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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2014 at 9:25 am | 20 comments | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

PPIE contributes $551,000 to benefit local schools

Good news came to the school board this month in the form of a giant ceremonial check from Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on May 3, 2014 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 2941 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions Behaving Badly - Massing against Steve Glazer

Steve Glazer is running for the local State Assembly seat. One central plank in his platform is his effort to ban BART strikes,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 3, 2014 at 1:26 am | 15 comments | 554 Views

AROUND TOWN

A's reject offer to extend lease on Coliseum

The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Oakland...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly opens Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly is launching its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Margo, on May 2, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 2996 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK multi-million-dollar projects in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved two new development projects that will significantly expand the Lexus auto...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by hostile takeover, on May 1, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 10 comments | 3781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Senior Center honors volunteers

Close to 200 volunteers have been honored for their more than 12,000 hours of service last year at the Pleasanton Senior...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1951 Views

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PLEASANTON SCHOOL BOARD & SUPERINTENDANT SHENANIGANS

Pleasanton School Board Shenanigans! Many of us moved to Pleasanton for the good public schools. Our elected school board...

Original post made by Laverne Miller-Chochki on May. 1, 2014
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S.O.S. PLEASANTON SCHOOL CALENDAR CHANGE

The time is almost near.. PUSD will decide next month, May 2014 what our new school calendar will look like...starting 2015/16...the...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 74 comments | 2916 Views

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OPINION: Better options for Pleasanton's East Side

As your Pleasanton council member I was asked, "Should the city of Pleasanton continue to plan for development of 400 acres...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 30, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore molestation suspect accused of trying to hire hit man

I'm surprised that this local story hasn't appeared in the Pleasanton Weekly yet. Andrew Michael Nisbet of Livermore, 32,...

Original post made by Damon on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not surprised, on Apr 30, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are You Better Off Today? Palin Addresses the NRA

As 2016 presidential hopefuls begin canvessing the early primary states, looking for a quick advantage, patriotic Americans...

Original post made by Jim for Freedom on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jim for Freedom, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Realtor recalls 40 years of selling

Veteran Tri-Valley Realtor Mike Riley, who is celebrating 40 years in the real estate business this month, offers some sage...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Rose Ortega, on Apr 30, 2014 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 3198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 3778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley 'We the People' team places 2nd in D.C.

After three riveting days of simulated congressional hearings on the U.S. Constitution in Washington, D.C., Lincoln High...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Proud Pleasantonian, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 3788 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 61 comments | 126826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2431 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Sen DeSaulnier intent on driving businesses out of California

A new level of stupid has been reached in the CA legislature. And that is tough to do. CA Sen Mark DeSaulnier is campaigning...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:07 am | 10 comments | 1364 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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