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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD School Board President-"Sorry Students - I Don't Believe You"

Just saw a repeat of the School Board meeting. They reviewed the results of a survey regarding Homework where they'd asked...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by crazy, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 49 comments | 3315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown attractions

I moved to Pleasanton in the past year and always hear people rave about the downtown.I would like to know what I am missing.I...

Original post made by Danbury on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Danbury, on Mar 30, 2012 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 1378 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tomato planting time

Growing your own tomatoes can save money but, even better, your own garden can supply you with tasty produce. As the warm...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cornell, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why close the story on Health Care facilities to comments?

Q.Is The Weekly afraid too many people would care about that topic? Having the comments is one of the reasons this venue...

Original post made by Why close a story on Health Care to comments? on Mar. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart opponents a no-show at city hearing, but will Occupy Pleasanton today apparently?

According to http://www.teletrader.com/us/news/details/16243410 between 3 PM and this evening, there will be some sort of...

Original post made by Roy on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Tuan Nguyen, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:49 am | 41 comments | 1922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin's health care corner

Look no farther than the corner of Tassajara Road and Dublin Boulevard to see how competitive the valley's medical scene...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Mar 30, 2012 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 710 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Geological Survey predicts higher temps, stronger storms due to climate change

If worldwide carbon emissions continue at the present rate, rising temperatures could cause the Sierra Nevada to lose 80...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by lazzboy, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 64 comments | 2389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Myths about FHA

Acting FHA Commissioner Carol Galante Addresses Concerns, Myths about FHA. Despite negative comments from the Right,...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Violates State Fee Cap--being sued for charging illegal school impact fees

Pleasanton Unified is being sued in Alameda County Superior Court for not granting refunds to individual homeowners who have...

Original post made by Another PUSD Lawsuit on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Another PUSD Lawsuit, on Mar 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 28 comments | 4100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opus Bank drops bid for downtown Pleasanton location

Opus Bank representatives said this week that they are no longer pursuing a lease for the Past Time Pool building on Main...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 10 comments | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quick survey-- Please help me complete my senior thesis!

Greetings, folks! I'm a senior at Berkeley, and also a lifelong Pleasanton resident (Amador, class of '08). I will be graduating...

Original post made by Berkeleystudent on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Berkeleystudent, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping fit the high-tech way

Alyson Griffin wasn't looking for a gym. She just planned to accompany her mom last summer to Koko FitClub, at her request,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sweaty Porker, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:42 am | 6 comments | 700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglaries, Regency Drive, Hopkins Way

From another news source: PLEASANTON -- A Regency Drive resident interrupted a burglar who was trying to break in through...

Original post made by anon on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:29 am | 5 comments | 1171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Welcome Walmart Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9213 posted Friday, March 23,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by lazzboy, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 6 comments | 1058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's jobless rate unchanged

California's unemployment rate didn't budge in the past month, while jobless numbers in the Bay Area remained at or below...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Over 19% in CA !, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 2113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Dunwells performing on Friday

British pop/rock group, The Dunwells, will appear at 8 p.m., Friday, March 30, at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 793 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

'Hunger Games' a little bit 'The Most Dangerous Game'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 5025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car tires slashed in Valley Trails overnight

More than a dozen cars had both driver side tires slashed overnight last night. The cars were parked on Yellowstone Drive...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ture, on Mar 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 7 comments | 1478 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate Democrats Vote to Block the "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act"

Is there any doubt which political party is trying to improve our economy and which one is doing everything possible to block...

Original post made by Not Surprised on Mar. 26, 2012
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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