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AROUND TOWN

Task force starts work on planning downtown changes

Work to update a 17-year-old plan for downtown Pleasanton began Tuesday night in a meeting room jammed with an enthused public...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Jan 29, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents to vote today on first tuition hike in 5 years

The University of California Board of Regents will vote on the first tuition hikes for the system in five years at its meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 29, 2017 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Trip Funding

Many of our Pleasanton elementary schools offer overnight trips to places like the gold country town of Coloma. The funding...

Original post made by Hansen Curious on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 28, 2017 at 10:46 am | 33 comments | 1447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Cruz Mountains Robbery Suspect

This morning I drove to a 930 meeting at UC Santa Cruz. I rushed through the meeting so I could be in Stockton by 1300 hours....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 27, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pandora CPA to open Las Positas College speaker series

An Oakland-based certified public accountant will kick off Las Positas College's 5th annual Business and Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Steven Navarro, on Jan 27, 2017 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials celebrate start of recycled water plant expansion at ceremony

Tri-Valley officials and representatives of 11 public agencies gathered at the recycled water plant in Pleasanton Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by a Resident, on Jan 27, 2017 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1654 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area officials promise to defy Trump's order to deny federal grants to cities, counties

Bay Area officials responded with defiance Wednesday to an executive order by President Donald Trump denying federal grant...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 27, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 2107 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

My City Was Gone

I agree with Penelope Clark's comment in the editorial section this week. I am also seriously considering moving out of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Schwinn Rider on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 26, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 6 comments | 841 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Worlds Largest Human Migration

The Asian Lunar New Year causes the largest human migration each and every year at this time. Millions of Asians travel...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 312 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Muslim group to host post-inauguration neighbors panel

Members of the Tri-Valley's Muslim community are joining together to present a neighbors panel the day after Inauguration...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jan 25, 2017 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 2410 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Golden State Warriors break ground on new SF arena

The Golden State Warriors broke ground Tuesday on their $1 billion, privately-funded San Francisco arena, further cementing...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD trying to stop democracy in action.

Why does a school district try to stop students from showing America and how great it is? So typical. I guess this letter...

Original post made by School Board Censorship on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mabry, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 6 comments | 2647 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

After 17 years at the helm, it's time to move on

Next week marks the 17th anniversary of the Pleasanton Weekly, and after 17 years at the helm, it's also a time to say goodbye....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 24, 2017 at 7:46 am | 4 comments | 2772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Canyon Road Hazards

A huge pothole on Dublin Canyon Road just west of the Pleasanton city limits destroyed my near new Michelin tire on the front...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley YMCA hold its 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fellowship breakfast this morning

The Tri-Valley YMCA will hold its 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fellowship breakfast Monday with former Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Heather, on Jan 23, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accepting bond oversight committee applications

Community members interested in serving on the PUSD Measure I1 citizens bond oversight committee can apply now through Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 22, 2017 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeSaulnier to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term Congressman Mark (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will not attend...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:46 am | 51 comments | 5459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board offers apology, next steps in superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board took several steps Tuesday night to address PUSD's superintendent vacancy, formally naming deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:07 am | 13 comments | 5276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: From troubled to trainwreck for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board had an opportunity to build back the trust of the public and prove to voters they made a good...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 20, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 102 comments | 11106 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nice going California Democrats. Bullet train costs to rise exponentially. .

Surprise surprise (Not!). Another democrat boondoggle at the expense of hard working taxpayers. From this article linked...

Original post made by WakeUp CA on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 413 Views
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A tax grab that likely goes no where
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 629 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 203 views

 

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