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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Harvest Park break-in case resolved

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 23, 2013 at 11:09 am | 8 comments | 2960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former pro boxer indicted in string of bank robberies in Pleasanton, 5 other communities

A former boxing champion has been indicted by a federal grand jury for robbing six banks, including a March 12 holdup at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 new Planning Commissioners installed by Pleasanton City Council

Community leaders Nancy Allen and Herb Ritter were installed Tuesday night as new members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Jun 22, 2013 at 6:56 am | 16 comments | 1110 Views

SPORTS

BUSC Soccer fees soaring

Our family just received the registration notice for the upcoming BUSC soccer season. What a surprise to see the new price...

Original post made by Mark on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 4789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kaiser Permanente in Pleasanton Marks Milestone

“Where were you 30 years ago? Training? Was a career in healthcare even on your radar? I bet some of you were not even born...

Original post made by D. Erickson on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 5 comments | 1427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harassment of students -- Feds Slam PAUSD for Bullying/Hostile Environment/Retaliation

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29975 was published in the Palo Alto Weekly today. It indicates that...

Original post made by Interesting on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Thanks, PUSD, on Jun 20, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 11 comments | 6433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trash can body case in Pleasanton ends with conviction

The man who killed the young woman whose body was left in a trash can beside a road in Pleasanton has been sentenced after...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 20, 2013 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 1105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 937 Views

RESTAURANTS

Readers Choice 2012

The tallies are in for the Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice 2012 contest with a total of 26,365 confirmed votes. Thanks for...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 30203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burlingame School District -- Ken Wyatt to become Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

I understand that Ken Wyatt from the PUSD district office was hired by Burlingame Unified as an assistant superintendent...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Jun 19, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 3618 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2470 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART board approves $1.5 billion budget for 2013/14 fiscal year

BART directors have approved a $1.5 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes spending for 401 new...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jun 19, 2013 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1186 Views

AROUND TOWN

The American flags on light poles on Stoneridge Drive look beautiful

I don't know who put them up, or the reason for them, but they look great and I hope they stay up for good....

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 18, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Marge Headley turns 100, thanks to positive attitude and good genes

A Pleasanton resident for more than 30 years, Margerie "Marge" Headley turned 100 earlier this month and now prepares to...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Broderson , on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1601 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What would happen if...

....at the same time, everyone in the US would use the word 'bomb' in their phone calls, emails, twitter, facebook, gmail,...

Original post made by What Would Happen on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 17, 2013 at 7:41 pm | 10 comments | 941 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Homes sales, prices up slightly throughout country

Existing-home sales across the country rose in April but remained below underlying demand because of limited inventory and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 17, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 11 comments | 1285 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds turn out for Rotary's 20th annual downtown Father's Day Spirit Run

More than 1,300 runners turned out Sunday for the 20th annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the Rotary Club...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Renee Marchol, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal lawsuit continues against Pleasanton, police officer

A $3 million federal lawsuit that names the city of Pleasanton, a Pleasanton police officer and a number of others is continuing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Smoke and mirrors , on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

As economy picks up, so does city spending

After a three-year hiatus, spending on municipal projects and improvements is back on the list of priorities for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Jun 17, 2013 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1226 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ted Cruz Admits Obamaphobia: Won't Support Immigration Reform

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said Monday that President Barack Obama is the “biggest obstacle” to immigration reform because he advocates...

Original post made by William the Free on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Freddie, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 14 comments | 826 Views
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