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Introducing your Hall of Fame

Our readers once again have the chance to vote for their favorite local places to eat, shop and play with the start of our...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on May 9, 2016 at 6:13 am | 5 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle schools remind parents of new vaccine requirement

As families prepare for their children's summer vacation, Pleasanton middle school administrators are reminding parents that...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Another W.G. Parent, on May 7, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 9 comments | 1866 Views

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Come On, Pleasanton, Aspire Higher!

It's time for some big dreams in Pleasanton--some creative, out-of-the-box (maybe out of the moving van) thinking on what...

Original post made by Kay C on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on May 6, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 14 comments | 533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercise

Terri Drain has been selected as the 2016 Pleasanton school district "Teacher of the Year" and will advance to the county...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by beach bum, on May 6, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 3 comments | 2297 Views

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Amid cracking foundations, city joins with residents to form panel to evaluate sinking soil

City of Pleasanton staff and several members of a disgruntled neighborhood will form a panel to look into the cause of soil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 6, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 8 comments | 2991 Views

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Congressman DeSaulnier reveals cancer diagnosis, continues re-election bid

Danville's Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) announced Thursday that he has been battling leukemia since last year,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jatin Anadkat, on May 6, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by STEM- NOT "STEAM" Why not "STEAMBOAT?" , on May 6, 2016 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 4651 Views

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95 homes, special needs compound planned for Stanley Boulevard

A plan to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 95-home development and an adjoining site to accommodate...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by HappyValleyReader, on May 5, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 20 comments | 3143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Amador Park shooting 'targeted' two people

Pleasanton police announced Tuesday that subsequent investigation into a shooting nearly two weeks ago at Amador Park revealed...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Retired Police Officer, on May 5, 2016 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2364 Views

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First Wednesday street parties start tomorrow

The opening First Wednesday street party of the year is set for tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Another view, on May 5, 2016 at 10:08 am | 12 comments | 1972 Views

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Pleasanton city workers granted 3% raises annually for next 3 years

Pleasanton city workers were granted 3% raises on an annual basis for the next three years in a unanimous vote by the City...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by employer, on May 4, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 1659 Views

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Public asked to rethink commute as 'Spare the Air' season starts tomorrow

Bay Area motorists are being asked to consider commuting alternatives this summer as the area's summer Spare the Air season...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pepper, on May 4, 2016 at 11:44 am | 10 comments | 1469 Views

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Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by ptown loves the drought, on May 3, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1326 Views

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee stands with Supervisor Nate Miley

Supervisor Nate Miley, up for reelection in the June 2016 primary, received the endorsement of 14 term Congresswoman Barbara...

Original post made by Rachel Weiler on May. 3, 2016
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Pleasanton Weekly wins key awards in statewide "Better Newspapers" contest

The Pleasanton Weekly's staff was awarded key prizes for its features, sports and commentary articles in 2015 by the California...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jean Ann, on May 3, 2016 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1212 Views

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Tassajara Road closed May 1.

I understand Tassajara Rd between Dublin and Danville is closed. I heard its for 7 months, is this true?...

Original post made by A Resident on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on May 3, 2016 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 257 Views

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Cyclists, Rotary present grant to Sunflower Hill

The Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation and Cycling for a Cause have given a $1,000 grant to Sunflower Hill Gardens to purchase...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by tanya Ludden, Sunflowerhill, on May 2, 2016 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 1780 Views

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Mission San Jose, 9 other California high schools top magazine's annual list

Both of Pleasanton's comprehensive high schools received top rankings in the recent U.S. News and World Report's annual list...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 30, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 3030 Views

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Fatal crash closes 3 lanes of westbound I-580 at Hopyard

A fatal crash this morning on I-580 at Hopyard Road closed three westbound lanes of the freeway, causing a 2-1/2-hour traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Oroenrique, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:13 am | 4 comments | 5041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Voting to close school libraries

The School Board will be voting Tuesday night to layoff existing staff at most of the Elementary and Middle School Libraries...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by PTown Mom, on Apr 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 828 Views
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