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Police detective, dispatcher receive top year-end recognitions

Detective Eric Fredgren's tireless work to clear criminal cases and dispatcher Betsy Jones' penchant for a strong work ethic...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 8161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jonathan Lowell takes oath of office as Pleasanton's new City Attorney

Former San Luis Obispo City Attorney Jonathan Lowell was sworn in Monday night as Pleasanton's new city attorney at a special...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:32 am | 11 comments | 2184 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dons to host 'Kick for the Cure' honoring boy's soccer volunteer

Susan Dawson was always someone who put a lot of time and effort in the Amador Valley High School boy's soccer program. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Toni Hume, on Dec 30, 2009 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to tax your water meters?

Trustee Hintzkee is exploring taxing water meters to pay for schools. View the Dec 16 school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/webcasts/bmDec162009.cfm) 2010...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 30, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big community turn-out for Army Capt. Jared Miller as he returns home from Afghanistan

Several hundred well-wishers from around Pleasanton joined in a rally to welcome home Army Capt. Jared Miller, 25, from a...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Janis Mulhall, on Dec 29, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 1675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2 - Fact or Fiction?

Recent writers to the Town Square have repeatedly stated that there is no parcel tax. True. As long as the PUSD Board of...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by MK, on Dec 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 137 comments | 2898 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Alternative Expense Reductions?

The first of several "Special Board Meetings" is scheduled for January 5, 2010. Agenda and Board Packet is posted here (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgend...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 32 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quo Warranto, Mr. Kernan?

Here's an official California Attorney General opinion on another instance of a school district trustee who failed to retain...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 23 comments | 1679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Power out for 930 homes in northwest Pleasanton after car hits pole

More than 900 homes were without power tonight in far northwest Pleasanton after a driver lost control of his car and it...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Dec 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 9 comments | 2021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,200 drivers arrested in Bay Area for DUIs so far in holiday period

More than 1,200 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government-Run Health Care Plan Worse Than Anyone Imagined

(from http://www.cfif.org/htdocs/freedomline/current/in_our_opinion/Government-Run-Health-Care-Plan-Worse-Than-Anyone-Imagined.html...

Original post made by Jeff on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Haica, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:54 am | 16 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Kick for the Cure" soccer game Jan 2, 2010

Amador Valley High School Men's soccer will be playing the "Kick for the Cure" soccer game on January 2nd vs Richmond HS....

Original post made by Joe Carlucci on Dec. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hamid's pretrial continued

The pretrial for Abdul Walid Hamid, a 22-year-old Hayward man arrested for a disturbance at Stoneridge Shopping Center, was...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by lisa, on Dec 27, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 9 comments | 1503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Pleasanton Weekly

To help us celebrate the holiday, Erin McDermott of Fremont Bank sent us these photos of Santa making an early visit to skaters...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kris Kringle, on Dec 27, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ACORN Qualifies for Funding in Senate Healthcare Bill

I see no moral difference between Obama Democrats and marxist thugs. It is confirmed that ACORN will be one of many major...

Original post made by pete on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 27, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 13 comments | 1501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CURRENT SCHOOL BOARD AFRAID OF STRONG WOMEN

If you look back at the 2008 school board election results, Chris Grant received 24.2% of the votes and Valerie Arkin received...

Original post made by Equality on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 27, 2009 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 1946 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

500 Days of Summer - Watch it!

I just finished watching 500 Days of Summer. This is a good movie, I definitely recommend watching it. It isn't a "feel...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4633 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate health care bill punishes employers who hire people who need jobs the most

Do you still think the Democrats are for the "little guy" and actually care about their employment? Wake up! (This goes...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2474 Views
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State budget hinges on earnings of the 1 percent
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 704 views

Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 269 views