PleasantonWeekly.com http://pleasantonweekly.com If it is local and useful, it is on PleasantonWeekly.com. en-us <![CDATA[Pleasanton police, schools observing Red Ribbon Week]]> The Pleasanton Police Department and Pleasanton Unified School District are participating in Red Ribbon Week.]]> <![CDATA[2 meetings scheduled next week on Alviso Adobe strategic plan]]> The city of Pleasanton will host two upcoming community meetings next week regarding the Alviso Adobe Strategic Plan.]]> <![CDATA[Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November]]> The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton closes 2013/14 fiscal year budget with optimism]]> The Pleasanton City Council has closed the books on its 2013/14 fiscal year operating budget, revising projections for the current year upward based on better-than-expected revenue.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton police open 24-hour prescription drugs disposal site]]> The Pleasanton Police Department and the city of Pleasanton, as well as the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD), have opened a new pharmaceutical disposal site at the Pleasanton Police Department, 4833 Bernal Avenue.]]> <![CDATA[Board will revisit textbook, instructional materials sufficiency]]> After holding a public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials and laboratory science equipment Tuesday, the Pleasanton school board agreed to hold off on deciding on the issue until the next school board meeting. ]]> <![CDATA[Amador Valley High's marching band hosting a 'March-A-Thon']]> The Amador Valley High School marching band and its 330 student members are hosting a March-A-Thon this week to raise funds for the band's 2014 competitive season.]]> <![CDATA[California ranks 48th best (or 3rd worst) on business taxes]]> California has the 48th best (or third worst) tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released this week by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton men arrested in connection with First St. stabbing]]> Pleasanton police detectives have arrested two Pleasanton men in the investigation of a stabbing that occurred in the Pleasanton Plaza parking lot on Oct. 20.]]> <![CDATA[Supermarket workers' union reaches agreement with Lucky, Save-Mart stores]]> UFCW 8-Golden State, the union that represents supermarket workers in Northern and Central California, including Raley's and Safeway, has reached a tentative contract agreement with Save-Mart Supermarkets, a Modesto-headquartered company that also owns Luck Stores in Pleasanton.]]> <![CDATA[Hearst Elementary teacher struck by vehicle Monday morning]]> A school resource teacher was struck Monday by a slow-moving vehicle in the crosswalk area near Hearst Elementary's multi-use building, Hearst Principal Elias Muniz said in a notice sent out Monday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Mediocrity marks local streets and roads survey in Bay Area cities]]> The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area's nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in "fair" condition, with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to require rehabilitation soon.]]> <![CDATA['Innovate Pleasanton' opens Thursday in Hacienda Business Park]]> Tri-Valley Capital will open its new "Innovate Pleasanton" office Thursday in Hacienda Business Park.
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<![CDATA[Deadline passes for campaign-related Letters to the Editor]]> The deadline passed at 5 p.m. Monday for submitting Letters to the Editor related to the November 2014 election campaign for publication in the Pleasanton Weekly print edition. The final publication date for campaign-related letters will be this Friday's paper.]]> <![CDATA[Luncheon Thursday to focus on Tri-Valley poverty]]> Concerns over poverty in the Tri-Valley will be discussed at a luncheon Thursday sponsored by Hacienda Helping Hands, Kaiser Permanente, the East Bay Community Foundation and the East Bay Leadership Council.]]> <![CDATA[TV30 broadcasting new episode of 'Tri-Valley Youth']]> A new edition of Tri-Valley Youth View, a special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended TV30's Summer Camp, is currently airing on TV30 and TV28.]]> <![CDATA[State calls Anthem Blue Cross small group policy rate increases 'excessive, unreasonable']]> In a blistering attack on Anthem Blue Cross, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Wednesday that the health insurer's average 9.8% premium increase on 120,000 members in small group health insurance policies is unreasonable.]]> <![CDATA[A feline's playground in Pleasanton]]> Pleasanton teen Nagisa Smalheiser tied her love for animals and crafting skills together to build a new feline attraction for a hometown no-kill shelter.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasanton police arrest 2 in attempted catalytic converter theft]]> Pleasanton police made two arrests Saturday after one was spotted apparently trying to remove a catalytic converter from a car in an apartment complex near the Zone7 Arroyo pumping station.]]> <![CDATA[Presenting Tri-Valley Heroes 2014]]> The Pleasanton Weekly has presented eight awards to community members and organizations whose dedication to bettering our communities and the lives of local residents has helped make the Tri-Valley a wonderful place to live and work. ]]> <![CDATA[Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday in downtown Pleasanton]]> The annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade will be held starting at 1 p.m. Sunday in downtown Pleasanton with more than 100 marching, walking and motorized units to make it the largest observance in Northern California.]]> <![CDATA[City of Pleasanton recognizes business anniversaries]]> The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday recognized local companies for achieving 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of business in Pleasanton.]]>