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SCHOOLS & KIDS

20 school district employees awarded education grants

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stain , on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Very confusing

I'm curious - where is the article on Pleasanton Weekly about Jamie Hinztke taking pictures of the audience? Was it taken...

Original post made by I\\\'m so confused on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by OMG! OMG!, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:33 pm | 7 comments | 665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to meet tonight to consider interim superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. tonight to continue deliberating on naming an interim replacement...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kirshna, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train coming?

Was walking the old Southern Pacific line. Saw workman placing orange maker sticks down the center of the trail. Quessing...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safe Catch Tuna Now Served at New Leaf Community Market

New Leaf Community Markets has partnered with Safe Catch to bring its deli customers Safe Catch’s new, award winning tuna....

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jun. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 2844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduating Senior earns Eagle Scout

Chase Barkdull, of Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 947, recently completed his Eagle project and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made by Karen Seipert on Jun. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

We are fortunate to live in a wonderful city with exceptional schools. Our well-rounded students consistently demonstrate...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:28 pm | 44 comments | 4706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public ceremony at 11:15 a.m. to dedicate downtown's Rotary Park today

A small three-quarter-acre park, now known as Main Street Green Park and located at the corner of Vervais Avenue and Main...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jr, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 2741 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 521 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton company built Berkeley apartment complex where 6 died in balcony collapse

A Pleasanton-based construction company has been identified as the contractor of the Berkeley apartment complex where six...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 4448 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local teen receives $4,000 scholarship

A Pleasanton teen was awarded a scholarship from the ValleyCare Auxiliary, which gives scholarships to high school seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 2015 'Innovative Education Grant' winners

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced Wednesday its 2015 Innovative Education grant recipients,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board appoints interim HR chief

The Pleasanton school board appointed Dianne Howell as the interim assistant superintendent of human resources, but did not...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by need a global perspective, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 31 comments | 4682 Views

AROUND TOWN

!7th Annual July 4th Celebration & Concert

Come to Wayside Park , bring a seat, enjoy a program of music and patriotic commemoration from Noon to 1:30....

Original post made by Bob Williams on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 148 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Baker opposes Legislature's budget plan

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) voted no on the record-high budget that Assembly and Senate Democrats passed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by nice to see, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1502 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Zone 7 hikes its new fiscal year budget by $7.6 million

Zone 7 Water Agency's board of directors have approved a $124.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, a $7.6 million...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
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