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Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by skysky, 22 minutes ago | 1 comment | 11 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Elephant in the room

I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day and enjoyed their time with family and friends. I would like to have a civil discussion...

Original post made by Deb on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Kman, 28 minutes ago | 3 comments | 38 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton North Rotary holding its 'Starry Night' gala Sept. 20

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its annual fundraiser gala Sept. 20, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 39 Views

AROUND TOWN

Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 1459 Views

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Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

"The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine...

Original post made by Damon on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 3 hours ago | 47 comments | 639 Views

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More Evidence of the "Man-Made" Global Warming Fraud

I thought the expert, Al Gore, said the polar ice cap would be gone by now. It is 1.7 million square miles larger than 2...

Original post made by wrong on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 297 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore police arrest suspect in Sunday morning shooting

Livermore police have arrested a suspect in an early Sunday morning shooting that sent five people to the hospital. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by But the Police caught the guy, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sports Park to be renamed for late Mayor Ken Mercer today

Pleasanton Sports Park will be renamed for the late Mayor Ken Mercer at a ceremony at 4 p.m. today. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pesticide bills heads to Governor

A bill requiring the safer use of pesticides in schools will be making its way to the Governor announced Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, 15 hours ago | 5 comments | 551 Views

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Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Rhel, 18 hours ago | 19 comments | 2953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modified Lite Calendar on Sept. 9 Board Meeting Agenda

I just read on the front page of The Independent, "Pleasanton School District May Reconsider 'Modified Lite' Calendar. ...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Signer's Remorse, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced Monday...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 130 Views

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2 Cars Per Green Light

Mike Tassano - wondering why the signage for the metering light that controls traffic entering southbound i680 from Bernal...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Map, 23 hours ago | 9 comments | 1382 Views

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Mr. Schmitt and his Neighbors

So the neighbors in Rosepointe don't want him to add on a second story. He can get away with it just as the former owners...

Original post made by Rules? Who needs rules? on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2014 at 10:50 am | 6 comments | 1027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Change the way comments get censored!

It is unfair that the PW removes so many of our thoughtful comments! When the PW sees anything pro-Obama they, as dedicated...

Original post made by MakeChange on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 31, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 4 comments | 204 Views

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH SANTA RITA SAFEWAY?

Ever since Safeway was acquired by Albertson's there have been big changes at this store. There is ONLY one cashier in the...

Original post made by sknywench on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by shopper, on Aug 31, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 9 comments | 539 Views

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Misfired Hamas Rocket Kills 10 Children-

From http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/debate/columnists/lynne-coates-why-hamas-are-winning-propaganda-war-in-gaza-1-6799176 Lynne...

Original post made by Hamas Tries to Blame Israel on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't bother "Fool" with the facts, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 21 comments | 269 Views

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New heights for EXPREDs

Reading Tim Hunt's diatribe entitled "New heights for NIMBYs" where he calls his readers "NIMBYs," one can only conclude...

Original post made by TH news on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 30, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 146 Views

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Serenity Stoneworks

I just saw that Serenity Stoneworks is No More! Did they move or just go out of business? Never even heard about a Going...

Original post made by ccwc on Aug. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 86 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supt Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges-Could Go to Jail and Pay $100,000 fine

According to http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/21/70617.htm , Superintendent Manuel Paul could have to pay a fine up...

Original post made by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay, on Aug 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 459 Views
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