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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castro Valley suspects face attempted murder charges in fight with deputies

Three suspects have been charged with attempted murder for allegedly fighting with two Alameda County sheriff's deputies...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 7, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are We Actually Saving Water? Is austerity the answer or not?

Since our reservoirs are still low, I can see why we need to conserve water; however, i do think that we could've taken the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Tuesday to ratify city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday to consider final approval of its new Housing Element that incorporates...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by HELP US NOW PLEASE, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 11 comments | 4700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the American Red Cross Blood Drive--Handles' Parking Lot--January 9th

Members of Pleasanton North Rotary (PNR) and the community at large are invited to give blood to the American Red Cross from...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Jan. 5, 2015
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 dead after 3-car collision on Highway 84 in Sunol

Two people died and others were airlifted to medical centers Sunday evening following a multi-vehicle collision on state...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 5, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 6 comments | 4388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen car results in 3 arrests at Pleasanton's Larkspur Landing Hotel

Three people were arrested Tuesday in the Larkspur Landing Hotel parking lot on Johnson Court on a variety of charges stemming...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Albert, on Jan 5, 2015 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 3292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red Cross to hold 4 blood drives in Pleasanton this month

The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives later this month in an effort to replenish supplies that typically dwindle...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 5, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2776 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued for today

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/28/winter-spare-the-air-alert-issued-for-today...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 1734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged identity thieves busted in Pleasanton

Another case of identity theft suspects being caught in Pleasanton. Seems to be happening a lot recently. "Police in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton residents to find it easier to dispose of hazardous waste starting today

It will be easier for Pleasanton residents to drop off their household hazardous waste in the new year beginning today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Not great!, on Jan 3, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 11 comments | 3229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 2705 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by that was my neighbor, on Jan 3, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 7 comments | 5233 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Coffee?

Is it weird to anyone but me that there are no small-brand coffee shops in downtown (serving local brands like Ritual, Fourbarrel,...

Original post made by bf90 on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2015 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 1612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police launch 'Hide It, Lock It' campaign to reduce thefts

The Pleasanton Police Department is launching a new crime prevention campaign aimed at reducing the number of preventable...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm | 12 comments | 3841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Strong winds cut power, down trees in parts of Pleasanton, Livermore

The strong winds that whipped through the area Tuesday and early this morning downed trees and blocked some roadways in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Keith Conning, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where to watch the fireworks

Although many cities across the country have cancelled Fourth of July fireworks displays this year because of budget woes,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by shaun, on Dec 31, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 6 comments | 1636 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull unleashed

I just want to bring to your attention and the Pleasanton community an incident that just happened to me last Saturday. I...

Original post made by Concerned person on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 72 comments | 5965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lack of Seafood

It is quite extraordinary that there are no seafood restaurants in this area.I really cannot think of one even in Livermore,Dublin...

Original post made by Hoops on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 30, 2014 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin cyclist killed on Highland Road east of San Ramon

The California Highway Patrol today released a few more details about a deadly crash Saturday morning between a truck and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Dec 29, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 16 comments | 5433 Views
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Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
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