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Amador Valley students offer free money-management program

Whether it's saving up for college or a car, or simply saving up for a certain item during the holiday season, young students...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments | 600 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3042 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 | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3084 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 | 298 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 | 4653 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 | 6697 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 | 1305 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 | 8343 Views

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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 FK, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 15460 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 | 2464 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 | 2015 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 | 1953 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 | 1851 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 | 3411 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 | 997 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 | 3931 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 678 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton HOA management leader elected to state board

John Cligny of the Association Management Co. in Pleasanton has been re-elected to the board of directors for the California...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jenn, on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 1602 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 Maria Max, on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:46 am | 1 comment | 2222 Views
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