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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 Pete, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 13 comments | 5396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove PTA Board Elections

Why were there so many people at the Walnut Grove PTA Elections on Thursday night, yet, at the last minute almost the whole...

Original post made by Mommy on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 45 comments | 3023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials: Pleasanton students were solicited for pornographic pictures

Pleasanton police and school officials are advising parents to monitor their children's social media use and to discuss Internet...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTA unanimously denounces the Vergara vs. CA lawsuit

In late March the delegates from the California Teachers' Association (that's "teachers' union" to you non-teachers, one...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by The Rest of the Bunch are Good Apples, on Apr 28, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 9 comments | 1040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 3171 Views

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What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bike Guy Revisited, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:46 am | 51 comments | 4623 Views

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Fire at Zorns

Big fire this afternoon at Zorns on Hopyard. Hope they are able to re-open....

Original post made by Robert on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 293 Views

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No Beer/Wine but all the Dogs You Can Stand

Changes to First Wed -- per the PDA site, " We have decided to no longer serve beer and wine during 1st Wednesdays. Instead...

Original post made by no More 1st Wed for me on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 12 comments | 612 Views

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Store Closed, Free Stuff

Saturday April 26th Only - 11am to 3pm Woodcraft Of Dublin has closed. We are giving away (FREE) miscellaneous hand tools,...

Original post made by Mike Cunningham on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mike Cunningham, on Apr 25, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

8th annual Drug Take-Back program set for Saturday

Pleasanton and Dublin are joining Alameda County in a program Saturday that encourages the public to take unused prescription...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1740 Views

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Livermore police officer rescues woman as fire rages outside her home

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by jim, on Apr 25, 2014 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Graph of Economic Recovery Under Reagan vs. Obama

This is a very revealing graph comparing the economic recovery under Reagan vs. Obama from when they were first elected....

Original post made by compare on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Blame the Dems, on Apr 24, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 1365 Views

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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 Dennis Falls, on Apr 24, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 48 comments | 6878 Views

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Pleasanton Approving Used Car Lot

It is amazing to me that while Dublin is adding Whole Foods, Hobby Lobby, Dick's, and lots of new restaurants (yes, they...

Original post made by oldtimer on Apr. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 252 Views

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Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app

The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by It is "journalism", on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:55 am | 11 comments | 4732 Views

SPORTS

Warriors may move to S.F.'s Mission Bay instead of waterfront

The Golden State Warriors' proposal to build an arena along San Francisco's waterfront has reportedly been dropped and the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by hoodoo7, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

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Q. Is AT&T going to fix Dead Spot, near Santa Rita and Valley?

Just got an orange postcard from City of Pleasanton. Says Radha Sharma/AT&T (P13-2069) wants to "construct a wireless facility...

Original post made by AT&T poor reception on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Just Ditch AT&T, on Apr 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 12 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smarter Balance Assessment - Just say No!

I like the rest of PUSD parents received the letter from Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi informing us that our children will...

Original post made by Smarter Parent on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 303 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 Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 5529 Views
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