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Pleasanton 2018: Soaring to new highs

New records set last year continue to soar unabated in Pleasanton as 2018 gets underway. Starting the new year, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 13, 2018 at 5:51 pm | 13 comments | 8443 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Local teen soccer star signs with San Jose Earthquakes

The San Jose Earthquakes have signed Pleasanton teenage defender Jacob Akanyirige to a "homegrown player" contract. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Gepp896, on Jan 13, 2018 at 2:51 am | 2 comments | 2243 Views

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Fleeing man eludes police after crash ends brief chase

Pleasanton police are looking for a Fremont man after he allegedly ran away from officers after crashing his car into a fallen...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Gepp896, on Jan 13, 2018 at 2:40 am | 9 comments | 1856 Views

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New whooping cough case reported at Foothill

As Pleasanton Unified School District classes resumed from winter break this week, some Foothill High School parents were...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 11, 2018 at 10:02 pm | 17 comments | 2128 Views

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Man acquitted in Steinle killing sentenced to time-served for weapon charge

The man who was acquitted of murder charges in the fatal shooting of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle was sentenced to three...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by sanity, on Jan 11, 2018 at 9:28 pm | 9 comments | 1368 Views

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Board expresses interest in K-8 school to address north Pleasanton overcrowding

At a special Saturday morning school board meeting, trustees directed district staff not to move forward with planning for...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Flightops, on Jan 11, 2018 at 6:52 pm | 43 comments | 2869 Views

SPORTS

Raiders Quarterback is Brittle.

Opinion: Jon Gruden will need to pad up Derek Carr, because Derek Carr breaks easily, he is brittle, cannot sustain a...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 59 Views

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Emergency Preparedness talk at Library this Sunday

There hasn't been a lot of publicity about this, but there is a talk at the Pleasanton Library, this Sunday, Jan. 14, from...

Original post made by Helen on Jan. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 237 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest man accused of driving into officer

Pleasanton police announced Friday night they arrested a Hayward man whom they allege ran down a local police officer with...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by Cathy, on Jan 9, 2018 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1972 Views

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Letters

<B>Pot: The brain-altering weed Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2018/01/05/letters...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 9, 2018 at 8:49 am | 12 comments | 381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill weighs changes to bell schedule

A later start time? An "access" period? Adding brunch to the day? These are among the ideas the Foothill High community is...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Ridiculous , on Jan 8, 2018 at 9:55 pm | 32 comments | 3262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Talk: Frustration grows in Dublin

Frustration levels are running high for some Dublin residents, driven by over-crowded schools that they believe are exacerbated...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jan 8, 2018 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 2659 Views

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PPD Citing Off Leash Dogs (Owners)

At last!! the PPD has decided to enforce the leash laws in parks around town. Of course the off leash people are upset because...

Original post made by Dog Lover -- But . . . . . on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 8, 2018 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1304 Views

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PUSD facilities workshop set for Jan. 6

The Pleasanton school board has scheduled a special meeting for next weekend to discuss school facilities. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by justwondering, on Jan 8, 2018 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1409 Views

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Main Street water pipe replacement set to begin this week

Residents and visitors coming to downtown Pleasanton will soon notice construction work on the north end of Main Street as...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Perfect Road, on Jan 7, 2018 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 3041 Views

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Police: Burglary suspect hits officer with car while fleeing scene

A Pleasanton police officer was hospitalized after being run down by a sedan driven by a man accused of ransacking a nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 6, 2018 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 1056 Views

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Authorities identify pedestrian killed on Hacienda Drive

A pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a car on Hacienda Drive on Wednesday night has been identified as 29-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Blu, on Jan 6, 2018 at 12:05 am | 7 comments | 4424 Views

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Hopyard and Owens

Was there any planning involved when they allowed that new junk food chain in the Bevmo/Smart and Final shopping center? That...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Flightops, on Jan 5, 2018 at 8:48 pm | 16 comments | 1034 Views

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Make a Difference in the new year

If your New Year's resolution is to volunteer more, you are in luck. Local volunteer opportunities can be explored all under...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Jan 5, 2018 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1827 Views

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BART fares go up 2.7% in new year

Fares increased for BART riders in the new year, with everyone paying 2.7% more than in 2017, according to the transit agency. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by David, on Jan 5, 2018 at 12:39 am | 12 comments | 1020 Views
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Time for new collaboration between city and school district
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