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Dons finish high at state track meet

Several Amador Valley High stars competed in individual event finals at the CIF State Track and Field Championships earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 8:38 am | 3 comments | 485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New vice principal hired to serve 2 middle schools in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board Thursday unanimously approved the appointment of a new vice-principal to serve both for Harvest...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Staff, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:07 am | 10 comments | 2683 Views

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Best home improvement under $5,000

Curious which home improvement costs less than $5,000, delivers the highest return on investment and has the maximum impact...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 2260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 27, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 18 comments | 3625 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, we're getting a second dog park

There are 26,800 dogs in Pleasanton and if they could vote, they would have had the city's second dog park in town long ago...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special Pleasanton school board meeting set for tomorrow morning

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday to appoint a new vice-principal. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Teachers getting raises approved at 8 AM meeting? , on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2251 Views

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Harvest Park students show their school spirit as classes end

What does geometry, leadership and passionate school spirit all have in common? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/22/harvest-park-students-sh...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

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Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, 20

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, daughter of Lisa and Joseph Oefelein and a 2012 graduate of Amador Valley High School, died last Tuesday....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:17 am | 16 comments | 8082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton buckling down to achieve 25% cut in water consumption

Facing its most severe drought ever and a water shortage that could see taps turned off without cutbacks by residents and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rip off hater, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 6394 Views

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Helping others better understand English

They volunteer to give back to the community, but what they don't expect to gain from the experience are the friendships...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 1833 Views

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Dublin post office to be named for Dr. Jim Kohnen

A Congressional bill to name the U.S. Post Office in Dublin as the "James 'Jim' Kohnen Post Office" passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by sports park, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

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Pleasanton water czar says cut usage or pay

It's going to be a long, hot summer in Pleasanton with little water to cool us down. The City Council mandated a 25% cut...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 24, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 252 Views

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Pleasanton Sports Park renamed for Ken Mercer

Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park, a main public sports complex that extends northeast of Hopyard Road along Parkside...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by academicjock, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:36 am | 14 comments | 3209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Meeting Confusion...???

Okay... at the last school board meeting they kept on bringing up "object 10.9." At first the board brought it up but they...

Original post made by CURIOUS on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 328 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHERE IS THE MISSION STATEMENT

The Pleasanton weekly, owned by a Palo Alto publishing company, apparently does not have a mission statement. I searched...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 23, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 11 comments | 342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board set to vote on possible modified calendar

The Pleasanton school board is set to vote on the instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year in open session at next...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by shocked parent, on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 4030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

RAMIFICTIONS OF JURY DUTY

Every twelve months or so I get a juror summons. The last tree years or so I was excused using the juror hot line. This time...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on Jun 23, 2014 at 7:17 am | 26 comments | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair opens to huge crowds

The Alameda County Fair began its 102nd year Wednesday with opening day crowds streaming in to take advantage of $1 admission...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 2529 Views

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Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views

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Pleasanton reacts to teacher tenure ruling

The Pleasanton community is beginning to offer its reactions to last week's court ruling that found California's teacher...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 1627 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,001 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 9 comments | 371 views