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AROUND TOWN

Transportation sales tax Measure BB passes

Measure BB, the Alameda County transportation tax package, was approved by nearly 70% of voters Tuesday, ending several years...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben J., on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 3498 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 to cover tonight's 'Battle of Pleasanton' game between Amador Valley, Foothill high schools

TV30 will cover tonight's cross-town rivalry between Foothill High School and Amador Valley High tonight at Amador's football...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by details, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 3558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Really?

With the passing of Prop 47 methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and other illegal drugs now become a simple misdemeanor if found...

Original post made by Prop 47 on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by remember when, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baker, Sbranti bids for State Assembly still too-close-to-call

Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/05/baker-sbranti-bids-for-state-assembly-still-too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Trivalleydad, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:39 am | 11 comments | 2753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Richard Cooley, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 26 comments | 3731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tenure - Time's "Rotten Apples" article

The article entitled "Rotten Apples" from a couple of weeks ago attracted so much attention that Time Magazine decided to...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Nov. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank you, Country Fair!

Thank you to the anonymous family's who contributed a total of $32.80 to my daughter's UNICEF collection box on Halloween....

Original post made by Unicef Dad on Nov. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote NO on Measure BB -- 10 Reasons

Reasons to Vote NO on Measure BB on November 4th…. 1) A Bad deal for Pleasanton! Measure BB will take over $540...

Original post made by NoOnBB on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by AnnieJ, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 25 comments | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton MayorThorne re-elected along with 2 candidates he supported

Mayor Jerry Thorne was re-elected to another two-year term yesterday, defeating his challenger Matt Morrison by a whopping...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 2872 Views

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Bogus Pleasanton college founder gets 16 years in prison

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Throw away the key, on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 9 comments | 2564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why did the PW Restrict comments on my post when i did not ask they too

I posted a topic on the campaign sign story. I left it open to all comments but the PW changed that so only registered users...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone have the date for William Hogarty and his cronies for their crimes?

I know it is in November, don't know the date. We were screwed by him too, although we weren't lucky enough to end up as...

Original post made by MB on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 4, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Campaign signs removed as was the story

Read a post that said campaign signs were removed by a walnut grove teacher on friday. The post was deleted by the pleasanton...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please read "Rotten Apples" in Time magazine and vote for Marshall Tuck

Please read this article...the issue is not just limited to CA, it's nationwide. But as-goes-California-so-goes-the-nation,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:48 am | 7 comments | 426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police department adds 3 new officers

Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller this week welcomed three new officers -- Rick Gorman, Scott Baggett and Brandon Cobler...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Nov 4, 2014 at 7:34 am | 2 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Fake School Operator Susan Su Sentenced to 16 Years in Federal Prison

http://www.justice.gov/usao/can/news/2014/2014_11_03_su.sentenced.press.html PUSD Deputy Superintendent signed a lease...

Original post made by Pleasanton resident on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Trisha, on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:55 am | 3 comments | 607 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA pension unfunded liabilities exploded from $6.3 billion in 2003 to $198.2 billion in 2013

And the $200 billion "with a B" gap is only if the existing assets earn about 7.5 percent a year, which is perhaps unattainable....

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 3, 2014 at 11:49 pm | 11 comments | 408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton prepares to vote Tuesday

While Pleasanton voters will be watching the national returns, the excitement locally will focus mainly on a number of too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by GatorCountry, on Nov 3, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 39 comments | 3898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Removed Town Square threads

Two Town Square threads about campaign signs being tampered with in Pleasanton were removed over the weekend because we could...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. I first posted this song about a year ago,...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Oldtimer, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 14 comments | 1372 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,680 views

Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 154 views