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Penalties are back for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OAH Hearing - Vranesh

Reading the Walnut Grove story http://pleasantonweekly.com/square/2015/04/28/vranesh-others-testify-at-former-pleasanton-principals-dismissal-hearing...

Original post made by very concerned on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by 5 minutes before deletion, on Apr 29, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 845 Views

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PPIE 'Run for Education' raises $96k

The third annual Pleasanton Run for Education, a fundraiser for the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by henryroes, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 637 Views

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Pleasanton man charged with embezzling from Little League

A former president of Pleasanton American Little League was arrested Thursday morning after police allege he stole more than...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by adjacent acquaintance , on Apr 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 26 comments | 11074 Views

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Corinthian closes Heald College campuses across Bay area

The beleaguered for-profit college franchise, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., announced today that it was closing its remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Arlandis McClain, on Apr 28, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

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Pleasanton deals with the drought

In a recent interview, Pleasanton's operations services director and the city's water czar Daniel Smith talked in-depth about...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 22 comments | 3210 Views

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Stop the Massive East Pleasanton Housing Project NOW

How does the City of Pleasanton keep this a secret? A massive housing project - I have read it is the biggest housing project...

Original post made by Fred Clancy on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 810 Views

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Vranesh, others testify at former Pleasanton principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony yesterday at former Walnut...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 28, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 4409 Views

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Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'

A group of Foothill High School students have collected 1,907 pounds of fruit that they were able to donate to Open Heart...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by AngelaNew, on Apr 27, 2015 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2357 Views

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Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 8156 Views

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Nurses at San Ramon Regional, other Tenet-owned hospitals voting on new 4-year contract

Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 2179 Views

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PG&E Wants Bay Area Money For Diablo Power Plant

PG&E, owner of Diablo Canyon power plant located in San Obispo County Southern California has filed a request with the CPUC...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 27, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 150 Views

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LDS Announce Leadership change in Mandarin Chinese Branch Leadership

The Pleasanton California Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calling of a new branch...

Original post made by Karen Seipert on Apr. 27, 2015
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Pleasanton police nab suspects in South Bay robbery, kidnapping

Police in Pleasanton helped identify two suspects accused of the robbery and kidnapping of a man who met the pair in Cupertino...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 27, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 1530 Views

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New director named to Alameda County Fair board

Rose Johnson, a Pleasanton resident and chief executive officer of the Davis Street Family Resource Center in San Leandro...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Lee Denlinger, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:15 am | 3 comments | 1477 Views

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AVHS students win 'Honorable Mention' for Common Core film

A film documentary produced by three Amador Valley High School students has won "Honorable Mention" in the C-SPAN StudentCam...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Another dad, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:13 am | 11 comments | 1011 Views

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AVHS Begins We The People National Finals

Best of luck to the Amador High School We The People team as they begin their We The People National Finals competition today. To...

Original post made by Andre Kvaternik on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Andre Kvaternik , on Apr 26, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 110 Views

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Sarah's swimathon today to benefit Children's Hospital

Sarah Banholzer and her friends are donning their bathing suits in Pleasanton Sunday for their second annual swimathon to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ms. Landis, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2146 Views

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We The People Link

Link to the Top Ten Awards Page - http://www.civiced.org/2015-top-10...

Original post made by Andre Kvaternik on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 141 Views

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Free E-Waste recycling starts tomorrow in Pleasanton's Vintage Hills Center parking lot

The public is invited to take unwanted electronic items to the parking lot at New Leaf Community Markets tomorrow, Friday...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Recycler, on Apr 24, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 10 comments | 1976 Views
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