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Pleasanton teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist

A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, 42 minutes ago | 4 comments | 522 Views

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RIP Mrs Z

The world lost a beautiful lady yesterday. The beloved "Mrs Z" (Christine Zoraster) from Sonshine prechool passed away after...

Original post made by Beth on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Big Fan, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 297 Views

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Reining in prom expenses

If you've got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/04/17/reining-in-prom-expenses...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by finished, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy

Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Wow, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 1065 Views

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Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 846 Views

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State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paul, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 1541 Views

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Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 413 Views

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Does New Pleasanton Utility Billing Web Portal Work?

I wanted to register for this web interface after discovering its availability on my water bill. You can find the registration...

Original post made by Franco on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steve, 7 hours ago | 13 comments | 493 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart's Taxpayer Supported Practices Means Subtraction of 100,000 Teacher Jobs

When the facts show that over 6 billion $$$ of taxpayer money goes toward keeping Walmart and its labor practices in business,...

Original post made by Demoralized Educator on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, 12 hours ago | 25 comments | 364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The President Steps Up

This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle, 12 hours ago | 162 comments | 3750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 922 Views

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SAVE OUR SUMMERS!!!!!!!! PLEASANTON

The Pleasanton Unified School District is about to decide the fate of our school schedules. They will make their decision,...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 1582 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DA Nancy O'Malley receives award for "contributions to the field of victims’ rights"

IT seems that the Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley has won two national awards. One is for her "contributions...

Original post made by Jtjh on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 5 comments | 148 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton real estate firm to celebrate grand opening today

Better Homes and Gardens Tri-Valley Realty's Pleasanton Office will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting event...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Homeowner G, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garbage rate increase Tuesday, and why

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/03/28/garbage-rate-increase-tuesday-and-why...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:50 am | 19 comments | 2035 Views

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Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputy guilty of sharing confidential information

One of two people charged with illegally sharing confidential information has been found guilty of a single misdemeanor charge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Apr 15, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 522 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 2537 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is the Federal reserve building a house of cards?

The news today is that the 3rd largest holder of US debt is Belgium. Maybe that doesn't sound newsworthy, but we do know...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 36 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Walnut Grove employees refute investigation details

Two Pleasanton school employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 308 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,214 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 782 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 17 comments | 644 views