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Let's chip in to the Holiday Fund

Walking the downtown streets last Friday during the Pleasanton Downtown Association's "Magical Holiday Evening" and again...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State Education Budget Faces Additional Cuts

In the May Revise to the State Budget, announced last week, the Governor adjusted the February budget to close the gap that...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 18, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

pleasanton middle school

can someone please confirm or discredit a story thats started today 5-4-10 at pleasanton middle school two male students...

Original post made by PTOWN on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by I hope, on May 8, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 6 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote on what?

The Governor wants the voters to decide on tax extensions/increases. What a lame choice. He won't tell the voters what an...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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Gotcha!

Photos from the farmers' market in August. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2438...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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Free Shakespeare in the Park continues this weekend

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 31; 7:30 p.m., Sunday,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Free Shakespeare in the Park Fan, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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Soooo how did good old Pere Stark so yesterday?

Do tell....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1403 Views

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As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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New Staples Ranch environmental report out today

A draft of a supplemental Environmental Impact Report affecting development on Staples Ranch has been completed and will...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nona, on Nov 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CORE fundraiser at 11 percent of its goal

It's taken less than a month for the Pleasanton Partnerships In Education Foundation to raise more than $116,000 to help...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 4:24 am | 4 comments | 1402 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another dismal jobs outlook

Please review the below link. We need tax reductions to spur economic growth to create jobs. Not healthcare, cap and trade,...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jobs, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:50 am | 9 comments | 1402 Views

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Farmers Market

Island Earth's farmers market is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by der, on Dec 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 1402 Views

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BART trains running under the Bay, but service off to a shaky start

The BART system is recovering this morning from major systemwide delays. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/08/bart-trains-running-under-the-bay-...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 8, 2015 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Ballots are Here

My household received their Measure G Ballots in the mail today (we are Permanent Vote By Mail) and we already mailed 4 NO...

Original post made by Joe on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 8, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

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

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Illegal cash-out bond refunding (pt. 2)

Looks like the school board does not intend to address this topic at the 4/12 school board meeting, even though it had been...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joe McCarthy, on Apr 8, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 1401 Views

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Valley Humane Society names new executive director

Steve Glavan, who has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit organization and private sector management, has been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Nov 12, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why won't Obama get tough with Wall Street?

"President Obama has not been strong on the issue, and Timothy Geithner coddles the wanton bankers whenever they freak out...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

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San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures 10th Congressional District primary win

Voters gave one local Republican politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1400 Views
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