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Alameda County's unemployment rate now at 4.5%, below state's rate of 5.8%

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children

Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 1763 Views

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Lund Ranch - Recalling City Council and Mayor if they violate Measure PP

Does anyone know the number of official registered voters that need to sign a recall petition so we can recall all local...

Original post made by Question on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 30, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 259 Views

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Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Outraged, on Nov 28, 2015 at 12:17 am | 53 comments | 4096 Views

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City Council continues again a decision on Lund Ranch II development

The City Council, hopelessly deadlocked over a developer's bid to build 50 homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills after a...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 26, 2015 at 9:39 pm | 31 comments | 1341 Views

SPORTS

Declining registration leads to merger of 2 Pleasanton Little league organizations

Pleasanton American Little League and Pleasanton National Little League have combined efforts to create a new, joint Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Nov 26, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 7 comments | 3156 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Comedian discusses life story, identity with equal rights-focused students at Amador Valley

Brian Copeland, a San Leandro-based comedian and author, took the stage at Amador Valley High on Thursday to discuss race,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by , on Nov 22, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public workshop tonight on BART-to-Isabel plan

The city of Livermore will hold a public workshop on from 7-9 p.m. tonight to discuss land use options for the new neighborhood...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Nov 21, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 1516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chevron to cut 500 jobs at corporate headquarters in San Ramon

Roughly 500 people working out of Chevron's corporate offices in San Ramon will be losing their jobs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:46 am | 21 comments | 2681 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flags flying at half-staff to honor victims of Paris attacks

The cities of Pleasanton and Dublin are flying local government flags at half-staff through sunset tomorrow to honor the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:13 am | 12 comments | 1828 Views

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Pleasanton coach, bystanders aided bicyclist in cardiac arrest

The high school softball coach drove down Foothill Road, thinking how she should have taken a more direct route to the interstate....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 6261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Services announced for Amador Valley junior, student remembered for kindness

Jorge Barraza, a 17-year-old Amador Valley High School junior, was remembered by teachers and friends this week for always...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Heartbroken , on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 6004 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2015 at 8:41 am | 3 comments | 2632 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Controlled burns underway in Livermore's Sycamore Grove Park

Firefighters are conducting controlled burns at Sycamore Grove Park near Livermore today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/11/19/controlled-burns-...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 19, 2015 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch hearing back on Council's agenda for tonight

A public hearing that was twice postponed on a bid by Greenbriar Homes to build 50 houses on the now-vacant 195-acre Lund...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Nov 18, 2015 at 10:41 pm | 5 comments | 1670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Revolving Door Temporary Principals Now at Harvest Park Middle School

It appears that PUSD no longer has Jill Butler as interim principal at Harvest Park, but now has two alternating day-by-day...

Original post made by Temporary day-by-day principals on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Nov 18, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 19 comments | 1948 Views

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Harvest Park, Pleasanton Middle get new principals after shifting of administrators

Harvest Park Middle School and Pleasanton Middle School began this week with new school leaders after a spate of promotions...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jill, on Nov 17, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2086 Views

SPORTS

EBAL competition shows Pleasanton high schools' strength

Ask anyone around the East Bay Athletic League what is the best prep football league in Northern California and to a person...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Football Dad, on Nov 17, 2015 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

The Pleasanton Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is sponsoring "Together We Prepare," a disaster preparedness workshop....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Maurice HUNTER, on Nov 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3562 Views

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College crunch time

If you see Pleasanton teenagers who look like they haven't slept in three days, they're likely seniors who are going through...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 17, 2015 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 2451 Views
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