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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Funny, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 3283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton New Leaf Customers Help Raise $1,173 for GMO Awareness

In support of Non-GMO Month, New Leaf Community Markets donated 1% of sales from October 13 through 17 to the Non-GMO Project....

Original post made by Patti Bond on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Patti Bond, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vintage Hills students fight world hunger

Students from Vintage Hills Elementary helped fight world hunger Friday by partnering with Kids Against Hunger for a school-wide...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kelly , on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 2431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by truth, on Nov 18, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 17 comments | 1051 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$4.5-million cemetery improvement plan goes to City Council tomorrow night

The Pleasanton City Council will consider a plan tomorrow night to spend up to $4.5 million to upgrade and substantially...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 16 comments | 2626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Easing school registration

From the comfort of their own home or even from their hotel room on a family vacation, some Pleasanton school parents were...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Other, on Nov 17, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donate a Thanksgiving meal to Tri-Valley families

The Tri-Valley Open Heart Kitchen is asking the community to provide a Thanksgiving meal in a bag for its clients from now...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by OHK, on Nov 17, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 4 comments | 1214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops nab bike-riding car burglar

A former Pleasanton man faces charges after an alert resident called 9-1-1 to report a prowler near his car. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by victim advocate, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 3391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4 seized at Pleasanton Marriott for series of regional crimes

Four suspects accused of using a stolen credit card to pay for a room at the Marriott Hotel at 11950 Dublin Canyon Boulevard...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pictures, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 12 comments | 3649 Views

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Bernal Avenue on-off ramps at I-680 to be modified

Work will begin late Monday night, July 21, on major modifications to on and off ramps at the the Bernal Avenue interchange...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Foothill dweller, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 18 comments | 5991 Views

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Chick-fil-A planning Pleasanton restaurant

Chick-fil-A, a national restaurant chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, plans to open a restaurant with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Glucosamine, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 61 comments | 8122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Plans unfunded liabilities

If you have not gone to the California Controller's website, you should go there now and look at the data on financials of...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by change the system, on Nov 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 273 Views

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Credit Union downtown

Can someone please tell me why is there not one credit union branch/atm downtown Pleasanton? Would it be that hard to stick...

Original post made by Dita on Nov. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talmud expert to talk about magic of ancient Babylonia Wednesday

Is there a difference between a prayer and a spell? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/14/the-magic-of-ancient-babylonia-arrives-in-pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by srco, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 3553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State's revenue for October hits $6 billion, beating estimates by 12.3%

Total revenues for October, the fourth month of Fiscal Year 2014-15, totaled $6.0 billion, coming in above Budget Act estimates...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mother Goose, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 14 comments | 1758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 2643 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Foothill Little League opens registration for spring 2015

Pleasanton Foothill Little League has begun registration for all of its baseball divisions for the spring 2015 season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1154 Views

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San Ramon's Faria Preserve development approval remains unchallenged

The city of San Ramon will not face legal challenges under state environmental law for its approval of the Faria Preserve...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 480 Views
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