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SCHOOLS & KIDS

California teachers pension plan has $64 billion deficit

Good report out by CalSTRS (California Teachers Retirement System), available at: http://resources.calstrs.com/publicdocs/Page/CommonPage.aspx?PageName=DocumentDownload&Id=e0e55055-...

Original post made by watching on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 1340 Views

SPORTS

CYO Basketball Registration

Walk-in registration for boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Augustine...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by omar, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Salaries Now Online

The Bay Area News Group has just put a database online that lists out the salaries, pensions costs, and other income for...

Original post made by Information on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 58 comments | 6319 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here's My Grandparents, Let Government Take Care of Them

The extent of socialism and communism is this country grows every time a Democrat Party comrade opens his mouth. Get a load...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police looking for man who shoved topless woman into car

Livermore police are looking for a man who shoved a bare-chested woman into his vehicle on Monday morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1018 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Pleas wants to know why I am making less money

I applied to renew my business license in Pleasanton - before the deadline of Jan. 31. I've done business in Pleasanton...

Original post made by ptown consultant on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 15 comments | 1585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill High holds ceremony today as it converts parts of seniors' parking lot for carpoolers-only

A ribbon cutting to dedicate a new carpool parking area will take place in front of Foothill High School this morning as...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Feb 6, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 16 comments | 3872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for using Contra Costa Times subscriber list to target empty homes

A pair of suspected burglars was arrested earlier this month after allegedly using a Contra Costa Times subscriber vacation...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eddie Blowgas, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

What has become of Pleasanton?

I read the wonderful article on Valley care turning 50. However the following comments were awful. What has become of the...

Original post made by nancy s. on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 893 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Liberal AntiGun Zealots Would Never Understand

Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his neighbor Chad Littlefield took former Marine Eddie Ray Routh to a Texas gun range to...

Original post made by Duke on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 1381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here we go again?

Seems Susan Su has opened another "University" in the same business park as the now defunct Tri Valley University. It is...

Original post made by AnotherShamUniversity? on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by sordid truth, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 2291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Dog attack heroes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8441 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 1009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber honors Tom Fox for global philanthropy

Pleasanton Realtor Tom Fox has been recognized by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for philanthropic and community contributions...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Forcier, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 890 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by I Love Oil Companies, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum honors Black History Month

The Museum on Main celebrates February as Black History Month in a special performance of "An Evening from A Grandmother's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 4, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 10 comments | 789 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ValleyCare at 50

ValleyCare, which opened its first medical center 50 years ago in Livermore, is now rated one of America's top 100 hospitals...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Wow batter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Season of Sharing

For future reference, before donating to the Season of Sharing charity, if you wish your donation dollars to stay in/help...

Original post made by dischanted on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 1027 Views

SPORTS

Somber mood in Bay Area as 49ers lose to Baltimore in Super Bowl 34-31

49er fans seemed to take their team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in stride late Sunday as San Francisco came up three points...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by disappointedfan, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 4973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull attack in Birdland

Just read about this in this week's PW. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family who's dog was mauled by these two pitbulls....

Original post made by Jeannie on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Puppy Bowl, on Feb 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 8 comments | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2178 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 1,050 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 801 views

Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 565 views