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Fraud Trial --- City Councilmember Cheryl Cook-Kallio Slammed in Trial

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that Cheryl Cook-Kallio has been slammed as "notorious for not reading their board packets."...

Original post made by Useless politicians on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Useless politicians, on Feb 5, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

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Hacienda Housing Park or China Town

Hacienda Business Park is the biggest mistake in Pleasanton history. All we can do now is build housing and schools. They...

Original post made by Jim on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 24 comments | 1187 Views

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Council meets tonight on Bernal Park improvements

The Pleasanton City Council starts out its February meetings tonight with a full agenda that includes consideration of a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dog Owner, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school tutoring

We have 9th grader and wanted to know if we can find partner parents who are strong in tutoring English related topic such...

Original post made by Janet on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 584 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit seeing boom in ridership

For the second year in a row, AC Transit is experiencing a boom in ridership, with its Transbay lines showing particularly...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Down and Out, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 1499 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board looks at locations for new elementaries

With the need for two new elementary schools and hundreds of millions of dollars in repairs to existing facilities, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 20 comments | 5011 Views

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Kaiser Permanente earns top clinic-quality award

For the sixth year in a row, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn a four-star rating, the highest...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Iris Clawson, on Feb 3, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Living with MS, walking for MS

Danielle Wilhite wasn't overly concerned when her hands suddenly went numb. After all, she was a healthy 18-year-old, in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chantay, on Feb 3, 2014 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are we really allowing this to happen?

I was browsing random stories and two days ago, I found this http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2007/09/14/space-travel-comes-to-valley-view-5th-grade....

Original post made by Brandon on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Registered sex offender seized for molesting 6-year-old

A Sunnyvale sex offender who served eight years in prison for sexual abuse of a child in 1989 has been arrested in Livermore...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Valigator, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:19 am | 4 comments | 4491 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Teachers and tenure - lawsuit

The disservice that the CA Teachers' Association provides to California as a whole continues to amaze me. When are we going...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 31, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 29 comments | 2129 Views

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ClutterLess Meeting Feb 3 Pleasanton- Free Shredding

ClutterLess (CL) is having a special open Speaker Meeting, February 3 in Pleasanton. Is CLUTTER stressing you out? Do...

Original post made by CL Volunteer on Jan. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial today calls for raising bar for tenure

Today's 1/31/13 Editorial in our (Pleasanton) BayAreaNewsGroup CCTimes, titled "K-12 teachers need higher bar for tenure"....

Original post made by Times Reader on Jan. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 474 Views

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JOIN the fight against CANCER with “Relay for Life”

JOIN the fight against CANCER with “Relay for Life” Join us at the “Relay for Life” of Pleasanton, KICK-OFF Event, Wed,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jan. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jon Vranesh appointed 'itinerant principal'

Former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh is not out of a job, but it remains unclear what he'll be doing in his new position. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sal, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:36 am | 43 comments | 4976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 water agency inches toward independence

Would an independent Zone 7 water agency result in higher or lower rates for residents? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10958...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Swept Away, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 4333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider new elementary schools tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will once again look at possible new elementary school sites at its meeting tonight.to Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Idea, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 3253 Views

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Eyesore

Just wondering if anyone has any information on the "76" station at the corner of 1st & Ray St. Obviously, initial work...

Original post made by JK on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Jan 30, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 511 Views

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New Leaf Community Markets Donates 1/4 Ton of Poultry to Food Bank

New Leaf Community Markets and its partner MBA Poultry, the producer of Smart Chicken, have donated a total of 3.7 tons of...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 30, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 5 comments | 663 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2014 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 1853 Views
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