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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party Takes Increased Leadership Role

The number of antigovernment “Patriot” groups on the American right reached an all-time high in 2012, the fourth consecutive...

Original post made by Tea Party Rising on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 14 comments | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

The Pleasanton School District is expected to end the 2012-13 fiscal year with $12.5 million above budget, according to documents...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by john, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 13 comments | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose's minimum wage goes to $10 with downtown association liking it

San Jose's minimum wage officially rose to $10 an hour Monday and business people who once opposed it now see it as a way...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

More golfers would help Callippe

Without doubt, Pleasanton's municipal Callippe Preserve golf course is one of the best public courses in the Bay Area. It...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cs, on Mar 13, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 7 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wells Fargo bank on Hopyard held up

Pleasanton police are looking for a man with a Jamaican accent who held up the Wells Fargo bank in the 4700 block of Hopyard...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Dick, on Mar 13, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 5 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Centerpointe teacher declared 'threat' by state Department of Social Services

The preschool teacher whose photos showed a two-year-old in her care bound with masking tape has been declared a threat by...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 924 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 37 comments | 2882 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mississippi Fights the Nanny State

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his public health edicts are having a rough ride. On Monday, a state judge in Manhattan struck...

Original post made by Bill Shephard on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Centerpoint Child Care cited for State for tying up 2 year old, police are investigating

The State's Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division has cited Centerpoint Child Care on Valley/Busch...

Original post made by Shocked on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:28 am | 7 comments | 1364 Views

SPORTS

Play Ball! Pleasanton Little Leagues open 2013 season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out Saturday for the opening day of the Pleasanton Little League's 2013...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by PNLL parent, on Mar 11, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin police drop charges against rapper MC Hammer

Dublin police have dropped charges against rapper MC Hammer in connection with an incident at Hacienda Crossings Shopping...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael L. , on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 2195 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 4332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 6036 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 women arrested at JC Penney after shoplifting spree, fight with store security officers

Two Alameda County women were arrested Feb. 25 for multiple felonies after a fracas at Stoneridge Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:38 am | 21 comments | 5585 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 1255 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 1005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge glistens as 25,000 LED lights turned on for 2-year-long show

About 25,000 LED lights were turned on last week as part of an impressive light sculpture on the western span of the Bay...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by vincent, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 14 comments | 8690 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 5687 Views
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