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U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 expected this week, possibly today

STORY: The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule as early as today on the long-awaited case involving California's Proposition...

Original post made by Hopeful on Jun. 24, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council hears plan to develop east side

After nine lengthy meetings and presentations to several committee and commissions, including the Pleasanton City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by housing, on Jun 24, 2013 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 1520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Border Controls Enough? Texas Senator Warns of World War Z

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted the Senate’s border security amendment to its immigration bill, touted as a breakthrough...

Original post made by Liberty Before Death on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1010 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Celebration of life' service to be held at 11 a.m. today for Dublin bicyclist in fatal accident

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today in Dublin Heritage Park for Diana Hersevoort, the bicyclist killed in an...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by john, on Jun 23, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 12 comments | 1858 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Regional planning staff respond to public comments on Plan Bay Area

Planners from the Metropolitan Transportation Committee and Association of Bay Area Governments reviewed and discussed public...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by A Thomas of Alameda, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 7 comments | 1674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cat hit on Saint Mary St on Friday afternoon, excellent effort and care by young men passing by

On Friday at approximately 5:15 p.m., my doorbell rang. It was a young man. He asked if I had a gray cat. He told me a cat...

Original post made by Kathy Felton on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by PT resident, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 14 comments | 2289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Harvest Park break-in case resolved

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 23, 2013 at 11:09 am | 8 comments | 3064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former pro boxer indicted in string of bank robberies in Pleasanton, 5 other communities

A former boxing champion has been indicted by a federal grand jury for robbing six banks, including a March 12 holdup at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 new Planning Commissioners installed by Pleasanton City Council

Community leaders Nancy Allen and Herb Ritter were installed Tuesday night as new members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Jun 22, 2013 at 6:56 am | 16 comments | 1156 Views

SPORTS

BUSC Soccer fees soaring

Our family just received the registration notice for the upcoming BUSC soccer season. What a surprise to see the new price...

Original post made by Mark on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 5131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kaiser Permanente in Pleasanton Marks Milestone

“Where were you 30 years ago? Training? Was a career in healthcare even on your radar? I bet some of you were not even born...

Original post made by D. Erickson on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 5 comments | 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harassment of students -- Feds Slam PAUSD for Bullying/Hostile Environment/Retaliation

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29975 was published in the Palo Alto Weekly today. It indicates that...

Original post made by Interesting on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Thanks, PUSD, on Jun 20, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 11 comments | 7006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trash can body case in Pleasanton ends with conviction

The man who killed the young woman whose body was left in a trash can beside a road in Pleasanton has been sentenced after...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 20, 2013 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 1128 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 960 Views

RESTAURANTS

Readers Choice 2012

The tallies are in for the Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice 2012 contest with a total of 26,365 confirmed votes. Thanks for...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 30349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burlingame School District -- Ken Wyatt to become Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

I understand that Ken Wyatt from the PUSD district office was hired by Burlingame Unified as an assistant superintendent...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Jun 19, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 3955 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2519 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART board approves $1.5 billion budget for 2013/14 fiscal year

BART directors have approved a $1.5 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes spending for 401 new...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jun 19, 2013 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

The American flags on light poles on Stoneridge Drive look beautiful

I don't know who put them up, or the reason for them, but they look great and I hope they stay up for good....

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 18, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1308 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Marge Headley turns 100, thanks to positive attitude and good genes

A Pleasanton resident for more than 30 years, Margerie "Marge" Headley turned 100 earlier this month and now prepares to...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Broderson , on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1646 Views
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Where's the wind?
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