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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 2131 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 4028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 5948 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 women arrested at JC Penney after shoplifting spree, fight with store security officers

Two Alameda County women were arrested Feb. 25 for multiple felonies after a fracas at Stoneridge Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:38 am | 21 comments | 5364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 1200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge glistens as 25,000 LED lights turned on for 2-year-long show

About 25,000 LED lights were turned on last week as part of an impressive light sculpture on the western span of the Bay...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by vincent, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 14 comments | 8194 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 4971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews steps being taken to boost grades

The Pleasanton School board received an update on the district's plan Tuesday night that addresses its federally imposed...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by AnnaS, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 2848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school Head Lice Policy

Does anyone remember hearing about this new "head lice policy" change implemented by the PUSD? As a parent to have twice...

Original post made by Christine on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Swartzendruber, on Mar 7, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 43 comments | 2630 Views

SPORTS

Springtime now means lacrosse

It was only a matter of time once lacrosse took hold in the Western United States at the youth levels before California became...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Norcal Lax, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 2965 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introducing first bill today that could help depressed downtown areas

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will hold an outdoor news conference in downtown Hayward today to announce that he is...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 922 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 3158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne says Pleasanton in good shape, getting better

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne, in his first "State of the City" address since his election last November, told a sell-out...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 26 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign the on-line petition if you believe PUSD should revert to the prior lice policy and communicate to parents in the class

See this KTVU news story http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/pleasanton-school-district-starts-new-policy-for/vr46Y/ If you...

Original post made by petition on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:22 pm | 24 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Gene passed away

Our own Downtown Gene passed away recently. if you knew him you got a smile, a hello and how you doing...he will be missed.......

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Kim and Mia, on Mar 6, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 16 comments | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dirty Plastic

Do we need to clean out plastic containers before putting them in the recyclables bin? My Castro Valley friend said he's...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood market

Does anyone know when the new Walmart Neighborhood Market will open. And I ONLY need the answer to that question, not a...

Original post made by Roxanne on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Same here, on Mar 6, 2013 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business News: California's new retirement program, do we need it?

The media coverage of last year's presidential election drowned out the news of a controversial retirement program announced...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gary Alt, on Mar 6, 2013 at 8:25 am | 4 comments | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Tri-Valley students joining county-wide program to walk or bike-ride to schools

Students in some schools in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are joining this week in an Alameda County-wide two-week program...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim van Dyke, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 2421 Views
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