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Pleasanton school board discusses homework survey results

The Pleasanton school board heard a report on the 2015 homework survey results Tuesday night, the last meeting of the 2014-15...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by ILoveFHS!, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:38 pm | 29 comments | 4122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 2256 Views

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Off and running: Oak Tree horse racing at the County Fair through July 5

Oak Tree Racing, now in its second year partnering with the Alameda County Fair and the California Authority of Racing Fairs...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Christine , on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 4810 Views

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Remember the Housing Bubble?

Interesting look back at the kind of financial advice being dispensed by realtors and others during the real estate bubble....

Original post made by Damon on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 641 Views

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School board holds off naming interim superintendent, chief of Human Resources

The Pleasanton school board did not take any formal action Tuesday night on the appointments of interim replacements for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chantal, on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 6259 Views

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Alameda County Fair returns to Pleasanton next Wednesday

The Alameda County Fair opens in Pleasanton Wednesday, June 17, with its new theme, "Rock the Red, White and Blue," and...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:55 am | 36 comments | 8044 Views

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Nonlead ammunition requirements for hunters start in some areas July 1

Nonlead ammunition will be required when hunting on all California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lands and for all...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 29, 2015 at 8:27 am | 15 comments | 2137 Views

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Intruders party in Castlewood home, take vacationing owners' bacon, liquor, jewelry

A Pleasanton family had an unwelcome surprise waiting for them Tuesday when they returned home from vacation to find their...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not PPD, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:27 am | 31 comments | 10716 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused drunk driver pleads not guilty to mother, baby murder charges

A Livermore man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two counts of murder for killing a mother and her baby in a crash last month...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 17 comments | 3921 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harvest Park interim principal announced

The Pleasanton school district has appointed Pleasanton Middle School vice principal Jill Butler as the interim principal...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Don, on Jun 25, 2015 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 3706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local care facilities ordered to pay over $100K in back wages to employees

A group of Pleasanton residential care facilities have been ordered to pay employees more than $176,000 in back pay and damages...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 24, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 2805 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Person dies on tracks at West Dublin/Pleasanton station

One person died this morning after being found under a BART train at the West Dublin/Pleasanton station, which has been closed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Don, on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2621 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SummerHill switches to condos for its Pleasanton apartment project

In a move that may indicate the Pleasanton rental housing market is becoming saturated, a developer has canceled plans for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 5134 Views

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Guest Opinion: Pressing 'Stop' on East Pleasanton

Timing matters in our personal lives, business, politics, and even city planning. The City Council recently voted to rescind...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Angry driver, on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 2350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired Amador Valley High principal Hansen appointed interim superintendent

During a special closed session meeting, the Pleasanton school board appointed Jim Hansen as the interim superintendent for...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 17 comments | 5361 Views

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REACH names home for disabled for retiring 22-year board member

REACH, a Tri-Valley nonprofit that provides housing and other services for developmentally disabled adults, has dedicated...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kurt, on Jun 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

20 school district employees awarded education grants

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stain , on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 1171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Very confusing

I'm curious - where is the article on Pleasanton Weekly about Jamie Hinztke taking pictures of the audience? Was it taken...

Original post made by I\\\'m so confused on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by OMG! OMG!, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:33 pm | 7 comments | 1073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to meet tonight to consider interim superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. tonight to continue deliberating on naming an interim replacement...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kirshna, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 2381 Views

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Train coming?

Was walking the old Southern Pacific line. Saw workman placing orange maker sticks down the center of the trail. Quessing...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 22, 2015
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