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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 233 comments | 3152 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Socialism won't lift people out of poverty

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5297 posted Friday, March 6, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:41 am | 15 comments | 1280 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

The local impact from the breakdown of the financial system is painfully obvious. Our outstanding schools are facing a 9...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

On a roll!

Meet Navina Bernardi, Salinna Grant, Tiffany Garland-Martini and Megan Wiseman. These four young women from Pleasanton and...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Hi There, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

500 jam Valley Community Church for pro-parcel tax rally

More than 500 joined a rally Sunday sponsored by the newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools organization to support the $233-a-year...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 487 comments | 6716 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Torrico wants legislature penalties if budget is late again

Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico (D-Newark) has introduced a good government reform package that would prohibit state...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 1277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Counselors are important, support parcel tax

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5296 posted Friday, March 6, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by IMO, on Mar 14, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sherry W, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

27 reports of tire slashings made with Pleasanton police

Police believe the slashing of several car tires in the northeastern part of Pleasanton happened in a half-hour timeframe...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by C, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 20 comments | 1799 Views

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Peace vigils continue one year later

Wednesday marks the year-anniversary of the Pleasantonians 4 Peace monthly candlelight vigil in front of the Museum On Main....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by E Blume, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:42 am | 8 comments | 1149 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A lesson in leadership

Six students joined Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, City Manager Nelson Fialho and Councilwoman Cindy McGovern in a board meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Monica W., on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV crashes into light pole, tree on Sunol Boulevard

A woman on her way to take her daughter to swim practice lost control of her SUV just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, jumped a curb...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:29 am | 36 comments | 1497 Views

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$80-million in federal earmarks heading our way

A $410 billion federal spending bill that President Obama signed Wednesday will bring more than $80 million to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1337 Views

SPORTS

Blue Devils heading to national hockey tournament

The Tri-Valley Blue Devils Midget 18AA team is on a high after taking home the USA Hockey Tier II Pacific District Championship...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by fan, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by OldFriend, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Trisha, on Jun 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 36 comments | 3591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 4640 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS BRIEFS: Water polo, soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis

The Pleasanton Seahawks swam as champions at the California-Nevada Spring Championship in Las Vegas earlier this month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by justlaxin, on Apr 7, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 2443 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: McNerney another Pelosi puppet

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5328 posted Friday, March 13, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 34 comments | 1790 Views

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Parcel tax measure is a go

Registered voters, mark your calendars for another special election June 2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5321...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 17 comments | 1232 Views
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