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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents push Pleasanton school board for smaller class sizes

A group of parents appealed to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday to restore smaller class sizes and reading specialists. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:17 am | 27 comments | 3676 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Kaiser is Superior, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 8 comments | 1904 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State of CA is after your savings account

So - I get a letter from my credit union saying the State of CA is going to take my savings account unless I do something...

Original post made by Laura on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Olivia Sanwong

I'm confused. I've been trying to read up on the candidates and am getting conflicting information. On the one hand,...

Original post made by Confused. on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by lcc-ridgerider, on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 11 comments | 1805 Views

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real estate bubble forming again

The ad is still running.You can be a proud owner of a 1549 sq ft house built in 1970 with what appears to be 8 ft ceilings...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Apr 3, 2013 at 9:03 am | 12 comments | 1510 Views

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4 candidates in race to fill City Council seat in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Janis, on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 24 comments | 1809 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly presents Holiday Fund checks totaling $75,433 to 10 nonprofits

Ten nonprofit organizations have received checks from the Pleasanton Weekly 2012 Holiday Fund campaign that raised $75,433.20...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1096 Views

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East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 792 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council candidates warned to wait until March 29 to post campaign signs

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has asked candidates in the special City Council election scheduled for May 7 to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by John G., on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:10 am | 65 comments | 2351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raising money one door at a time

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too old for the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

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Cold Stone, landlord square off over lease as popular ice cream store moves out of Pleasanton

The franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton have closed their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by ptown high school student, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 145 comments | 3129 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cold Facts That Refuse to Die: Jim Carrey Badgers Fox News

One thing Fox News will not stand for is sleaze ball comedians making fun of one of the giants in their pantheon of the...

Original post made by Libertarian Forever on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 968 Views

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$36,000 in jewelry, electronics stolen from Paseo Santa Cruz home in Pleasanton

Jewelry and electronics worth more than $36,000 have been stolen from a home in the 6200 block of Paseo Santa Cruz in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Caudette, on Apr 1, 2013 at 11:50 am | 13 comments | 945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Faulty bolts on Bay Bridge's new span to be replaced with no delay for Labor Day opening

A Caltrans official said Wednesday that he's confident a solution will be found soon to cope with the recent discovery of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Karla, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 1133 Views

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Letters

<B>GOP not endorsing Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10355 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on Mar 31, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 1199 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Easter Speech Promotes Socialism: Can We Count How Many Times He Says "I"?

We all know that Easter is a time for sharing our love for all, despite the large and small differences that separate us....

Original post made by Freedom Loving Bob on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on Mar 31, 2013 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 789 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State court rejects Lins plea to build homes above Pleasanton's Kottinger Ranch

The state Court of Appeal yesterday ruled against the owners of 562 acres of hilltop property in Pleasanton who claimed that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 56 comments | 3267 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dedication at 11 a.m. today to honor Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A memorial garden will be dedicated at 11 a.m. this morning in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Jameson Lindskog, a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 30, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 1198 Views

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Alameda County rewards boss: $400k…for life

"Alameda County supervisors have really taken to heart the adage that government should run like a business — rewarding County...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 751 Views

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Expect Long Lines at Incoming Walmart in Nob Hill Location

Ah, Nob Hill, get ready for that beeootiful Walmart grocery store you've been so eager to have. Walmart worker activists...

Original post made by Giddy with Excitement on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 866 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,080 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 31 comments | 887 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 680 views