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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Incomplete Ballots Passed Out at Polling Place

Did anyone else only get the first page of the 3 page ballot at your polling place this morning? I made them stop passing...

Original post made by Dedicated Voter on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 259 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote Yes on Healthcare Measure AA

Proponents of Healthcare Measure AA on the June 3 ballot talk about how a Yes vote won't increase taxes. That's because,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jun 3, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton readies for tomorrow's primary

As campaigns for tomorrow's statewide direct primary election head into their final, the focus is on the "other half" of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Jun 3, 2014 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1703 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote for Exner, McGrail, Morrison, Palmer for Zone 7 directors

Although there's not much excitement in Tuesday's primary, the Tri-Valley's ongoing water crisis has widespread concern,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael E, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:01 am | 4 comments | 1171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Most Pleasanton parents, students favor non-traditional calendar options

Parents and students voiced their opinions at Tuesday's school board meeting about the calendar options that could be adopted...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:12 am | 36 comments | 3203 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Private services planned for Pleasanton social worker

Since the news of the death of Michael Edward Rose, many people have recalled his good work in helping troubled young people...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 3, 2014 at 2:34 am | 35 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton driver killed in early Saturday morning crash on I-680 in Danville

The Contra Costa County coroner's office reported Sunday that Michael Rose, 46, of Pleasanton, was the driver killed in a...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 2, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 50 comments | 3664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton LDS Reorganize Stake Presidency

The Pleasanton California Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change in the second counselor...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forever and free

Stoneridge patrons were shopping for more than just clothing and housewares this weekend. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/01/forever-and-fr...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Partners with Rainbow Light for Women's & Children's Health

New Leaf Community Markets was welcomed into the Circle of Care corporate social responsibility partner program of Rainbow...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jun. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 441 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions contribute over $1.5 Million to Tim Sbranti's Campaign

Check it out on the CA Secretary of State website: http://cal-access.ss.ca.gov/ These union contributions, by themselves,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fire Guy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm | 10 comments | 628 Views

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Pedestrian struck, killed by ACE train at Santa Rita Road rail crossing Friday night

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train last night at the Santa Rita Road rail crossing...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Stacy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:26 pm | 5 comments | 4566 Views

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A new era in police vehicles rolls into Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department's marked patrol car fleet is transitioning to an entirely new era of police vehicles. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 37 comments | 7997 Views

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Council OKs $62.8 million senior housing redevelopment

Work is expected to start next year on replacing the aging apartments at Pleasanton Gardens and Kottinger Place with a $62.8...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1161 Views

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Wieckowski v Hayashi in the 10th Senate District Primary

You can't make this stuff up. Thankfully this is in somebody else's district; if these people were running here in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 1, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High students, parents upset over invalid AP test scores

Students and parents are frustrated and outraged over College Board's recent decision to invalidate 400 students' Advanced...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nemo Wonderful, on May 31, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 5002 Views

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Photos of Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance

Here are photos from Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance where hundreds turned out for the annual tribute to veterans...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 46 comments | 3467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most Pleasanton parents/students DO NOT favor new calendar options

The truth is...we dont really know how many favor the calendar options, and how many don't. Because the district has not...

Original post made by Laverne on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by karen, on May 31, 2014 at 9:35 am | 11 comments | 434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Upset about the new school calendar??? Check here!!!

If you are concerned about the new school calendar, voice your opinion at the next board meeting which is on Tuesday, June...

Original post made by Upset about new school calendar????? on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on May 31, 2014 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 426 Views
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