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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 5948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Fair ends today

The Alameda County Fair ends today with live Horse Racing at the Budweiser Grandstand and the Night Ranger concert at 8 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Jul 8, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

water

Have you got you latest bill? Were you able to cut back your usage? Are they not fining people for over usage? None of my...

Original post made by Erline on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy Clem, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 31 comments | 2515 Views

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Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 6964 Views

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Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 2626 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice winners

The balloting is wrapped up, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jul 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 12429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops bust guy handing out biz cards for porn industry @ fair

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/crime-law/man-arrested-soliciting-girls-porn-industry-alamed/ngZm3/ According to the story,...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 464 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 3239 Views

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Traditional Fourth in Pleasanton today

Don your red, white and blue finery -- and grab some chairs and blankets -- then head to Lions Wayside Park for the 16th...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jul 6, 2014 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Checkmate: Chess Club offers strategies, problem solving and competition

Chess may be the "Game of Kings" but some young non-royals are giving it a go in Pleasanton. "You can be like a king and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 5, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 736 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 3006 Views

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Pleasanton to San Carlos and/or San Fran?? Terrible? Ok?

Hi, I read all the great comments on the topic of Pleasanton to South Bay coomute, very insightful. We are getting ready...

Original post made by NC to CA on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 5, 2014 at 9:18 am | 14 comments | 687 Views

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how do you handle 10% rent increase in this economy

Due to our current economy I have only received a 5% wage increase in the last 5 years, however after just over a year lease...

Original post made by kcmdancer on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 3391 Views

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The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2280 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 2581 Views

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New Montessori School opens in Pleasanton

The Montessori School of Pleasanton has opened in a new facility at 3420 Cornerstone Ct. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/02/new-montessori-s...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by sticks 'n stones, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 10 comments | 3355 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Legislators looking at California impact of Supreme Court ruling on abortion clinic protestors

After the U.S. Supreme Court last Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 656 Views

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Pleasanton Library’s Summer Reading Game is a BIG HIT!

The annual summer reading game at the Pleasanton Library has been going for a few weeks now. The purpose of the program...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 627 Views

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Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday

Blood donations typically decline during the summer months, especially around the Independence Day holiday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2190 Views

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Help Cholo find a job

Cholo would like everyone to know that he has lost his job and is moving into a cardboard box and will no longer have...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Choloimposter , on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 13 comments | 1192 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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