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Oakland searching for new police chief after Jordan announces he's stepping down

Oakland city leaders are launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the surprise announcement by Chief...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by from oakland, on May 13, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 1496 Views

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Merry Christmas from the Pleasanton Weekly

All of us at the Pleasanton Weekly wish you a joyous Merry Christmas. Have a happy holiday season. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Klisvak, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 1496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara Grand Jury says school officials are overpaid

Sound familiar? "Many school superintendents and board members in Santa Clara County are paid too much in health benefits...

Original post made by Sound familiar? on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 1495 Views

SPORTS

Harvest Park club wins inaugural cricket tourney

The Harvest Park Middle School Cricket Club took first place in the first-ever Inter School Cricket Tournament played in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Thomas White, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 1495 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009 is SO evident as Blacks and whites, Democrats and republicans, Liberals and...

Original post made by Ron on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1495 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California View Makes Texans Sick: Rick Perry Goes on the Offensive

The liberal lamestream media hit a new low when the Sacramento Bee published a cartoon that's mocks Gov. Rick Perry's touting...

Original post made by Rescuing America on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 10, 2013 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 1495 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families mobilize to get packages to troops in war zones

Have you ever put together a care package for a son or daughter at college? Multiply that by 260 and you can begin to comprehend...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1495 Views

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The Pleasanton Pension Problem

Unfunded Pension Liabilities represent an important financial issue facing our state, cities, and NOW are school districts....

Original post made by More Money on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 11 comments | 1495 Views

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Why did the jogger cross the street?

To those motorists that have been inconveniently stopped by traffic lights turning red to let a pedestrian or runner cross...

Original post made by Early runner on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 1495 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lark in the Park series canceled

The Museum On Main announced the cancellation of the monthly Lark in the Park program, do to the unexpected death of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Spellcheck?, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1495 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Immigration service to check fingerprints of anyone arrested starting June 1

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Wednesday cast doubt on San Francisco's ability to be completely excluded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by fed up, on May 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm | 17 comments | 1495 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rally today in Berkeley to defend education funding

Bay Area public school supporters will participate in a statewide day of action today to voice their support of the education...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Hood in Reverse, on Mar 4, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 1495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1494 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government jobs: justice at last!

It looks like the public sector is about to get some adjustments and start seeing what the private sector has been through...

Original post made by Finally! on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1494 Views

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Rick's Pick is a great addition to downtown

This past Saturday while walking down to the Farmers' Market, we stopped in the new shop Rick's Picks. From the merchandise...

Original post made by Infrequent shopper on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 1494 Views

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Do you know these baseball players?

Tony Catudal found this photo on Stoneridge Drive, about 50 yards south of West Las Positas Boulevard, during a recent walk. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Feb 21, 2010 at 1:59 am | 3 comments | 1494 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Veterans Day parade despite intermittent showers

Despite intermittent showers, several hundred turned out yesterday for the 14th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade on...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Nov 13, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1494 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
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