a narrow, unpaved and empty lot a few feet from Main Street that has a history of failed businesses.]]> <![CDATA[Tales of a Tuskegee airman performance tonight in Pleasanton]]> The Museum on Main's resumes its speaker series for 2016 at 7 p.m.tonight with an interactive presentation by scholar James Armstead portraying Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr., the commander of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton school board to vote tonight on 2016-17 calendar]]> Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey firm to gauge public interest in a possible bond measure during its meeting Tuesday night.]]> <![CDATA[Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles]]> The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe everyone who lives in Pleasanton is as rich as those U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate or is on their way to becoming so.]]> <![CDATA[I-580 Express lanes to open later this month]]> Drivers will now be able to ease through traffic as I-580 Express Lanes are set to open later this month.]]>