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California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1300 Views

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'Clutterless' support group meets Feb. 27, not tonight

Overwhelmed by clutter? Learn how to deal with it by attending this support group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by ClutterLess (CL) NOT Feb 20- Speaker mtg Feb 27, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

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2 now in race for Pleasanton mayor, 3 for City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/08/2-now-in-race-for-p...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by myob, on Aug 12, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearst Elementary and Major Mold Issues:

In reading the PUBLIC report, posted on PUSD site: The buildings have had roof leaks and have existing major stucco crack...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

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Pleasanton Police Citizen Academy 2012

Original post made by Pleasanton Police Department on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

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I would like your input on this article re: where America is headed

I am not necessarily advocating the following position, and I hope this author (in the linked article below) is wrong about...

Original post made by Becky on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1299 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New library, civic center for downtown?

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council has taken...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1299 Views

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Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1299 Views

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Reading Volunteers Needed

If you would like to volunteer for a worthwhile cause, consider becoming a Barton Reading Tutor. No experience is necessary...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Deepa Singamsetti, on Oct 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1299 Views

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Construction at Main St. & Vervais Ave.

If you're a walker, jogger or biker, you already know the trail from Hopyard to Main Street along the creek has been closed...

Original post made by Vincent on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Shame on you!, on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:43 am | 3 comments | 1299 Views

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Sasha and Malia Obama's Quacker School

Interesting school, Sidwell Friends, that Sasha and Melia Obama attend. The school is based upon Quaker Principals, Diversity,...

Original post made by Friends on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Friends, on Aug 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 1298 Views

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Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1298 Views

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Call for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1298 Views

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BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If G wins and if G fails.

Will all be forgotten or is this board going to be full of "Ha, Ha, Ha, you lose loser!" or "Told you so we won, child haters!"...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 31, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

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To those wondering about Douglas Kendall's Posts:

Doug has taken advantage of a "feature" offered by the Weekly, that is available to all. See Below: "READ MORE OF PRATTLE...

Original post made by Annon on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Oct 11, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

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'Tales of Olympus Jr.' at Firehouse Arts Center tonight through Sunday

The Civic Arts Stage Company in partnership with Bay Area Children's Theater is presenting "Tales of Olympus Jr.," a rollicking...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Christina, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador Valley in "We the People" state finals today

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools were among five that advanced to the championship round of the "We the People" state...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Austin, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views
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