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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton is wonderful we are lucky

For all the complaining, for all the "this is wrong and that is wrong" for all for it I say I feel very lucky to live in...

Original post made by Christine on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 805 Views

SPORTS

High school winter sports preview

As the splendor of fall gives way to the frigid nights of winter, it is time for the second season of high school sports...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Me , on Jan 18, 2016 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Residents weigh in on Lund Ranch

In the wake of the Pleasanton City Council voting 3-1 last week to endorse a project to add 43 upscale homes to Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Jan 17, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 1496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pipe Bomb at Amador

I have heard recent rumblings at my kids grammar school that there was a pipe bomb at Amador High School recently. One of...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Just Curious, on Jan 17, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality photo editing

Anyone else notice that the "Stoneridge Mall" aerial shot included in this week's print edition cover story is actually NewPark...

Original post made by Steve on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 16, 2016 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Teacher Union Sued by Teachers - Supreme Court

A group of teachers has sued the CA Teacher's Union over mandatory payment of union dues. The US Supreme Court will hear...

Original post made by Another watcher on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:34 am | 24 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer James Tong pleads guilty to violating Endangered Species Act

An East Bay real estate developer James Tong, 70,has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to violating the U.S. Endangered...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jan 15, 2016 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 7613 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jury acquits Livermore soccer coach in child molestation case

A Livermore youth soccer coach has been found not guilty after being accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl at a summer...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mr. Wu, on Jan 14, 2016 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 3025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Incident with Dublin police Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/01/08/letters posted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 14, 2016 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

clean up your act downtown residents

Did the Boy Scouts miss everyones pick up of Christmas trees downtown near the fairgrounds or are these people just too lazy...

Original post made by Norman on Jan. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dianne Howell named Pleasanton school district's assistant superintendent of HR

Pleasanton's school board last night appointed Dianne Howell as permanent assistant superintendent of human resources Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Meredith Bauer, on Jan 13, 2016 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New principal prompts excitement, questions of leadership turnover from Walnut Grove parents

Parents and guardians gathered into a Walnut Grove Elementary auditorium Thursday night to hear about the school's future...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jan 13, 2016 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 3803 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DOJ Press Release regarding Pleasanton Developer James Tong in Federal Court...

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January...

Original post made by Guilty as charged on Jan. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD to hold parent meeting after Walnut Grove principal, other employees promoted

The new year has brought some new faces to Pleasanton Unified School District schools after some promotions left positions...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 12, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 23 comments | 7072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High principal resigning at end of school year

Amador Valley High principal Tom Drescher will be leaving the school to pursue another career opportunity at the end of this...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Edith, on Jan 12, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 5412 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Development Across From AM/PM & MCDONALDS

Hi - Not trying to be a complainer here, really just wondering if anyone in the "know" understands how parking and traffic...

Original post made by KS on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Local, on Jan 12, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART STRIKE LEGISLATION

The California Assembly Transportation Committee recently voted down Catherine Baker's bill that was intended to prevent...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 10, 2016
Last comment by Anti Public union strikers, on Jan 12, 2016 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 870 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to discuss audit, teachers' union bargaining tomorrow night

Pleasanton's school board will hear a report of a districtwide audit and may take comments on the teacher's union bargaining...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by woggut, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 2257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World audience for local miniatures

Tri-Valley artist Barbara Stanton goes small in her paintings but is about to go large in her audience. She will be the first...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school district launches calendar survey

Pleasanton Unified School District has launched a public survey to garner opinions about how the district could best adjust...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 17 comments | 2533 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 2,142 views

A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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