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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police department announces 2014 employee awards

The Pleasanton Police Department this week announced its 2014 "Officer of the Year" and "Professional Staff Member of the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rock quarry

Does anyone know what happened at the quarry yesterday? Saw fire trucks, alameda county sherriff, coroner and a tow truck....

Original post made by uknown on Feb. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh haring started yesterday?

Anyone know if the Jon Vranesh hearing started yesterday?...

Original post made by Helen on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 18, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Break ins Country Faire

Anyone have any info on if they caught the guy. Break in today on Via Del Ceilo. Lots of police presence today. ...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by TForest, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to seek governor's post in 2018

Lt. Gov. and former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said yesterday that he plans to run for governor in 2018. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Franklin, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:11 am | 20 comments | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen advances to national science competition finals

An Amador Valley student has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) 2015, which recognizes young...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 18, 2015 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 3036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Christian Lives Matter

This past weekend, The Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptians. These young men were in Lybia looking for work to help support...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:58 am | 7 comments | 428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

IRS lists its 'Dirty Dozen' tax scams for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up the 2015 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams last week with a warning to taxpayers about...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Two More Scams, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2705 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Book Donations @ Hart Middle School

Book Donations Fundraiser Do you have any young adult or children’s books lying around the house? Please think of donating...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Feb. 17, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

"The trouble with a kitten is that Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/02/13/warm-and-fuzzy-foster-families...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Janice, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets on sale for Pleasanton's 4th annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl on March 14, a St. Patrick's Day event sponsored by...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by not worth it, on Feb 16, 2015 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 3028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cigarette cleanup starts this weekend

The Public Policy Subcommittee of the Pleasanton Youth Commission will host "Cigarette Butt Cleanup" events this weekend...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 16, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 6 comments | 1601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'American Idol' contestant visits Pleasanton Middle

Pleasanton's very own American Idol contestant Maddy Hudson visited Pleasanton Middle School Friday to spread her message...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 3141 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's over! Safeway now owned by Boise-based Albertsons

AB Acquisition LLC, the owner of Boise-based Albertsons, acquired Pleasanton-based Safeway Friday, with shares of the former...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Al, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 14 comments | 8471 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Housa Guboi , on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 34 comments | 3323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police arrest 3 for I.D. thefts at Sheraton Hotel

Pleasanton police arrested three suspects yesterday at the Sheraton Hotel on 5990 Stoneridge Mall Road in connection with...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by PTown mom, on Feb 14, 2015 at 3:09 am | 3 comments | 1987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coming soon: An Asian gateway to Pleasanton

With Pleasanton's Asian-American population nearing 20%, it was only a matter of time before commercial developers built...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 13, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 13 comments | 2667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves student achievement plans

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved the Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA) as recommended by district...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by AV Teacher, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by JoAnna Jensen , on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 79 comments | 7815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ptownlife.org Poetry Contest Underway: Deadline 3/6/15

Ptownlife POETRY Contest February 2015 Official Rules: You must be a member of Ptownlife to participate – Join now! Only...

Original post made by Ptownlife.org Web Team on Feb. 12, 2015
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