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  1. Pleasanton school board to hold special meeting tonightRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meting at 6 p.m. tonight in the district's headquarters, 4665 Bernal Ave.

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  2. Tony Dennis named 'Teacher of the Year' in Pleasanton school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Dennis has been with the district for 13 years, and is currently the lead teacher of Project Lead the Way at Amador Valley High School, a program that aims to engage students in thought-provoking, critical thinking STEM curricular activities while developing students into future members of the engineering community. In addition to being lead teacher for PLTW, Dennis has taught algebra to Advanced Placement statistics and engineering at Amador Valley.

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  3. Zone 7 reminds Tri-Valley to 'stay the course' during droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Due to high levels of water conservation in Zone 7 Water Agency's customer service area, the community is already in a position of meeting California's first-ever mandated reduction in water use, according to agency officials. Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order on April 1 for a mandatory statewide 25% reduction in water use, as compared to 2013 levels, through Feb. 28, 2016.

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  4. STEAM preschool proposal approved by school boardRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Kids Club director Traci Peterson provided trustees an update about the preschool, which included an overview of a visit to Napa to see how a teacher there uses technology in their preschool program.

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  5. Pleasanton students shine at science, engineering competitionRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Over 20 Pleasanton Unified School District students participated in the annual Synopsys Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair -- with seven students taking home high honors and five receiving "Honorable Mention" or a "Special Award." The annual competition, co-sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, asks middle and high school students to go beyond their classroom studies to do independent project-based research.

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  6. School board to consider STEAM preschool tonightRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Pleasanton school board is scheduled to discuss and possibly approve district staff's proposal for a STEAM Preschool during tonight's board meeting . During Tuesday's discussion, staff will provide trustees with updates in relation to the STEAM preschool, which includes responses to any questions or feedback provided at the March 24 school board meeting.

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  7. Pleasanton ValleyCare opens breast cancer boutiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The back wall of the Breast Cancer Boutique holds a case of shelves lined with boxes of bra's and other garments in various styles and sizes underneath a banner that spells out the HERS acronym, " Hope, Empowerment, Renewal, Support." . In a partnership with Fremont-based nonprofit HERS Breast Cancer Foundation, ValleyCare is now the home of a specialty boutique to offer prosthetics, bras and camisoles for breast cancer patients and compression garments for patients with lymphedema.

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  8. Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Foothill teens Justin Silliman, Alexa Hanson and Reed Baer harvested fruit around Pleasanton almost every weekend. In a December 2014 interview, two high school seniors had a goal of collecting around 600 pounds of fruit for their second annual "citrus harvest," double the amount they collected in 2013, which would then be donated to Open Heart Kitchen .

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  9. Pleasanton woman headed to bocce world championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton native Navina Bernardi is preparing to don the American red, white and blue against women from across the globe later this month at the bocce world championships in Italy. "I love it.

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  10. Suspected baby formula thieves arrested after high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton police arrested a man and woman early Wednesday morning on suspicion of theft-related charges after the man allegedly stole baby formula from the Safeway on Bernal Avenue. Police reports said officers were patrolling the parking lot around 2:40 a.m. when a man, later identified as Demarko Luke, ran out of the store carrying two baskets of baby formula.

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  11. Plan to raise permit fees Ok'd for review by developers, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 last night to explore an increase in development user fees to bring them into alignment with a General Plan policy of self-sustainment for such fees. Emily Wagner, formerly finance director who is now handling special projects for the city, told the council the General Plan mandates that building and development permit fees should cover the costs of plan review, engineering associated with site development, fire prevention, inspections and other costs incurred in the building development process.

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  12. Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare merger approvedRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    California Attorney General Kamala Harris yesterday issued the final approval needed for Stanford Health Care to proceed with its acquisition of ValleyCare Health System and its medical center in Pleasanton. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, the merger was completed, ending a near-year-long effort by the governing board of directors of ValleyCare to find a partner as the health system plunged deeper into debt.

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  13. 1st Wednesday Street Parties start May 6 with more entertainment, wine gardenRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    A new wine garden, more music and more involvement by local students are features of Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday Street Parties that return this year, starting on May 6. "This year we are committed to further enhancing our popular 1st Wednesday Street Parties so that all ages can enjoy a fun and festive night in downtown Pleasanton," said Laura Olson, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, which hosts the events. "We are excited about our new partnerships with local schools and organizations and new activities like our improved and elevated Wine Garden," she added.

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  14. Honey wine creates a buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    People accidentally discovered that wine can be made from honey at least 20,000 years ago, noted Ayele Solomon, founder of Honey Wine Company. "A lucky hunter-gatherer stumbled across a beehive filled with rainwater and honey that had fermented into a wine with a divine aroma and flavor" is the way he tells the story.

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  15. Pleasanton man gets 16 years for molesting studentRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    A Pleasanton man was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom in the late 1990s, during which he was a schoolteacher in Fremont. Michael Schoop, 65, was charged two years ago with four counts of sodomy of a person under the age of 14. On Feb. 19, the third day of his trial, he pleaded no contest to two counts of sodomy in a plea agreement with prosecutors.

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  16. Township Square opening draws hundredsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Hundreds turned out last Saturday for the official opening of Township Square, a new and unique community of two- and three-story brownstone-styled homes between Interstate 680 and Valley Avenue just south of the Gateway Center and Safeway supermarket on Bernal Avenue. The $1-million-plus homes range in size from 2,800 to 3,600 square feet and from three to four bedrooms.

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  17. Agape Villages Jail N' Bail fundraiser returns to Tri-ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Four members of the Agape Villages Pleasanton Volunteer Council and two Agape Employees posed as "jailbirds" during last year's Jail N' Bail event. L to R: Wes Wolford, Elvina Lui, Diane Wolford, Tai Oluwafunmi, Bangon Badial and Kate D'Or.

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  18. Fore the KidsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The event, presented by Chevron, is scheduled for April 23 at Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton. All proceeds from the tournament directly support life-changing programs and services for children throughout the Tri-Valley, according to event organizers.

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  19. Happy Passover, Happy EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Rabbi Raleigh Resnick explains the meaning of Passover to children at the Chabad of the Tri-Valley on Quarry Lane in Pleasanton. His wife, Fruma, directs the Chabad Hebrew School.

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  20. DSRSD responds to Governor's mandatory water cutbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    "Our community is already there," said Dublin San Ramon Services District general manager Bert Michalczyk. "Under our current drought management plan, our customers cut water use by 30% during the summer and 25% for the whole year.

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