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AROUND TOWN

Angry conservatives need to chill out....

You angry conservatives need to chill out, before you all get locked up in a Looney bin at worst, or ruin the chances of...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Toll, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:52 am | 92 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Consulting Firm-Who Paid For It?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly (June 5, 2009) Jeb Bing writes, "...a mostly quiet opposition defeated a well-financed...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Pepe La Pew, on Jun 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 91 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfunded pensions

Residents...I received this information via an email last week. Pleasanton has a reputation for responsible fiscal management...

Original post made by Concerned about hidden debt on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 91 comments | 4529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Country Club may owe $1.7 million to locked out workers

Castlewood Country Club may have to pony up $1.7 million in back pay and benefits, plus taxes, for its locked-out employees...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Malcolm gee, on Dec 18, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 91 comments | 1909 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves drug-sniffing dogs at high schools

Drug-sniffing dogs will be coming to Pleasanton's three high schools -- but not until the end of February at the earliest. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Jan 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 91 comments | 1867 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 2039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone here have regrets in voting for Obama?

If you voted for Obama, are you beginning to have your doubts? Just curious. ...

Original post made by phil on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by furloughed middle-class, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 am | 90 comments | 2764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:17 am | 89 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday ice rink construction starts this morning, restricting public parking at library, Civic Center

As Pleasanton gears up to offer outdoor ice skating during the holidays near the Civic Center and library, new traffic patterns...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by J K, on Nov 22, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 89 comments | 1590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax Survey report available

The 11/9 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda includes a report and discussion of the recently completed parcel tax survey....

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 89 comments | 2611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E. Why so much negativity toward teachers?

We recently relocated to Pleasanton because we were impressed with the quality of the schools (on paper). My kids are in...

Original post made by New to town on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 21, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 89 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 2771 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will BART Management Wake Up to Reality?

Other posters, after salivating over the so-called lavish lifestyle of BART workers, then rather gutlessly close off response...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 89 comments | 4783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...? Part 2

Following up on an April 8 post http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=1648 on the PUSD reserve fund getting...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | 88 comments | 2593 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 2094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

President's address to students causing a stir

President Obama will address students Tuesday in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 88 comments | 1597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Union marks lockout anniversary with Castlewood rally

Cars lined both sides of the street for nearly a half mile as close to 200 people turned out Saturday to mark the one-year...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Larry Ferderber, on Sep 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 88 comments | 2575 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hearing set for tomorrow for Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi on shoplifting charge

A hearing is set for next tomorrow for Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th) on a charge of felony shoplifting after she was...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Toad, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:30 am | 88 comments | 3913 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th), who represents much of Pleasanton, pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by District resident, on Jan 14, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 88 comments | 20366 Views
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