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Services planned for Dr. Bill James, former Pleasanton schools superintendent
A memorial service for Dr. Bill James, former long-serving superintendent of Pleasanton schools who died earlier this month,... Last comment on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:11 am | 1 comment

The Hanger: PUSD program honored with Dreammakers and Risktakers award
The school board last week took time to recognize the Hanger, a PUSD program that just earned a Dreammakers and Risktakers... Last comment on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment

Around Pleasanton: 10th-year tribute to Laurel Williams set for next Friday
It has been 10 years since Laurel Williams was killed in a horrific car crash on Foothill Road, and her mother Kathy Pace-Williams... Last comment on Oct 20, 2017 at 10:45 am | 8 comments

Grass fire spreading with moderate pace in Dublin
Firefighters are responding to a two-alarm vegetation fire that has burned roughly 30 acres and is spreading at a moderate... Last comment on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:29 pm | 4 comments

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Rode my motorcycle to Chicago and then returned to California along Historic Route 66 to Santa Monica Pier. John Deus, Pleasanton Submitted by JOHN DEUS on Sep 29, 2015

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PUSD board, superintendent talk self goals, policies at workshop
The Pleasanton's five school board members and first-year Superintendent David Haglund spent hours Thursday evening discussing what they all expect of each other in working together as an effective governance team leading the Pleasanton Unified School District. Friday, 5:17 PM

Head of the Class: Gates working to make Donlon 'feel like home'
Janet Gates, who most recently worked as a vice principal at Lydiksen Elementary for three years, replaced Sebastian Bull after he was appointed principal of Foothill High. She is Donlon's seventh principal since 2009. Thursday, 3:42 PM | 2 comments

Inmates at Dublin jail set to restart hunger strike this weekend
A Bay Area inmate advocacy group announced Thursday that inmates in Santa Clara and Alameda county jails will restart a hunger strike -- that started and was paused in October 2016 -- this Sunday. Friday, 1:30 PM | 3 comments

Be sure to stop by '42nd Street'
Cue the dancers. The new season for Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre kicks off next week with the Tony Award-winning musical, "42nd Street," at the Firehouse Arts Center. Thursday, 3:42 PM

Zone 7 board approves new water rates, moves ozonation project forward
The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors approved an initial environmental review document for a Del Valle ozone filtration project and the agency's 2018 water rates during a three-hour meeting Wednesday night. Thursday, 5:24 PM | 4 comments

Opening statements in Steinle trial set for Monday
Opening statements will begin Monday in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting Pleasanton native Kathryn "Kate" Steinle as she walked on San Francisco's Pier 14 in 2015. Thursday, 5:20 PM

Carnival Saturday to honor Gingerbread Preschool's 50th anniversary
The city of Pleasanton's Gingerbread Preschool is set to mark its golden anniversary with a free community carnival complete with games, live entertainment, food and more this Saturday. Wednesday, 1:37 PM

Firehouse: The Phantom returns
Franc D'Ambrosio will perform his show, "Broadway," celebrating music from "The Great White Way," at a special matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday, 11:42 AM

Low-cost heart screenings for kids available in Pleasanton next weekend
Gable Heart Beats is partnering with Pleasanton Rage Soccer Club and Tri-Valley Basketball to offer free and discounted heart screenings, which include an EKG and an echocardiogram, to all youths ages 5 and older. Wednesday, 3:33 PM

Raises approved for city management, police officers
The Pleasanton City Council has signed off on compensation increases and adjustments to benefits for city management employees and police officers. Wednesday, 2:20 PM

Dublin grass fire causes brief evacuations
A vegetation fire that had prompted evacuations in Dublin on Tuesday was fully contained as of early Wednesday morning, Alameda County fire officials said. Wednesday, 7:49 AM | 4 comments

Services set for Dr. Bill James, former PUSD superintendent
A memorial service for Dr. Bill James, former long-serving superintendent of Pleasanton schools who died earlier this month, will be held from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Palm Pavilion at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Tuesday, 2:38 PM | 1 comments


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