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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Dance fest' to raise money for orphans displaced from Burma

A Pleasanton teen is offering something for the mind, body and spirit for those who come out to her Girl Scout Gold Star...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 2138 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 6381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say No to the Oakland Zoo countywide "Build a Theme Park" parcel tax

The City of Oakland Zoo, which already receives funding from the Hotel Tax in Oakland and pass through funds from EBRPD,...

Original post made by Taxation w/o representation on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:30 am | 9 comments | 1924 Views

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Guest opinion: Select candidates who demonstrate independence and critical thinking

Regarding public employee pension liabilities and personnel costs, Pleasanton, like many cities, has had a failure in governance....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Re: Voting Patterns, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2611 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who Is the Pleasanton Weekly Supporting Between Stark & Swalwell

I see that the Pleasanton Weekly has come out on who they support for local offices, however have not seen where they have...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Swalwell, on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

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Amelia's Deli closes its downtown restaurant

Amelia's Deli, a popular downtown daytime restaurant at 55 W. Angela St., has closed after the number of patrons slackened...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 41 comments | 5966 Views

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Lottery ticket worth $220,648 bought here last month remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Cal State University chancellor to earn $421,500 plus $30,000 supplement from CSU Foundation

Timothy White, now head of UC Riverside, will take over as chancellor of the California State University system in late December...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 8 comments | 6815 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

With the current City Council breaking up after serving an unprecedented six years together, Pleasanton voters have an opportunity...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 7 comments | 2954 Views

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Mrs. Doubtfire lives on in Danville memories

Drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest and handsomest stars might have been a highlight of Mike Doyle's tenure...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 6091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family distraught over theft of dog

The break-in and theft of a family pet Monday morning has left a 15-year-old Pleasanton girl heartbroken. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | 12 comments | 2994 Views

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Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 2425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear latest state funding estimates at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton School board will get an update on the latest financial news from the state at its meeting tonight. The update...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:50 am | 31 comments | 8581 Views

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News digest

City of Pleasanton seeks next Poet Laureate Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9840...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:29 am | 1 comment | 1898 Views

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poll shows support for prop 30 dropping

http://www.cbrt.org/initiative-survey-series-2012/initiative-survey-series-october-11th-2012/ This is a California Business...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by voter, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 2502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2385 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2677 Views

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PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3-month sentence for man who bought, supplied alcohol to Laurel Williams

A 22-year-old man charged with buying and supplying alcohol to minors at a party in connection with the death of Laurel Williams...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Outraged mom, on Oct 12, 2012 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 2114 Views

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Pleasanton schools post gains in meeting 'No Child Left Behind' goals

Pleasanton schools are making progress in teaching English language learners and economically disadvantaged students, according...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 2505 Views
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