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County supervisors approve $6.5-million in funds to help NUMMI workers

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $6.5 million for re-training and re-employment...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 1684 Views

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S.F committee OKs 'roll-through' for cyclists at stop signs

An ordinance that would allow bicyclists to roll through stop signs while traveling at a maximum speed of 6 mph in San Francisco...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Dec 8, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 9 comments | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After Measure G Fails

Will the PUSD heed the call of the community and cut spending in the areas that it should (i.e. S&C) or will it move forward...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 25, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 17 comments | 1683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's (and Obama's) War on the Young

I wholeheartedly agree with the article linked below. As an excerpt, "...the debt we are amassing will have to be shouldered...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Cruel to kids, on Oct 6, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 9 comments | 1683 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 | 1683 Views

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PW Market Livermore

I just heard that the PW market on Vasco is closing. Does anyone know if it will be turned into another market?...

Original post made by Millie on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 19, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

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Paris of vested people with clipboards at intersections

I have seen pairs of people with clipboards sitting at significant intersections around town. Anybody know who they are...

Original post made by Citizen on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by June, on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 1683 Views

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McNerney helps steer $5.2-million to San Joaquin transit district

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said yesterday that the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by watchdog, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 30 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing boy found after 2-hour search in Rosepointe neighborhood

A 10-year-old boy was found hiding in bushes near his home on Arlington Drive just after dark tonight after his mother reported...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by not my kid, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1682 Views

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David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

David Harmer made the argument to kill public schools in a 2000 op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle. Here is the link to...

Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 20 comments | 1682 Views

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Water agency to discuss water rates, transparency at special meeting today

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. today to discuss an ongoing study that will impact whether the agency changes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California at a Crossroads: Crisis and Opportunity

http://www.edsource.org/event_forum10.html The 2010 EdSource Forum will be held Friday, March 19 at the Marriott Hotel...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1681 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 | 1681 Views

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New Info: Obama Refuses Help by Dutch to Clean Up Oil Spill 3 Days After Accident...

This is further evidence that Obama is not interested in protecting America's interests. He is bent on its destruction...and...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 1681 Views

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Cinderella

Cinderella is a fun-filled version of a "fabulously fractured" fairy tale. The audience will be invited to cheer, clap and...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Erika Beratlis, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

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Hallelujah! Flashmob at Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Mall

A mob took over Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Shopping Center--and they weren't even shopping. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5792...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 23, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 1681 Views

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Realtors want down payment requirements lowered

The National Association of Realtors is urging regulators to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Qualified Residential...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 1681 Views

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Foothill senior named statewide Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Foothill High's Sophia Brown has been honored as the state's female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 2016. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on May 11, 2016 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why was a thread asking questions about parcel tax blocked?

The following thread was closed off by the Pleasanton Weekly, but for the life of me, I can't figure out why since it was...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:46 am | 7 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

A couple of months ago, I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by True Tea Party, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 10 comments | 1680 Views
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