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AROUND TOWN

SUV crashes into light pole, tree on Sunol Boulevard

A woman on her way to take her daughter to swim practice lost control of her SUV just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, jumped a curb...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:29 am | 36 comments | 1591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding driver killed on I-680 Saturday is identified

A man who died in a crash early Saturday morning on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville has been identified as 30-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 1621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Layoffs at my company, would like parcel tax solution

My company recently went through a merger. It was announced today that there will be up to 450 layoffs, some of these from...

Original post made by Steph on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by T, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 37 comments | 1697 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Registering to Comment

Postings on the parcel tax have been opened by citizens and by this paper's staff. But as soon as a posting disagrees with...

Original post made by Disagree w/B on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 6 comments | 1441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing layoffs

School photos are usually memorable snapshots of the good times on campus. They are not like these shown on this issue's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 10 comments | 1823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Makes Renters Winners and Condo Owners Losers

Approximately one in seven students in the Pleasanton school district live in modest to high amenity attached housing units...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C-SPAN surprises PMS students with award for StudentCam video entry

Pleasanton Middle School eighth graders Matt Hardwick and Taylor denBroeder were surprised Friday with an honorable mention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to request public information

Those of us taxpayers, need to fully investigate the school district activities for the spending of taxpayers dollars. You...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

ATTN: ALL DOG WALKERS AND DRIVERS ON WESTBRIDGE LANE

Dog walkers, please clean up after your pet. Drivers, whether you are a resident, construction worker, golfer, visitor,...

Original post made by Dog Walker on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by 8holland@comcast.net, on Mar 20, 2009 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 1679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 2770 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Taylor Family Foundation postpones big fundraiser

The largest fundraiser for the Taylor Family Foundation, Day in the Park, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund checks totaling $138,715 given to 7 nonprofits

Checks totaling $138,715 were distributed this week to seven local nonprofits that were beneficiaries of the 2008-09 Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business Builder Networking

A breakfast meeting is held at 7 a.m., on the first and third Wednesday of every month, at the Radisson Hotel, 6680 Regional...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Local Artist, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 1375 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Should wounded vets be forced to PAY for their medical treatment? Obama thinks so!

Another "brilliant" move by our Commander in Chief. (I cringe at his title.) He absolutely hates our military. Here...

Original post made by - on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2009 at 7:35 am | 30 comments | 1911 Views

SPORTS

Sports Briefs

<B>Aqua Challenge coming to Del Valle this weekend Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2756...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2056 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feds may buy state bonds to relieve cash-flow shortfall, jump-start local projects

The leaders of the five Tri-Valley cities are in Washington, D.C., today meeting with members of the California congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by abdulla, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 6 comments | 10437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Lottery

Whatever happened to the lottery money that was supposed to add millions to the schools? Has any of that money gone back...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 1674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$80-million in federal earmarks heading our way

A $410 billion federal spending bill that President Obama signed Wednesday will bring more than $80 million to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

500 jam Valley Community Church for pro-parcel tax rally

More than 500 joined a rally Sunday sponsored by the newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools organization to support the $233-a-year...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 487 comments | 7135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire on angela street???

I live on E. Angela st and pass by the burned down house on a daily basis! I'm certain that I am not the only curious neighbor...

Original post made by angela st. Resident on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by fyi, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,220 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 903 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 757 views