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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill parking lot arrests

Please be aware of what is going on around you and your neighborhoods. Call PPD if something seems suspicious 931-5100....

Original post made by Concerned on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by unknown, on May 26, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 1469 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tomorrow night's Planning Commission meeting cancelled

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening has been cancelled, city officials announced. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by J Henson, on May 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water Smell is AWFUL!

My neighbor and I was talking, and she mentioned that she has cleaned her sink, applied a garbage disposer cleaner, and her...

Original post made by Cynthia on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by uh oh, on May 27, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Henry Germain sentenced to 15 years in prison

Henry John Germain closed his eyes in a Hayward courtroom as four women recounted the repercussions they faced after being...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Grandmother, on May 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Barbara Jane McWilliams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5644 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on May 31, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Oversight Committee Has No Clout

Quoted from the text of measure G: "an independent citizen oversight committee with a minimum of seven members shall be...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board meets Wednesday and Friday this week, Tuesday next week

Special board meetings are scheduled for June 3, at 6 pm, and June 5, at 5 pm. (There's also a meeting next week, June 9,...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

9MM NEW FUNDING SOURCE FOR PUSD JUST LOCATED TODAY!

I just located $8,994,732.00 of NEW FUNDING for PUSD!!!! There were 9,651 Yes votes for Measure G 9,651 times $233...

Original post made by GREAT NEWS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

http://www.nolanchart.com/article6302.html "Most K-12 teachers would be shocked to know that the California Commission...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi wants part of I-580 named for slain Oakland officer

A resolution was introduced in the California State Assembly Wednesday to designate a portion of Interstate Highway 580 in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts in the Park series start tonight with The Cooltones

For some, summer begins when the weather gets warmer or the moment the bell rings on the last day of school. For hundreds...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore mercury spill closes part of Kelly Street

Cleanup crews and toxic specialists from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Monday cautiously contained and covered...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1073 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shaklee honored for corporate sustainability efforts

Pleasanton-based Shaklee Corporation announced recently that it has received two new environmental awards for 2009 that honor...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2-bath, 2 bedroom home for $110,000

Hometown GMAC Realtor Pat Griffin raised eyebrows among fellow real estate agents last week when she told a Valley Marketing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Yvonne, on Jun 14, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's management and union leaders trade barbs over negotiations

BART management and union leaders traded barbs Tuesday with only two weeks remaining before the contract for the transit...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorial set for Cal State East Bay music lecturer Lawrence Granger

A private memorial service will be held in San Francisco June 27 for Lawrence Granger, 57, of Pleasanton, who died June 14...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Misty, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on K-3 Class Size Reduction

"State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction" http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12613409 "The question...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Still waiting, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Compelling Film Opening Fri., 6/26: "The Stoning of Soraya"

This Friday the film "The Stoning of Soraya" will open in selected cities around the country. Given the current events in...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Remaking of our Curbs - at what cost?

Will the PW please find out the cost of the major rework of sidewalks? For example, the extensive use of heavy machinery...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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