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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor's new budget includes more for education, state health care expansion

Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal yesterday for a balanced state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year that would funnel...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2013 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 1463 Views

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Nate Miley sworn in to 4th term on Alameda County board

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley was sworn in for his fourth term as supervisor for District 4 Monday in a crowded meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Reader, on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 1264 Views

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2013: Year to plan Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

Volunteers made quite a commitment when they signed on as members of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force last summer....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by June, on Jan 12, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 9 comments | 3476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Scholarships Available

Since 1965 Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1742 Views

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Dollar Tree

I just heard that a Dollar Tree store is going to be opening in Rose Pavilion center. Has anyone else heard this or know...

Original post made by Karoline on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Welcome $Tree, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 40 comments | 2858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>U.S. vs. Hirst Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10118 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown to introduce his 2013-14 state budget at 10 a.m. today

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will introduce his 2013-14 budget proposal at a news conference at 10 a.m. Thursday in Sacramento....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by jack, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 1442 Views

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Guest Speaker Chaplin Paul, will be at Mothers With a Purpose tomorrow night (1/10/2013)at 7 p.m.

Mothers With a Purpose meet from 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10 at Foothill High School, 4375 Foothill Rd., Room C6, Pleasanton....

Original post made by Kimmy on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SUV crashes into Strings restaurant in Livermore, injuring 4

An SUV plowed into an Italian restaurant in Livermore Monday afternoon, injuring four people, a police sergeant said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:54 am | 6 comments | 1730 Views

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Vendor submits proposals for waterslides

East Bay Regional Park District needs a lot more information after receiving two proposals from one vendor to revitalize...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grandma of teens, on Jan 10, 2013 at 1:39 am | 4 comments | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal Banning Parents from Entering Pleasanton School Grounds?

Can anyone from any other elementary school comment as to whether parents have been BANNED from school campuses when they...

Original post made by What? on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Carrie, on Jan 9, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 44 comments | 4938 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 2605 Views

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Rotarians hosting community-wide charity pasta dinner Sunday to support youth programs

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will host its first PNR Spaghetti Dinner & Family Carnival from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1213 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Eviction notices sent out to subsidized housing residents

Some residents of Las Ventanas apartments got an early unwelcome Christmas gift: eviction notices taped to their doors on...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:35 am | 18 comments | 11261 Views

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Pleasanton Council duties go well beyond Tuesday nights

Future Pleasanton City Council candidates who think that serving on the council means two Tuesday nights a month on the Civic...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 1539 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Her latest thrill: Touring war theater in the Mideast

Kathleen Antrim is no stranger to excitement. She writes thrillers, trained with a SWAT team in Arizona, and has run the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

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Nate Miley sworn in to 4th term on Alameda County board

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley was sworn in for his fourth term as supervisor for District 4 yesterday in a crowded...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Stats guy, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 1621 Views

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Workday buys Stoneridge Corporate Plaza

Workday, a software company headed by Dave Duffield, is purchasing the cluster of five office buildings comprising Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Zippo, on Jan 8, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 3248 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ladouceur stepping down as award-winning head football coach at De La Salle High

Nationally renowned high school football coach Bob Ladouceur announced officially Friday that he is resigning from his award-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 8, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 12 comments | 2103 Views

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Safeway's chairman Steve Burd announces his retirement

Safeway Inc., which is headquartered in Pleasanton, announced Wednesday that Steve Burd, its long-time Chairman and CEO,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1104 Views
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