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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Needs to Hear From You!

The Pleasanton School Board will be voting later this month to put a bond issue on the ballot, at $49 per $100,000 value...

Original post made by local on Jul. 9, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 577 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas Tax Increased

Here is one of those tax increases that just occurred in California. The Gas tax increase was voted upon by the Board of...

Original post made by local on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Mar 5, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 14 comments | 2776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure B1 is also a Bond measure

I read the text of Measure B1, the transportation tax. Not only is this a tax with no sunset clause (meaning our descendants...

Original post made by local on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 2323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 426 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of Commercial Burglaries

As a business owner and having had our own recently burglarized when we were closed (and safely home) I would like to warn...

Original post made by Local Business on Feb. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Preschool at old Kinderkirk site

Just wondering if anyone knows what preschool is moving into the neighborhood at the old Kinderkirk location 4300 Mirador...

Original post made by Local Family on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1637 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

TIME FOR A NEW MAYOR

Okay, I've heard it said on this forum you can't be against something you have to be fore something. It's time to start thinking...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Candidates?, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 1670 Views

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THE RICHEST IN TOWN ARE CALLED TO DUTY

Yep, I have learned a lot about the next mayoral election. Thank you Pablo, Scott C, curious, justwondering, Stacey and Rat...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by $ Mayor for hire, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:20 am | 15 comments | 1294 Views

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"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2641 Views

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Shop Local! Give The Mouse A Furlough And Shop Closer To Home

We shoppers irk local merchants when, despite layoffs, bankruptcies and shortage of government revenue accompanying the sharpest...

Original post made by Local Shop Owner on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Mar 23, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 3208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Unable to Track Where Millions of Funds Went

Not sure if anybody caught the large article in the Herald on Friday but a citizen's committee and a district hired consultant...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Yesmad, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 29 comments | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 3302 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Politics and IOC

This sums up on how much influence America has. Even Obama and all his charisma cannot turn the tide... "The race for...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jon H, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 21 comments | 1313 Views

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Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2673 Views

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Valley Times,Tri-Valley Herald and Independent all Endorse No on D

The Independent endorsement No on Measure D was done previously. Today the Tri-valley Herald and the Valley Times also...

Original post made by long time resident on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stacey's Neighbor, on May 30, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 38 comments | 2222 Views

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The Best Kept Secret in Pleasanton - Not even covered by our Pleasaton Weekly!

(Post removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff as redundant by same poster.)...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Firehouse Arts Center, on Dec 19, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

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Ban on Paper and Plastic starts on Tuesday

Is Dublin adopting the ban on paper and plastic shopping bags starting the first of the year? I ask that because if they...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 39 comments | 6760 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 340 Views
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