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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Debbie D., 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 6097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye Metering Light

Don't want to condone destruction of property, but when I saw the metering light, at Bernal and southbound i680, busted in...

Original post made by Bill on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 324 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 Eric, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 409 Views

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Superintendent Resigning

I am glad she is leaving and would hope other key administrators would follow. It has been three years since my son was assaulted...

Original post made by David L on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 13 hours ago | 14 comments | 590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Supreme Court action upholds county's 'take-back' drug ordinance

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday denying a bid by pharmaceutical associations to block enforcement of a Safe...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 941 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone have updates on these local legal cases....

I'm just curious to know if anyone has an update on a few local criminal cases. We have the San Ramon Attorney - Smith,...

Original post made by Curious on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joy Roberts, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Country are we in?

Saw the photo of the Class of 2015 Valedictorians and Salutatorians. ...

Original post made by Mouse on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 16 hours ago | 44 comments | 1322 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introduces 'Main Street Revival' bill

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) joined a Republican colleague last week in introducing a bill to allow certain small...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, 17 hours ago | 8 comments | 1153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parvin Ahmadi leaving PUSD to be Superintendent in Castro Valley

from an e-mail this evening to PUSD staff: Dear PUSD Colleagues, I was appointed the Superintendent of the Castro Valley...

Original post made by Teacher on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dear Trustees, 19 hours ago | 13 comments | 994 Views

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Pleasanton man dies at Grand Canyon

An 82-year-old Pleasanton man died May 24 after collapsing near the Grand Canyon National Park visitor center. Read the...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Teresa, on May 28, 2015 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 813 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cupertino cancels July 4th fireworks because of drought

Cupertino city officials announced Wednesday that they have canceled a Fourth of July fireworks show this year due to concerns...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by joe, on May 28, 2015 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park students cut class yesterday to lobby legislators for passage of Senate Bill 725

Last night when I was at the HP Open House, I overhead two sets of irate parents discussing how their kids in the band had...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 13 comments | 2014 Views

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why water a parking lot

Here we are in the 3rd maybe 4th year of a drought yet the people that own the parking lot on Pleasanton Avenue right across...

Original post made by Stacee Bloom on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 28, 2015 at 12:35 pm | 13 comments | 1799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's Memorial Day weekend

Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the garden area just south of the...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by VETERAN, on May 28, 2015 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 83 Views

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'Take Us Along' photo looks familiar -- kind of

Well, that seems familiar: Keith Barlow took the Pleasanton Weekly to its street counterpart, Pleasonton Road at Fort Bliss...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on May 28, 2015 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Students Excel at National Examinations

Six Quarry Lane students gained national recognition for their recent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examination....

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 28, 2015 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 102 Views

SPORTS

Oak Tree horse racing returns to Alameda County Fair

With $1.7 million in purses and six stakes races over a 12-day race meet, the Oak Tree Racing Association will be returning...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jimmy Jhon, on May 28, 2015 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 1454 Views

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Whole Foods opens to huge crowds in Dublin

Crowds filled the sidewalks and part of the parking lot Wednesday for the grand opening of Whole Foods' 43rd Bay Area market...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Skysky, on May 27, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 24 comments | 2923 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chowchilla kidnapper granted parole but remains in prison

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on May 27, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 8 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Students Rank High at National Championships

Seventh grade Quarry Lane student, Rhea Mitr and her sister, fourth grade student, Romal Mitr, competed in and earned several...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on May. 27, 2015
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 543 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 448 views

Mark Twain drinking wine?
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 332 views