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Amador Valley High students take 1st place in engineering competition

Three students from Amador Valley High's engineering program, part of the district's new Project Lead The Way program, took...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by udo, on Aug 9, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 9 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO MONITORS CITY CONTRACTORS?

The city of Pleasanton contracts with several contractors to provide city services to the residents of Pleasanton. The focus...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Roger, on Aug 9, 2015 at 12:55 am | 16 comments | 802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eric Swallwell voted against Kate's Law

Thanks to a poster in another thread, I just learned our congressman, Eric Swalwell, voted against Kate's Law on July 23rd....

Original post made by Pleasanton Taxpayer on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by MFJ, on Aug 8, 2015 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone know the status of Brian Jones, drunk in Livemore who killed two?

Does anyone know the status of the case against Brian Jones? This is the drunk in the corvette that killed a woman and her...

Original post made by Me on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Aug 8, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 177 Views

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Spencer Freeman Smith sentencing

What was the sentence for this guy? Anyone know?...

Original post made by Robert on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Aug 8, 2015 at 8:26 pm | 5 comments | 778 Views

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I-680 toll express lanes construction set to start

The project to bring toll express lanes to I-680 through the San Ramon Valley is expected to start construction this month,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by NextTimeYouVote, on Aug 8, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 25 comments | 2646 Views

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Zone 7 water rate study underway in advance of Aug. 26 meeting

The Zone 7 Water Agency is undertaking a rate study to determine whether the agency's current water rates are financially...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 6 comments | 1033 Views

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Pleasanton school registration approaches

With summer break in its penultimate days, registration is ready to begin at many public schools in Pleasanton with the start...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Fact checker , on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 3739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Private School near Walnut Grove/Mohr/Alisal

Can someone please provide information on the new private school that is going to be on Valley Avenue near the Santa Rita...

Original post made by Question on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local Gas Prices

Just got back from Maui and to my surprise gas there where just below the prices we see in Pleasanton and neighboring cities....

Original post made by Mary on Aug. 7, 2015
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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/08/07/letter-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 7, 2015 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 296 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introduces online job-search bill

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined two Republican colleagues last week to introduce...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Waste of money, on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 1653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 3370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citation of $2120 for Castlewood violation... really?!

About a month ago, I was driving to work. I usually take 680 South or the frontage road to take the Canyon. There must have...

Original post made by Are you kidding me?! on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Curiouser, on Aug 6, 2015 at 11:22 am | 21 comments | 1411 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 689 Views

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Pleasanton PTA seeks 'Excellence in Education' nominations

The Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kimmy Morgan, on Aug 5, 2015 at 11:39 am | 11 comments | 1869 Views

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National Night Out coming to Pleasanton neighborhoods Tuesday

Pleasanton police are encouraging residents to go out and meet officers, neighbors and members of watch organizations Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 2454 Views

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National Night Out a time for residents, officers to connect

Scores of police, firefighters and other emergency personnel attended dozens of neighborhood watch block parties across the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Erin, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1859 Views

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Vacaville police arrest 2 from Pleasanton after carjacking while on test drive

Vacaville police arrested two Pleasanton residents after they stole a car during a test-drive Friday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:25 pm | 10 comments | 3071 Views

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Dogs

Is it just me or do there seem to be way more dogs in town recently? Is it a fad that crept up on us? Maybe the economy...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by dog lover, on Aug 4, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 18 comments | 559 Views
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